Industry News

  • FTC, USDA To Host Roundtable On Organic Claims

    September 1, 2016
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will co-host a special roundtable event in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 20, 2016 help the agencies better understand how consumers perceive “organic” claims for no…

  • FDA Sends Multiple Warning Letters

    September 1, 2016
    The FDA’s mail room was quite busy over the summer. The agency issued several warning letters in July for claims made by several skin care companies, the latest of which included Freeze 24-7 (owned by TPR Holdings), Peter Thomas Roth, MiN,…

  • Breo Celebrates First Launch

    September 1, 2016
    Breo International has introduced its first product, Vivacity Calendula Foaming Facial Wash with Ginkgo Biloba. The Spanaway, WA-based firm marked the occasion with a celebration and ribbon cutting that also established its presence in the local comm…

  • 2016 CITY Award Winners Announced

    September 1, 2016
    Fourteen of the beauty industry’s leading independent cosmetic companies were awarded the 2016 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Award during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The CITY Awards compet…

  • Siltech Announces Major Plant Expansion

    September 1, 2016
    Siltech Corporation has announced a major two-phase expansion of its Mississauga plant and warehouse. This expansion is being completed in two phases. Phase 1included a state of the art 1500-square-meter warehouse that features the latest fire-suppre…

  • Cosmoprof North America’s Attendance, Exhibitor Numbers Surge Again

    September 1, 2016
    Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) produced record-breaking exhibitor attendance and ticket sales. Held annually at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, 33,750 attendees (12.5% increase to 2015) engaged with a record-breaking 1,154 exhibitors rep…

  • Admix Launches Enhanced Services

    September 1, 2016
    Mixing technology leader Admix has relaunched several enhanced programs aimed at setting the pace for unsurpassed service in the sanitary mixing industry, both before and after the sale. The company continues to innovate in its core markets by offeri…

  • L’Oréal USA Joins EPA Green Power Partnership

    September 1, 2016
    L’Oréal USA is joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership.  L’Oréal USA is using nearly 27 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet…

  • Specialty Chemicals Market Starts Q3 with Rising Volume

    September 1, 2016
    The American Chemistry Council’s Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index entered the third quarter of 2016 on a positive note, rising 0.2% in July. This follows a 0.3% in June and a 0.2% decline in May and marks the first gain since March, acco…

  • Chelating Agents Market Driven By Detergent Needs

    September 1, 2016
    The global chelating agents market is expected to reach $5.17 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., San Francisco. Increasing requirement for chelating agents in cleaners and detergents to boost the performance of t…

  • Dermalogica’s Wurwand Named PAGE Ambassador

    September 1, 2016
    Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand has been named as a Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) Entrepreneurial Ambassador. US President Barack Obama made the announcement at the seventh Annual Global Economic Summit, which was held in Palo Alto,…

  • Lanxess Expands Disinfectant Business

    September 1, 2016
    Completes purchase from The Chemours Company.

  • NuSil, Avantor Performance Materials To Merge

    August 31, 2016
    Avantor Performance Materials and NuSil Technology LLC, both portfolio companies of New Mountain Capital LLC, have signed a definitive agreement to merge.   The combined company, to be named Avantor, will provide performance materials and solu…

  • Unilever US Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

    August 29, 2016
    Joins 29 firms in committing to annual company-wide gender pay analysis.

  • DSM Seeks Entrepreneurs

    DSM Seeks Entrepreneurs

    August 24, 2016
    Participate in a innovation & partnering conference