Industry News

  • MidOcean Partners Buys Water Pik, Inc.

    August 2, 2013
    Private equity firm MidOcean Partners has acquired, along with Vulcan Capital and other investors, Water Pik, Inc., best known for its oral health and replacement showerhead business segments. “MidOcean has followed the success of Water Pik fo…

  • Industry Mourns Two Skin Care Innovators

    August 2, 2013
    The skin care industry has lost two members who helped push the science to new levels with Retin-A and topical antioxidants. Dr. James Edwin Fulton Dr. James Edwin Fulton, Jr., a skin care innovator, has died after a battle with colon cancer. He was…

  • Jeen Achieves
ISO Certification

    Jeen Achieves ISO Certification

    July 31, 2013
    Earns ISO 9001:2008

  • Clariant Signs Up for UN Global Compact

    Clariant Signs Up for UN Global Compact

    July 31, 2013
    Complement to firm's sustainability activities.

  • New Website for Coast Southwest

    July 25, 2013
    Search products, request samples online.

  • James Fulton Jr., Skin Care Innovator, Dies

    James Fulton Jr., Skin Care Innovator, Dies

    July 10, 2013
    Co-developed Retin-A, benzoyl peroxide.

  • P&G Signs Licensing Deal with Little Busy Bodies

    P&G Signs Licensing Deal with Little Busy Bodies

    July 10, 2013
    Mom started, owned and operated company Little Busy Bodies, LLC has finalized a licensing agreement with Procter & Gamble in which it will make and market a line of saline infused products under the Puffs brand. The first product from the allianc…

  • CP Kelco To Increase Pectin Production

    July 10, 2013
    The board of directors of CP Kelco, a leading pectin producer, approved the first phase in a series of projects to expand its Brazilian pectin operation by 30%. The expansion project will significantly increase the facility’s capacity to produc…

  • Bells Holds Annual Fragrance Workshop

    July 10, 2013
    The natural beauty of the Chicago Botanic Garden was the perfect setting for Bell Flavors & Fragrances’ annual fragrance workshop, at which the company brings together its sales, R&D, and marketing teams from North America and Canada to…

  • P2 Science Forms Advisory Board

    July 10, 2013
    P2 Science, a renewable chemical company based in New Haven, CT, has formed a strategic advisory board with leading figures from industry academia and government. The scientific co-founders of the company, Prof. Paul Anastas and Dr. Patrick Foley, wo…

  • CPL Aromas Wins Three At BSP Awards

    July 10, 2013
    CPL Aromas has won three of give categories at Perfumery Excellence awards organized by the British Society of Perfumers (BSP). CPL was honored with the Nancy McConkey Award for Best Women’s Fragrance (Agent Provocateur’s Eau Provocateur…

  • Nexxus Donates To Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    July 10, 2013
    Nexxus Salon Hair Care has made a donation of $25,000 to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to support the work of this wonderful organization. “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is proud to share the stage with Nexxus and be a part of this bea…

  • Trish McEvoy To Open First Store

    July 10, 2013
    Trish McEvoy has opened her first brick-and-mortar store in New York hot spot Southampton. The shop has a modern, clean feel and is staffed by a team of beauty experts trained in McEvoy’s “Power of Makeup” educational methodology.…

  • GLO Science Talks Oral Health At New York City High School

    July 10, 2013
    Dr. Jonathan Levine, co-founder of GLO Science and its charitable organization the GLO Good Foundation, recently partnered with Oral-B and HealthCorps to educate students on the importance of oral health. On June 5, Levine encouraged 150 10th-12th g…

  • Fisher of Colorescience Wins Ernst & Young Award

    July 10, 2013
    Colorescience CEO Mary Fisher has been honored by Ernst & Young with the 2013 San Diego Entrepreneur of the Year award. The annual award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in inno…