Industry News

  • Univar Signs Deal with Evonik in Northeast US

    October 2, 2014
    Univar Inc. has reached an agreement with Evonik to become the exclusive distributor for Evonik personal care products in the Northeastern US region. Evonik will continue to sell its silicone-based products directly. “Our exclusive partnership…

  • The Honest Co. Funds Clean Room at Mount Sinai

    October 2, 2014
    Jessica Alba joined officials from the Mount Sinai Health System to formally open The Honest Company Ultra Clean Room. Part of Mount Sinai’s Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC), the state-of-the-art facility will measure—w…

  • US Senate Passes Sunscreen Innovation Act

    October 2, 2014
    The US Senate unanimously passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act in Sep- tember, and advocates such as the Public Access to SunScreen (PASS) Coalition are calling upon both chambers to reconcile the differences between each bill swiftly. “Congres…

  • Robertet Opens HQ
In Mount Olive, NJ

    Robertet Opens HQ In Mount Olive, NJ

    September 25, 2014
    A $20 million investment expands capabilities.

  • B2 Price Increase

    B2 Price Increase

    September 23, 2014
    Goes into effect immediately at BASF.

  • 11th Beauty Biz Roundtable is Oct. 1

    11th Beauty Biz Roundtable is Oct. 1

    September 22, 2014
    Drybar, Dermalogica and Markwins executives to speak at event in Los Angeles.

  • Dr. Smith

    Dr. Smith's Goes To Washington

    September 18, 2014
    Mission Pharmacal skin care brand invited to White House roundtable on HFCs

  • BASF To Introduce New Logo
To Mark 150th Anniversary

    BASF To Introduce New Logo To Mark 150th Anniversary

    September 4, 2014
    A new look and slogan for world's biggest chemical company

  • Coast Southwest Expands In Placentia, CA

    September 3, 2014
    Coast Southwest has added 33,107 sq. ft. of office/warehouse space at its headquarters in Placentia, CA. The new building is the firm’s second significant expansion in less than a year. “The additional capacity allows us to increase our…

  • ACI Refutes Results Of ACS Triclosan Study

    September 3, 2014
    In a recent presentation made at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in San Francisco, scientists reported that many pregnant women and their fetuses are being exposed to antibacterial compounds. &…

  • M.A.S.S. Targets Hand Sanitizers

    September 3, 2014
    Dr. Andrea Gancarz, a dental hygienist and mom, has created M.A.S.S. (Moms Advocating Safe Sanitizers) to bring awareness and to call upon the public to help ban dangerous alcohol-based hand sanitizers. The website has a petition and series of letter…

  • INDA To Combine Insight, Vision Events

    September 3, 2014
    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has purchased the Insight International Conference from Marketing Technology Service, Inc. (MTS) and will combine the long-standing event with its Vision Consumer Products Conference in 2015.&nb…

  • New Website for Pilot Chemical

    September 3, 2014
    Pilot Chemical Company  has unveiled its new company website, The website serves as the primary hub for information about Pilot Chemical products and proprietary technologies, as well as a resource for industry insights an…

  • Poison Prevention Student Art Competition Winners

    September 3, 2014
    Students whose artwork conveys simple but powerful messages on safe product storage, the potential dangers of children’s curiosity and how to get poison help were selected as the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contes…

  • HallStar Acquires Florasolvs Natural Esters Line

    September 3, 2014
    The HallStar Company has expanded its natural functional ingredients portfolio with the acquisition of FloraTech’s Florasolvs natural esters product line. The deal includes the FloraTech trade names and proprietary manufacturing technology for…