Industry News

  • TSA Announces Award Winners At Symposium

    November 15, 2005
    Members of The salon Association (TSA) were honored during TSA’s eight annual symposium in Orlando, Jan. 10-12 for contributions made during the year. Honorees included B. Matthew Fairfax and Keith McGlashan from James Alan Salon in Seattle,…


  • Rudi Kovacko Is Distributor for Netzcsh

    November 15, 2005
    Netzsch Inc., Exton, PA, appointed Rudi Kovacko & Associates Inc. as an authorized distributor for Netzsch Positive Displacement pumps. Rudi Kovacko & Associates distributes fluid handling equipment and markets pumps for various industries i…


  • SiberHegner North America Merges, Changes Name

    November 15, 2005
    Following the merger of the SiberHegner Group and Diethelm Keller Services Asia Ltd. into DKSH Holding Ltd., SiberHegner North America has changed its name to DKSH North America Inc. DKSH’s expertise is in sourcing, marketing, logistics and d…


  • Degussas Thiourea Dioxide Business Bought by Wego

    November 15, 2005
    Wego Chemical & Mineral Corp. purchased Degussa’s thiourea dioxide business, making Wego the largest producer and direct marketer of thiourea dioxide, according to executives. Wego assumes all of the business activities associated with the…


  • Bayer AG Will Launch New Company

    November 15, 2005
    Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany, plans to place a large part of its chemicals business and some actives of Bayer MaterialScience into a new company named Lanxess, which will then be floated on the stock market, according to executives. The name Lanxes…


  • TRI Princeton Organizes Hair Science Conference

    November 15, 2005
    TRI Princeton announced a call for parti- cipation for the First International Conference on Applied Hair Science. The conference is set to take place June 9-10 at the Conference Center of the New Jersey Hospital Association, Princeton, NJ. The wor…


  • ISP Acquires Red Carnation Gums

    November 15, 2005
    Wayne, NJ-based International Specialty Products’ (ISP) subsidiary, ISP Food Specialties UK Ltd., acquired the business and assets of Red Carnation Gums Ltd. (RCG), excluding its tea warehousing business. RCG’s headquarters and manufactu…


  • Fantastic Sams Partners With Locks of Love

    November 15, 2005
    In honor of its 30th anniversary, Fantastic Sams aims to break its record for charitable giving, according to company executives. For the past three years, Fantastic Sams has partnered with Locks of Love, a national non-profit organization that h…


  • Tomah Names DoveChemCentral And RishiChem as Distributors

    November 15, 2005
    Milton, WI-based Tomah has appointed DoveChemCentral and RishiChem as distributors for Tomah’s line of cationic and nonionic surfactants. As a non-exclusive distributor, DoveChemCentral Pte Ltd. will service China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapo…


  • New Orleans is Site For AIChE Spring Meeting

    November 15, 2005
    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) 2004 spring national meeting is set for April 25-29 in New Orleans. James L. Gallogly, president and chief executive officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, will be the meeting’s…


  • Levlad Acquires Petal Fresh Pure from Enormarel

    November 15, 2005
    Los Angeles-based Levlad Inc. acquired the Petal Fresh Pure line from Enormarel Inc. The Petal Fresh Pure line consists of affordable luxury body care products such as lotions, scrubs, body wash and foot care. “We are thrilled with the acquis…


  • Oxford Chemicals Appoints Charkit

    November 15, 2005
    Effective March 1, Charkit Chemical Corp., Darien, CT, is the exclusive distributor within the NAFTA region of Oxford Chemicals’ aroma chemicals for the flavor and fragrance industry. The existing sales and distribution business of Oxford Chemi…


  • Chicago Perfumery, Soap and Extract Association Installs Board and Officers

    November 15, 2005
    The Chicago Perfumery, Soap and Extract Association introduced its 2004 officers and board of directors Feb. 7 at the Wyndham Chicago Northwest hotel. Pictured: seated (l-r): Woody Walmsley, past president; Sheretha Lumpkins, director; Terry Addison,…


  • Degussa Acquires Risjads H2O2 Operations in Indonesia

    November 15, 2005
    Degussa Corp. has purchased the hydro-gen peroxide assets of PT Risjad Brasali Peroxida from Risjad Brasali Industries, Jakarta, Indonesia. The new company, PT Degussa Peroxide Indonesia, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Degussa AG, Düsseldorf,…


  • Sephora Breaks New Ground in Manhattan

    November 15, 2005
    Sephora opened its seventh store in Manhattan in February at the Shops at Columbus Circle in the new Time Warner Center. More than 250 beauty firms are represented in the 4,875-sq. ft. shop, including 115 fragrance brands, 30 makeup lines and 3…