Industry News

  • Cosmoprof NA Brings 25,000 to Las Vegas

    September 11, 2008
    Cosmoprof North America, held at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas July 13-15, featured 740 exhibiting companies (up from 700 in 2007) and attracted 25,000 attendees. As in years past, the event attracted many new and innovative brands in a…


  • Warner Graham, EES Cosmetic Solutions Forge Partnership

    September 11, 2008
    The Warner Graham Company, Cockeys-ville, MD, has forged a partnership with EES Cosmetic Solutions. In the accord, EES will support Warner Graham with sales and marketing of specialty chemicals from Warner Graham and Sasol in the cosmetic and person…


  • Tartes CEO Kelly Honored by Ernst & Young

    September 11, 2008
    Maureen Kelly, creator and chief executive officer of Tarte, Inc., has received the Metro New York Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 award in the retail and consumer services category. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who…


  • Fragrance Foundation To Honor Bloomingdales Gould

    September 11, 2008
    The Fragrance Foundation’s board of directors will honor Michael Gould, chairman and chief executive officer of Bloomingdale’s at this year’s Circle of Champions dinner on Oct. 7. More info: www.fragrance.org…


  • Sea-Land To Distribute Bioaugmentation Products

    September 11, 2008
    Sea-Land Chemical Company has been named a distributor of Bio-Systems International’s BioBugs product lines for bioaugmentation, strengthening Sea-Land’s portfolio of natural and biodegradable products for the U.S. household, industrial a…


  • Industry News

    September 4, 2008
    Sea-Land To Distribute Bioaugmentation Products Sea-Land Chemical Company has been named a distributor of Bio-Systems International’s BioBugs product lines for bioaugmentation, strengthening Sea-Land’s portfolio of natural and biodegra…


  • Symrise Renames Cosmetics BU

    August 6, 2008
    Symrise’s cosmetics business unit has been renamed Life Essentials. The new name reflects the expansion and reorientation of Symrise’s business activities beyond cosmetics, according to the company. More info: www.symrise.com…


  • Indena Joins Cosmetic Valley

    August 6, 2008
    Indena has joined Cosmetic Valley, the largest concentration of perfume and cosmetic manufacturing operations based around Chartes and Orleans, France. To date, 300 companies, four universities, 178 public research laboratories and 5,500 researchers…


  • Cosmoprof North America Attracts 25,000

    August 6, 2008
    Cosmoprof North America, held at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas July 13-15 featured 740 exhibiting companies (up from 700 in 2007) and attracted 25,000 attendees. Cosmoprof North America dedicated special sections to International…


  • DuPont Expands Glycolic Acid Production

    August 6, 2008
    DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise has announced an $18 million capacity expansion to increase production of glycolic acid 45% at its manufacturing facility in Belle, WV. Glycolic acid occurs naturally as a trace component in sugarcane, beets, grap…


  • RIFM Graduates First from Post-Doctoral Program

    August 6, 2008
    Dr. Rob Foxenberg has graduated from RIFM’s Post Doctoral Program, becoming the first safety scientist specifically trained by RIFM for the fragrance industry. During his stay, Dr. Foxenberg learned various aspects of testing and safety assessm…


  • CP Kelco, Fluxome To Collaborate on Resveratrol

    August 6, 2008
    CP Kelco U.S., Inc., a unit of J.M. Huber Corporation, and Fluxome Sciences A/S, a Copenhagen-based Danish biotechnology company, have forged an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize fermentation-derived resveratrol. The fermentation derived…


  • Wackers Cysteine Wins BDI Award

    August 6, 2008
    Wacker Chemie AG has won the Environmentally-Compatible Tech- nology award from the Federation of German Industries (BDI). The Munich-based chemical company won the prize for its innovative process to manufacture cysteine from microorganisms. Cystein…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba Company Taps Ingredients Plus

    August 6, 2008
    Desert Whale Jojoba Company has named Ingredients Plus Pty Ltd. as the exclusive distributor in Australia for its jojoba oils, jojoba derivatives and natural emollients, excluding organic products. In New Zealand, Ingredients Plus will also distribut…


  • McIntyre Group Expands Youngs Territory

    August 6, 2008
    With a decade of successful representation of McIntyre products in Michigan, northern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, western New York and West Virginia, McIntyre Group has expanded Young Chemical’s territory to include southern Ohio and Indiana, e…