Industry News


  • Annette Green

    Nearly 2000 perfume bottles that were once housed in the Annette Green Perfume Museum in New York have now found a new home at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA. According to Robert Nelson, director of FIDM’s…
    12.05.06

  • Skin Care Company

    Skin Care Company Bliss Primed for Growth New York spa and skin care company Bliss is expanding with new spas, new products, a growing mail order and e-commerce business and distribution through other retailers. The company has plans to open a spa…
    12.05.06

  • Napoleon Cosmetics

    In less than two years, Australian makeup artist Napoleon Perdis…
    12.05.06

  • National Starch Expands Specialty Polymer Site

    National Starch and Chemical Company hosted customers and local dignitaries to mark the official opening of its expanded adhesives, synthetic polymers and electronic materials manufacturing facilities at its Salisbury, NC plant. National’s mu…
    11.03.06

  • Schlke & Mayr

    Schülke & Mayr Division, Air Liquide Healthcare America Corporation relocated to a new and larger office facility at 200 Valley Road, Suite 200, Mt. Arlington, NJ. The new space will allow for the growth necessary to better service its custo…
    11.03.06

  • Chemcentral Inks

    Chemcentral Australia Pty., Ltd. is now representing the C.P. Hall Company, specifically its Paraplex, Plasthall, Tegmer, Maglite, Hallbond and Hallgreen brands, in Australia and New Zealand. C.P. Hall’s products are used extensively in rubber,…
    11.03.06

  • Six Finalists Named for

    Six unique consumer products from the U.S. and Europe––ranging from advanced hygiene products to pet care to beer can construction––have been nominated as finalists for the 2007 Visionary Award. The award will be presented at…
    11.03.06

  • Paradigm Science

    Siltech LLC of Dacula, GA, appointed Paradigm Science Inc. to represent the company’s products in the eastern U.S. Siltech develops, manufactures and markets a full line of patented silicone compounds and related specialties for the personal ca…
    11.03.06

  • FiFi Award Design

    Announced ● Six finalists have been chosen for the redesign of The Fragrance Foundation”s FiFi Award trophy, to be showcased at the 2007 Awards. The first phase of the design competition was held at The Fragrance Foundation in September…
    11.03.06

  • Naturexs Dikansky

    ● This award celebrates Jacques Dikansky strategy of human and financial investments in science: 10% of the Naturex staff committed…
    11.03.06

  • Mary Kay Selects Finetex As Supplier of the Year

    ● Finetex Inc. was recently honored by Mary Kay Inc. with the company’s supplier of the year award in the raw materials/ingredients category. “Mary Kay Inc is privileged to honor Finetex with its 2005 Supplier of the Year award i…
    10.04.06

  • Creative Nail Design Names Education Ambassador

    ● Barbara Fogleman was the recipient of Creative Nail Design’s Education Ambassador of the Year Award 2005 that recognizes her dedication, leadership and professional excellence. Ms. Fogleman was presented with the award at Creative Nail…
    10.04.06

  • CP Kelco To Expand

    ● CP Kelco, a global producer of specialty hydrocolloids is expanding its business into China to produce purified carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) in Taixing, Jiangsu Province. This investment improves CP Kelco’s ability to service the expan…
    10.04.06

  • Symex Manufacturing

    ● Corwood Laboratories, Inc.’s $19 million investment in Symex manufacturing and processing technology, the latest advancement in the company’s robust commitment to expanding its manufacturing and technical capabilities to customers…
    10.04.06

  • ISP and geniaLab Form Alliance

    International Specialty Products and geniaLab BioTechnologie have signed two agreements to market encapsulated products. The first agreement establishes a strategic alliance between the two companies and specifically involves the development and mark…
    10.04.06

  • Dow Corning, Lipo Chemicals

    Dow Corning Corporation and Lipo Chemicals Inc. have formed a marketing and technical alliance to provide micro-encapsulation delivery system technologies to personal care and household care formulators, a process which offers techniques for combinin…
    10.04.06

  • Paul Mitchell Announces

    ● John Paul Mitchell Systems’ 2006 Color Bar Winners are Hedonism Salon & Day Spa, Santa Monica CA, Kelly Cardenas Salon, Fort Gratiot, MI and Sage Tryall Salon,…
    10.04.06

  • A Run-Away Success

    he 2006 New Ideas Run/Walk in Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium was larger in scale and participation than any in its history, with more than 220 runners and walkers participating from more than 25 countries and from every continent save Antarctica.…
    09.08.06

  • Elizabeth Arden Acquires Riviera Brand Portfolio

    Elizabeth Arden acquired the brand licenses and certain assets of Riviera Concepts, Inc., a Toronto company that produces designer fragrances such as Badgley Mischka, Cynthia Rowley and Nanette Lepore. During the transition period, Riviera Concepts e…
    09.08.06

  • Surefil Reaches a Milestone

    Surefil LLC, a new contract manufactur -er in the personal care and medical industry, filled its two-millionth bottle during the launch of a 47 SKU line of shampoos and conditioners. After establishing its world headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI in Ma…
    09.08.06