Industry News


  • Essential Moves Headquarters

    The operational headquarters of Essential Ingredients in Georgia is moving six miles from Buford to Lawrenceville. According to the company, it has outgrown its present location due to customer demand. The new facility in Lawrenceville has double…
    05.05.08

  • Uniqema To Expand Under the Croda Name

    Croda, a global supplier of naturally derived speciality chemicals, has brought its industrial business together with Uniqema under a newly-formed Croda Industrial Specialities Europe Division. All of Uniqema’s products will therefore be market…
    05.05.08

  • Brownyard Renames Cosmetic Program

    The Brownyard Group, a program administrator providing specialized insurance coverage for select industry groups, has renamed its cosmetic manufacturer program Foundation and will add Meadowbrook Insurance Group as an admitted market. Meadowbrook…
    05.05.08

  • Volume Sales of Carbomer-Type Thickeners Reaches 1.8M Lbs.

    Around 1.8 million pounds of carbomers, acrylates copolymers and acrylates C10-30 crosspolymers valued at $15 million were consumed in 2007 in hair care and skin care cosmetics according to a recently completed study by Eldib Engineering & Resear…
    05.05.08

  • LOral Paris Hosts Third Annual Women of Worth Program

    L’Oréal Paris will continue to recognize, celebrate and support women who actively serve others in their communities with its third annual Women of Worth grassroots awards program. The initiative, which honors and awards women from a…
    05.05.08

  • Cognis Receives Awards For Safety, Environmental Work

    The Cincinnati manufacturing facility of Cognis Oleochemicals LLC and Cognis Corporation recently received the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) 2007 Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Performance award. Each year, th…
    05.05.08

  • Desert Whale Jojoba Obtains Ecocert Verification

    Desert Whale Jojoba Company, Inc. of Tucson, AZ reports that Ecocert France, S.A.S. has verified its raw materials according to the Natural and Organic Cosmetic Standards to be of natural origin. As a supplier to the cosmetic industry for 30 year…
    05.05.08

  • Ecolab Introduces Car Wash Sustainability Certification

    Ecolab Inc. launched a new sustainability program for the car wash industry, Blue Coral Beyond Green, at the ICA Car Care World Expo in Orlando, April 7-10. According to the company, Blue Coral Beyond Green is an innovative program that will help…
    05.05.08

  • Toms of Maine Celebrates Fifth Year of Care Plan

    Tom’s of Maine marked the fifth year of its Dental Health for All program by awarding over $108,000 in sponsorship to community dental health programs in seven states across the U.S. Total support for dental clinics since 2004 is now more t…
    05.05.08

  • Clorox Partners with McKesson For Hospital Control Program

    Amidst growing concern about the rise in infections acquired from hospitals, McKesson Provider Technologies and The Clorox Company announced a strategic relationship focused on helping customers enhance patient safety. Clorox and McKesson together w…
    05.05.08

  • Lyons Partners with Crest For New Online Promotion

    Kim Lyons, who also appears on “The Biggest Loser,” has partnered with Crest Healthy Radiance System for a Spring 2008 promotion. Consumers can log on to Crest.com and take a related fitness quiz. More info: www.crest.com…
    05.05.08

  • First Organic Standard For U.S. Personal Care

    Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards (OASIS), the first organic standard for the U.S. beauty and personal care market, launched last month aiming to “bring clarity to consumer confusion around organic product claims,” according to a…
    04.03.08

  • IRI, NPD Join Forces to Launch Cross Channel Tracking Product

    Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) and The NPD Group, Inc. are partnering to launch the Beauty Cross Channel Monitor, the U.S. beauty industry’s first and only cross-channel retail tracking product. The Beauty Cross Channel Monitor will prov…
    04.03.08

  • Deacom Software Integrates Cosmetics, Personal Care

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software producer Deacom, Inc. has joined the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) to aid cosmetics and personal care product manufacturers in efficiently and effectively developing and selling safe, high quality a…
    04.03.08

  • Evonik Degussa, Clariant Awarded by Henkel

    At the 2008 Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in Boca Raton, FL, Henkel’s laundry and home care business sector awarded prizes to two outstanding suppliers. The “Best Innovation…
    04.03.08

  • Origins Awarded Green Power Leadership Club Membership

    Natural-based beauty brand Origins has been awarded membership to the Green Power Leadership Club by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This acknowledgment is a result of Origins purchasing 100% wind power to offset energy…
    04.03.08

  • Skin by Monica Collection Participates in Cosmoprof NA

    Yet another groundbreaking brand has announced its participation in Cosmoprof North America’s trend-setting Discover Beauty program. The newest member of Discover Beauty, Skin by Monica is a natural cosmeceutical line from Los Angeles, CA.…
    04.03.08

  • Ex-Tracts 2008 Successful in NY

    The relocation and integration of the Ex-Tracts trade show into the New York International Gift Fair at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, held Feb. 2-6, resulted in a successful draw which received overwhelmingly positive res…
    04.03.08

  • The Fragrance Foundation To Offer Advanced Certification

    The Fragrance Foundation has created an Advanced Certification Program for Fragrance Sales Specialists (ACFSS). This course will provide existing Certified Fragrance Sales Specialists (CFSS) with an opportunity to expand their credentials in the fra…
    04.03.08

  • Southern Mississippi Programs Rated in National Top 10

    The University of Southern Mississippi College of Science and Technology’s science education and engineering programs have been rated in the top 10 nationally, according to an index measuring the scholarly output of faculty members at colleges…
    04.03.08