Industry News


  • Nioxin

    Nioxin Moves to Larger Headquarters ● Nioxin Research Labs hosted a two-dayday celebration in Atlanta, GA on Aug. 18 and 19 to mark the company’s move to new corporate headquarters. The new, 185,000 sq. ft. facility is three times…
    11.14.05

  • Mcintyre Group Expands

    McIntyre Group Expands Production and R&D Capacity ● In order to meet the product demand of its global customers, McIntyre Group Ltd. has increased production capacity at its University Park, IL and Holywell Green, UK manufacturing fa…
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  • Uniqemas Paterson, NJ

    l Uniqema, New Castle, DE, plans to close its Paterson, NJ site, which employs 96 people, and will transfer its technical and manufacturing capabilities to an expanded facility at Atlas Point, New Castle, DE. Executives said the site is strategically…
    11.14.05

  • Clariant Named Among Best

    Clariant Pigments & Additives division, Sulzbach, Germany, was honored with a Best Innovator 2003 award for its performance in program and project management by management consulting firm A.T. Kearney and Wirtschafts Woche magazine. The division…
    11.14.05

  • AOCS Calls for Glycerine

    The Industrial Oil Products division of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS), Champaign, IL, is currently accepting nominations for the Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) Glycer-ine Innovation award. Until Nov. 1, nominations can…
    11.14.05

  • 150 Participants Gather

    Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce Inc. (WFFC), Neptune, NJ, held its annual golf outing in June. Attended by more than 150 participants, the outing, cocktails and dinner were enjoyed at the scenic Beaver Brook Country Club in Clinton, NJ. In…
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  • CTFA Makes Changes

    The schedule for the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) annual meeting in Boca Raton, FL, will be changing in 2004. The meeting will begin the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 25, and end the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 28. The shift in arr…
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  • Annual SDA Meeting

    The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), Washington, DC, will hold its 78th annual meeting and industry convention on Jan. 27-31, 2004, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL. Speakers will include Karen Hughes, former counselor to Pres…
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  • Regis Corp Builds

    l Regis Corp., Minneapolis, MN, a $2.3 billion company, has become the world’s largest hair salon operator and franchiser in recent years due to a furious round of acquisitions, according to experts. Regis owns some 9000 salons in the U.S., Can…
    11.14.05

  • Fall Extracts Show

    The fall “Extracts: a tradeshow for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care,” will be held Sept. 19-22 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention center in New York. Organized by George Little Management, White Plains, NY, the show will feature…
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  • Clariant and Ingenia

    Holden, MA-based Clariant Masterbatches and Ingenia Polymers, Ontario, Can-ada reached a NAFTA (North America) regional agreement in June. The alliance was formed to provide customers in the film, packaging and construction segments with an expanded…
    11.14.05

  • SkinEthic Offers

    For the second year, SkinEthic Tissue Culture Laboratories offers its Skin-Ethic workshop Oct. 16 and 17 at the Grand Aston hotel, Nice, France. The theme is “In vitro reconstituted human tissue models in applied pharmacology and toxicology tes…
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  • Cognis Names Surfactants Inc. As Care Chemical Distributor

    l Cognis Corp. appointed Surfactants Inc., South Plainfield, NJ, as its exclusive authorized distributor for care chemical and primary surfactant products and market segments for the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Main…
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  • Penrecos Karns City Plant

    Penreco’s Karns City, PA plant earned the newly-revised ISO 9001:2000 certification last month. Company executives said the certification recognizes the Karns City plant for excellence in quality management systems, management responsibility, r…
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  • New Surfactants and

    l AOCS Press has released a new surfactants and detergents book, Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Detergents: Reinventing the Industry: Opportunities and Challenges, edited by Arno Cahn. The book provides a reference on the state of the in…
    11.14.05

  • Noveon Distributes Chemyunions Botanicals

    Noveon Inc., Cleveland, OH, has become the exclusive distributor of Chemy-union Quimica Ltda, São Paulo, Brazil, in the U.S., Canada and India, for the distribution of Chemyunion’s botanical products, including those from the Amazon rain…
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  • Triarco and IR Finalize

    Triarco Industries Inc., Wayne, NJ, and Ingredia Resources LLC (IR), Basking Ridge, NJ, have finalized a business agreement, wherein IR will collaborate with Triarco to develop and market a new line of cosmetic botanicals. The joint venture will offe…
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  • Medical Product Outsourcing

    The inaugural issue of Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO), a global magazine devoted to the growing trend of medical device and in-vitro diagnostics outsource manufacturing, is available from Rodman Publishing, the parent company of Happi. MPO, which…
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  • ExTracts Set for

    ExTracts: a trade show for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care will be held Sept. 19-23, 2003 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Center. The ExTracts conference program will include five seminars, as well as an opening night reception, th…
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  • Quest Devlops Sensory

    Representatives from Kent, UK-based Quest International flew to New York April 29 to introduce the company’s new SPXtra sensory perception technology. The process enables textiles to be embedded with fresh fragrance, moisturizers and even UV p…
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