Industry News

  • Greenpeace Hits P&G’s HQ

    April 1, 2014
    Greenpeace activists were able to break into Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati, and use zip lines to unfurl protest banners from the 12th floor to draw attention to the company’s use of a palm oil supplier the activist group conte…


  • DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Honors Schülke & Mayr’s Sensiva

    April 1, 2014
    Schülke & Mayr GmbH’s sensiva PA 40 antimicrobial stabilizer earned the top award in DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company’s second annual Zemea Innovation Award program. The program is designed to recognize companies that…


  • Method Unveils Details For Chicago Site

    April 1, 2014
    Method has revealed more details about its new production facility in Chicago’s historic Pullman community. The design, by William McDonough + Partners, was unveiled at an event in Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The development marks the com…


  • FTC Opens Investigation Of Herbalife

    April 1, 2014
    Herbalife has received a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In response, Herbalife issued the following statement: “Herbalife welcomes the inquiry given the tremendous amount of misinformation in the marke…


  • L’Oréal and UNESCO Honor Top Women Scientists

    April 1, 2014
    The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have presented the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science awards to five outstanding women scientists. Each woman represents a unique career path combining exceptional talent, a deep commitment…


  • AAK Personal Care Earns Commendations

    AAK Personal Care Earns Commendations

    March 25, 2014
    Lipex Shea Tris received the Award of Merit.


  • Now, Sniff This!

    Now, Sniff This!

    March 7, 2014
    Sniffapalooza Salon set for March 14 in New York City.


  • A Call for Action
After P&G Break-In

    A Call for Action After P&G Break-In

    March 7, 2014
    A security summit planned in Cincinnati


  • Greenpeace Targets P&G

    Greenpeace Targets P&G

    March 6, 2014
    Activists protest source of palm oil.


  • Rodman J. Zilenziger, Founder of Rodman Media, Dies

    March 5, 2014
    Rodman J. Zilenziger, the founder of Rodman Publishing Corporation (now, Rodman Media Corporation), died on Feb. 2, 2014. He was 85. In 1964, while serving as vice president of sales for Dorland Publishing, Zilenziger co-launched Detergent Age, whic…


  • WFFC Presents Scholarship Awards, New Board

    WFFC Presents Scholarship Awards, New Board

    March 5, 2014
    Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) has awarded its 2014 scholarships, with Sarah Warth named the recipient of the Rita Flynn Memorial Fragrance Scholarship Award. Warth is enrolled in a dual Master’s program, one for business and m…


  • Butler Buys OneCare Cleaning, Garment Care Businesses

    March 5, 2014
    Butler Home Products has reached an agreement with The Evercare Company/oneCARE of Alpharetta, GA to acquire oneCARE’s lint roller, garment care and cleaning tool businesses. The deal includes SKUs marketed under various retail and private labe…


  • Croda US Earns RSPO Certification

    March 5, 2014
    Croda Inc has received certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to promoting sustainable production of palm oil worldwide, for Mass Balance production at both of its manufacturing site…


  • BASF To Build Chelating Agent Plant

    March 5, 2014
    In order to meet the fast growing global market demand for its chelating agent, BASF will build a new Trilon M (methylglycinediacetic acid) world scale plant at Evonik’s Theodore, AL site. The new production facility will start up in the second…


  • Sinerga Opens US Location

    March 5, 2014
    Sinerga S.p.A, Gorla Maggiore, Italy, has officially opened its new US subsidiary, Sinerga USA.  With 35 years’ experience the personal care industry, the new location will allow Sinerga to have greater direct contact with the market and s…