Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Univera To Relocate To Lacey, Washington

    November 15, 2005
    Univera Inc., the holding company for its U.S. operations including Aloecorp Inc., Oasis Wellness Network and Unigen Pharmaceuticals Inc., will relocate to a new corporate facility in Lacey, WA on July 1. The U.S. companies will be housed under one…


  • SOCMA Launches New Industry Service

    November 15, 2005
    The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) announced plans to provide a novel regulatory service to companies introducing new chemicals to the marketplace. The service, PMNPro, allows companies to select the services they need…


  • ChemPoint.com is R&H’s Kathon Distribution Channel

    November 15, 2005
    Rohm and Haas named ChemPoint.com as its exclusive Kathon CG/ICP preservative distributor. As of Feb. 1, ChemPoint provides marketing, sales and logistics for small- and medium-volume customers in the U.S. During the last three years, ChemPoint has…


  • Brillo Scrub‘n’Toss Receives Visionary Award

    November 15, 2005
    hurch & Dwight was honored with the Visionary award during the 2004 Vision Consumer Products conference in Las Vegas, NV Jan. 25-28. The award recognizes the best new consumer products that utilize nonwoven fabrics or nonwoven technology in their…


  • ICMAD To Introduce CITY Awards in June

    November 15, 2005
    The Cosmetic Innovators of the Year (CITY) awards will be presented for the first time at the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) dinner and annual meeting on June 10 in New York City. The CITY awards replace ICMAD’s C…