Industry News


  • Wal-Mart to Sell Only Concentrated Laundry Products

    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…
    11.02.07

  • Innospec Awarded for Safety

    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…
    11.02.07

  • Sensient/LCW Introduces Tailored Services Program

    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…
    11.02.07

  • BioOrganic Concepts Named U.S. LesSonia Distributor

    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.…
    11.02.07

  • In-Cosmetics To Host Conference in Inida

    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…
    11.02.07

  • SC Johnson Makes List

    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…
    11.02.07

  • Beraca is Finalist Of World Challenge 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…
    11.02.07

  • Joico Holds Presentations At National JC Penney Salons

    Thousands of stylists and staffers from the national JCPenney (JCP) salon chain recently received an exclusive K-Pak demo session from Joico, featuring Anthony Morrison, winner of Bravo-TV’s “Shear Genius” competition. As part…
    11.02.07

  • Natural Beauty Summit Set for Europe This Month

    Beyond Beauty Paris and Organic Monitor are setting up the first summit on natural cosmetics and sustainable development to be held Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the Hôtel Méridien in Paris, France. The three-day event will touch on everything from…
    11.02.07

  • Toms of Maine Announces Rivers Awareness Partnership

    Tom’s of Maine co-founders Tom and Kate Chappell spent the first week of October kicking off the company’s five-year, $1 million Rivers Awareness Partnership at 12 public, retail and community events in San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR.…
    11.02.07

  • Helen of Troy Limited Named To Best Small Companies List

    Helen of Troy Limited, a designer, developer and worldwide marketer of brand-name personal care and household consumer products, announced it has been named to the Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America list. The candidates for the list all ha…
    11.02.07

  • Natural Beauty Summit in Paris

    ITEC France and Organic Monitor have unveiled the Natural Beauty Summit, a series of international conferences that focus on natural cosmetics. The aim of the Natural Beauty Summit is to create a forum to learn and discuss the key challenges the c…
    10.03.07

  • Ropella Group Breaks Ground For International Headquarters

    After 20 years creating the world’s largest executive search and consulting firm for the chemical and allied industries, the Ropella Group announced the groundbreaking of its new international headquarters in Santa Rosa, FL. The Sept. 20 c…
    10.03.07

  • Schulke & Mayr Establishes New U.S. Operating Entity

    Schülke & Mayr has established a new U.S. operating entity, Schülke Inc. Schülke & Mayr products are now sold through Schülke Inc., located at its current sales and marketing offices in Mount Arlington, NJ. The office has…
    10.03.07

  • Degussa Goldschmidt, Helix BioMedix Form Partnership

    Goldschmidt GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Degussa GmbH and global manufacturer of raw materials, additives and active ingredients for the cosmetic industry, and Helix BioMedix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company with an extensive library of diver…
    10.03.07

  • Creative Nail Design Now CND

    Professional nail care marketer Creative Nail Design has steadily grown its business during the past 28 years helping to shape the $7 billion U.S. nail care industry. Now the company is adding a sleek new brand identity, a flagship education facility…
    10.03.07

  • J&E Sozio Now Certified Organic

    J. & E. Sozio, Inc. announced that it is now a QAI-certified manufacturer of organic fragrance oils and organic fragrance blends. QAI is accredited as an organic certifier by the USDA. This certification confirms that its organic fragrances meet…
    10.03.07

  • Oxiteno Opens U.S. Office

    Oxiteno, a South American manufacturer of surfactants and chemical intermediates, has opened a commercial office in New Jersey.and has appointed Neil Burns as head of U.S. operations. Oxiteno operates five facilities in Brazil and three in Mexico…
    10.03.07

  • Gain Is P&G's 23rd Billion-Dollar Brand

    The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Gain has become the company’s 23rd brand with more than $1 billion in sales. As a solely North American brand, Gain is the company’s eighth largest brand in dollar sales in the U.S.; Gain is…
    10.03.07

  • Frutarom Gets ISO Certification

    William Ludlum, president, Frutarom USA Inc., announced that the company has been recommended to receive the distinction of the ISO 9000:2000 certification. A comprehensive audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC). Complia…
    10.03.07