Industry News

  • ISSA/Interclean Schedule Announced

    ISSA/Interclean Schedule Announced

    August 17, 2015
    The event for the I&I industry.


  • Pods Go to Court

    Pods Go to Court

    August 13, 2015
    Another lawsuit for Procter & Gamble.


  • Naturex Releases Sustainability Report

    Naturex Releases Sustainability Report

    August 7, 2015
    Find out about the company's 2020 goals.


  • Travel Grant for SODEOPEC 2015

    Travel Grant for SODEOPEC 2015

    August 7, 2015
    Application deadline is August 15.


  • Surfactant Derived from Microalgae Oil

    Surfactant Derived from Microalgae Oil

    August 3, 2015
    BASF and Solazyme commercialize Dehyton AO 45.


  • P&G Modifying Pods

    August 3, 2015
    Procter & Gamble says it is dialing up its safety awareness campaign among parents with Safe Kids Worldwide, adding a bitter taste to the outer layer of its Tide, Gain and Ariel laundry pacs in North America this fall, and enhancing its TV, print…


  • Amyris Partners with I Am That Girl

    August 3, 2015
    Amyris, Inc. and Biossance announced a partnership with I Am That Girl, a nonprofit, global community that supports, celebrates and inspires fulfillment of the highest potential in every girl. Amyris will support local I Am That Girl chapters around…


  • Target Sells Pharmacy, Clinic Business to CVS Health

    August 3, 2015
    CVS Health Corporation and Target Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement for CVS Health to acquire Target’s pharmacy and clinic businesses for approximately $1.9 billion. Through this agreement, CVS Health will acquire Target&rsqu…


  • Norman Appel of Bell Passes

    August 3, 2015
    Norman Appel, vice president of Bell’s fragrance manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY, passed away on June 2. He worked for Bell Flavors & Fragrances for 32 years and dedicated his work to improving Bell’s fragrance business. App…


  • Stepan To Supply Sun Products

    August 3, 2015
    Stepan Company has signed a long-term supply agreement with The Sun Products Corporation to supply the detergent maker with anionic surfactant requirements for laundry in North America.  The agreement is expected to begin in the third quarter of…


  • Industry Mourns Burt’s Bees Founder

    August 3, 2015
    Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Burt’s Bees, passed away on July 5 among family and friends in his hometown in Maine. He was 80.   Shavitz, who sold honey from a roadside stand, met Roxanne Quimby in 1984. She started making candles from Shavi…


  • Ashland Acquires Zeta Fraction Technology from AkzoNobel

    August 3, 2015
    Ashland Specialty Ingredients has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel, a deal that broadens Ashland’s portfolio in the personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and agriculture markets.…


  • Innovations in Dermatological Sciences-Skin Sensations: Itch, Pain and Touch

    August 3, 2015
    The Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers University will host “Innovations in Dermatological Sciences-Skin Sensations: Itch, Pain and Touch” on Nov. 10, 2015 at the Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. Presentations will include “Itc…


  • Unit Dose Laundry Pacs Dished by Consumer Reports

    August 3, 2015
    Unit dose laundry detergent packs will get some unwanted publicity this fall, when the September issue of Consumer Reports no longer recommends unit dose laundry detergents in homes with young children. The article was posted online in July. “…


  • Princeton Consumer Research To Expand Operations

    August 3, 2015
    Princeton Consumer Research (PCR) will expand its North American operations with a newly constructed, state of the art, consumer research facility opening in St. Petersburg, FL late this year. Following the success of the Princeton facility, PCR has…