Industry News

  • Arizona Natural Resources Now Certified Organic

    February 7, 2008
    Arizona Natural Resources, Inc., a Phoenix, AZ contract manufacturer of health and beauty and personal care products, is now certified to manufacture organic products. Certification has been granted by CCOF, a USDA accredited organic certifying agenc…


  • Ingredient and Technology Conference Planned for March

    February 7, 2008
    “Accelerating the Future” is the theme for an ingredient/technology conference scheduled for March 17-18 at the Sheraton Tower Hotel in New York City. “This comprehensive program will be the foundation for the next generation of new…


  • Ingredient and Technology Conference Planned for March

    February 7, 2008
    “Accelerating the Future” is the theme for an ingredient/technology conference scheduled for March 17-18 at the Sheraton Tower Hotel in New York City. “This comprehensive program will be the foundation for the next generation of new…


  • Floratech Now ISO Compliant

    February 7, 2008
    Floratech, a global raw material supplier of botanically-derived ingredients, has completed an internal initiative to become compliant with Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practices. Carl Geffken Consultants of Guilford, CT conducted Floratech’s as…


  • Physicians Formula Honored For Launch Strategy

    February 7, 2008
    Physicians Formula won the 2007 Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) Industry Award for the Best Executed Launch Strategy of the year within the Mass Market Color category. The company was recognized because WWD saw “tremendous impact in sales, ou…


  • P&G Files Infringement Lawsuits

    February 7, 2008
    The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has filed a lawsuit against Blue Cross Laboratories of Santa Clarita, CA, for the infringement of its Herbal Essences trade dress products. The suit, filed in the United States Federal District Court for…


  • Dow Chemicals Delays Expansion Plans in Louisiana

    February 7, 2008
    The 100-million pound (45,000 metric ton) ethanolamines nameplate capacity expansion planned at the St. Charles Operations (SCO) site, owned by Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, in Hahnville, LA w…


  • RIFM Opens Fragrance, Flavor Database to the Public

    February 7, 2008
    Beginning in 2008, the Research Institute of Fragrance Materials (RIFM) database will be made available to persons, firms or corporations who are not eligible for membership in RIFM or Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) but are directly enga…


  • DSM Awarded Community and Economic Development Award

    January 4, 2008
    DSM’s Greenville, N.C. site was honored as the 2007 recipient of the North Carolina International Community and Economic Development Award. The award is given by the North Carolina Department of Commerce in recognition of important civic and ph…


  • Desert Whale Jojoba Renews Its Organic Certification

    January 4, 2008
    Desert Whale Jojoba Co., Inc. renewed its Quality Assurance International (QAI) organic certification for 2008. This begins Desert Whale’s seventh consecutive year providing certified organic jojoba and natural emollients to the personal care i…


  • LACP Awards Cognis For Its Communications

    January 4, 2008
    At this year’s League of American Communication Professionals (LACP) Spotlight Awards, Cognis’ communication was ranked among the best in the world. The global specialty chemicals supplier won a total of nine awards, and five of the top 1…


  • New Backup Systems at Surefil

    January 4, 2008
    Surefil LLC, a fast-growing contract manufacturer of liquid-filled products, has added back-up and redundant systems to ensure dependable production for the personal care and medical industries. Because Surefil manufactures products within these indu…


  • Noveon Consumer Specialties Ad Campaign Wins Award

    January 4, 2008
    Formulators know Noveon Consumer Specialties products from Lubrizol for their quality, consistency and technical know-how. Now the brand can be recognized for its creativity, too. The Noveon Consumer Specialties “Make it…/Formulate w…


  • New Life Chemical Celebrates 10 Years

    January 4, 2008
    New Life Chemical Company, a diversified surplus chemical company based in Greenville, SC, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In 1997, friends and colleagues Bill Anderson, Melvin Murphy, Andrea W. Pisarcik, and Ron Rountree took their faith and 6…


  • HBA Announces Spring 2008 Conference Sessions

    January 4, 2008
    This year’s HBA Spring Conference on March 4-5 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, will present two distinct forums and two days of current trends and research. The theme of the technical conference is “Achieving W…