Industry News


  • VVF Opens Office in NJ

    VVF Opens Office in NJ ● VVF Ltd. marks its entry into the North American market with the opening of a U.S. branch office in New Jersey. Neil Burns, an executive with an extensive background in the global specialty chemical business, will…
    01.10.06

  • Therapy Systems Opens First Free Standing Store

    Therapy Systems Opens First Free Standing Store ● Skincare brand Therapy Systems opened its first free-standing store in December in Nashville, TN in The Mall at Green Hills. The Therapy Systems concept store is a new approach to retaili…
    01.10.06

  • Women In Flavor and Fragrance Host 23rd Open Dinner

    Women in Flavor and Fragrance Host 23rd Open Dinner ● The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce honored Valerie Jacklin, director, Worldwide Ingredients, Flavor Technology, Pepsico, Inc at their 23rd annual open dinner. Each year at the…
    01.10.06

  • 5K Run/Walk Supports Women with Cancer

    5K Run/Walk Supports Women With Cancer ● Uniqema announced that the 6th annual New Ideas 5K Run/Walk for Charity will be held April 15 in Barcelona, Spain during In-Cosmetics. The event, which caters to both runners and walkers, has been…
    01.10.06

  • Tom's of Maine Toothpaste Earns ADA Seal of Acceptance

    Tom’s of Maine Toothpaste Earns ADA Seal of Acceptance ● Tom’s of Maine’s Natural Goofy Grape Anticavity Fluoride Toothpaste Liquid Gel for Children has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance.…
    01.10.06

  • Integrates Two Divisions

    Integrates Two Divisions ● Markwins Beauty Products and Markwins International Cosmetics have been consolidated into a new division for the U.S. and Canada named Markwins North America. The company also announced that James R. Koeppl, th…
    01.10.06

  • Cognis and Golden Hope Expand Oleochemicals

    Cognis and Golden Hope Expand Oleochemicals ● Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and Golden Hope Plantations Berhad agreed to expand the scope of their existing joint venture with the transfer of Cognis’ global oleochemicals and…
    01.10.06

  • The Fragrance Foundation Elects 2006 Board

    The Fragrance Foundation Elects 2006 Board ● The Fragrance Foundation announced its newly elected chairman and members of the Board for 2006. Donald J. Loftus, president and chief executive officer, P&G Prestige Products, Inc., has b…
    01.10.06

  • Sebamed Enters U.S. Market

    Sebamed Enters U.S. Market ● Physician Laboratories, a private, physician- owned company has secured exclusive U.S. distribution rights for Sebamed, a science-based skin care line manufactured by SebaPharma GmbH & Co. KG in Boppard,…
    01.10.06

  • DeWolf, Cognis Form Alliance

    DeWolf, Cognis Form Alliance ● DeWolf Chemical, Inc., and Cognis Corporation recently formed a strategic distribution partnership. Cognis chose DeWolf Chemical to manage the distribution channel for the care chemicals division primary and…
    01.10.06

  • Pampers Introduce Kandoo Foaming Handsoap

    late 2004, Pampers introduced Kandoo Foaming Handsoap and flushable wipes in North America. Now, the P&G division is adding a new line of foaming bath and shampoo products to its line of Kandoo personal care products. The new Kandoo bath li…
    01.10.06

  • Marietta Acquires PAC

    Marietta Acquires PAC ● Marietta Corp. has acquired Packaging Advantage Corp. (PAC). The combined operation will have over 1,500 employees and one million square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space, with locations in Cortland, NY, O…
    01.10.06

  • Essential Ingredients Expands Partnership

    Essential Ingredients Expands Partnership ● Essential Ingredients, Inc., has extended its partnership with Hercules, Inc.’s Aqualon Division and Wacker Silicones personal care products into the northeastern U.S. The Buford, GA-base…
    01.10.06

  • Akzo Nobel Closes

    Akzo Nobel Closes Surfactants Site in U.S. ● Akzo Nobel, Arnhem, the Netherlands, will close the McCook plant operated by its surfactants business near Chicago. A project has transferred production to some of the company’s other U.…
    01.10.06

  • Chemir Receives

    Chemir Receives St. Louis Top 50 Award ● For the ninth year in a row, Chemir Analytical Services has been recognized for its rapid growth and contributions to the greater St. Louis area. The Greater St. Louis Top 50 Award was presented b…
    01.10.06

  • Borba Appoints Chairman Receives Funding

    Borba Appoints Chairman, Receives Funding ● Borba, a Beverly Hills-based nutraceutical and cosmeceutical company, announced that Brad Greenspan has joined the company as chairman of the board and has invested more than $3 million dollars…
    01.10.06

  • Jonathan Antin Launches Jonathan product

    Jonathan Antin Launches Jonathan|product ● Jonathan Antin, celebrity hairstylist and star of Bravo’s hit TV series Blow Out, introduced his hair care line, Jonathan|product. The four-tiered collection consists of shampoo, conditione…
    01.10.06

  • Greentech Forms U.S. Subsidary

    Greentech Forms U.S. Subsidiary ● Greentech S.A., Saint-Beauzire, France recently formed its U.S. subsidiary Greentech USA, Inc. It will allow Greentech to be directly present with its customers and more active in the development of new…
    01.10.06

  • Inside Beauty Debuts at Javitz Center

    Inside Beauty Debuts at Javitz Center ● More than 2,700 spectators around the world attended Inside Beauty, which was held Sept. 27-29, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. Inside Beauty is a new professional trade show…
    01.10.06

  • Stayfree Partners With Dress for Success

    Stayfree Partners With Dress for Success ● In the shared interest of empowering women to live better, more confident lives, Stayfree has announced a partnership with Dress for Success, the non-profit organization that helps economically…
    01.10.06