Industry News

  • 220 Labs Files Suit Against David Babali for WildAid

    October 7, 2008
    220 Laboratories, a Riverside, CA manufacturer of hair, skin and body products, has filed a complaint in the Superior Court of the State of California against David Babali for WildAid, LLC and others for misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud and b…


  • Symrise Takes Stake in U.S. BioTech Firm

    October 7, 2008
    Symrise has acquired a 20% stake Therapeutic Peptides Inc. (TPI), a New Orleans, LA-based biotechnology company, giving it exclusive distribution rights for advanced cosmetic active ingredients, including peptides. “We are delighted to be ab…


  • Ride The Next Natural/Organic Wave is Oct. 21-22 in NYC

    October 7, 2008
    The plenary session of the Ride The Next Natural Organic Wave Conference will feature presentations such as “The status of natural and organic standards-who, what, why,” by Aveda and the Organic Trade Association and “The future of…


  • Deadline for L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowships is Oct. 31

    October 7, 2008
    L’Oréal is accepting applications for the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science program, a national program that annually recognizes, rewards and supports five women postdoctoral researchers. The awardees will be U.S.…


  • Ecolab Named a Best Place to Work

    October 7, 2008
    Ecolab Inc. has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Minneapolis-St. Paul, marking the third year in a row the firm was a top-scoring businesses in an employee survey conducte…


  • Sun & Skin Care Research Buys No-Ad Sun Care Brand

    October 7, 2008
    Sun & Skin Care Research, Inc. the Cocoa, FL-based maker of Ocean Potion sun care, has acquired No-Ad sun care products and its facility. “The addition of the No-Ad brand combined with the Ocean Potion product catalog will strengthen the…


  • McIntyre Appoints Distributors in China, Taiwan

    October 7, 2008
    McIntyre Group has appointed distributors in China and Taiwan for its line of surfactants, preservatives, amine oxides and specialty blends. Biohope Co., Ltd. will cover the Southern China province of Guangdong (Guangzhou) and Hong Kong; Ingredients…


  • Church & Dwight Starts Construction in Pennsylvania

    October 7, 2008
    Church & Dwight has started construction of its new Arm & Hammer laundry detergent manufacturing facility and distribution center in Jackson Township, PA. The facility will make and distribute Arm & Hammer brand liquid laundry detergent a…


  • Dow Corning, Elevance Form JV To Develop Naturals

    October 7, 2008
    Looking to tap into the rapidly growing natural and organic personal care market, Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have signed joint development and marketing agreements to create and market naturally derived ingredients.…


  • In this Economy, Who's Got Time for Sight-seeing?

    October 6, 2008
    The IFSCC 25th Congress takes place this week in Barcelona, a gem of a city with amazing architecture, great museums and a vibrant nightlife. I was fortunate enough to travel here on business 12 years ago and was able to see many of the sights&hellip…


  • Industry News

    October 1, 2008
    Dow Corning, Elevance Form JV To Develop Naturals Looking to tap into the rapidly growing natural and organic personal care market, Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have signed joint development and marketing agreement…


  • Bobby G. Harrison Memorial Golf Outing is Sept. 12

    September 11, 2008
    The Bobby G. Harrison Memorial Golf Outing will be held Friday, Sept. 12 at the Spring Meadow Golf Course in Wall, NJ. Cost for the outing is $125 per person and will include a buffet dinner and open bar following the outing. Bobby Harrison was a…


  • Gelest Doubles Capacity at Morrisville, PA Plant

    September 11, 2008
    Gelest Inc., a Morrisville, PA-based manufacturer and supplier of specialty organosilicon and other group IV organometallics, has completed the final phase of a multi-year project to double the capacity of its Morrisville, PA headquarters and product…


  • Titanium Dioxide Market To Rebound in 2009

    September 11, 2008
    According to a new study from SBI, current uses of titanium dioxide, including cosmetics, are keeping export levels robust. According to “The U.S. Market for Titanium Dioxide,” the value of titanium dioxide exports will grow 21% to $1.…


  • SDAs Outreach Efforts Honored

    September 11, 2008
    Educational and media outreach efforts by The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) have been honored with a 2008 Associations Advance America Award of Excellence. The honor is given annually by the American Society of Association Executives to associ…