POLAND: The Gillette Company will invest $147 million to build a new razor factory in Lodz by 2007. The plant will produce, package and export disposable razors and shaving products to Russia and Western Europe. Boston-based Gillette will also move 700 employees, consolidate production from Isleworth and Hemel Hempstead, UK, and shift Sensor manufacturing from its German and Czech plants. In total, 1,150 people will be employed at Lodz.
The latest exclusive market research from Smithers Pira projects positive growth for the across the nonwoven wipes industry. This market can be subdivided into two major types:
Consumer wipes include b…