Industry News

  • CA SCC Chapter Meeting is Feb. 25

    February 20, 2014
    Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills is location.


  • Analytics Can Drive
CPG Sales

    Analytics Can Drive CPG Sales

    February 19, 2014
    Vast majority of companies lack an operating model.


  • Ecolab Donates $1.2 Million
To Disaster Relief Efforts

    Ecolab Donates $1.2 Million To Disaster Relief Efforts

    February 18, 2014
    Sends cleaning, sanitizing and public health products around the world.


  • Living Proof Enters Skin Care in Valeant Accord

    February 7, 2014
    Living Proof has entered into a global venture with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. to develop, distribute and commercialize products for aesthetic dermatology that will be sold exclusively through Valeant’s direct-to-physician chan…


  • RevitaLash Resumes US Sales

    February 7, 2014
    Athena Cosmetics, Inc. has resumed selling RevitaLash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner in the US after a US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that a nationwide injunction imposed in March 2013 was an abuse of discretion.  The company em…


  • EXCiPACT Certification For Sonneborn BV

    February 7, 2014
    Certification Body SGS has awarded the EXCiPACT Certification to Sonneborn Refined Products B.V., the European arm of US based Sonneborn LLC, for having met the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and/or Good Distribution Practices of…


  • TRI-K Acquires Surfactants International

    February 7, 2014
    TRI-K Industries, Inc. has acquired of the business of Surfactants International, Inc. and its division of Surety Laboratories from Actives International. TRI-K will create a new business division, called Performance Products, which will offer Galaxy…


  • J&J, Intrexon Sign Skin And Hair Care R&D Pact

    February 7, 2014
    Intrexon Corp., a synthetic biology firm based in Germantown, MD, has entered into a R&D collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide to advance new skin and hair care products. …


  • Settlement in Brazilian Blowout Case

    February 7, 2014
    A Los Angeles Superior Court gave final approval of a nearly $4.4 million class action settlement regarding the deceptive advertising of the Brazilian Blowout. Fourteen class representatives sued the manufacturer and distributor of the product, GIB,…


  • Unilever Honored by Human Rights Campaign

    February 7, 2014
    For the sixth year running, Unilever has been named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Human Rights Campaign, achieving a perfect score of 100% on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index, which is used as a measure to rank US. companies on the…


  • WFFC’s Charitable Contributions

    February 7, 2014
    Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) continues to support worthy causes both inside and outside of industry with charitable contributions.  In 2013, WFFC chapters supported: Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation And Open Heart…


  • CIBS Awards Scholarship

    February 7, 2014
    Vanessa Quiles is the 2013 recipient of the CIBS annual Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Scholarship Award. Quiles is a junior at FIT and plans to pursue a career in cosmetics/health and beauty packaging design.   More info:  www.cibs…


  • Fred Hessel Dies

    February 7, 2014
    Dr. John Fredrick (Fred) Hessel III, Ph.D. of Newton, NJ died Jan. 9, 2014. He was 59. Dr. Hessel worked as a global key account holder at BASF, Florham Park, NJ.…


  • Antunes of Galderma Honored At Derm Conference

    February 7, 2014
    Humberto C. Antunes, Galderma’s worldwide CEO, received a lifetime in dermatology achievement award from the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology at the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference (ODAC) in Orlando. …


  • NYSCC Chapter Reschedules Meeting

    NYSCC Chapter Reschedules Meeting

    February 4, 2014
    New date is Feb. 19 at China Bowl King, Edison, NJ.