Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Jonathan Antin Launches Jonathan product

    January 10, 2006
    Jonathan Antin Launches Jonathan|product ● Jonathan Antin, celebrity hairstylist and star of Bravo’s hit TV series Blow Out, introduced his hair care line, Jonathan|product. The four-tiered collection consists of shampoo, conditione…


  • Greentech Forms U.S. Subsidary

    January 10, 2006
    Greentech Forms U.S. Subsidiary ● Greentech S.A., Saint-Beauzire, France recently formed its U.S. subsidiary Greentech USA, Inc. It will allow Greentech to be directly present with its customers and more active in the development of new…


  • Inside Beauty Debuts at Javitz Center

    January 10, 2006
    Inside Beauty Debuts at Javitz Center ● More than 2,700 spectators around the world attended Inside Beauty, which was held Sept. 27-29, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY. Inside Beauty is a new professional trade show…


  • Stayfree Partners With Dress for Success

    January 10, 2006
    Stayfree Partners With Dress for Success ● In the shared interest of empowering women to live better, more confident lives, Stayfree has announced a partnership with Dress for Success, the non-profit organization that helps economically…


  • Church & Dwight Co. Inc.

    January 10, 2006
    l Church & Dwight Co., Inc. announced that it has completed its purchase of the SpinBrush toothbrush business from Procter & Gamble. Church & Dwight paid $75 million in cash at closing, plus an inventory settlement amount following…


  • Playtex Products

    January 10, 2006
    Playtex Products Sells Non-Core Brands l Playtex Products, Inc. announced that it has sold its non-core brand assets including Baby Magic, Mr. Bubble, Ogilvie, Binaca, Dorothy Gray, Dentax, Tek, Tussy, Chubs and Better Off. The brands were sold…