Industry News

  • Limited Brands Donates To Hurricane Relief

    January 23, 2013
    Parent company of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, Limited Brands, has donated $1 million to Hurricane Sandy relief—$500,000 to the American Red Cross and $500,000 will be designated for other organizations that will help with…

  • BASF Innaugurates Greater China HQ, Innovation Campus

    BASF Innaugurates Greater China HQ, Innovation Campus

    January 23, 2013
    BASF has inaugurated its first Innovation Campus Asia Pacific and its new Greater China headquarters. The €55 million expansion of BASF’s site in Pudong, Shanghai, where the new facilities are located, marks the company’s most impo…

  • Allergan To Acquire SkinMedica’s Skin Care Business

    Allergan To Acquire SkinMedica’s Skin Care Business

    January 23, 2013
    Allergan, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with SkinMedica, Inc. to acquire the privately-held company’s topical aesthetics skin care business. Mary Fisher, CEO of SkinMedica Under the terms of t…

  • L’Oréal To Expand Kentucky Plant, New Saudi Subsidiary

    L’Oréal To Expand Kentucky Plant, New Saudi Subsidiary

    January 23, 2013
    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was onsite at L’Oréal’s Florence manufacturing plant for the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the 560,000 square foot facility. The proposed plant expansion will include renovations to th…

  • Mixed Chicks Wins Trademark Battle

    Mixed Chicks Wins Trademark Battle

    January 23, 2013
    A jury has ruled that Sally Beauty’s Mixed Silk line infringes on trademark and trade dress of Mixed Chicks (shown here). After an almost two year legal battle against Sally Beauty, Mixed Chicks LLC has won a…

  • Lipo Chemicals Unveils New Website

    December 5, 2012
    Part of an overall rebrand of the company.

  • Lipo Chemicals Unveils New Website

    December 4, 2012
    More functional search box and fresh design.

  • Rahn Wins Award for Celligent

    December 3, 2012
    Active protects skin from daily stressors.

  • Carrubba Has New Enhanced Website

    November 6, 2012
    • Carrubba Inc., the Milford, CT manufacturer of custom fragrances, flavors, and botanical extracts, has recently relaunched its website, The new site includes information for more than 500 botanical extracts, as well as upda…

  • Earthly Body Has New Headquarters

    November 6, 2012
    • Earthly Body has relocated its headquarters to a 50,000-sq.ft. facility in Chatsworth, CA.The new facility, located at 21900 Plummer Street, will accommodate current employees and clients, while allowing room for future growth, according to…

  • Vantage Specialty Chemicals Acquires Desert Whale Jojoba

    November 6, 2012
    • Vantage Specialty Chemicals has acquired Desert Whale Jojoba Company, a US grower, producer and processor of jojoba and jojoba-based derivatives, oils and specialty ingredients. The purchase includes Desert Whale’s farms where the comp…

  • Scoular and Weishardt To Market Naticol in the US

    November 6, 2012
    • The Scoular Company’s Food Ingredients Group will serve as the exclusive distributor of nutricosmetic ingredient Naticol in the US. Used as an ingredient in women’s anti-aging products, Naticol is a marine collagen peptide produc…

  • Salvona, Zschimmer & Schwarz Form Partnership

    November 6, 2012
    • Zschimmer & Schwarz Chemie GmbH and Salvona Technologies LLC have forged a global strategic growth partnership as Zschimmer & Schwarz acquired shares of Salvona. The partnership will extend the product portfolio of both companies…

  • Fragrance West Buys Monarch Fragrances

    November 6, 2012
    • Fragrance West has acquired Monarch Fragrances, a boutique Atlanta-based company. A purchase price was not disclosed. Fragrance West is a division of Horn, a North American distributor of specialty ingredients. Horn Essentials is the busines…

  • DKSH Partners with Wacker

    November 6, 2012
    • DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has started a strategic partnership with Wacker. Under the exclusive distribution agreement, DKSH will market Wacker’s Biosolutions products fermenter cysteine and bioengineered cyclodex…