Industry News

  • Unilever Sells Salad Dressing Unit

    September 4, 2013
    Unilever has sold its $190 million Wish-Bone and Western dressings brands to Pinnacle Foods Inc. for $580 million. The transaction, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, is expected to close later this year.…


  • Innospec Launches New Website

    September 4, 2013
    Innospec, Inc. has relaunched its website. The new site—www.innospecinc.com—makes it easier and faster for customers and investors to navigate to the key information on the company and its products, according to Innospec. “In this…


  • Merz Pharma Group Acquires Swiss Derm Company Neocutis S.A.

    September 4, 2013
    Merz Pharma Group has entered into a definitive agreement with Swiss dermatology company Neocutis to acquire the privately held company’s cosmetics, OTC and Rx skin care business, which includes Neocutis, a line of physician-dispensed topical s…


  • Jeen’s Refreshed Website Has Expanded Formulary

    September 4, 2013
    Jeen International relaunched its website, www.jeen.com. Key improvements include an easier navigation system, streamlined search function, expanded formulary section, additional literature links and an entirely new look. In combination with maintai…


  • Revlon Brings Colomer Back to the Fold

    September 4, 2013
    Revlon is buying The Colomer Group (TCG) for approximately $660 million, saying the deal will help it reach new salon customers and cut costs. The acquisition reunites Revlon with its one-time unit in an effort to expand its global distribution. Rev…


  • Sabinsa’s UT Facility Earns GMP Registration

    September 4, 2013
    Sabinsa’s Payson, UT manufacturing facility is now registered to NSF International’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) program. In addition to the distribution of Sabinsa’s branded, science-backed and patented ingredients…


  • Kolmar to Expand Manufacturing Space for OTC Skin Care

    September 4, 2013
    Kolmar Laboratories, a custom manufacturer of color cosmetics, skin care and personal care products located in Port Jervis, NY, is making significant capital investment to expand its 264,000-sq.-ft. facility, constructing a dedicated manufacturing ar…


  • AkzoNobel Unveils ‘Fundamentals’ For Men’s Personal Care Products

    September 4, 2013
    With the market for men’s personal grooming and hair styling products booming, determining and formulating the products that will best suit men’s individual styling preferences and grooming habits can be a daunting challenge. Male Fundame…


  • CDR’s Stem Cells & Skin Workshop Is Nov. 6

    September 4, 2013
    The skin constantly renews itself, shedding its upper skin layers daily. Stem cells (SCs) residing in the epidermis and hair follicle ensure the maintenance of adult skin homeostasis and hair regeneration, but they also participate in the repair of t…


  • Wacker’s Silicones Business Wins Accolades from Unilever

    September 4, 2013
    Unilever presented Wacker with this year’s Partner to Win Award for its customer-oriented supply of silicone raw materials. According to Unilever, Wacker helped to significantly reduce the cost for silicone emulsions for hair care products by e…


  • BASF Unveils Get the Look 2.0 Virtual Makeover App

    September 4, 2013
    BASF has rolled out Get the Look 2.0, a new virtual makeover application that showcases BASF’s personal care portfolio which includes 2015 beauty trends and looks. Powered by ModiFace, the application allows customers to personalize a makeover…


  • New Website for Ganeden Biotech

    September 4, 2013
    Ganeden Biotech, a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics, has redesigned its website, www.GanedenBC30.com. The new site features educational, navigational and visual enhancements for a better user experience to help consumers unders…


  • Innospec Acquires Chemsil, Chemtec

    Innospec Acquires Chemsil, Chemtec

    September 3, 2013
    Deal will strengthen personal care strategy.


  • Lonza Revamps
Website

    Lonza Revamps Website

    August 27, 2013
    Easier to navigate Hygiene and Preservation business


  • Croda Inc Celebrates OSHA Recognition

    Croda Inc Celebrates OSHA Recognition

    August 27, 2013
    Mill Hall, PA site is part of STAR Voluntary Protection Program.