Galaxy Surfactants launches consumer-friendly Galaxy Hearthâ„¢ Mix Pods for laundry care.

[Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 29] — Leading specialty chemicals company focused on personal care, Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. today announced the launch of their new Laundry Care offering of Laundry Pods under the ready-made blends portfolio of their recently launched Galaxy Hearth™ brand. Galaxy Hearth™ Mix Pods format of Laundry care solution is aimed at the Indian market, where e-commerce and established FMCG companies are looking to introduce the new form of Laundry care in a market dominated by Laundry Bars and Powders.

Galaxy Hearth™ Mix Pods is a ready mix concentrate for the preparation of Laundry Pods or Capsules. Powered by plant-based surfactants, the concoction prepared is carefully crafted to deliver adequate wetting, excellent cleansing, and detergency of soiled fabrics. Galaxy Hearth™ Mix Pods cleansing composition shows better detergency against Powder, Liquid, and even commercially available laundry pods.

Galaxy Hearth™ Mix Pods offer convenience to consumers while being machine-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, and score high on sustainability. Pods reduce the need to be packaged in plastics. Also, their concentrated format ensures lesser fuel consumption during transportation than the presently available alternatives containing fillers or water. It is estimated that there can be a yearly saving of 36 MT of CO2 emissions from fuel for every 1 Lakh Household adoption to Pods.

Galaxy Hearth's 'one-stop solution ' value proposition promises to introduce innovative ingredients for the home care industry's modern era. The portfolio has sustainable solutions for applications such as laundry, dish-wash, hard surface care, and Institutional and Industrial Cleaning. "In an era of the well-informed and environment-conscious consumer world, radical shifts in the ingredient landscape are the need of the hour. Galaxy Hearth is conceptualized to set a benchmark in innovation within the homecare segment," Galaxy Surfactants Executive Director and COO, K. K. Natarajan, said.

Company Profile: Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. (GSL), founded in the year 1980, is one of India's leading organizations, manufacturing Performance Products and Specialty Chemicals for the Personal and Home Care Industry. Our products cater to some of the largest global brands in the FMCG sector and find applications in skincare, haircare, oral care, body wash, sun care, household cleaners, and fabric care segments. We provide more than 200 products (and product variants) to over 1750 customers across the globe. We have five manufacturing sites in India, one in Egypt and one in the USA. Our Corporate office is in Navi Mumbai, India, and our Sales offices are located in Chennai and New Delhi in India, Shanghai in China, Denville, New Jersey in the USA, Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, Bogota Colombia, and Istanbul in Turkey.

Our products touch the lives of billions of people every day. We have a wide range of specialty chemicals, including Surfactants, Mild Surfactants, Rheology Modifiers, Pearlising Agents, Conditioning Agents, Blends based on innovative concepts, proteins, and Quats for personal care. Galaxy Group has about 1000 full-time employees with a consolidated turnover of around 2600 Crore. Galaxy is respected in the industry as a professional, transparent, innovation-oriented, ethical, and continually improving the company. We are a value-based company focussing on integrity, teamwork, empowerment, adding maximum value to customers, and environmental compliance. Beyond the legal requirements, Galaxy has adopted world-class practices and systems like ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 22716:2007, ISO 50001:2018, Responsible Care Global Charter, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), 5S and TPM (won the Special Award in 2007). We have a technologically advanced, well-equipped Innovation Centre for New Product Development and Application Development at Navi Mumbai, India. Since 2000, 78 patents have been granted to Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. Currently, 17 patents in the USA, two patents each in Japan, Brazil, Russia, 5 in the European Union, 3 in China, and 16 patents in India are being maintain.

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