Industry News


  • Tri-K To Represent

    Northvale, NJ-based Tri-K Industries Inc. was named the exclusive U.S. representative for Ineos Silicas. Tri-K will offer Ineos’ Neosil CBT granules, Neosil PC scrub particles, Neosil CL2000 for cleansing applications and Neosil CT11, a patente…
    11.14.05

  • May Department Stores

    The May Department Stores Company made a donation of an undisclosed amount to The Annette Green Museum at The Fragrance Foundation, New York, NY. The donation will be used to further the museum’s charitable and artistic purposes, a spokesperson…
    11.14.05

  • Eurotherm Changes Name

    Billerica, MA-based web gauging and control system company Eurotherm Gaug-ing Systems changed its name to EGS Gauging Inc., effective Jan. 1. The company also sports a new logo and corporate identity program. The changes reflect the company’s t…
    11.14.05

  • Former IFF Exec

    Martine Fougeron de Monés, former vice president of marketing and global creative at International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF), has founded Martine Luxe, LLC, a New York, NY-based strategy, marketing and creative consulting firm. She will foc…
    11.14.05

  • Zenitech Licenses

    Darien, CT-based Charkit Chemical Corp. added Zenitech’s line of Zenigloss agents for hair, skin and sun care applications in the northeastern U.S., Connecticut, New England, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The ingredients use un…
    11.14.05

  • LOral Marketing Award

    Students from the Fashion Institute of Technology and 65 other schools are participating in the 2003 L’Oréal Marketing Award, a competition that provides college students with real-world experience as product managers. Students develop a…
    11.14.05

  • Fragrance Foundations Green

    l Annette Green, president emeritus of The Fragrance Foundation, was honored with the Ehren-FiFi award at the FiFi award ceremonies in Frankfurt, Ger-many in January. The award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contri…
    11.14.05

  • The Este Lauder Cos.

    The Estée Lauder Cos. has signed an agreement to acquire the Paris-based Darphin group of companies, according to a Form 8-K filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing didn’t include the financial terms of the…
    11.14.05

  • Noveon Names Lipscomb

    Lipscomb Chemical Company, Long Beach, CA, has been appointed regional distributor of Cleveland-based Noveon’s Carbopol resins, Carbopol Ultrez polymers, Carbopol ETD polymers, Pemulen emulsifiers, Avalure film-forming polymers and Novemer poly…
    11.14.05

  • Roche and LC United Reach

    Roche Vitamins has reached an import- ant long-term agreement with LC United of Taiwan for the production of its Parsol brand UV filters: Parsol 1789, the world-leading UV-A filter, and UV-B filters Parsol MXC, Parsol 5000, Parsol 340 and water-solub…
    11.14.05

  • Avon Sets Schedule

    Avon’s annual Walk for Breast Cancer series will take place April through September to raise awareness of the disease and help save lives, event organizers said. The walks are conveniently scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays. The event schedule…
    11.14.05

  • Varvatos Signs Licensing

    The John Varvatos Company, a subsidiary of Nautica Enterprises Inc., signed an exclusive license agreement with Zirh International Corp., a subsidiary of Shiseido, in December. Under terms of the agreement, Zirh will develop, manufacture and distribu…
    11.14.05

  • Chemcentral Purchases

    Chicago-based Chemcentral signed a de- finitive agreement to purchase the specialty additives business of The C.P. Hall Company. The transaction will be completed early this year and will expand Chemcentral’s product offering to provide great…
    11.14.05

  • ChemPoint Distributes

    Eastman, Kingsport, TN, chose ChemPoint, a subsidiary of Univar, to distribute the Eastobrite optical brightener series in the U.S. and Canada. Eastobrite optical brighteners can be added to plastics or textile fibers to significantly improve whiten…
    11.14.05

  • Aloecorps B. William Lee

    B. William Lee, founder, Aloecorp, was honored with the International Aloe Science Council (IASC) Hall of Fame award for outstanding pioneering efforts and achievements in aloe vera nutrition and education. Mr. Lee received the award at a board of di…
    11.14.05

  • Jason Natural Cosmetics

    Jason  Natural Cosmetics, Culver City, CA, acquired Colorado-based Shaman Beauty Products in an effort to expand Jason’s offering of high-quality, natural products, according to company executives. Jason plans to re-launch Shaman Beauty P…
    11.14.05

  • Brighteners Help Control

    U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are investigating how brighteners similar to those found in laundry detergent can help fight diamondback moths. Diamondback moths are a pest to vegetable crops including canola, cabbage, turnip and broccoli.…
    11.14.05

  • Croda and Mallinckrodt Baker

    Croda, Parsippany, NJ, signed an exclu- sive agreement with Mallinckrodt Baker Inc. to repackage and distribute small containers of Croda’s Crillet HP range of high purity pharmaceutical polysorbates. Croda will continue to supply products in t…
    11.14.05

  • Thornley Co. is Distributor

    The Collaborative Group, Stony Brook, NY, aims to strengthen its presence in the Mid-Atlantic region through its new partnership with The Thornley Co., Wilmington, DE. Collaborative supplies raw materials, finished formulations and technica…
    11.14.05

  • Solvay and Ausimont Merge

    The Solvay Group, headquartered in Brus-sels, merged its fluoropolymers activities last month with those of Ausimont to form a new company, Solvay Solexis. The company produces and markets fluorinated materials for technologically advanced applicatio…
    11.14.05