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    August 5, 2009
    EMD Chemicals, Merck Celebrate Milestones Pigments have evolved significantly over the last 50 years. EMD Chemicals and its global affiliate, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, are celebrating two important milestones this year: a 50th anniversary…


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    July 9, 2009
    Dow Corning Expands Xiameter Online Portal To help its customers survive the recession, Dow Corning is expanding Xiameter to double the number of silicone products available through the online portal. The expanded business will increase the opti…


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    Industry News

    June 9, 2009
    Innovative Solutions from P&G Chemicals For more than 150 years, P&G Chemicals has been a reliable partner to the household and personal products industry. A first glance, the global oleochemical market may seem vast, but P&G…


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    May 4, 2009
    Symrise Receives USDA Organic Certification Symrise has been awarded USDA Organic Certification from the National Or-ganic Program (NOP) in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture standards. Certification allows Symrise to expand its su…


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    April 1, 2009
    6th Annual Cosmeceuticals Conference is June 29-30 The 6th Annual Cosmeceuticals conference, whichwill be held June 29-30 at the Marriott New York East Side, New York, NY, will again pool together renowned scientific researchers and business lea…


  • Cosmetic Industry Veterans Form Distribution Company

    March 8, 2009
    Sylvie Ganter and William Reith have formed Atelier Cologne North America Inc., which will offer a wide spectrum of sales and marketing services, including brand management and fully integrated product distribution. Launching with an infrastructur…


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    Industry News

    March 4, 2009
    Cognis Honors Creators Of Cosmedia, Dermican The development teams responsible for Cognis’ polymeric emulsifiers Cosmedia SP and Cosmedia SPL and Laboratoires Sérobiologiques’ Dermican anti-aging peptide have both earned the c…


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    February 9, 2009
    Coty Inc. Expands Puig Distribution Deal Coty Inc. and Puig Beauty & Fashion Group have inked a deal in which the Coty Beauty division will distribute the Antonio Banderas fragrance lines in the U.S. market.     The additio…


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    January 8, 2009
    BASF a Champion of EPA’s DfE Detergent Initiative The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized BASF’s Care Chemicals and Formulators business unit as a Champion in the Design for the Environment Program’s (DfE) Safe…


  • Two Innovation Centers Dedicated by Croda Inc

    December 8, 2008
    Innovation is the cornerstone of every successful supplier to the global personal care and household products industry. That Croda recently dedicated not one, but two innovation centers at its Atlas Point site in Delaware, speaks volumes about the c…


  • HLB: A Valuable Invention

    December 8, 2008
    Mr. Gallagher noted that when nonionic surfactants were first developed, many formulators didn’t know how to work with them. To facilitate their use, Mr. Griffin developed the HLB system to provide guidance on selecting the right emulsifier and…


  • Brenntag Specialties Dedicates New Laboratory

    December 8, 2008
    Brenntag Specialties, Inc. has dedicated its personal care applications laboratory at its South Plainfield, NJ headquarters. This new, fully equipped applications laboratory will focus on personal care formulations, while intending to promote new ide…


  • DKSH Opens New Facility in New Jersey

    December 8, 2008
    DKSH North America has opened its new facility in Mt. Arlington, NJ. The new facility houses sales and marketing offices for the personal care and specialty chemicals business lines as well as a new innovation center. The innovation center will suppo…


  • Rhodia, KCI Ink Agreement on Personal Care Polymers

    December 8, 2008
    Rhodia and KCI have signed a global partnership agreement related to polymers for use in shampoo and shower gel formulations. In the accord, KCI’s Polyquaternium-10 product range will be marketed by Rhodia under the trade name Polycare. In addi…


  • Industry News

    Industry News

    December 2, 2008
    Two Innovation Centers Dedicated by Croda Inc Opens two innovation centers at the Atlas Point manufacturing site. Innovation is the cornerstone of every  successful supplier to the global personal care and household products industry.…