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  • Allergan To Acquire SkinMedica’s Skin Care Business

    Allergan To Acquire SkinMedica’s Skin Care Business

    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…
    01.23.13

  • BASF Innaugurates Greater China HQ, Innovation Campus

    BASF Innaugurates Greater China HQ, Innovation Campus

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Limited Brands Donates To Hurricane Relief

    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…
    01.23.13

  • Nu Skin To Acquire Nox Technologies

    Nu Skin is looking for new avenues to find anti-aging solutions. The company will acquire Nox Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology and biodiagnostic company based in Malvern, PA for $12.5 million. The agreement includes the acquisition of technology a…
    01.23.13

  • Procter & Gamble Honors Innovation Partners

    P&G is honoring its top Connect+ Develop open innovation partners, the firms that helped get its products to market in half the time, drove global innovation breakthroughs and helped build connections, collaborations and product equity. As part…
    01.23.13

  • 15th L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Honors Excellence

    15th L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Honors Excellence

    The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have named the five exceptional women scientists from around the world who have been selected to be the 2013 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates. Deb…
    01.23.13

  • Superior Materials, Spectra Colors Make a Connection

    Superior Materials Inc. has added Spectra Colors Corporation to its product portfolio. Established in 1946 and with headquarters in Garden City, NY, Superior Materials is now responsible for the sale of Spectra’s FD&C colorants and iron ox…
    01.23.13

  • IIVS Wins Honor from Lush

    The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), Gaithersburg, MD, has received the first annual Lush Training Prize. The prize, a joint project between Lush and Ethical Consumer magazine, is designed to bring forward the date when products and chemicals…
    01.23.13

  • Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund Aids Local Employees

    Honeywell is donating more than $600,000 in first responder products to aid in relief and recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Honeywell, the maker of Morning Pride turnout gear for first responders, will donate more than 19,000…
    01.23.13

  • In-Cosmetics 2013: There’s An App For That!

    Organizers of In-Cosmetics have launched the show’s first-ever app. Designed to enhance the experience for attendees before, during and after the show, the app allows visitors to navigate and source the latest exhibition information. Key featur…
    01.23.13

  • Lipo Chemicals Unveils New Website

    Part of an overall rebrand of the company.
    12.05.12

  • Lipo Chemicals Unveils New Website

    More functional search box and fresh design.
    12.04.12

  • Actives

    Rahn Wins Award for Celligent

    Active protects skin from daily stressors.
    12.03.12

  • Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility
    11.06.12

  • Croda Celebrates 75 Years at Atlas Point Facility

    • Croda Inc marked the 75th anniversary of its Atlas Point site earlier this month. The event attracted dozens of customers, local officials and employees. Croda International Plc purchased the facility in 2006 as part of its acquisition of…
    11.06.12

  • PLMA Salutes Excellence

    • The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) announced that more than two-dozen retail chains and wholesalers from across the country were selected as the winners of this year’s Salute to Excellence Awards. The awards give recogn…
    11.06.12

  • Celanese Launches Website

    • Celanese has launched its new website to better serve the needs of its customers, stakeholders, communities and employees. The new design features easy-to-use navigation, updated content, video, case studies highlighting product innovation a…
    11.06.12

  • LuroMed Appoints Lipo for Biopolymer Line

    • LuroMed, LLC has appointed Lipo, a Vantage Specialty Chemical’s global personal care business, as worldwide distributor of the Biopolymer line of personal care products. The Biopolymer line of products, formerly marketed as Biocare…
    11.06.12

  • CR Brands Acquired By Resilience Capital Partners

    • CR Brands, Inc., a national manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label household cleaning and laundry products, has been acquired by private equity firm Resilience Capital Partners. Headquartered in West Chester, OH, CR Brands…
    11.06.12

  • WFFC Sponsors The Art Of Scent Exhibit at MAD

    • Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) is asponsor of The Art of Scent, 1889-2012, on view from Nov. 13, 2012 through February 24, 2013, at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York, NY. Organized by Chandler Burr, curator…
    11.06.12