Industry News

  • Avon To Cut Workforce, Halts ‘SMT’ Program

    January 1, 2014
    Avon Products, Inc. has outlined details of the company’s previously announced $400 million cost savings initiative by 2016. The latest actions primarily consisted of global headcount reductions totaling 650 positions, including those related t…

  • Clariant To Expand Clear Lake Ethoxylation Site

    January 1, 2014
    Clariant will expand its ethoxylation site at Clear Lake in Pasadena, TX. Following the first expansion in 2012, now already fully utilized, the investment will provide the necessary capacity to continue profitable growth of the Business Unit Industr…


    January 1, 2014
    The ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard-Green Building (CIMS-GB), a nationally recognized certification program that provides third-party verification for cleaning operations, is now a direct option to meet the green cleaning policy prerequisi…

  • Coptis Has New Website

    January 1, 2014
    Coptis has unveiled a new website,, which has a new search box, structured content of solutions combined with a straightforward and intuitive navigation. It features new product launches and company news, too. …

  • Naturex Adds New US Sales Offices

    January 1, 2014
    Naturex is opening additional US sales offices in offices in Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago. The three new locations will reinforce Naturex’s local position in the US and offer strategic hubs to meet customer demands, according to the company. In…

  • Naturex Adds Three US Offices

    Naturex Adds Three US Offices

    December 13, 2013
    Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas to service US customer base.

  • P&G Recognized
For Minority Support

    P&G Recognized For Minority Support

    December 5, 2013
    Spends $2 billion with minority and women-owned suppliers.

  • The Civic 50 Welcomes Ecolab

    The Civic 50 Welcomes Ecolab

    December 5, 2013
    Company honored for its support for communities around the world.

  • Clariant Invests in Clear Lake, TX

    Clariant Invests in Clear Lake, TX

    December 4, 2013
    Second expansion of ethoxylation site that serves industrial and consumer care markets.

  • Belgian Court Gives Life to Herbalife

    Belgian Court Gives Life to Herbalife

    December 3, 2013
    Overturns lower court ruling on business model.

  • Nexeo Completes
CSD Purchase

    Nexeo Completes CSD Purchase

    December 3, 2013
    Expands presence in paints, inks and coatings.

  • High Ridge Brands Helps Launch ‘Shower The People’ Program

    December 3, 2013
    High Ridge Brands is donating up to three million showers-worth of soap, shampoo, conditioner and other personal care essentials to impoverished families across America by linking with non-profit organization Family-to-Family. The Stamford, CT-based…

  • Coty To Market Miu Miu Fragrances

    December 3, 2013
    Coty Inc. and Prada Group have forged an exclusive partnership to create, develop and distribute a signature line of fragrances under the Miu Miu name. The deal marks Miu Miu’s first entree into the world of prestige fragrances. Created in 199…

  • AkzoNobel’s Chelate Earns DfE Label

    December 3, 2013
    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given AkzoNobel’s Dissolvine GL biodegradable and bio-based chelate its Design for the Environment (DfE) label. EPA awards the DfE designation only to chemicals that pass the strict DfE criteria…

  • CEW Honors Unilever For Empowering Women

    December 3, 2013
    Cosmetic Executive Women has honored Unilever with its Corporate Empowerment for Women Award, recognizing the company’s commitment to cultivating a workplace environment that provides opportunity, empowerment and skills for women. Gina Boswell,…