Industry News

  • Beraca is Finalist Of World Challenge 2007

    November 2, 2007
    The “Out of the Forest” project developed by Beraca along with the regional people of the Marajó Island in Brazil is a finalist of the World Challenge 2007, a global competition promoted by BBC World and Newsweek, in association wi…


  • SC Johnson Makes List

    November 2, 2007
    SC Johnson Chile is No. 11 on the list of the Best Companies to Work for in Chile, as produced by the Great Place to Work Institute and published by the Chilean magazine Capital. Only 35 companies were named to the list. This is the third time SCJ Ch…


  • In-Cosmetics To Host Conference in Inida

    November 2, 2007
    In-Cosmetics India (formerly PCHi) is scheduled for Nov. 20-21 at the Bandra Kurla Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. The event will feature over 70 domestic and international companies, including key exhibitors such as Cognis, Dow Corning, Kumar Orga…


  • BioOrganic Concepts Named U.S. LesSonia Distributor

    November 2, 2007
    BioOrganic Concepts was recently named the exclusive U.S. distributor by LesSonia, a maker of high-quality spa ingredients and finished products. Based in Brittany, France, LesSonia is known for its innovative use of marine, algae and plant products.…


  • Sensient/LCW Introduces Tailored Services Program

    November 2, 2007
    Sensient Cosmetic Technologies/LCW introduced a new Tailored Services Program designed to help manufacturers of cosmetic products reduce compounding errors, speed production time and lower manufacturing costs that erode value in their supply chain. T…


  • Innospec Awarded for Safety

    November 2, 2007
    Innospec Inc. announced that its Ellesmere Port, U.K. production facility was recently awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The award recognizes the plant’s safety, health and environmental performa…


  • Wal-Mart to Sell Only Concentrated Laundry Products

    November 2, 2007
    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will sell only concentrated products in the liquid laundry detergent category in its U.S. Wal-Mart Stores and Sam’s Clubs. Lee Scott, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., recently made the commitment at the Clinton…


  • Ascent Aromatics Opens Facility in New Jersey

    November 2, 2007
    Ascent Aromatics, Inc. has opened a 19,000 square foot facility in South Plainfield, NJ. Equipped with state-of-the art manufacturing equipment and the most technologically-advanced analytical instrumentation available, company executives say Ascent…


  • APG Surfactants Wins Award

    November 2, 2007
    At the HBA Expo in New York City, Cognis Care Chemicals was awarded the “New Technology Launch Award” for its APG surfactants Green Chemical Solution advertising campaign. In line with the Green Chemical Solution platform, the APG sur…


  • McIntyre Group Broadens Northwest Distribution

    November 2, 2007
    McIntyre Group announced an expansion of the Northwest distribution territory for Tarr, LLC (Portland, OR) to include Idaho, in addition to existing coverage in Oregon and Washington for the McIntyre line of surfactants, preservatives, amine oxides a…


  • LOral USA Breaks Ground For New NJ Headquarters

    November 2, 2007
    At a ceremony presided by New Jersey State Senator Tom Kean Jr. and Berkeley Heights, NJ Mayor David A. Cohen, L’Oréal USA broke ground last month for a new state-of the-art facility at Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights, NJ.…


  • AOCS Launches Open Innovation Program for Its Next Meeting

    November 2, 2007
    The American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) Foundation recently approved the purchase of a new software system that will be introduced with the 2008 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo in Seattle May 18-21. Meeting delegates will be given the opportunity to…


  • Agilex, a New Supplier Of Fragrances, Flavors

    November 2, 2007
    Carlo W. Colesanti, chairman, chief executive officer and president, of FFG (Flavor and Fragrance Group) Industries, Inc., announced the launch of Agilex Flavors & Fragrances Inc., a new company that has been formed through the integration of FFG…


  • Pangea Conducts Pink Ribbon Campaign

    October 3, 2007
    This October, Pangea Organics, a marketer of organic bath and body products, launched its first annual Beyond the Pink Ribbon campaign designed to inform consumers of the risks of breast cancer and educate consumers about healthy alternatives in per…


  • Caswell-Massey Acquired By The Equitium Group

    October 3, 2007
    Caswell-Massey, a marketer of luxury personal grooming products, has been acquired by The Equitium Group. Equitium is a Miami-based investment firm focused on the health and beauty as well as the luxury products and services industries. Caswell-M…