Industry News


  • Regis Corp Builds

    l Regis Corp., Minneapolis, MN, a $2.3 billion company, has become the world’s largest hair salon operator and franchiser in recent years due to a furious round of acquisitions, according to experts. Regis owns some 9000 salons in the U.S., Can…
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  • Fall Extracts Show

    The fall “Extracts: a tradeshow for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care,” will be held Sept. 19-22 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention center in New York. Organized by George Little Management, White Plains, NY, the show will feature…
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  • Clariant and Ingenia

    Holden, MA-based Clariant Masterbatches and Ingenia Polymers, Ontario, Can-ada reached a NAFTA (North America) regional agreement in June. The alliance was formed to provide customers in the film, packaging and construction segments with an expanded…
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  • SkinEthic Offers

    For the second year, SkinEthic Tissue Culture Laboratories offers its Skin-Ethic workshop Oct. 16 and 17 at the Grand Aston hotel, Nice, France. The theme is “In vitro reconstituted human tissue models in applied pharmacology and toxicology tes…
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  • Cognis Names Surfactants Inc. As Care Chemical Distributor

    l Cognis Corp. appointed Surfactants Inc., South Plainfield, NJ, as its exclusive authorized distributor for care chemical and primary surfactant products and market segments for the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Main…
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  • Penrecos Karns City Plant

    Penreco’s Karns City, PA plant earned the newly-revised ISO 9001:2000 certification last month. Company executives said the certification recognizes the Karns City plant for excellence in quality management systems, management responsibility, r…
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  • New Surfactants and

    l AOCS Press has released a new surfactants and detergents book, Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Detergents: Reinventing the Industry: Opportunities and Challenges, edited by Arno Cahn. The book provides a reference on the state of the in…
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  • Noveon Distributes Chemyunions Botanicals

    Noveon Inc., Cleveland, OH, has become the exclusive distributor of Chemy-union Quimica Ltda, São Paulo, Brazil, in the U.S., Canada and India, for the distribution of Chemyunion’s botanical products, including those from the Amazon rain…
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  • Triarco and IR Finalize

    Triarco Industries Inc., Wayne, NJ, and Ingredia Resources LLC (IR), Basking Ridge, NJ, have finalized a business agreement, wherein IR will collaborate with Triarco to develop and market a new line of cosmetic botanicals. The joint venture will offe…
    11.14.05

  • Medical Product Outsourcing

    The inaugural issue of Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO), a global magazine devoted to the growing trend of medical device and in-vitro diagnostics outsource manufacturing, is available from Rodman Publishing, the parent company of Happi. MPO, which…
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  • ExTracts Set for

    ExTracts: a trade show for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care will be held Sept. 19-23, 2003 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Center. The ExTracts conference program will include five seminars, as well as an opening night reception, th…
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  • Quest Devlops Sensory

    Representatives from Kent, UK-based Quest International flew to New York April 29 to introduce the company’s new SPXtra sensory perception technology. The process enables textiles to be embedded with fresh fragrance, moisturizers and even UV p…
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  • Harris & Ford is

    Carrubba Inc. appointed Harris & Ford, Indianapolis, as the company’s distributor in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Florida. In this territory, Harris & Ford is responsible for business development, sales and service for Carrubba…
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  • CCL Honors

    CCL’s Memphis, TN-based custom manu- facturing plant was named the first ever winner of the company’s Howard Isenberg Service Excellence award. The Howard Isenberg Service Excellence award program honors Howard Isenberg, past president o…
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  • Marietta Sends Care

    l Cortland, NY-based Marietta Corp. sent care packages to U.S. troops stationed in Iraq, according to company executives. One of Marietta’s employees, Fred Koeck, a captain in the U.S. army reserves, is currently serving in Operation Iraqi Free…
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  • Q Research Solutions

    Q Research Solutions, Old Bridge, NJ, re- cently celebrated its 20th anniversary. During its two decades of operation, the independent research company has grown to serve more than 70 clients throughout the U.S., executives said. Following its visio…
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  • Bosley Partners with

    l Bosley Healthy Hair, Beverly Hills, CA, and Classic Beauty Supply have teamed up to provide salons and stylists with solutions for fine, thinning hair and hair loss. The partnership allows Classic Beauty to expand into the Kansas and Missouri area…
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  • Aura Cacia Facility

    l Frontier Natural Products Co-op’s Aura Cacia manufacturing facility in Wearville, CA received organic certification under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic program. The Aura Cacia Organics brand, a sister to the Aura…
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  • AHBAI Holds

    The American Health and Beauty Aids In- stitute (AHBAI) held its 14th annual Proud Lady beauty show March 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The event, themed “Hair, color and flair: your style,” featured glamour competitions, educatio…
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  • Ecolab is Named Among

    For the fourth consecutive year, Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, was named to Business Ethics magazine’s list of 100 best corporate citizens in America. The company rose 25 spots from its position in the list, ranking 24th overall for this year. The…
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