Industry News

  • Ulta Beauty Opens PA Distribution Center

    August 1, 2012
    • Ulta Beauty has opened its new 373,000 square foot distribution center in Chambersburg, PA; it is the company’s third distribution center in the US. The retailer says this new spot is a key component of its 1,000 unit store growth…


  • Walgreens To Acquire USA Drug Pharmacy Chain in Mid-South

    August 1, 2012
    • Walgreen Co. is purchasing a regional drugstore chain in the mid-South region of the US from Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings, Inc. and members of the LaFrance family. The transaction includes 144 stores currently operated under the USA Drug, Su…


  • 11th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science

    August 1, 2012
    • The Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ will play host to the 11th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science, Oct. 9-11. Joachim Kohn, Ph.D., Rutgers University, will deliver the opening day keynote address, “Perspectives o…


  • WFFC Announces 2012 Board of Directors for Chicago

    August 1, 2012
    • Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) announced the 2012 board of directors for the Chicago chapter. The officers are: president – Karen Van Kampen (Kerry Ingredients & Flavours –Americas), vice president–Mari…


  • SACI Golf Outing Is Set for Sept. 10

    August 1, 2012
    • The Sales Association of the Chemical Industry (SACI) Golf Outing is slated for Monday, Sept. 10 at Knob Hill Golf Course in Manalapan, NJ. Reservations for the outing are due Sept. 1. The price is $165 per golfer and includes golf, cart, an…


  • Robertet’s ‘Seed to Scent’ Celebrates Milestone

    August 1, 2012
    • Robertet’s latest “Seed to Scent” luncheon at the New York Botanical Garden—“Rolls Royce & The Bespoke Rose—honored how both the luxury car maker and the fragrance house transform and integrate natural…


  • L’Oréal, AKK Promote Sustainable Trade Of Shea Kernels

    August 1, 2012
    • L’Oréal and AAK have signed an agreement to develop the trade of shea kernels to improve the volumes and the quality of the raw material and to secure improved living conditions for women in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The agr…


  • Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    August 1, 2012
    (From l-r) Drs. Perricone, Linder, Downie and Alexis will all speak at Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference next month. • Anti-aging skin care is one the cosmetic industries hotte…


  • Dr. Perricone To Open Happi  Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    August 1, 2012
    Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19


  • Taminco Starts New US Tertiary Amines Unit

    June 29, 2012
    • Taminco has flipped the switch on its new tertiary amines unit in Pace, FL. According to the company, this unit, when combined with Taminco’s existing production in Ghent, Belgium, will make the firm one of the world’s leading…


  • CP Kelco Launches AquaMax Functional PC Ingredients

    June 29, 2012
    • CP Kelco is launching a line of novel functional personal care ingredients based on a nature-based biopolymer originally discovered in fermented soybeans—such as natto, which is known in Japan. The AquaMax product line is CP Kelco&rs…


  • Croda US Launches Renewable Energy Project

    June 29, 2012
    • Croda is constructing a $6 million landfill-gas-to-energy project at its Croda Atlas Point chemical manufacturing plant in New Castle, DE. Croda will use landfill gas from the nearby Cherry Island Landfill. The project is expected to be comp…


  • Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec

    June 29, 2012
    • Lubrizol Corporation has acquired Lipotec SA for an undisclosed amount. Lipotec SA is a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of personal care ingredients based on three core technologies: peptide-based active cosmetic ingredi…


  • Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec

    June 29, 2012
    Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec


  • Rutgers Skin Research Center Celebrates Year Anniversary

    June 5, 2012
    • On April 19, Center for Dermal Research (CDR) hosted its first year anniversary event and champagne reception—Skin Care: Developments on the Horizon—at its headquarters in the LifeSciences building in Piscataway, NJ on the Rutger…