The latest news from Soapworks

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovation and quality in personal care. Check out our latest news and insights:

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19th June 2024

In partnership with Glasgow the Caring City, Soapworks has recently donated nearly 100,000 soap bars to support families affected by the crisis in Ukraine. This donation is not just about soap; it’s about providing vital hygiene to displaced families living in shelters with limited access to clean water.

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15th May 2024

Get ready to explore the cutting-edge world of bar soap and solid-format personal care at the PLMA “World of Private Label” Show at the RAI Amsterdam on May 28th and 29th, 2024.

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4th March 2024

Exciting news for beauty brands and retailers! The global organic bar soap market is rising, set to surge from $234 million in 2022 to $336 million by 2027. At Soapworks, we’re thrilled to announce our latest launch—an exciting, new organic ‘Off the Shelf’ range designed to help businesses tap into this growing market.

Organic bar soaps
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8th February 2024

New Solid Home Care Range

Kick-start the New Year with Soapworks’ new ‘Off the Shelf’ solid home care range for a cleaner, greener 2024! We’re excited to announce the launch of two high-performing home care bars that tap into the growing market for sustainable eco-living.

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1st July 2023

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new ‘Off the Shelf’ Signature Plus range of soaps, facial cleansing bars and shampoo bars. The collection was showcased at this year’s PLMA trade show in Amsterdam and allows brands to enter the growing market for solid-format personal care quickly, easily, and effectively.

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5th January 2023

We are pleased to announce that Soapworks has appointed Brian Cumming as its new Managing Director. Brian takes over from Jan Wels, who will remain on the Soapworks Board while continuing his role as Managing Director of Daabon Europe.

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17th May 2022

We are delighted to announce that Soapworks will be exhibiting at the PLMA’s 2022 “World of Private Label” show, which will be held at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam from 31st May to 1st June 2022.

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10th November 2021

In November, the President of Colombia, Iván Duque, Colombian Ambassador in the UK, Antonia Jose Ardila and Colin Martin-Reynolds, Colombian Ambassador for the UK visited the Glasgow headquarters of Soapworks.

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26th October 2021

At Soapworks, we pride ourselves on using our products as a tool to inspire impactful positive change. In part-two of this blog series on COP26 and sustainability, we’re explaining how the ways in which we both make and distribute our soap bars is beneficial to the planet and the communities who inhabit it.

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8th October 2021

COP26 – The 26th UN Climate Change Summit, is being held in our home city of Glasgow this November. The summit will bring countries from across the world together, to help accelerate the actions needed to tackle climate change. At Soapworks, we believe that if these goals are going to be achieved, every business needs to play its part.

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21st July 2021

Did you know that roughly 13 billion plastic bottles are thrown out by British consumers every year? A lot of this plastic waste comes from liquid shampoo, conditioner, and other bathroom products. Find out more about Soapworks’ innovative responses.

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21st July 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we live, work and communicate with our family, friends and colleagues. The crucial role hand-hygiene plays in fighting and preventing the spread of the virus was also brought into sharp focus.

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21st July 2021

Each year we look forward to Pantone announcing their ‘Colour of the Year’ and this year did not disappoint. For 2021 there was not one but two colours revealed as this year’s shades – ‘Ultimate Grey’ and ‘Illuminating Yellow’. Find out more about the importance of colour to Soapworks.

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4th March 2021

It’s a conversation customers often have with us and it goes something like this, “We’d like to try some new shapes for our soaps but we don’t have the budget to develop them, can you help?” Fortunately, the answer is often ‘yes’ and part of the reason for that is our unique ‘die store.’

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Glasgow G33 4JD
United Kingdom

Tel. 0141 774 2282

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