Industry News

  • Borba Appoints Chairman Receives Funding

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Chemir Receives

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Akzo Nobel Closes

    January 10, 2006
    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.…


  • Essential Ingredients Expands Partnership

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • Marietta Acquires PAC

    January 10, 2006
    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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…