Industry News


  • Color & Pigments 2012 Is Oct. 24-26 in Miami

    • The “Future of Pigments and Color Cosmetics Summit” will unite the leading pigment experts under one roof at the Hilton Miami Downtown in Miami, FL, Oct. 24-26. Offering two separate tracks of educational presentations and num…
    08.01.12

  • Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec

    Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec
    06.29.12

  • Lubrizol Acquires Lipotec

    • 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…
    06.29.12

  • Croda US Launches Renewable Energy Project

    • 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…
    06.29.12

  • CP Kelco Launches AquaMax Functional PC Ingredients

    • 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…
    06.29.12

  • Taminco Starts New US Tertiary Amines Unit

    • 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…
    06.29.12

  • Hain Celestial To Expand Corporate HQ in New York

    Hain Celestial To Expand Corporate HQ in New York

    Hain Celestial To Expand Corporate HQ in New York
    06.05.12

  • Hain Celestial To Expand Corporate HQ in New York

    • The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. plans to expand its international corporate headquarters, and has leased new office space in Lake Success, NY where it plans to relocate its existing 250 Long Island-based employees and create more than 100 n…
    06.05.12

  • GPC Opens New Solutions Center

    • Grain Processing Corporation (GPC) has opened its new Solutions Center located in the Technical Development Center at GPC headquarters in Muscatine, IA. The center was built to provide GPC…
    06.05.12

  • Industry Vet Forms New Marketing Firm

    • Marketing-in-Transition, which has offices in West Palm, FL and Union, NJ, is a new firm that specializes in helping small and mid-size businesses increase their sales and profits through a creative and thorough marketing plan that includes…
    06.05.12

  • Primex Wins Innovation Award

    • Primex has been awarded The Icelandic Innovation Award for2012.The award, which is given by The Icelandic Centre for Research-Rannis, Promote Iceland, Innovation Center Iceland and The New Business Venture Fund, is presentedto a company that…
    06.05.12

  • SCF Improves Efficiency with Solar Panel Installation

    • Surface Chemists of Florida (SCF), Jupiter, FL, recently completed installation of a large solar panel array (shown above) on the roof of its laboratory building to take advantage of the reba…
    06.05.12

  • WFFC Unveils New Brand ID For 30th Anniversary

    • Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC), founded in 1982, is celebrating 30 years of commitment to the professional development of women in the fragrance and flavor industry, and in honor of this momentous occasion, the group is unve…
    06.05.12

  • DeWolf Completes Acquisition Of Tempo Canada

    • DeWolf Chemical, Inc. and Glenn Corporation completed the acquisition and operational integration of Canadian specialty chemical distributor Tempo Canada Inc. With the completion of this acquisition The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical,…
    06.05.12

  • Rutgers Skin Research Center Celebrates Year Anniversary

    • 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…
    06.05.12

  • Robert Lochhead Honored with Chemical Pioneer Award

    Robert Lochhead Honored with Chemical Pioneer Award
    04.30.12

  • Robert Lochhead Honored with Chemical Pioneer Award

    Long-time cosmetic industry expert Robert Y. Lochhead has received the American Institute of Chemists’ Chemical Pioneer Award. He was presented with the honor at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia on April 13. Lochhead was r…
    04.30.12

  • Zerran Moves to New HQ

    Zerran International Corporation, maker of professional wet lines and specialty in-salon treatments, is marking its 26th year by moving into a new corporate headquarters. The move to 40,000 square feet of an integrated office, education center, war…
    04.30.12


  • Henkel Sells Coast, Soft & Dri, LA Looks and More

    Henkel has sold several of its personal care brands, including Coast, L.A. Looks, Dep Sport and Soft & Dri deodorant. High Ridge Brands, which is based in Stamford, CT and is majority-owned by Brynwood VI, has acquired the global rights to t…
    04.30.12

  • EES Cosmetic Solutions Links With Multiceras

    Multiceras has signed a representation and distribution contract with EES Cosmetic Solutions, Forked River, NJ, to sell its products in the personal care and pharmaceutical industries in the East Coast region. Multiceras said is proud to be work…
    04.30.12