Industry News

  • 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…


  • Essential Moves Headquarters

    May 5, 2008
    The operational headquarters of Essential Ingredients in Georgia is moving six miles from Buford to Lawrenceville. According to the company, it has outgrown its present location due to customer demand. The new facility in Lawrenceville has double…


  • Pilot Chemical Acquires Business of Intertrade Holdings

    May 5, 2008
    Pilot Chemical of Cincinnati, OH recently executed agreements to acquire the business aspects of Intertrade Holdings, Inc., a chemical manufacturer of sulfonated products located in Copperhill, TN. As a result, Pilot now offers the following produ…


  • Cosmicare Breaks Ground On New Facility in Florida

    May 5, 2008
    Cosmicare Design & Manufacturing, LLC recently broke ground on its new, state-of-the art, 36,000 sq. ft. facility in Jupiter, FL. The facility is being built on 2.5 acres in the scenic and new Florida Research Park and The Palm Beach Park of Comm…


  • MAC AIDS Fund Donates To Safe Haven

    April 3, 2008
    The Safe Haven Project, Inc. has received a $25,000 grant from the M·A·C AIDS Fund, the philanthropic arm of Estée Lauder-owned M·A·C Cosmetics, to support the second in a series of three HIV education tours that to…


  • Celanese Opens New Technology Facility in Houston, TX

    April 3, 2008
    Celanese recently opened its Houston Technology Center (HTC) for emulsion polymers and polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) businesses. The 31,200-sq.-ft. facility, which will house both the R&D and technical services groups, includes both analytical and…


  • Southern Mississippi Programs Rated in National Top 10

    April 3, 2008
    The University of Southern Mississippi College of Science and Technology’s science education and engineering programs have been rated in the top 10 nationally, according to an index measuring the scholarly output of faculty members at colleges…


  • The Fragrance Foundation To Offer Advanced Certification

    April 3, 2008
    The Fragrance Foundation has created an Advanced Certification Program for Fragrance Sales Specialists (ACFSS). This course will provide existing Certified Fragrance Sales Specialists (CFSS) with an opportunity to expand their credentials in the fra…


  • Ex-Tracts 2008 Successful in NY

    April 3, 2008
    The relocation and integration of the Ex-Tracts trade show into the New York International Gift Fair at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, held Feb. 2-6, resulted in a successful draw which received overwhelmingly positive res…


  • Skin by Monica Collection Participates in Cosmoprof NA

    April 3, 2008
    Yet another groundbreaking brand has announced its participation in Cosmoprof North America’s trend-setting Discover Beauty program. The newest member of Discover Beauty, Skin by Monica is a natural cosmeceutical line from Los Angeles, CA.…


  • Origins Awarded Green Power Leadership Club Membership

    April 3, 2008
    Natural-based beauty brand Origins has been awarded membership to the Green Power Leadership Club by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This acknowledgment is a result of Origins purchasing 100% wind power to offset energy…


  • Evonik Degussa, Clariant Awarded by Henkel

    April 3, 2008
    At the 2008 Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in Boca Raton, FL, Henkel’s laundry and home care business sector awarded prizes to two outstanding suppliers. The “Best Innovation…


  • Deacom Software Integrates Cosmetics, Personal Care

    April 3, 2008
    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software producer Deacom, Inc. has joined the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) to aid cosmetics and personal care product manufacturers in efficiently and effectively developing and selling safe, high quality a…


  • IRI, NPD Join Forces to Launch Cross Channel Tracking Product

    April 3, 2008
    Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) and The NPD Group, Inc. are partnering to launch the Beauty Cross Channel Monitor, the U.S. beauty industry’s first and only cross-channel retail tracking product. The Beauty Cross Channel Monitor will prov…


  • First Organic Standard For U.S. Personal Care

    April 3, 2008
    Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards (OASIS), the first organic standard for the U.S. beauty and personal care market, launched last month aiming to “bring clarity to consumer confusion around organic product claims,” according to a…