Industry News


  • Zirh Skin Nutrition: Suzanne Fedorczyk

    Zirh Skin Nutrition: Suzanne Fedorczyk has been named national vice president of sales, responsible for overseeing Zirh’s domestic retail development and managing nationwide store-level execution. Ms. Fedorczyk previously served as Eastern sale…
    11.11.05

  • John Paul Mitchell Systems: Judy Froehlich

    John Paul Mitchell Systems: Judy Froehlich has been named regional manager, responsible for acting as a liaison between three distributors and salons. Ms. Froehlich most recently served with CB Sullivan, a JPMS distributor. Rachel Rosenman has been n…
    11.11.05

  • Body Blue is Geared Up For a Rapid Expansion

    With new lines in operation and new lab- oratories in place, contract packaging and private label manufacturer Body Blue, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, is well-positioned to meet the needs of the personal care industry, according to company executiv…
    11.11.05

  • RBS To Represent Aloecorp in California

    Aloecorp, Broomfield, CO, and Real Business Solutions Inc. (RBS), have formed a strategic sales alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, RBS will represent Aloecorp in the California market. RBS will sell Aloecorp’s aloe vera raw materia…
    11.11.05

  • Chemir/Polytech Changes Name To Chemir Analytical Services

    St. Louis, MO-based Chemir/Polytech changed its name to Chemir Analytical Services, effective Sept. 1. Chemir executives said the new name reflects a 300% sales growth since 1996, as well as increased state-of-the-art instrumentation and an expan…
    11.11.05

  • STR Acquires Shuster Labs

    Shuster Laboratories, Canton, MA, was acquired by Specialized Technology Resources (STR), Enfield, CT. Shuster was previously owned by Hauser Inc., Long Beach, CA and Longmont, CO. Shuster Laboratories will continue operations under its own name as a…
    11.11.05

  • Chevron Phillips Relocates Headquarters

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (CPChem) has relocated its worldwide headquarters from downtown Houston to 10001 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Employees moved into the eight-story headquarters this summer. More info: (800) 231-1212;…
    11.11.05

  • Lonza Teams Up with Intelligent Biocides LLC

    Lonza Inc., Fair Lawn, NJ, has licensed the distribution rights to Intelligent Biocides’ Surfacine technology on an exclusive basis. Surfacine is a persistent antimicrobial agent that incorporates a water-insoluble antimicrobial compound, s…
    11.11.05

  • Aroma Tech Appoints Moore & Munger

    Aroma Tech Inc., Somerville, NJ, ann- ounced that Moore & Munger Inc., Shelton, CT, has been appointed Aroma Tech’s exclusive North American distributor for the company's line of AromaCrystal wax products. Aroma-Crystal is an all-natur…
    11.11.05

  • Dyneon To Purchase Solvay Fluoropolymers

    Solvay America Inc. and Dyneon LLC entered into a binding letter of intent for the sale of Solvay Fluoropolymers to Dyneon in August. The agreement is subject to final regulatory approvals. Dyneon LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M. The pendin…
    11.11.05

  • Argeo Inc. Evaluates Detergent Performance

    Argeo Inc., Pearl River, NY, is offering Module 9 as part of the company’s ongoing Detergency Screen program. Module 9 is a muti-client comprehensive performance evaluation of nine heavy-duty liquid detergents: All, Arm & Hammer, Gain, Pure…
    11.11.05

  • SOSI-sponsored Research Leads to New Product Launch

    Sponsorship from the Sense of Smell Institute (SOSI) aided Dr. Bryan Raudenbush, Wheeling Jesuit Uni-versity, in developing his Peak Performance sports inhaler. Dr. Raudenbush tested the effect of peppermint odor on subjects while they were exerc…
    11.11.05

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Honors Huntsman Corp.

    Huntsman Corp., Houston, TX, was hon- ored with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Region 2002 National Wetlands Conservation award in August. Huntsman was recognized for its initiatives to protect and provide a habitat for the declining…
    11.11.05

  • Cognis Announces Changes

    Cognis Corp. will expand its plant in Kankakee, IL and will close its Hoboken, NJ site. The changes allow Cognis to expand its Midwest-based ISO certified facility. The Hoboken site operates in a residential location and was precluding the company fr…
    11.11.05

  • Desert Whale Expands European Coverage

    Desert Whale Jojoba, Tucson, AZ, appoint-ed two exclusive distributors in Europe: Quimigranel SA, Madrid, Spain and B.H. Schilling, Milan, Italy. The companies will distribute Desert Whale’s complete line of jojoba oil, derivatives and more tha…
    11.11.05

  • ISP Will No Longer Distribute Rohm and Haas Aculyn Series

    Effective Oct. 1, Rohm and Haas assumed global responsibility for sales, marketing and distribution of Aculyn, Acudyne and SunSpheres. International Specialty Products (ISP), Wayne, NJ, had been distributing the products by agreement between…
    11.11.05

  • Fragrance Foundation Will Hold Exhibition November-April

    The Fragrance Foundation, New York, NY, will hold its sixth exhibition, “The Lure and Lore of Perfume Classics,” Nov. 7, 2002 through April 18, 2003. The exhibit will focus on the term “classic” and “the socio-cultur…
    11.11.05

  • Dr. Yin-Tung Wang Receives Scientific Merit Honor

    Dr. Yin-Tung Wang of Aloecorp, Broom-field, CO, received the Yun-Ho Lee award of scientific merit at the International Aloe Science Council (IASC) annual meeting last month in Las Vegas. The award is based on the submission of papers on novel aloe ve…
    11.11.05

  • WFFC Holds Annual Seminar In Teaneck, NJ

    The technical affairs and education com-mittee of the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) will host its annual seminar on Nov. 14 at the Marriott Glenpointe in Teaneck, N J. More info: (877) 935-4600.…
    11.11.05

  • Clariant Masterbatches Receives ISO Registration

    Charlotte, NC-based Clariant Master- batches received quality awards for three of its global facilities. The company’s Holden, MA-based facility received an American Association for Laboratory accreditation, verifying that the laboratory me…
    11.11.05