Industry News


  • Floratech Receives ISO 9001:2000 Upgrade

    International Flora Technologies Ltd. (Floratech) was upgraded from ISO 9002:1994 to ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Arizona-based headquarters, from the British Standards Institute (BSI). The certification covers all products manufactured or…
    11.11.05

  • Neolone M-10 Preservative Earns EPA Registration

    Rohm and Haas Company’s Neolone M-10 preservative has received U.S. EPA registration for use in various household and institutional products, including hard surface cleaners, surfactants and liquid detergents. Neolone M-10 is a formaldehyde-fre…
    11.11.05

  • CPChem Relocates Headquarters

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (CPChem) moved its headquarters in July. The new, 200,000 sq. ft. headquarters is located at 10001 Six Pines Drive, Houston, TX. The headquarters includes a deli, a lunchroom area and an employee fitness center. M…
    11.11.05

  • Kao Plans To Buy John Frieda

    Executives at Tokyo, Japan-based Kao Corp. said the company will buy John Frieda Professional Hair Care Inc. for $450 million. The acquisition is part of Kao’s global strategy to focus on the U.S. market and follows the company’s…
    11.11.05

  • HBA Global Expo To Hold Industry Awards Program

    The HBA Global Expo, which will take place Oct. 14-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, NY, will feature an industry awards program. Awards will be presented at the Hilton Hotel on Oct. 14 and will include Lifetime Achievement in Product Devel…
    11.11.05

  • MSB is New Representative for Euromed and Global-7

    A new business venture, MSB Enterprises, will represent Global-7, Paterson, NJ and Euromed SA, a division of Madaus, Spain. MSB is a certified women owned business headed by Judith Krantz. The company coordinates consulting, technical sales and s…
    11.11.05

  • Spacifically Moves to Montclair, NJ

    Spacifically executives announced that the company has moved to 133 Glenridge Ave., Montclair, NJ, 07042; (973) 744-6338; Fax: (973) 744-3290. Spacifically 2002 will take place Oct. 5-8 in Atlanta, GA. The event will include key industry leaders…
    11.11.05

  • Unilever To Sell Top Fragrances

    Unilever, London, UK, is looking to sell its Cosmetics International unit, which includes Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino, Nautica and Vera Wang fragrances. Unilever hopes to raise up to $750 million with the transaction, according to industr…
    11.11.05

  • Herbalife Acquisition Is Completed

    An investor group led by private equity firms Whitney & Co. LLC and Golden Gate Capital Inc., in partnership with Herbalife distributors and senior management, completed the acquisition of Herbalife International Inc. in July. Herbalife has more…
    11.11.05

  • WFFC Extends Invitation To Annual Open Dinner

    The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Comerce (WFFC) will hold its 20th open dinner Oct. 3 at the Westmount Country Club, West Paterson, NJ. All industry members are invited to attend. A commemorative booklet is being prepared to give executives…
    11.11.05

  • C.P. Hall Opens Customer Briefing Center

    The C.P. Hall Company opened its new customer briefing center at its manufacturing and technical center in Bedford Park, IL. Displays include specialized markets and product applications, capabilities in e-commerce and international service. Patents…
    11.11.05

  • Fragrance Symposium To Take Place in Paris

    The Fragrance Foundation will present its Global Symposium in Paris on Oct. 16 and 17. The meeting will focus on three panel topics: “The mind, body and fragrance connection;” “Marketing societal trends” and “Marketing…
    11.11.05

  • Cosmopolitan Cosmetics Acquires Atkinsons

    Cosmopolitan Cosmetics GmbH, Cologne, Germany, Wella AG’s fragrance arm, acquired the brand rights and business operations of Atkinsons, Milan, from Lever Faberge Srl. Cosmopolitan’s portfolio includes Escada, Dunhill, Gucci, Trussardi,…
    11.11.05

  • AOCS Calls for Nominations

    The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) will issue its annual Samuel Rosen memorial award at the 94th AOCS meeting in Kansas City, MO May 4-7, 2003. The award honors a scientist or technologist who has made significant accomplishments in app…
    11.11.05

  • Soft Sheen-Carson Opens Global Headquarters

    Soft Sheen-Carson (SSC) opened its new global headquarters in Chicago last month. Candace Matthews, president, Soft Sheen-Carson, was joined at the grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony by L’Oréal USA executives including Jean-Paul Ago…
    11.11.05

  • Stahl and Born To Be Honored At 2002 Skin Sense Gala

    Jack Stahl, chief executive officer and president, Revlon Inc. and Pete Born, vice president and associate publisher, Women’s Wear Daily, will be honored at the 2002 Skin Sense Award gala benefit to support the Skin Cancer Foundation. The eve…
    11.11.05

  • Get a Global Perspective On Color Pigments

    The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) is accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2006 CPMA International conference, “Color Pigments 2006–a Global Perspective,” to be held April 18-20, 2006 at the H…
    10.31.05

  • Snapdata International Opens New York Office

    Market research firm Snapdata International Group has announced that the company is now open for business in New York. Debra Curtis, CEO said, “Opening for business at our 57th Street offices in the heart of New York is an important step in th…
    10.31.05

  • Candle Company Supports Breast Cancer Research

    For the fourth consecutive year, For Every Body, a Utah-based candle company, focused its efforts on raising awareness of breast cancer to help women learn more about the disease and how they can prevent it. This year For Every Body donated 1,500 b…
    10.31.05

  • Mary Kay Donates $1 Million To UT Southwestern Dermatology Department

    Mary Kay Inc. has donated $1 million to support dermatology research at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The gift, which will create the Mary Kay Inc. Distinguished Chair in Dermatology, was made to Southwestern Medical Foundation as…
    10.31.05