Industry News

  • 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…


  • DuPont Tate & Lyle Open $100 M Bio-PDO Facility

    September 11, 2007
    DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, LLC, an equally owned joint venture of DuPont and Tate & Lyle, marked the growing demand for products made from its Bio-PDO product with a new facility in Loudon County, TN. U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W.…


  • Platinum Award for Henkel

    September 11, 2007
    Henkel garnered two 2006 Vision Awards at the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) print, video and web communications competition. Taking first place in the “Household & Personal” category, the Henkel Annual Report…


  • Arista Opens Southeast Office

    September 11, 2007
    Arista Industries, a supplier of marine and vegetable oils, has opened a Southeastern sales office in Hilton Head Island, SC. Michelle Coluccio, an industry professional with 12 years of experience, will manage the new office, with sales and service…


  • Valley Consumer Products To Expand in Memphis

    September 11, 2007
    Longtime Memphis manufacturer Valley Consumer Products Group has signed a lease for 303,000 square feet at Raines Distribution Center in Southeast Memphis. Through several acquisitions and sustained growth, the company now has several manufacturing a…


  • OPI and Victorias Secret Collaborate on Holiday Catalog

    September 11, 2007
    When the Victoria’s Secret “Angels” posed for its upcoming holiday catalog and runway special, OPI celebrity manicurist Beth Fricke made their nails look “heavenly.” Seven “Angels” enjoyed OPI manicures and…


  • P&G Unveils My Black Is Beautiful

    September 11, 2007
    The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced the launch of “My Black is Beautiful,” a program designed to ignite and support a sustained national conversation by, for and about black women. The initiative was created to serve as t…


  • Lysol Donates to American Red Cross

    September 11, 2007
    The Lysol Brand Team of Reckitt Benckiser Inc. has made a significant donation of Lysol Brand disinfectants to the U.S.-based blood collection centers of the American Red Cross. This donation will support the organization’s infection contro…


  • Clinique Awards Inaugural Nursing Scholarships

    September 11, 2007
    Clinique announced the first recipients of its nursing scholarships. The Clinique Nursing Scholarship Program aims to further the collaboration between the medical community and Clinique. The scholarship recipients from New York represent a diverse g…


  • Liberty Media Buys Stake in Borba

    September 11, 2007
    Through its Liberty Interactive division, Liberty Media has purchased a minority stake in Borba, the manufacturer of drinkable and topical skin care formulas. The move could have a major impact on the cosmetic industry, since Liberty’s Interact…


  • DSM Acquires Pentapharm

    August 6, 2007
    DSM Nutritional Products agreed to acquire Pentapharm last month. A purchase price was not disclosed. Pentapharm, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland with sales revenues around $55 million, employs people in Switzerland, Japan and Brazil. Pentaph…


  • Dow Unveils Specialty Business Dow Wolff Cellulosics

    August 6, 2007
    Underscoring its transformational growth strategy, The Dow Chemical Company unveiled the creation of a new specialty business unit operating under the name of Dow Wolff Cellulosics. It encompasses all activities and interests of what were previously…


  • Seacrest Partners with Crest, Scope

    August 6, 2007
    He’s known to keep a travel-size bottle of Scope in his glove compartment and his name is Ryan Seacrest, so it was really only a matter of time before he partnered with Crest and Scope. The E! News anchor and American Idol host has signed a ye…