Industry News

  • Pigments Conference Set For April, Calls for Papers

    November 22, 2005
    The Color Pigments Manufacturing Association (CPMA) has issued a call for papers for the “Innovation in Color Technology” conference, set for April 20-22, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. The event is co-sponsored by Rodman Publishin…


  • WFFC Holds Golf Outing, Plans Open Dinner

    November 22, 2005
    Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce (WFFC), Neptune, NJ, held its 10th annual Golf Outing in June at the Beaver Brook Country Club, Clinton, NJ, with more than 100 participants. The WFFC will hold the 22nd annual open dinner on Sept. 3 at the West…


  • Mangrove Resources Formed To Help Launch Brands

    November 22, 2005
    Five firms partnered to form Mangrove Resources, Inc., San Diego, CA, to offer cost-effective brand strategy, development and execution. The five firms are DKM Marketing, The Emerson Group, Robin Leedy & Associates, Lunchbox Communications and WF…


  • Zotos International Cosponsors Student Competition

    November 22, 2005
    Zotos International, Darien, CT, and Robin & Cole LLP, the Westchester-Fairfield chapter of the American Corporate Counsel Association and Sacred Heart University, kicked off the second year of the Students Undertaking College Career Enhancing St…


  • Fitz Chem Establishes Personal Care Division

    November 22, 2005
    Fitz Chem Corporation, Itasca, IL, has cre-ated a new personal care/industrial & institutional division to serve these industries. Executives said it will operate as a stand-alone division. As a result, Tochi Onyeriri was appointed technical indu…


  • J.M. Huber to Finalize Acquisition of CP Kelco

    November 22, 2005
    On Sept. 30, J.M. Huber Corporation will officially acquire CP Kelco from Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Partners II L.P. Terms were not disclosed. Huber owns a minority interest in the company, which it acquired from Hercules, Inc. in February. Up…


  • Jean Coutu Buys Eckerd Drugstore Chain

    November 22, 2005
    The Jean Coutu Group, Longueuil, Canada, has purchased the Eckerd Drugstore chain, which consists of approximately 1,550 stores and support facilities in the U.S., for nearly $2.4 billion. Jean Coutu is now the fourth largest drugstore chain in North…


  • Silab Hosts Scientific Seminar, Expands Plant

    November 22, 2005
    Silab, Brive, France, hosted a scientific seminar from June 24 and 25 for approximately 200 customers. The event commemorated the company’s 20th anniversary and the inauguration of a new production unit at the Correze site. The seminar feature…


  • Engelhard Corp. Acquires The Collaborative Group

    November 22, 2005
    Engelhard Corp., Iselin, NJ, has acquired The Collaborative Group, Ltd., including its wholly-owned subsidiary Collaborative Laboratories. Executives said the merger creates a unique combination of technical capabilities, such as Engelhard’s su…


  • Best Paper Winner Announced at TRI Conference

    November 22, 2005
    Aikaterini Mavraki of Imperial College London, the UK, received the Best Paper award from TRI/Princeton’s First International Conference on Applied Hair Science. Ms. Mavraki received the $3000 prize, provided by Wella AG, for her presentation,…


  • Lumenis to Embark On Photorejuvenation Study

    November 22, 2005
    Lumenis Ltd., with U.S. operations in New York, NY and Santa Clara, CA, as well as global operations, announced that its IPL Quantum SR Intense Pulsed Light system will be used as part of a new multicenter Phase II clinical study. The study will be c…


  • Avon Ladies May Go Door-to-Door in China

    November 22, 2005
    Avon Products Inc. may soon be sending its representatives door-to-door in China, after having been banned from direct-selling in the country since 1998. The ban was imposed due to fears of fraud and potential abuses of sales representatives. Avon e…


  • Noxzema Announces Winner Of Girl Search Contest

    November 22, 2005
    Noxzema and Ford Models chose 22-year- old Mia Rudledge, of Birmingham, AL, as the winner of Noxzema Girl Search, a nationwide campaign to discover the next fresh-faced “Noxzema Girl.” Ms. Rudledge follows in the footsteps of former &ldqu…


  • Pathways to Beauty and Well-Being Benefits Charities

    November 22, 2005
    Pathways to Beauty and Well-Being, the first consumer exhibition and teaching program dedicated exclusively to women’s beauty and well-being products and services, announced a plan to provide financial support to two women’s charities: th…


  • Majeed is Honored By NECO

    November 22, 2005
    Dr. Muhammed Majed received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for 2004. The award was given by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation Inc. (NECO). Previous honorees of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor include U.S. presidents, Nobel l…