Industry News

  • Andersen Retires from CIR, Lillian Gill Takes Deputy Post

    July 10, 2013
    F. Alan Andersen, director of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) since 1993, retired on June 30 following a long and distinguished tenure. Dr. Lillian Gill, who had been deputy director, has been named director of the independent, non-profit panel…


  • ICMAD Presents 2013 CITY Awards

    ICMAD Presents 2013 CITY Awards

    July 10, 2013
    On June 18, ICMAD awarded the 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards (CITY) at an exclusive ceremony in Battery Gardens in New York City. Winners were selected by five renowned judges and experts from the beauty, design, and marketing industries&…


  • Ernst & Young Honors Colorescience

    Ernst & Young Honors Colorescience's Fisher

    June 26, 2013
    Entrepreneur honored for SkinMedica work.


  • CP Kelco To Increase Pectin Production

    June 25, 2013
    Brazilian operation expanded by 30%.


  • P&G Changes Supplier Pay Cycles, Offers Financing

    June 7, 2013
    • The world’s largest consumer products company didn’t just change CEOs (see p. 124) it’s changing pay terms, too. Next month, Procter & Gamble will increase the time it takes to pay for supplies, but will offer financing t…


  • AAK Performance Emollients Earn NPA Seal

    June 7, 2013
    • AAK Personal Care has received Natural Product Association (NPA) certification for Lipex Sheasoft, Lipex Cocoasoft and Lipex Genova. These performance emollients, which are derived from the renewable sources of shea, cocoa and palm, are specia…


  • Croda To Add Solar Panels At Delaware Site

    June 7, 2013
    • Croda Inc is expanding its sustainability efforts with the installation of solar panels at its Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, DE. The $2.3 million solar energy project, expected to be completed by year-end, will be located…


  • Algae Tech Firm Forges Deal with Clarecastle

    June 7, 2013
    • Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology company, and The Clarecastle Group have entered into a strategic partnership to bring novel algae-based products to the health and beauty industry. A firm comprised of former cosmetic and personal care…


  • WFFC To Honor Poulos, Weber…and Men Too!

    June 7, 2013
    • The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) is honoring Nancy Poulos and Florence Weber with Lifetime Achievement Awards this month at its recognition dinner. Poulos started her career as a lab technician for J. Manheimer, Inc. in 1977.…


  • Lonza Earns Metrex’s ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

    June 7, 2013
    • Lonza’s Hygiene and Preservation business in North America has received the 2012 Above and Beyond Supplier Award from Metrex, a division of Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., and a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. According to Pamela L.…


  • LabConnect Expands Seattle HQ

    June 7, 2013
    • LabConnect has moved to larger quarters in Seattle, the laboratory testing services company announced. “We needed to expand because we are growing,” said LabConnect president and CEO Eric Hayashi. “But beyond the additional…


  • Murad To Relocate Corporate Offices

    June 7, 2013
    • Murad, Inc. has signed a new 12-year lease and announced its plan to relocate corporate offices to accommodate the company’s exponential growth and future expansion. Having outgrown its current location, Murad has committed to a $35 mil…


  • Clorox Company Names HSF Recipients

    June 7, 2013
    • The Clorox Company and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) announced the 12 recipients of the Clorox Suena Sin Limites/Dream Without Limits scholarship program, aimed at supporting college-bound Hispanic high school students and Hispanic moms.…


  • Procter & Gamble Files Lawsuit Against CAO Group

    June 7, 2013
    • Procter & Gamble has filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Ohio charging CAO Group with violating P&G’s intellectual property by manufacturing and selling its “Sheer White,” “Sheer FluorX” and &ldquo…


  • Lonza Earns Metrex Supplier Award

    May 22, 2013
    2012 "Above and Beyond" honors partnership.