Industry News


  • 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…
    11.14.05

  • 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…
    11.14.05

  • 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…
    11.14.05

  • 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…
    11.14.05

  • Raani Corp. Meets

    The International Organization for Stan- dardization (ISO) has certified Raani Corp., Bedford Park, IL, as conforming to the ISO-9001 quality management system. Certification requires stringent quality control standards throughout the manufacturing p…
    11.14.05

  • WFFC Honors Henzi

    The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Com- merce (WFFC) honored Pia Henzi of MCI-Miritz Ingredients LLC as Wom-an of the Year 2003 at the organization’s meeting in May. Ms. Henzi was recognized for her continuing pursuit of excellence and outstan…
    11.14.05

  • Industry Leaders Attend

    l The High Performance Ingredients Emer-ging Technologies Conference on April 22 and 23 featured such speakers as David Pollock, president, Clinical Results Inc.; Dr. Albert Kligman, department of dermatology, University of Pennsylvania; Daniel Maes,…
    11.14.05

  • Fremart Joins Schlke & Mayr

    l Schülke & Mayr has added Fremart Corporation, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, to its list of global distributors. Fremart will have responsibility for sales and distribution of the Euxyl, Sensiva and Mikrocount product lines in Puerto Rico, The D…
    11.14.05

  • LOral USA Launches

    New York, NY-based L’Oréal USA intro-duced its new Women in Science U.S. Fellowship program. The Women in Science U.S. Fellowship program provides education and research grants to young women pursuing scientific careers. L’Or&eac…
    11.14.05

  • Degussas Goldschmidt

    Goldschmidt Chemical celebrated the expansion of its Hopewell, VA site with a March 27 dedication ceremony at the new Sales, Marketing & Technology Center. The new facility serves textile care, personal care and other businesses. In addition to m…
    11.14.05

  • NPD Group and Parkod Europe Form Partnership

    Market research provider NPD Group Inc., Port Washington, NY, and Parkod Europe signed a memorandum of understanding that will lead to a strategic partnership, company executives said. Parkod Europe is the creator of the leading European selective be…
    11.14.05

  • Dow Corning Meets Code

    Dow Corning, Midland, MI, has achieved its goal of successfully implementing the Responsible Care codes on environment, health and safety practices, executives announced. The milestone, reached one year ahead of schedule, involved implementing the si…
    11.14.05

  • Informex To Celebrate 20th

    Informex 2004 will take place at the Venetian Hotel/Sands Expo Center in honor of the trade show’s 20th anniversary. The show will take place Jan. 19-22, 2004. Previous Informex attendees commented that the Vegas venue will allow exhibitors…
    11.14.05

  • Paul Mitchell Opens

    Paul Mitchell the School has opened sev- eral new educational centers across the U.S. Last fall, Robert Cromeans, Paul Mitchell artistic director, launched the Robert Cromeans Advanced Academy in San Diego, CA. Two- and four-day workshops focus on cu…
    11.14.05

  • Pilot Chemical Initiates

    Pilot Chemical, Red Bank, NJ, has devel- oped its sulfonate transition program to help petroleum sulfonate users adjust to the exit of Shell from the market. The program aims to help petroleum sulfonate users make the switch from discontinued natura…
    11.14.05

  • Marico Industries Buys

    Ayurvedic skin care brand Sundari was sold to Marico Industries Ltd., Mum-bai, India, a $142 million conglomerate that chiefly produces oils for consumer and personal care products. The purchase price was not disclosed. The acquisition gives Marico…
    11.14.05

  • CDMAs Spring Meeting

    The Commercial Development and Mark-eting Association (CDMA) annual spring meeting will be held April 27-30 at the Boston Westin Copley Place hotel. The topic will be “Visualize the future! Are you in it?” Keynote speaker Dr. Arnoldo Hax…
    11.14.05

  • Interpolymer Chooses Dewolf

    DeWolf Chemical, East Providence, RI, was named distributor for Interpoly-mer Corp.’s Syntran and Megatran product lines to select markets. The line is used to improve formulations and end-use properties in floor care products, personal care p…
    11.14.05

  • Lonza Forms

    Lonza Inc., Fair Lawn, NJ, has formed Team Personal Care, a market-focused global team that concentrates on bringing products and services of value to the personal care and cosmetics market. Plans include additional preservative platforms, new specia…
    11.14.05

  • CSPA Launches

    The Consumer Specialty Products Associ- ation (CSPA) launched Product Care, its product stewardship program, during a February press conference at its offices in Washington, D.C. Product Care is a voluntary program with a code of management practic…
    11.14.05