Industry News

  • SDA, NEA, CDC Launch National C.L.E.A.N. Award

    October 7, 2008
    The Soap and Detergent Association has teamed up with the National Education Association (NEA) Health Information Network and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create the National C.L.E.A.N. (Custodial Leaders for Environmental…


  • Henkel Added to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    October 7, 2008
    Henkel has been added to the consumer goods market segment of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). Only 10% of the 2,500 largest corporations are named toDJSI World in an annual economic, ecological and corporate social responsibili…


  • Global Reach Enterprises Opens U.S. Perfume Business

    October 7, 2008
    Global Reach Enterprises, Union, NJ, has launched a new perfume and skin care division in the U.S. The firm’s products include Yesod perfume, which it promotes as the lost fragrance from the Garden of Eden. The company’s line also include…


  • Pfeiffers Beauty Division Unveils New Brand Image

    October 7, 2008
    Pfeiffer’s Beauty Division will unveil its new brand image at Luxe Pack Monaco, scheduled for Oct. 28-31. The new identity will be applied to the entire brand’s media. More info: www.pfeiffer-group.com…


  • P&G Closes Nioxin Deal

    October 7, 2008
    P&G has completed the acquisition of Nioxin Research Laboratories, Inc., a maker of professional hair care products focused on the scalp to improve the appearance of thinning hair. According to Robert Jongstra, president, P&G Professional Car…


  • 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…