Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.  …


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Tom’s of Maine Announces Rivers Awareness Partnership

    December 4, 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 and Portland, Oregon…


  • Luxury Skin Care Line SK-II Names New Global Ambassador

    December 4, 2007
    Luxury skin care line SK-II announced that Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett has signed on to become the brand’s global ambassador. SK-II is a Procter & Gamble Beauty brand launched over 25 years ago in Japan and three-and-a-h…


  • Unilever Chief Awarded Prize From Columbia Business School

    December 4, 2007
    Unilever announced that its group chief executive, Patrick Cescau, was named the 2007 recipient of the Botwinick Prize in Ethics by the renowned Columbia Business School. The Botwinick Prize in Ethics is awarded to an individual from a business or…


  • MAC Supports Urban Awards

    December 4, 2007
    MAC Cosmetics hosted an exclusive makeup suite at the Mayfair Hotel in London in support of the Urban Music Awards.    A team of MAC Pro makeup artists was on hand for makeup services to key talent, nominees and presenters in preparatio…


  • Actress Donates to Pantene Beautiful Lengths Program

    December 4, 2007
    Academy Award winner Hilary Swank cut her hair for Pantene Beautiful Lengths in a declaration of support for women with cancer. This national campaign encourages people to come together and share their strength by giving their healthy hair to cre…


  • Beauty International Set For Germany in March

    December 4, 2007
    Beauty International Düsseldorf is slated for March 7-9 in Germany. The event will provide an overview of the professional cosmetic services market and will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and brands in the areas of cosmetics, nail and foot care,…