Industry News


  • INDA Seeks Wipes Product Entries for Visionary Award

    • Got a great wipe? Nominate it—or your customers’ product—for a Visionary Innovation Award, which will be presented at INDA’s Vision Consumer Products Conference, to take place Jan. 29-31, 2013 at the Rosen Centre Hote…
    08.31.12

  • Dr. Perricone To Open Happi  Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19
    08.01.12

  • Dr. Perricone To Open Happi Anti-Aging Conference, Sept. 18-19

    (From l-r) Drs. Perricone, Linder, Downie and Alexis will all speak at Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference next month. • Anti-aging skin care is one the cosmetic industries hotte…
    08.01.12

  • L’Oréal, AKK Promote Sustainable Trade Of Shea Kernels

    • L’Oréal and AAK have signed an agreement to develop the trade of shea kernels to improve the volumes and the quality of the raw material and to secure improved living conditions for women in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The agr…
    08.01.12

  • Robertet’s ‘Seed to Scent’ Celebrates Milestone

    • Robertet’s latest “Seed to Scent” luncheon at the New York Botanical Garden—“Rolls Royce & The Bespoke Rose—honored how both the luxury car maker and the fragrance house transform and integrate natural…
    08.01.12

  • SACI Golf Outing Is Set for Sept. 10

    • The Sales Association of the Chemical Industry (SACI) Golf Outing is slated for Monday, Sept. 10 at Knob Hill Golf Course in Manalapan, NJ. Reservations for the outing are due Sept. 1. The price is $165 per golfer and includes golf, cart, an…
    08.01.12

  • WFFC Announces 2012 Board of Directors for Chicago

    • Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) announced the 2012 board of directors for the Chicago chapter. The officers are: president – Karen Van Kampen (Kerry Ingredients & Flavours –Americas), vice president–Mari…
    08.01.12

  • 11th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science

    • The Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ will play host to the 11th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science, Oct. 9-11. Joachim Kohn, Ph.D., Rutgers University, will deliver the opening day keynote address, “Perspectives o…
    08.01.12

  • Walgreens To Acquire USA Drug Pharmacy Chain in Mid-South

    • Walgreen Co. is purchasing a regional drugstore chain in the mid-South region of the US from Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings, Inc. and members of the LaFrance family. The transaction includes 144 stores currently operated under the USA Drug, Su…
    08.01.12

  • Ulta Beauty Opens PA Distribution Center

    • Ulta Beauty has opened its new 373,000 square foot distribution center in Chambersburg, PA; it is the company’s third distribution center in the US. The retailer says this new spot is a key component of its 1,000 unit store growth…
    08.01.12

  • Clariant Rebrands

    • Clariant has undergone a fundamental change in recent years, having successfully completing a restructuring phase—and the company has since unveiled a new branding endeavor. The new branding is said to translate the firm’s approa…
    08.01.12

  • 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