Industry News

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

    January 10, 2006
    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.…


  • 5K Run/Walk Supports Women with Cancer

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Women In Flavor and Fragrance Host 23rd Open Dinner

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Therapy Systems Opens First Free Standing Store

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • VVF Opens Office in NJ

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Croda: Mary Kay

    January 10, 2006
    Croda Inc. was awarded Supplier of the Year by Mary Kay, Inc. “Croda’s creativity and ability to consistently bring new meaningful products to Mary Kay’s R&D department” was cited as a contributing factor to the deci…


  • The Candle Ranks as No. 14 Most Important Tool

    December 9, 2005
    Forbes.com readers, editors and a panel of experts rank the candle as the 14th most important tool of all time, in terms of its impact on human civilization. For millennia, the candle has driven progress, allowing users to extend productive hours bey…


  • Men Spur New Skin Care Products

    December 9, 2005
    Men are becoming more concerned with their appearance, driving up sales of male skin care products and sparking the development of new lines in the process. While dismissed in some quarters as a metrosexual fad when it first surfaced in the late 1990…


  • P&G Sponsors Laundry Research

    December 9, 2005
    University of Florida researchers have developed a compound that forces clothes in the spin cycle to shed 20% more water than they normally would, which could lead to savings in energy and time spent doing laundry. The results of the research, spons…


  • U.S. Pigment Demand To Reach $3.4 Billion in 2009

    December 9, 2005
    Demand in the U.S. for color pigments, including inorganic, organic and specialty types, is forecast to increase 5.2% per year to $3.4 billion in 2009, driven by above average gains in high performance organic pigments, and various specialty types.…


  • Parlux Announces GUESS? Launch a Success

    December 9, 2005
    Parlux Fragrances, Inc. announced that the recent launch of the new GUESS? fragrance line for women has been a resounding success at retail, exceeding the company’s expectations. The product line, launched in 2,025 department store doors in th…


  • Samuel Rosen Award Calls for Nominations

    December 9, 2005
    The AOCS has called for nominations for the Samuel Rosen award, designed to encourage the application of scientific principles in industrial research, specifically the application of the principles of surfactant chemistry. The contribution may be in…


  • Thomas Florio To Be honored by Fragrance Foundation

    December 9, 2005
    The Fragrance Foundation’s board of directors will honor Thomas A. Florio, vice president and publisher of Vogue, at the Circle of Champions dinner, to be held Oct. 18 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The award is presented to an indiv…


  • DMI Expands Plant

    December 9, 2005
    DMI has completed an expansion of its Wharton, NJ headquarters to 275,000 square feet in order to manufacture, fill and package water-based products. The growth of the company’s facilities includes an additional research and development…


  • Gap Partners With Inter Parfums

    December 9, 2005
    Gap Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement with Inter Parfums Inc. to design andmanufacture personal care products under the Gap and Banana Republic brands. "Personal care products are a natural extension of our brands and represent an organic…