Industry News

  • PLMA Show To Include New Ingredients Section

    July 14, 2008
    The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) has announced that it will devote a new section of its 2008 Private Label Trade Show to industrial ingredients, including raw materials, flavors and fragrances. “Private label in America ha…


  • Call for Presentations On Natural Ingredients

    June 23, 2008
    Grayson Associates has issued a call for presentations for its upcoming conference on natural ingredients and technology. “Ride the Next Natural Wave” will be held Oct. 21-22 at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Three tracks are planned…


  • Lambent Technologies Hair Styling Materials

    June 23, 2008
    l In the May issue of Happi, there was an error in Lambent Technologies’ listing of new raw materals for hair styling products. Here is the correct listing: Lambent Technologies Gurnee, IL Tel: (800) 432-7187 Email: lambent@lambentcorp.…


  • Call for Presentations On Natural Ingredients

    June 23, 2008
    Grayson Associates has issued a call for presentations for its upcoming conference on natural ingredients and technology. “Ride the Next Natural Wave” will be held Oct. 21-22 at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Three tracks are plan…


  • Gel Candles Spark CPSC Recall

    June 23, 2008
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of Washington, D.C. announced a voluntary recall of gel candles manufactured by M & A Global Technologies Inc., doing business as Spa at Home, Tallahassee, FL. According to the CPSC, the candles…


  • Avon To Launch James Bond Fragrance

    June 23, 2008
    Avon Products, Inc. has collaborated with the James Bond entertainment franchise to create a new signature Bond Girl 007 women’s fragrance for Fall 2008. British actress Gemma Arterton, who plays the role of Agent Fields in the upcoming Bon…


  • USDA Scientists Win SDA/NBB Glycerine Innovation Award

    June 23, 2008
    Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been awarded the 2008 Glycerine Innovation Award, sponsored by The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) and the National Biodiesel Board. The award was presented to Richard Ashby, Daniel…


  • 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…