Industry News

  • Celanese Launches Website

    November 6, 2012
    • Celanese has launched its new website to better serve the needs of its customers, stakeholders, communities and employees. The new design features easy-to-use navigation, updated content, video, case studies highlighting product innovation a…


  • PLMA Salutes Excellence

    November 6, 2012
    • The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) announced that more than two-dozen retail chains and wholesalers from across the country were selected as the winners of this year’s Salute to Excellence Awards. The awards give recogn…


  • Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    November 6, 2012
    • Croda Inc marked the 75th anniversary of its Atlas Point site earlier this month. The event attracted dozens of customers, local officials and employees. Croda International Plc purchased the facility in 2006 as part of its acquisition of…


  • Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    November 6, 2012
    Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility


  • P&G Brings Relief To Hurricane Victims

    October 2, 2012
    • Procter & Gamble has provided services to families and individuals in need of showers, restrooms and personal care items as well as laundry and temporary power use in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. The P&G Relief Center was stationed i…



  • SkinMedica, Mass General Hospital Form Accord

    October 2, 2012
    • SkinMedica will collaborate with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for the research and development of pigmentation products, the Carlsbad, CA company announced. The exclusive agreement involves screening and evaluating a library of rough…


  • Coppertone Named in Lawsuit

    October 2, 2012
    • Three plaintiffs have argued in their New Jersey federal complaint that Coppertone’s sunscreen products fail to protect against the cancer causing longer rays of ultraviolet-A radiation despite its “full defense” claim. Cal…


  • WFFC Honors Galvin of Parlux At Open Dinner

    October 2, 2012
    • At its 30th anniversary open dinner on September 20, WFFC honored Kathleen Galvin, VP of marketing and creative, Parlux Fragrances. Galvin has led the successful development and launch of…


  • ICMAD Moves To New Headquarters

    October 2, 2012
    • The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) has moved to 21925 Field Parkway, Suite 205, Deer Park, IL 60010; 800-334-2623; Email: info@icmad.org. More info: www.icmad.org…


  • Yellow Wood Acquires Parfums de Coeur

    October 2, 2012
    • Yellow Wood Partners has acquired Parfums de Coeur (PDC), a provider of mass-market fragrances sold in the US including Body Fantasies, Designer Imposters, and BOD Man. In addition, the company’s brands are sold in a growing number of…


  • Wacker Taps NRC For Biotech Products Europe

    October 2, 2012
    • Wacker has tapped Nordmann, Rassmann (NRC) to handle distribution of certain products for personal care applications in most parts of Europe, effective Sept. 1. For applications in personal care and cosmetics, NRC will from now on distribute…


  • Nuvilex To Enter Cosmetics Industry

    October 2, 2012
    • Nuvilex, Inc., an international biotechnology provider of cell and gene therapy solutions, announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary, Austrianova Singapore Pte Ltd (ASPL) has received notice that the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) h…


  • LuroMed LLC Taps Lipo To Handle HA Complexes

    October 2, 2012
    • LuroMed, LLC has appointed Lipo, a Vantage Specialty Chemical’s global personal care business, as worldwide distributor of the Biopolymer line of personal care products. The Biopolymer line of products, formerly marketed as Biocare Pol…


  • Method Sold To Ecover

    October 2, 2012
    (L-R) Method co-founder Adam Lowry, Ecover CEO Philip Malmberg, Method CEO Drew Fraser, and Method co-founder Eric Ryan. • Private equity firm San Francisco Equity Partners has s…


  • Method Sold To Ecover

    Method Sold To Ecover

    October 2, 2012
    Method Sold To Ecover