Industry News

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    Evolva-L'Oréal JV Bears Fruit

    January 8, 2015
    fermentation technology to develop a yeast strain optimized for sustainable and cost-effective production of a strategically

  • Nestle Skin Health To Open 10 Innovation Hubs

    January 6, 2015
    Nestlé Skin Health will open a global network of 10 innovation hubs around the world that will serve as a forum to develop solutions and techniques that will promote a life course of healthy skin through medical investigation, education and ap…

  • Paradigm Science’s Cervino Wins Entrepreneur Award

    January 6, 2015
    Paradigm Science Inc.’s President and Founder Kim Cervino has been selected by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners as one of New Jersey’s Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners of 2014. This special distincti…

  • Lubrizol Corp. To Acquire Warwick Chemicals

    January 6, 2015
    The Lubrizol Corporation has signed an agreement to purchase Warwick Chemicals, a supplier of stain removal technology with hygiene benefits. The transaction includes all intellectual property, trademarks and customer lists of Warwick Chemicals. …

  • P&G, Lauder Join Sustainable Brands Coalition

    January 6, 2015
    Estée Lauder and Procter & Gamble have joined the corporate member network of Sustainable Brands, a division of Sustainable Life Media that acts as a global community whose mission is to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and…

  • VariBlend, LEI’s ‘BeautiBlend’ To Serve Skin Care Category

    January 6, 2015
    VariBlend, a leader in the development and manufacture of dual dispensers, announced the creation of BeautiBlend, a strategic alliance with Leading Edge Innovations (LEI) LLC, developers of the patent-pending MicroSperse Technology. The result is a s…

  • European Wax Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    January 6, 2015
    European Wax Center, which was founded by siblings David Coba, Joshua Coba and Jessica Coba in 2004, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. According to David Coba, CEO, European Wax Center is looking at projected growth of more than 45% for…

  • WEC To Honor SC Johnson For Sustainable Development

    January 6, 2015
    The World Environment Center (WEC) will present its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to SC Johnson. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive, company-wide focus on sustainability a…

  • Social Responsibility in Dermatology Award Created by L’Oréal

    January 6, 2015
    L’Oréal has launched the International Awards for Social Responsibility in Dermatology, “Caring to Inspire Skin Confidence.” The goal is to reward voluntary dermatological initiatives, coming from individuals, associations…

  • Venin Royale Nominated For Edison Award

    January 6, 2015
    Venin Royale has been nominated for the 2015 Edison Awards for its next generation NRT-27 skin care technology. The Edison Awards recognize and honor innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world. NRT-27 was developed by a team…

  • AAK’s Lipex SheaLight Wins Sustainable Ingredient Award

    January 6, 2015
    AAK Personal Care’s Lipex SheaLight—a highly functional emollient ester that can be used in a wide variety of applications including skin care, body care, hair care, sun care and color cosmetic products—was named best Sustainable In…

  • Croda Is Britain’s Most Admired Company for Innovation

    January 6, 2015
    Croda International Plc earned first place in the innovation segment, second in the chemical sector category and eighth place overall in the 2014 Britain’s Most Admired Companies Awards. “To be named Britain’s most Innovative Com…

  • Estée Lauder Companies To Acquire GlamGlow

    January 6, 2015
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire GlamGlow, the Hollywood skin care brand focused on fast-acting treatment masks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to close in January 2015.…

  • P&G Sells Camay, Zest and Factory to Unilever

    January 6, 2015
    The Procter & Gamble Company has sold Camay and Zest brands along with the transfer of a manufacturing facility in Mexico to Unilever for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves the global sale of the Camay brand, the sale of the Zest brand outs…

  • Inter Parfums, Abercrombie & Fitch Enter Accord

    January 6, 2015
    Abercrombie & Fitch and Inter Parfums have entered into a seven-year exclusive worldwide fragrance license agreement. Under the accord, Inter Parfums will create, produce and distribute new perfumes and fragrance-related products, including new m…