Industry News

  • Evonik Extends Partnership with Sabinsa

    June 23, 2008
    Evonik Industries and Sabinsa Group have extended their year-old exclusive marketing partnership in personal care. In the new accord, Evonik will offer more specialized, standardized botanical actives and extracts from Sabinsa, all specifically devel…


  • DeWolf To Acquire Glenn Corp.

    June 23, 2008
    DeWolf Chemical, Inc., East Providence, RI, will acquire Glenn Corporation, a White Bear Lake, MN supplier of specialty chemicals to the personal care, household and institutional and industrial markets. In addition to personal care, household and…


  • A Focus on R&D

    June 23, 2008
    This broad product line underscores Wacker’s commitment to the entire personal care space, insist company executives. For a company that has been long known for its hair care offerings, Wacker is making a big push into other key personal care s…


  • Silicone Solutions

    June 23, 2008
    “We’re focused on hybrid solutions. Our strengths are in organic chemistry as well as in silicones,” explained Aroop Roy, technical marketing manager, performance additives, personal care, chemical and process industries. “We&…


  • Wacker Silicones Has its Sights Set On Growth

    June 23, 2008
    For years, cosmetic manufacturers have relied on silicones to provide a wide range of attributes in their personal care products. But executives at Wacker Silicones insist these materials can do even more, and are developing a roster of silicone hybr…


  • Lyons Partners with Crest For New Online Promotion

    May 5, 2008
    Kim Lyons, who also appears on “The Biggest Loser,” has partnered with Crest Healthy Radiance System for a Spring 2008 promotion. Consumers can log on to Crest.com and take a related fitness quiz. More info: www.crest.com…


  • Clorox Partners with McKesson For Hospital Control Program

    May 5, 2008
    Amidst growing concern about the rise in infections acquired from hospitals, McKesson Provider Technologies and The Clorox Company announced a strategic relationship focused on helping customers enhance patient safety. Clorox and McKesson together w…


  • Toms of Maine Celebrates Fifth Year of Care Plan

    May 5, 2008
    Tom’s of Maine marked the fifth year of its Dental Health for All program by awarding over $108,000 in sponsorship to community dental health programs in seven states across the U.S. Total support for dental clinics since 2004 is now more t…


  • Ecolab Introduces Car Wash Sustainability Certification

    May 5, 2008
    Ecolab Inc. launched a new sustainability program for the car wash industry, Blue Coral Beyond Green, at the ICA Car Care World Expo in Orlando, April 7-10. According to the company, Blue Coral Beyond Green is an innovative program that will help…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba Obtains Ecocert Verification

    May 5, 2008
    Desert Whale Jojoba Company, Inc. of Tucson, AZ reports that Ecocert France, S.A.S. has verified its raw materials according to the Natural and Organic Cosmetic Standards to be of natural origin. As a supplier to the cosmetic industry for 30 year…


  • Cognis Receives Awards For Safety, Environmental Work

    May 5, 2008
    The Cincinnati manufacturing facility of Cognis Oleochemicals LLC and Cognis Corporation recently received the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) 2007 Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Performance award. Each year, th…


  • LOral Paris Hosts Third Annual Women of Worth Program

    May 5, 2008
    L’Oréal Paris will continue to recognize, celebrate and support women who actively serve others in their communities with its third annual Women of Worth grassroots awards program. The initiative, which honors and awards women from a…


  • Volume Sales of Carbomer-Type Thickeners Reaches 1.8M Lbs.

    May 5, 2008
    Around 1.8 million pounds of carbomers, acrylates copolymers and acrylates C10-30 crosspolymers valued at $15 million were consumed in 2007 in hair care and skin care cosmetics according to a recently completed study by Eldib Engineering & Resear…


  • Brownyard Renames Cosmetic Program

    May 5, 2008
    The Brownyard Group, a program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, has renamed its cosmetic manufacturer program Foundation and will add Meadowbrook Insurance Group as an admitted market. Meadowbrook…


  • Uniqema To Expand Under the Croda Name

    May 5, 2008
    Croda, a global supplier of naturally derived speciality chemicals, has brought its industrial business together with Uniqema under a newly-formed Croda Industrial Specialities Europe Division. All of Uniqema’s products will therefore be market…