Industry News

  • P&G Signs Agreements With Nanotech Firms

    February 14, 2006
    Procter & Gamble Co. chief executive Alan G. Lafley, calling nanotechnology “fascinating,” said his company has inked confidentiality agreements with three nanotech firms to share ideas and technologies. “We’re not the on…


  • Second U.S. Patent Issued to Skinvisible

    February 14, 2006
    Skinvisible, Inc., a topical drug delivery company, announced that it has been issued a second patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protecting the ‘Polymer Composition’ of the Company’s Invisicare polymer delivery system.…


  • P&G Professional Launches the Dawn Arsenal

    February 14, 2006
    l P&G Professional announced its Dawn Arsenal of grease-fighting products designed to effectively clean the toughest challenges in the food service industry. The Dawn Arsenal line up includes Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent, Dawn Packets, Dawn…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • Integrates Two Divisions

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Cognis and Golden Hope Expand Oleochemicals

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • The Fragrance Foundation Elects 2006 Board

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Sebamed Enters U.S. Market

    January 10, 2006
    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,…


  • DeWolf, Cognis Form Alliance

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Pampers Introduce Kandoo Foaming Handsoap

    January 10, 2006
    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…