Industry News

  • BASF Lifts

    BASF Lifts 'Force Majeure' For Citral and Derivatives

    April 15, 2014
    Fire had shuttered plant for one month.

  • Genemarkers Is on the Move

    Genemarkers Is on the Move

    April 10, 2014
    Headed to a larger facility in Kalamazoo, MI this month.

  • Discounting Impacts
Purchase Behavior

    Discounting Impacts Purchase Behavior

    April 8, 2014
    More consumers wait for discounts before they buy, according to Imogen Matthews Associates.

  • ‘AAK Academy’ is April 29 in Woodland Hills, CA

    April 7, 2014
    Singe day education event hosted by supplier.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Vivimed Labs Adds Coast Southwest To Rep List

    April 1, 2014
    Coast Southwest Inc. has agreed to represent Vivimed Labs’ products for sale and distribution in the US Southwest and West Coast. Vivimed Labs is a leading global manufacturer of cosmetic ingredients and specialty chemicals focused on quality,…

  • Suneva Expands Regenica Licensing Deal

    April 1, 2014
    Aesthetics firm Suneva Medical has amended its existing licensing agreement with Histogen, Inc. In the revamped accord, the firm has been named exclusive licensee for the distribution of the Regenica skin care line through the physician-dispensed cha…

  • Human Hair/Cosmetic Interactions Course Set for May 15-16

    April 1, 2014
    Moderated by TRI adjunct research fellow Dr. Trefor Evans, the Human Hair/Cosmetic Interactions Course will be an in-depth examination of the science of hair and hair care products. The course will be held May 15-16 in Princeton, NJ. The instructors…

  • Nominations Open For ICMAD CITY Awards

    April 1, 2014
    Enrollment is open for the Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Award. ICMAD, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, created this award 10 years ago to recognize small companies that are creating revolutionary new skin, makeup, hai…

  • Paula Dorf Files Lawsuit

    April 1, 2014
    Paula Dorf-Dekovnick has filed a lawsuit in a New York City federal court against Paula Dorf Cosmetics, LLC, alleging that the company has overstepped use of her name and associated trademarks.  Having filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and within a…

  • Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in NYC May 15-17

    April 1, 2014
    The North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will feature advances in green materials and the potential of digital marketing. Taking place in New York City, May 15-17, the summit will bring together CEOs, founders and senior executi…