Industry News


  • AAK Performance Emollients Earn NPA Seal

    • 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…
    06.07.13

  • Croda To Add Solar Panels At Delaware Site

    • 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…
    06.07.13

  • Algae Tech Firm Forges Deal with Clarecastle

    • 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…
    06.07.13

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

    • 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.…
    06.07.13

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

    • 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.…
    06.07.13

  • LabConnect Expands Seattle HQ

    • 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…
    06.07.13

  • Murad To Relocate Corporate Offices

    • 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…
    06.07.13

  • Clorox Company Names HSF Recipients

    • 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.…
    06.07.13

  • Procter & Gamble Files Lawsuit Against CAO Group

    • 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…
    06.07.13

  • Lonza Earns Metrex Supplier Award

    2012 "Above and Beyond" honors partnership.
    05.22.13

  • DianaPlantSciences Signs Accord with Solabia

    • DianaPlantSciences, an innovative player in concentrated actives production through plant cell culture dedicated to cosmetic, nutraceuticals and nutrition, has signed an accord with Solabia in which it will supply the firm with a novel bilberr…
    05.03.13

  • Air Care/Environmental Fragrance | Fine Fragrance
    ASP To Honor Buccellato

    ASP To Honor Buccellato

    Annual symposium set for Sept. 12, 2013
    04.30.13

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care | Sun Care
    Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    The impact of consumer behavior
    04.30.13

  • Oxiteno Begins Specialty Surfactants Production

    Oxiteno, a surfactants and specialty chemicals company, is producing specialty chemicals for the home and personal care markets in Pasadena, TX. To produce these specialty chemicals, Oxiteno retrofitted assets it acquired in April 2012. According to…
    04.08.13

  • Delete Blood Cancer To Honor OPI’s Weiss-Fischmann

    Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, co-founder and artistic director of OPI Products Inc., will be the Honoree at the Delete Blood Cancer Gala, which will be held at Cipriani Wall Street on May 1. The gala honors those that have given back by working with Delete B…
    04.08.13

  • Humberstone International Has New Website

    Humberstone International Inc. (HII), the consulting group which specializes in helping personal care businesses maneuver the intricacies of global challenges, has a new website. HII focuses on start-up to mid-market personal care ingredient compani…
    04.08.13

  • CP Kelco Announces Capacity Expansion

    CP Kelco will expand its San Diego facility, increasing it capacity by roughly 40%, the company announced. Recent investments are in the final stages of implementation. The investments are aimed at increasing the availability of domestically produced…
    04.08.13

  • NAD Rules in L’Oréal’s Favor

    The National Advertising Division determined that L’Oréal USA acted properly in working toward the discontinuance of certain in-store advertising. The advertising in question was challenged before NAD by The Procter & Gamble Company…
    04.08.13

  • ICMAD Links with Smart Warehousing

    ICMAD, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, has announced an exclusive member partnership with Smart Warehousing. Founded in 2001, Smart Warehousing offers state-of-the-art technologies and a full menu of customized warehousing a…
    04.08.13

  • The DeWolf Companies Creates New Brand Identity

    The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc., Glenn Corporation, Tempo Canada, ULC) has a new brand identity, one which the firm says underscores the organization’s continuing expansion in the North American market, driving market penetration wi…
    04.08.13