Industry News

  • J&E Sozio Now Certified Organic

    October 3, 2007
    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…


  • Oxiteno Opens U.S. Office

    October 3, 2007
    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…


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

    October 3, 2007
    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…


  • Frutarom Gets ISO Certification

    October 3, 2007
    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…


  • Inroads Selects Dial As Company of the Year

    October 3, 2007
    The Dial Corporation was awarded Company of the Year by Inroads at the organization’s 19th annual awards banquet. The award is presented to the corporation in the Southwest region that has exceeded all expectations and has demonstrated excellen…


  • Special Dermal Needs Conference Set for March

    October 3, 2007
    Robert A. Grayson, partner in Grayson Associates marketing consulting firm to the beauty industry, announces a formidable schedule of ingredient/technology conferences for 2008, featuring Special Dermal-Needs with a full, two-day track of seminars de…


  • Henkel Makes Substainability List on Dow Jones Index

    October 3, 2007
    Henkel has been listed as a sustainability leader for the first time in the Personal & Household Goods market sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index (DJSI STOXX). In the co…


  • Empire and Regis Merge For Cosmetology Education

    October 3, 2007
    Empire Beauty Schools has completed the merger of its accredited cosmetology schools with the accredited cosmetology schools of Regis Corporation, the global leader in the $150 billion hair care industry, to form Empire Education Group. The new c…


  • NMI Sponsors Good and Green Marketing Conference

    October 3, 2007
    The Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), a provider of strategic consulting, consumer insights and market research services for the health, wellness and sustainability marketplace, will be a title sponsor of the upcoming Good and Green Marketing Confer…


  • Spangler Named Educator Of the Year

    October 3, 2007
    The Cosmetology Educators of America (CEA) named Wendy Spangler, an educator at Brio Academy of Cosmetology in Meridien, CT, as the N.F. Cimaglia Cosmetology Educator of the Year at the association’s 13th annual convention in Las Vegas. The…


  • Industry Expert Opens Regulatory, Technical Practice

    October 3, 2007
    Doug Schoon, scientist, educator, author and leading beauty industry expert, has opened a consulting practice specializing in global regulatory, scientific and chemical issues. With many years of experience working with regulators in the U.S., Eu…


  • LOral Paris Notes 10 Years Of Working with the OCRF

    October 3, 2007
    L’Oréal Paris proudly commemorates the 10th anniversary of its partnership with The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and its ongoing commitment to women’s health and empowerment causes. Over the past decade, L’Or&eacut…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Honeywell Selected As Global Marketer of Accuscrub

    September 11, 2007
    They’re available in six vibrant, saturated colors ideal for washes and are now available from Honeywell. Accutech LLC appointed Honeywell as the global marketer for its Accuscrub bead product line outside of the NAFTA region. This is an add…