Industry News

  • Bentley Laboratories Expands Manufacturing Platform

    Bentley Laboratories, a specialist in the formulation and outsourced manufacturing of products for the beauty and over-the-counter pharmaceutical industries, has added Alliance Packaging Group Inc. to its expanding manufacturing platform. Based in Sa…

  • Dr. Bronner’s Supports Reform Initiatives

    After reviewing third quarter year-to-date performance and profits, Dr. Bronner’s will increase the support announced last month for minimum wage and marijuana reform campaigns in order to provide the additional firepower needed to win on the b…

  • Aerosol Expert Doug Fratz Dies

    CSPA and the aerosol industry are mourning the sudden loss of Donald Douglas Fratz who died on Sept. 27.  Fratz, 63, was the leading scientist and longest-serving employee at CSPA, where for 36 years, he managed corporate advocacy efforts with g…

  • Henkel Honors Kristin Ganske with Research Award

    Henkel has presented the “Laundry & Home Care Research Award 2016” to Dr. Kristin Ganske for her outstanding research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The award comes with a €3,000  grant. For her thesis, Ganske worked…

  • FTC Wins Judgements Against Hair, Skin Care Marketers

    A US district court judge has ruled that Coorga Nutraceuticals Corporation and its principal Garfield Coore violated the law by claiming that “Grey Defence” dietary supplements reversed or prevented gray hair. The Federal Trade Commission…

  • NuSil Technology, Avantor Close Merger

    The previously announced merger of NuSil Technology and Avantor Performance Materials has successfully closed. This merger creates the global leader in ultra-high-purity materials for the life sciences and advanced technology markets. It ultimately w…

  • Dermalogica Unveils FITE Entrepreneur Program

    At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Jane Wurwand, founder of Dermalogica, announced the FITE (Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship) Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, an entrepreneurship education initiative for the salon…

  • Hallstar Acquires Oléos

    Hallstar has purchased bioactive ingredient supplier Oléos. Located in Montpellier, France, Oléos’s proprietary oleo eco-extraction technology produces natural, sustainable and clinically proven bioactive compounds for cosmetic ap…

  • 2017 Sunscreen Symposium Call for Papers

    The 2017 Sunscreen Symposium has been scheduled for September 14-16, 2017 at the Disney Yacht Club in Orlando, FL. Event organizers have issued a call for papers now thru Jan 31, 2017. A title and 150 word abstract should be sent to…

  • Vantage To Buy Mallet

    Vantage Specialty Chemicals, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mallet and Company, Inc. Vantage is currently owned by Vantage management and a private equity fund managed by The Jordan Company, L.P. Mallet is a portfolio company of IC…

  • Clariant Earns Mass Balance Certification from RSPO

    Clariant has been awarded the Mass Balance (MB) certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The certification applies to all sites manufacturing products based on palm-based raw materials operated by Clariant and The Global Amin…

  • Ashland Unveils New Corporate Identity

    Ashland has taken another step in its plan for the future, furthering its competitive strategy following its eventual separation from Valvoline, revealing its new “Always Solving” corporate identity and unveiling the organizational cultur…

  • Dermalogica Offers Variety of Kits

    Dermalogica Offers Variety of Kits

    Brighten the holiday season with one of Dermalogica’s limited edition holiday sets. This year, Dermalogica has six festive kits to choose from for healthy, glowing skin. Full-sized sets include the Bestselling Brightening Duo ($65) with a Daily…

  • Hair Care | OTC/Medicated
    P&G Sues Private Label Company

    P&G Sues Private Label Company

    Says Vi-Jon’s store brand dandruff shampoos infringe on Head & Shoulders.

  • Future Forward Showcase at IFSCC

    Lubrizol delivers a variety of modern beauty solutions.

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care | Sun Care

    Forget the Ruskies...Where's My Cleanser?

    Cyber Attack impacts Twitter, Amazon and others.

  • P&G Names Top Suppliers

    Firmenich and Novozymes get recognized

  • Disinfectants | I&I Marketplace
    Sealed Air To Spin Off Diversey Care

    Sealed Air To Spin Off Diversey Care

    Dr. Ilham Kadri to lead pure-play hygiene and cleaning company.

  • UPDATE: Fire Out at BASF's Ludwigshafen Site

    Yesterday’s fire at BASF's site in Ludwigshafen has been extinguished. According to the latest information, two employees of the BASF fire department died as a result of the fire in the northern part of the site. Eight people were seriously…

  • Explosion at BASF

    Explosion at BASF's Ludwigshafen Plant

    One confirmed dead, several injured and six missing following blast this morning.