Industry News

  • Monoi Announces Competition Winners

    December 4, 2007
    The theme for the Monoï International Competition’s formulation this year was Tahitian Spa. This third edition was dedicated to celebrating Monoï de Tahiti as an invitation to travel. Almost 50 projects were presented, hailing from Eu…


  • Clairol Partners for Parties

    December 4, 2007
    For the first time ever, thousands of women nationwide will host Clairol House Parties, inviting friends and family into their own homes for a night of at-home hair color education. Clairol partnered with House Party, a marketing company that crea…


  • Innospec Realigns Its Performance Chemicals Unit

    December 4, 2007
    Innospec Inc. has streamlined its fast-growing Performance Chemicals division into a unified, sales-led global business focused on rapidly meeting customers’ needs anywhere in three geographical regions and five core industry sectors.  …


  • An OASIS for Organic Products?

    December 4, 2007
    To an already long list of would-be organic authorities, mar keters can add another: OASIS. The new organization, which is an acronym for Organic and Sustainable Industry Standards, was unveiled at SupplySide West in Las Vegas. The group’s lon…


  • SC Johnson Tops List For Workers Over 50

    December 4, 2007
    AARP recently named SC Johnson the No. 1 company in the U.S. for workers over 50. AARP’s Best Employer list recognizes companies for demonstrating exemplary practices in the recruitment, retention and promotion of mature workers. It also dist…


  • Call for Papers, Presentations For 2008 CPMA Conference

    December 4, 2007
    The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2008 CPMA International Conference on High Performance and Traditional Color Pigments, Color Matter–New Business and New Prod…


  • Silab Establishes Foundation

    December 4, 2007
    he new Silab-Jean Paufique Corporate Foundation is the brainchild of Mr. Paufique, the founding chairman of Silab, to involve his company in corporate social responsibility. Directed by Thierry Cruchon, general director of the company, the corporate…


  • Helen of Troy Limited Named To Best Small Companies List

    November 2, 2007
    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…


  • Toms of Maine Announces Rivers Awareness Partnership

    November 2, 2007
    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.…


  • Natural Beauty Summit Set for Europe This Month

    November 2, 2007
    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…


  • Joico Holds Presentations At National JC Penney Salons

    November 2, 2007
    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…


  • 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.…