Industry News

  • Run/Walk for Charity Planned for In-Cosmetics

    November 15, 2005
    Milan’s largest park, Parco Sempione, will serve as the site of the Uniqema-sponsored New Ideas 5K Run/Walk for Charity, to be held April 28. The Run/Walk takes place during In-Cosmetics, set for April 27-29. “Not only is Parco Sempione…


  • Terry Laboratories Earns USDA/IFOAM Certification

    November 15, 2005
    Terry Laboratories, Melbourne, FL, offers a complete line of 100% USDA (nop)/IFOAM certified aloe vera. Executives said the company is the first aloe vera manufacturer to offer a full line of aloe vera products including both fillet and whole leaf po…


  • Hercules Sells Minority Share to J.M. Huber

    November 15, 2005
    Hercules Inc. will sell its minority position in CP Kelco to J.M. Huber Corp. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close during the first quarter of this year. “In terms of our day-to-day operations, this announ…


  • Marietta Adds Retail Filling Line

    November 15, 2005
    Marietta Corp., Cortland, NY, has added a new retail filling line to its bulk manufacturing and retail filling facility. The high-speed filling line will be up and running this spring, executives said. The high-speed rotary filler is capable of run…


  • SOSI Holds Sense of Smell Day

    November 15, 2005
    The Sense of Smell Institute (SOSI) has selected six children’s museums and science centers to participate in its 11th annual National Sense of Smell Day on April 17. The museums are the Arizona Science Center, Phoenix; the John P. McGovern Mu…


  • DuPont Calls for Entries For Packaging Awards

    November 15, 2005
    In cooperation with Campden and Chorley-wood Food Research Association, Gloucestershire, UK and the National Food Processors Association, Washing-ton, DC, DuPont has announced its call for entries for the 17th DuPont Awards for Innovation in Packagin…


  • Color Cosmetics Summit Is Set for October in Paris

    November 15, 2005
    Intertech’s fourth annual decorative cos- metics conference, the Color Cosmetics World Summit, will be held at the Hotel Concorde La Fayette in Paris Oct. 4-6. Ed Faulkner of Sun Chemical will be the conference chair. “Conference sessio…


  • P&G Chooses Sigma-Aldrich as Preferred Chemical Supplier

    November 14, 2005
    Procter & Gamble, Cincinatti, chose Sigma-Aldrich, St. Lous, MO, as the preferred chemical supplier for P&G’s research and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Executives said the agreement expands the companies’…


  • Orchid is Named After Givaudan Scientist

    November 14, 2005
    A recently-discovered orchid species, Coryanthes kaiseriana G. Gerlach, was partially named after Dr. Roman Kaiser of Givaudan. Dr. Guenter Gerlach, a renowed specialist for neotropid orchids, dedicated the species to Dr. Kaiser in recognition of h…


  • Gattefosss New Image For the New Year

    November 14, 2005
    Paramus, NJ-based Gattefossé Corp. launched a new logo in Jan- uary. Company executives said the logo is part of a new corporate image campaign. The campaign reflects the company’s key values: more than 120 years of innovation, exper…


  • Breeze and DHA Labs Form Breeze Europe

    November 14, 2005
    Breeze Products Inc., Largo, FL, announced a joint venture with DHA Laboratories, based in the UK. The joint venture is called Breeze Europe, executives announced. Breeze executives said the company has expanded each year since its conception in t…


  • Noveon Acquires Scher Chemicals

    November 14, 2005
    Cleveland, OH-based Noveon Inc. acquired Scher Chemicals Inc. last month. Noveon executives said the investment expands Noveon’s personal care product offerings to include specialty emollients and other ingredients. Terms of the agreement were…


  • Amcol Acquires Certain Assets of Cardinal Health

    November 14, 2005
    Amcol International Corp. acquired the Polytrap business and Lafayette, LA manufacturing facility of Cardinal Health, formerly known as Enhanced Derm Technologies. Executives said the acquisition provides Amcol Health & Beauty Solutions with manu…


  • SOCMA Assesses Security For Responsible Care Program

    November 14, 2005
    The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manu- facturers Association (SOCMA) members have furthered their commitment to voluntary site security practices with the completion of security vulnerability assessments (SVAs) at their facilities. The completion of…


  • Limited Brands and C.O. Bigelow are Partners

    November 14, 2005
    Limited Brands and C.O. Bigelow Apothe- caries entered a strategic partnership in December intended to capitalize on the relative strengths of each company in the beauty industry. Ian J. Ginsberg, president and chief executive officer of C.O. Bigelow…