Industry News

  • 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


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • New Website for Pilot Chemical

    September 3, 2014
    Pilot Chemical Company  has unveiled its new company website, www.pilotchemical.com. 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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. &…


  • 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…


  • A Slowly Expanding US Economy

    A Slowly Expanding US Economy

    August 26, 2014
    Gains weaken in latest report from Chemical Activity Board


  • HallStar Expands Product Portfolio

    HallStar Expands Product Portfolio

    August 6, 2014
    Acquires FloraTech's Florasolvs natural esters line.


  • FDA, StriVectin, Nu Skin, Lauder To Speak at Happi Conference

    August 1, 2014
    Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is slated for Sept. 16 & 17 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. This special industry event, now in its third year, will feature speakers from the US Food and Drug Administratio…


  • Coty Restructures Operations

    August 1, 2014
    Coty Inc. is implementing a new organizational structure that it contends aims to reinforce the company’s growth path and strengthen its position as a global leader in beauty. The firm said it is moving from two stand-alone divisions, Coty Pres…


  • Sealed Air Completes Accel Deal, Will Move HQ

    August 1, 2014
    Sealed Air has completed its acquisition of Virox Technologies’ Accel brand and its related healthcare businesses in the US and Canada. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The acquired assets include the brand, the cur…


  • Howard Murad Honored By Aesthetic Show

    August 1, 2014
    Howard Murad received the Aesthetic Visionary Award for Lifetime Achievement at The Aesthetic Show’s annual Aesthetic Awards in Las Vegas this past weekend. The Aesthetic Awards close the show each year to honor the best procedural outcomes an…


  • Center for Dermal Research Explores Claims Substantiation

    August 1, 2014
    The EU Commission issued a draft guideline for claims substantiation in July of 2013. The FDA and the FTC are carefully watching cosmetic products for non-substantiated misleading claims. Ethical issues are raised by misleading claims as the product…