This is the first solar farm for a manufacturer of this size in NSW. Installing solar panels across a small field – 800 sqm - and part of their rooftop will reduce their CO2 emissions by more than 300 tonnes per year and generate in excess of 395 mWhs of electricity each year. “Our goal is that while the sun is shining, all tubes manufactured at our Smithfield manufacturing site will be made using green energy generated from our solar farm, meaning our tubes will be produced using zero carbon emissions. This project involves not only the installation of our solar farm but also updating motors to more energy efficient models, re-designing our factory layout to improve production efficiency and installing smarter lighting, which in turn reduces energy consumption,” says Aleks Lajovic, Managing Director.
As the natural skincare category grows, many of these brands state that their products are certified organic or are based on nature. Up until this point, the packaging used to house these creams, ointments and lotions has largely been left out of the conversation, says Lajovic. “This is where Impact has expertise across all the international regulations”.
The engineer founders of Smart Commercial Solar spoke at the ribbon cutting event, explaining how the cost of solar has decreased to become more widely affordable. One cost cutting element is the rapid deployment and 5B technology – the world first Maverick technology was assembled on the farm in 12 hours. A markedly quicker, more efficient timescale than just two or three years ago, contributing to a much more affordable cost.
“Through installing our solar farm and wanting to offer tubes manufactured using zero carbon emissions, our aim is to add to our customers’ story. Now you can source beautiful looking tubes with minimal environmental footprint manufactured right here in Australia”.
INTERESTED IN TALKING TUBES PRODUCED THROUGH SOLAR POWER?CALL 02 9604 5133 (SYDNEY) OR 03 9335 2202 (MELBOURNE).
Following many years of research and development, the pearly white new eye cream from Skin Physics®, EYEFIX-360®, has arrived, and it’s a game changer in the world of anti-ageing eye creams. Most eye creams either promise instant effects or long terms results; with little being able to produce both...until now.
Whether you have a high roller budget, or a shoe string discretionary spend would you ever purchase a fragrance you just don’t like…and then wear it? A fragrance is your sensory signature, it’s your lasting sensory impression you leave with the one you encounter. A woman or man’s relationship with their fragrance is an intimate bond. The scent of a fragrance allows you to be creative and individual, to create an alter ego or choose a particular persona - you choose who you would like to be that day.
Asia remains the dominant player in global skincare sales, with consumers across the continent “obsessed with” seeking to achieve flawless skin that is clear, luminous and seemingly transparent. To help cosmetic manufacturers tap into this growing trend for the appearance of glass-like, cloudless skin, in-cosmetics Asia (trade show) has announced hydration and haircare as two of these major focuses of its Spotlight On areas this year.