Industry News

  • E.T. Horn To Distribute For Momentive

    July 14, 2008
    The E.T. Horn Company has been selected by Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. to distribute its specialty silicones for personal care products in 11 western states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon…


  • Bell Goes Green at Chicago Botanic Garden

    July 14, 2008
    Bell Fragrances held its Fragrance Workshop April 30 at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Participants enjoyed acres of beautiful scenery with flowers just coming into bloom and trees beginning to bud. At this annual event, Bell’s fragrance sales sta…


  • Agilex Opens New Facility

    July 14, 2008
    Agilex Flavors & Fragrances, Upper Saddle River, NJ, has opened its new center of excellence, a 26,000 sq. ft. facility featuring research and development, along with creative and analytical perfumery laboratories. The site, located in Piscataway…


  • 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…


  • 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&…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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 planned…


  • 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…