Industry News

  • Desmet Ballestra Italy Partners With P2 Science

    Renewable chemical company P2 Science, Inc. and Desmet Ballestra SpA (DBI) have entered into a partnership for the commercialization of Ballestra’s reactor technology in P2’s proprietary ozonolysis process for the production of fragrance…

  • Superior Materials Named EMD ‘Distributor of the Year’

    EMD Chemicals, a North American subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany, announced that Superior Materials of Garden City, NY, has earned its 2013 Distributor of the Year Award. The award recognizes excellence in many areas including sales, repor…

  • Lonza Personal Care Broadens Relationship with Deveraux

    Lonza Personal Care has expanded the scope of its relationship with California-based Deveraux Specialties, LLC, making Deveraux the exclusive third-party distributor for Lonza’s full line of personal care products—actives, functional ingr…

  • Hansen & Rosenthal Taps Resolute Oil

    Resolute Oil, LLC, a League City, TX-based processing marketer of specialty hydrocarbon products, has announced a formal exclusive distributing arrangement with the European producer of high quality USP and technical grade petrolatums. The long-term…

  • Paul Mitchell Supports Humane Cosmetic Act 

    Paul Mitchell has joined Cruelty Free International in supporting the US Humane Cosmetics Act. “Paul Mitchell is the first professional hair care brand to take a strong stance against animal testing…we just refused to do it,” said…

  • Harris Shepard Agency Is Ending Operations

    Harris Shepard, founder and president of Harris Shepard Public Relations, Inc., a long-standing Century City, CA-based agency, is closing its doors at the end of the month.    Harris Shepard’s most notable client of over 24 years is O…

  • Actives | OTC/Medicated | Skin Care
    Sederma Honored by Frost & Sullivan

    Sederma Honored by Frost & Sullivan

    Named European active ingredient company of the year.

  • Air Care/Environmental Fragrance | AP/Deo | Fine Fragrance | Functional Ingredients | Oral Care
    DSM Expands Flavor and Fragrance Offerings

    DSM Expands Flavor and Fragrance Offerings

    DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. and Isobionics BV, a natural ingredients company, have partnered to distribute Valencene and Nootkatone grades to the flavor and fragrances market.   “The current supply chain of many natural compounds is unst…

  • Resolute Oil To Distribute Pionier Petrolatums

    Resolute Oil To Distribute Pionier Petrolatums

    Agreement covers all sales in the US and Canada.

  • Unilever Forms Clean Energy Alliance with NRG

    Unilever Forms Clean Energy Alliance with NRG

    100% clean energy for all energy use at Unilever US sites by 2020 is the goal.

  • Method Raises Its Cradle-to-Cradle Stats

    Sixteen Method products were recently certified Gold by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. With that announcement, 75% of Method products have been Gold certified. The newly certified products include Method’s household, laundr…

  • New, Larger Facility For Genemarkers LLC

    Genemarkers LLC has moved into a larger facility. The company provides collaborative services that enhance the development and utilization of genomics for improving health care, pharmaceutical research and consumer products. The company can be found…

  • Register Now for L’Oréal‘s ‘Fore the Children’ Golf Outing

    L’Oréal USA’s 7th Annual “Fore the Children” Charity Golf Outing, which benefits Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation, will be held on Sept. 9 at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ. Industr…

  • Beraca To Sell Directly In the Northeast, Midwest US

    Beraca International North America has expanded its operations in the US and is moving into direct sales in the Northeast and Midwest territories. Beraca maintains that this move will increase overall transparency with its customers and create sustai…

  • NJ Symposium on Biomaterials Science Call for Papers

    A call for posters has been announced for the 12th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science—”Bioactive Scaffolds: From Synthetic Polymers to ECM to Decellularized Tissues”—which will be held Oct. 6-7 at the Heldrich Hotel…

  • Purchasing Behavior Impacted By Discounting, Study Finds

    Exclusive research from Imogen Matthews Associates confirms more consumers are waiting for discounts before they purchase beauty products. The findings detailed in this year’s Premium Market Report 2014 show that the percentage of women who say…

  • Tbby Olivier in Canada

    Tibby Olivier, maker of Faith Lift, and Shrinking Violet, is now available through Tibby Olivier North America, which is based in Ontario, (877) 496-8966, More info:…

  • Ireland Keynotes ICMAD Young Designer Event

    Kathy Ireland was the keynote speaker at the 2014 ICMAD Young Designer Event. The Young Designer competition awards the best design students around the country through their creativity and ingenuity. …

  • In-Cosmetics Award Winners

    The winners of the In-Cosmetics Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Awards and the new Green Ingredient Award were announced in Hamburg, Germany. Gattefossé earned the Gold in this year’s Innovation Zone Awards, for the Emulium Mellifera, a…

  • Ouidad hired David L. Stern as president and CEO

    Ouidad: hired David L. Stern as president and CEO. He joins Ouidad from Kao Brands Corporation where he served as regional executive officer for the mass business and global chief marketing officer/SVP of strategy and innovation. In these roles, Ster…