The first PCHi Fountain Awards honours both domestic Chinese and international developments and technologies
A new awards ceremony has been established to recognise the best suppliers to China's beauty and personal care manufacturing industry.
The inaugural PCHi Fountain Awards marked the tenth anniversary of China-based cosmetics industry trade event PCHi and took place at the close of day one of the-three day event, which runs from 21-23 February 2017.
Organiser Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions worked with experts from universities, research institutions, PCHi's Cosmetics Science & Technology Committee (CSTIC) and domestic and foreign researchers to select a total of 30 awards.
The winners were as follows:
Active Ingredients Moisturizing & Hydrating: Azelis (Shanghai); Drmax Bioscience; Guangzhou Sethic Trading Co; Bitop; Suzhou Nanohealth Biotech Company.
Active Ingredients Anti-ageing: BASF (China); Sabinsa Corporation; Solabia Group; Covestro Polymers (China); Seppic Shanghai Rep. Office.
Active Ingredients Whitening & Brightening: Inabata France; Ichimaru Pharcos.
Active Ingredients Others: Symrise Shanghai; Croda.
Functional Ingredients Emulsification & Stability: Axialys Innovations; Dow Corning (China) Holding Co; Symrise Shanghai; Wacker Chemicals (China).
Functional Ingredients Others: Axialys Innovations; Evonik.
Green/sustainable: Guangdong Longhu Sci. & Tech Company; Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology; Shanghai Zhongshi Sci. & Tech Development; Shanghai Jayu Bio-Technology.
Packaging & Machinery: Guangzhou Planck Industries; Guangzhou Sina-Ekato Chemical Machinery.
Outstanding Individual of the Year Award: Shi Yan Li, Shandong Freda Biotechnology; Gao Shan Wu, Ichimaru Pharcos; Zhang Yong, Guangzhou Flower's Song Fine Chemical.
Commenting on the awards, RSE Vice President Joe Zhou said the ceremony "has given us a golden opportunity to recognise the significant contributions made by companies and individuals in the industry".