Industry News

  • Murad To Relocate Corporate Offices

    June 7, 2013
    • Murad, Inc. has signed a new 12-year lease and announced its plan to relocate corporate offices to accommodate the company’s exponential growth and future expansion. Having outgrown its current location, Murad has committed to a $35 mil…


  • LabConnect Expands Seattle HQ

    June 7, 2013
    • LabConnect has moved to larger quarters in Seattle, the laboratory testing services company announced. “We needed to expand because we are growing,” said LabConnect president and CEO Eric Hayashi. “But beyond the additional…


  • Lonza Earns Metrex’s ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

    June 7, 2013
    • Lonza’s Hygiene and Preservation business in North America has received the 2012 Above and Beyond Supplier Award from Metrex, a division of Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., and a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. According to Pamela L.…


  • WFFC To Honor Poulos, Weber…and Men Too!

    June 7, 2013
    • The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) is honoring Nancy Poulos and Florence Weber with Lifetime Achievement Awards this month at its recognition dinner. Poulos started her career as a lab technician for J. Manheimer, Inc. in 1977.…


  • Algae Tech Firm Forges Deal with Clarecastle

    June 7, 2013
    • Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology company, and The Clarecastle Group have entered into a strategic partnership to bring novel algae-based products to the health and beauty industry. A firm comprised of former cosmetic and personal care…


  • Croda To Add Solar Panels At Delaware Site

    June 7, 2013
    • Croda Inc is expanding its sustainability efforts with the installation of solar panels at its Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, DE. The $2.3 million solar energy project, expected to be completed by year-end, will be located…


  • AAK Performance Emollients Earn NPA Seal

    June 7, 2013
    • AAK Personal Care has received Natural Product Association (NPA) certification for Lipex Sheasoft, Lipex Cocoasoft and Lipex Genova. These performance emollients, which are derived from the renewable sources of shea, cocoa and palm, are specia…


  • P&G Changes Supplier Pay Cycles, Offers Financing

    June 7, 2013
    • The world’s largest consumer products company didn’t just change CEOs (see p. 124) it’s changing pay terms, too. Next month, Procter & Gamble will increase the time it takes to pay for supplies, but will offer financing t…


  • Lonza Earns Metrex Supplier Award

    May 22, 2013
    2012 "Above and Beyond" honors partnership.


  • DianaPlantSciences Signs Accord with Solabia

    May 3, 2013
    • DianaPlantSciences, an innovative player in concentrated actives production through plant cell culture dedicated to cosmetic, nutraceuticals and nutrition, has signed an accord with Solabia in which it will supply the firm with a novel bilberr…


  • ASP To Honor Buccellato

    ASP To Honor Buccellato

    April 30, 2013
    Annual symposium set for Sept. 12, 2013


  • Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    April 30, 2013
    The impact of consumer behavior


  • The DeWolf Companies Creates New Brand Identity

    April 8, 2013
    The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc., Glenn Corporation, Tempo Canada, ULC) has a new brand identity, one which the firm says underscores the organization’s continuing expansion in the North American market, driving market penetration wi…


  • ICMAD Links with Smart Warehousing

    April 8, 2013
    ICMAD, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, has announced an exclusive member partnership with Smart Warehousing. Founded in 2001, Smart Warehousing offers state-of-the-art technologies and a full menu of customized warehousing a…


  • NAD Rules in L’Oréal’s Favor

    April 8, 2013
    The National Advertising Division determined that L’Oréal USA acted properly in working toward the discontinuance of certain in-store advertising. The advertising in question was challenged before NAD by The Procter & Gamble Company…