Industry News

  • Naterra Buys Baby Magic Line

    November 17, 2008
    Naterra International Inc. has acquired the Baby Magic brand from Ascendia Brands. Naterra will immediately begin marketing and distributing the entire line, including Baby Magic Gentle Baby Wash and the Baby Magic Gentle Baby Lotion. “Baby…


  • Ambi Names Annual Scholarship Winners

    November 17, 2008
    The Ambi Skincare brand of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. has named the five winners of its second annual scholarship in science and medicine, a program designed to recognize, reward and support African American and Hispanic women. Th…


  • Ambi Names Annual Scholarship Winners

    November 17, 2008
    The Ambi Skincare brand of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. has named the five winners of its second annual scholarship in science and medicine, a program designed to recognize, reward and support African American and Hispanic women. Th…


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    November 7, 2008
    Lubrizol Expands Global Personal Care Network Opens new personal care laboratory in Piscataway, NJ to better serve its customers in key markets. With so much of the U.S. personal care industry located on the East Coast, Lubrizol Advanced…


  • Dow Corning, Elevance Form JV To Develop Naturals

    October 7, 2008
    Looking to tap into the rapidly growing natural and organic personal care market, Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have signed joint development and marketing agreements to create and market naturally derived ingredients.…


  • Church & Dwight Starts Construction in Pennsylvania

    October 7, 2008
    Church & Dwight has started construction of its new Arm & Hammer laundry detergent manufacturing facility and distribution center in Jackson Township, PA. The facility will make and distribute Arm & Hammer brand liquid laundry detergent a…


  • McIntyre Appoints Distributors in China, Taiwan

    October 7, 2008
    McIntyre Group has appointed distributors in China and Taiwan for its line of surfactants, preservatives, amine oxides and specialty blends. Biohope Co., Ltd. will cover the Southern China province of Guangdong (Guangzhou) and Hong Kong; Ingredients…


  • Sun & Skin Care Research Buys No-Ad Sun Care Brand

    October 7, 2008
    Sun & Skin Care Research, Inc. the Cocoa, FL-based maker of Ocean Potion sun care, has acquired No-Ad sun care products and its facility. “The addition of the No-Ad brand combined with the Ocean Potion product catalog will strengthen the…


  • Ecolab Named a Best Place to Work

    October 7, 2008
    Ecolab Inc. has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Minneapolis-St. Paul, marking the third year in a row the firm was a top-scoring businesses in an employee survey conducte…


  • Deadline for L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowships is Oct. 31

    October 7, 2008
    L’Oréal is accepting applications for the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science program, a national program that annually recognizes, rewards and supports five women postdoctoral researchers. The awardees will be U.S.…


  • Ride The Next Natural/Organic Wave is Oct. 21-22 in NYC

    October 7, 2008
    The plenary session of the Ride The Next Natural Organic Wave Conference will feature presentations such as “The status of natural and organic standards-who, what, why,” by Aveda and the Organic Trade Association and “The future of…


  • Symrise Takes Stake in U.S. BioTech Firm

    October 7, 2008
    Symrise has acquired a 20% stake Therapeutic Peptides Inc. (TPI), a New Orleans, LA-based biotechnology company, giving it exclusive distribution rights for advanced cosmetic active ingredients, including peptides. “We are delighted to be ab…


  • 220 Labs Files Suit Against David Babali for WildAid

    October 7, 2008
    220 Laboratories, a Riverside, CA manufacturer of hair, skin and body products, has filed a complaint in the Superior Court of the State of California against David Babali for WildAid, LLC and others for misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud and b…


  • P&G Closes Nioxin Deal

    October 7, 2008
    P&G has completed the acquisition of Nioxin Research Laboratories, Inc., a maker of professional hair care products focused on the scalp to improve the appearance of thinning hair. According to Robert Jongstra, president, P&G Professional Car…


  • Pfeiffers Beauty Division Unveils New Brand Image

    October 7, 2008
    Pfeiffer’s Beauty Division will unveil its new brand image at Luxe Pack Monaco, scheduled for Oct. 28-31. The new identity will be applied to the entire brand’s media. More info: www.pfeiffer-group.com…