Industry News


  • 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

  • Inroads Selects Dial As Company of the Year

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Special Dermal Needs Conference Set for March

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Henkel Makes Substainability List on Dow Jones Index

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Empire and Regis Merge For Cosmetology Education

    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…
    10.03.07

  • NMI Sponsors Good and Green Marketing Conference

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Spangler Named Educator Of the Year

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Industry Expert Opens Regulatory, Technical Practice

    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…
    10.03.07

  • LOral Paris Notes 10 Years Of Working with the OCRF

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Caswell-Massey Acquired By The Equitium Group

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Pangea Conducts Pink Ribbon Campaign

    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…
    10.03.07

  • Honeywell Selected As Global Marketer of Accuscrub

    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…
    09.11.07