Industry News

  • Support Future STEM Leaders Through Nemesis

    March 4, 2015
    How can science-based companies ensure a steady stream of employees for years to come? By investing in STEM— Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—education right now. Society of Cosmetic Chemists members have supported Nemesis, the R…


  • Air Products Expands Distributor Network

    March 4, 2015
    Air Products has announced changes in its network of distributors supporting the company’s active ingredients and specialty polymers for the personal care market. Effective immediately, Horn has been named distributor in the Southwest, includin…


  • SC Johnson Will Acquire Deb Group

    March 4, 2015
    SC Johnson has signed a binding offer to acquire Deb Group, a global industrial company focused on hygiene and skin care systems for the industrial, commercial, healthcare and food markets. “Deb is an important platform for SC Johnson and help…


  • KDC Acquires Chemaid Labs

    March 4, 2015
    The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), headquartered in Knowlton, Québec, Canada, has acquired Chemaid Laboratories, a Saddle Brook, NJ formulator and manufacturer of skin care and hair care products.  “This is a key strategic…


  • CLR Is SA8000 Certified

    March 4, 2015
    CLR Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Kurt Richter GmbH has been certified as having met the international Social Accountability Standard 8000 (SA8000). The SA8000 standard is based on a number of existing international human rights’ standards includ…


  • CDR Event Explores Vitamin Penetration

    March 4, 2015
    As part of its Seminar Series, the Center for Dermal Research (CDR) has planned “Enhanced Vitamin Penetration—the Holy Grail in Non-Invasive Facial & Body Rejuvenation” for March 23, 2015. The event, which will be held at T…


  • PBA To Hold 2015 Distributor Executive Conference

    March 4, 2015
    The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will again bring together distributors from across the country for the 2015 PBA Distributor Executive Conference (DEC). Taking place April 8-9, 2015, in Hammond, LA, the fourth annual conference will pro…


  • L’Oréal Named To Fast Company Innovative List

    March 4, 2015
    L’Oréal has been named one of Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World” for 2015. The annual ranking honors leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation.…


  • Dr. Bronner’s Mourns Executive

    March 4, 2015
    Ralph Bronner of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, died on Feb. 10 after complications stemming from a heart attack. Bronner, who was executive vice president and spokesman, was 78 years old. …


  • Energizer To Become Edgewell Personal Care

    March 4, 2015
    Energizer Holdings, Inc. is renaming its personal care business as Edgewell Personal Care upon its separation to become an independent company. The Household Product Division will retain the Energizer Holdings, Inc. name and logo. The Edgewell logo…


  • BASF Raises Prices on Formic Acid in Europe

    BASF Raises Prices on Formic Acid in Europe

    March 2, 2015
    Customers to pay 40 euros more per metric tonne.


  • Innovations in Dermatological Science

    Innovations in Dermatological Science

    February 16, 2015
    CDR sponsors fourth annual conference.


  • P&G Bets on Biomass

    P&G Bets on Biomass

    February 14, 2015
    P&G new production plant will be powered by plants.


  • Dr. Bronner

    Dr. Bronner's Mourns Family Member

    February 12, 2015
    Ralph Bronner was EVP and spokesperson for vocal brand.


  • P&G Expands in West Virginia

    P&G Expands in West Virginia

    February 10, 2015
    New facility to improve supply chain.