Industry News

  • Toms of Maine Celebrates Fifth Year of Care Plan

    May 5, 2008
    Tom’s of Maine marked the fifth year of its Dental Health for All program by awarding over $108,000 in sponsorship to community dental health programs in seven states across the U.S. Total support for dental clinics since 2004 is now more t…


  • Clorox Partners with McKesson For Hospital Control Program

    May 5, 2008
    Amidst growing concern about the rise in infections acquired from hospitals, McKesson Provider Technologies and The Clorox Company announced a strategic relationship focused on helping customers enhance patient safety. Clorox and McKesson together w…


  • Lyons Partners with Crest For New Online Promotion

    May 5, 2008
    Kim Lyons, who also appears on “The Biggest Loser,” has partnered with Crest Healthy Radiance System for a Spring 2008 promotion. Consumers can log on to Crest.com and take a related fitness quiz. More info: www.crest.com…


  • First Organic Standard For U.S. Personal Care

    April 3, 2008
    Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards (OASIS), the first organic standard for the U.S. beauty and personal care market, launched last month aiming to “bring clarity to consumer confusion around organic product claims,” according to a…


  • IRI, NPD Join Forces to Launch Cross Channel Tracking Product

    April 3, 2008
    Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) and The NPD Group, Inc. are partnering to launch the Beauty Cross Channel Monitor, the U.S. beauty industry’s first and only cross-channel retail tracking product. The Beauty Cross Channel Monitor will prov…


  • Deacom Software Integrates Cosmetics, Personal Care

    April 3, 2008
    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software producer Deacom, Inc. has joined the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) to aid cosmetics and personal care product manufacturers in efficiently and effectively developing and selling safe, high quality a…


  • Evonik Degussa, Clariant Awarded by Henkel

    April 3, 2008
    At the 2008 Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 in Boca Raton, FL, Henkel’s laundry and home care business sector awarded prizes to two outstanding suppliers. The “Best Innovation…


  • Origins Awarded Green Power Leadership Club Membership

    April 3, 2008
    Natural-based beauty brand Origins has been awarded membership to the Green Power Leadership Club by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This acknowledgment is a result of Origins purchasing 100% wind power to offset energy…


  • Skin by Monica Collection Participates in Cosmoprof NA

    April 3, 2008
    Yet another groundbreaking brand has announced its participation in Cosmoprof North America’s trend-setting Discover Beauty program. The newest member of Discover Beauty, Skin by Monica is a natural cosmeceutical line from Los Angeles, CA.…


  • Ex-Tracts 2008 Successful in NY

    April 3, 2008
    The relocation and integration of the Ex-Tracts trade show into the New York International Gift Fair at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, held Feb. 2-6, resulted in a successful draw which received overwhelmingly positive res…


  • The Fragrance Foundation To Offer Advanced Certification

    April 3, 2008
    The Fragrance Foundation has created an Advanced Certification Program for Fragrance Sales Specialists (ACFSS). This course will provide existing Certified Fragrance Sales Specialists (CFSS) with an opportunity to expand their credentials in the fra…


  • Southern Mississippi Programs Rated in National Top 10

    April 3, 2008
    The University of Southern Mississippi College of Science and Technology’s science education and engineering programs have been rated in the top 10 nationally, according to an index measuring the scholarly output of faculty members at colleges…


  • Celanese Opens New Technology Facility in Houston, TX

    April 3, 2008
    Celanese recently opened its Houston Technology Center (HTC) for emulsion polymers and polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) businesses. The 31,200-sq.-ft. facility, which will house both the R&D and technical services groups, includes both analytical and…


  • MAC AIDS Fund Donates To Safe Haven

    April 3, 2008
    The Safe Haven Project, Inc. has received a $25,000 grant from the M·A·C AIDS Fund, the philanthropic arm of Estée Lauder-owned M·A·C Cosmetics, to support the second in a series of three HIV education tours that to…


  • DuPont Tate & Lyle Announces Agreement

    March 4, 2008
    As a result of the strong demand for personal care ingredients made from renewable resources, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has secured Essential Ingredients as the distributor for its Zemea propanediol. Essential Ingredients, headquartered in…