Contents, #Sp.1 (251) Special issue 2022




Russian Market of Hygienic Products: May Sanctions be Overcome?

As in other industries, withdrawal of foreign manufacturers from the Russian market has led to the development and implementation of import substitution projects. The evidence of Russian production is undeniable, as it’s impossible be sure that nothing will happen with the supply and release of foreign products in the future. Market experts believe that Russian manufacturers can increase the production of hygiene products by one and a half times to replace foreign brands.

Baby Diapers: Tasks and Landmark

Anti-Russian sanctions have revealed growth points for many industries, including the production of baby diapers. What are the objectives and focuses for companies, producing these hygiene products?


Alexander Smoyan, SMOFARM, «There are No Difficulties with the Supply of Non-Woven Materials»

Sanctions against Russia have been toughing. International supply chains are broken. There is a more advantageous position through enterprises which cooperate with domestic suppliers of raw materials. General Director Alexander Smoyan, General Director of SMOPHARM, said about the situation that has developed due to the crisis.


International Exhibition for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Equipment technotextil 2022

Technotextil – the main specialized exhibition of technical textiles, equipment for its processing, nonwovens and finished products from textiles with «smart» properties. The technotextile site will present: PVC materials, geotextiles, fabrics for workwear and ready-made PPE, machines for welding and processing technical textiles, synthetic fibers and fillers for furniture, sewing equipment and much more! During the three days of the exhibition, specialized conferences, seminars and master classes will be held as part of the business program.


Cosmetics On Non-Woven Materials and Sustainability: How to Resolve the Contradictions
Krasney Elena

Non-woven base for cosmetics is a waste that causes difficulties in recycling and disposal like many goods. How to make this type of product more environmentally friendly?


Feminine Hygiene: The Category Continues to Evolve

According to research, the volume of the Russian market of feminine hygiene products showed an absolute maximization. What are the latest innovations in this segment?


Household Wipes: Using the Right Product in the Best Way and at the Right Time

People are in a whole new «era of clean», as the wipes industry has adapted to meet the needs of a changing world. Сlean now means safe, as killing viruses and germs becomes paramount. The pandemic created a fundamental change in people’s standards and expectations for cleaning, and goal of manufacturers is to exceed their expectations and empower them with effective and safe wipes. The focus now is on what expert calls smart, targeted hygiene: using the right product, in the right way, at the right time.


Wet Wipes with Antibacterial Effect: Studies

This is predicted to, primarily, be due to the increase in the number of surgical procedures worldwide and the corresponding demand for skin cleansing techniques before surgeries. Population aging and the elderly care is another factor in the growth of the market. And, of course, increased attention to hygiene, after the pandemic, will not allow the category to lose its relevance. The continued interest in wipes with antibacterial effect is also evidenced by studies, including those, conducted by Russian scientists in 2022.


Discoveries That Make the World Better
Balakina M.V., Ph.D. (Pharmaceuticals)

The editorial board of “Raw materials & Packaging” Magazine continues a selection of topical news on the latest scientific discoveries, which in the future could affect the development of the cosmetics industry.


Personal Care Products: New for 2022
Berezina E.

The article presents non-woven hygiene products released in 2022.


Raw materials for cosmetics, perfumery and household chemicals

Equipment for packaging manufacturing

Equipment for cosmetics, perfumery and household chemicals manufacturing

Packaging for perfumery and cosmetics

Manufacturing services. Contract manufacturing