Industry News

  • Noville Launches

    November 14, 2005
    South Hackensack, NJ-based Noville kicked off its fall creative inspiration program Sept. 24 with a “feast for the senses” from two New Jersey chefs. Chef Michael Morrison of Flavor Chefs and chef Greg Blumenthal of Bordentown, NJ treate…


  • Revlon Moves

    November 14, 2005
    Revlon’s New York headquarters moved Oct. 14. The new location is at 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017. More info: (212) 527-4000.…


  • Ondeo Nalco Adds Agents and Distributor

    November 14, 2005
    Naperville, IL-based Ondeo Nalco Company has parnered with two sales agents, DeWolf Chemical and Harris & Ford LLC, and a distributor, Essential Ingredients Inc., to expand its service in North American personal care. DeWolf, East Providence, R…


  • Alberto-Culver Acquires West Coast Beauty

    November 14, 2005
    l The Alberto-Culver Company’s Beauty Systems Group (BSG) has reached an agreement in principal to acquire West Coast Beauty Supply Co., Benicia, CA. Beauty Systems Group executives said that “the acquisition of West Coast Beauty Supply (…


  • Huber Receives European ISO Certificate

    November 14, 2005
    Huber Engineered Materials, Edison, NJ, a part of J.M. Huber Corp., received an ISO 9001/2000 “umbrella” certificate covering all the company’s businesses and manufacturing processes throughout Europe. The certificate covers Huber&r…


  • Dow Updates WRAP Award Program

    November 14, 2005
    In 1986, Dow, Midland, MI, introduced its Waste Reduction Al- ways Pays (WRAP) award program. The program now goes beyond reduction, reuse and recycling, to reprocessing waste into raw materials. The new focus of the WRAP awards is aided by two co-sp…


  • Schlke & Mayr Receives Responsible Care Honor

    November 14, 2005
    Norderstedt, Germany-based Schülke & Mayr was ranked No. 1 in product responsibility in the 2003 VCI Nord Responsible Care competition. A representative of the judges making the decision said, “The partnership for safety and environme…


  • The Art of Fragrance

    November 14, 2005
    Symrise has also been busy with promotional activities. For Mercedes-Benz’s 10th annual fashion week in September, Symrise head perfumer Maurice Roucel created 7th, a sensual fruity chypre. The three accords represent the Symrise’s logo:…


  • A Smart Move

    November 14, 2005
    In two years, Symrise’s U.S. headquarters will move to a 65,000 square foot building in Teterboro, NJ with an open workspace so employees can interact freely. “Interaction is critical for success,” explained Gail Guilbert, president…


  • Big Ambitions

    November 14, 2005
    Executives said Symrise wants to lift its No. 5 beauty care positioning to No. 3 by 2007. Symrise’s strengths include toothpaste, AP/deo, air freshener, shower gel, fragrance and hair care. “We have strong businesses that are heavy in hed…


  • Different Cultures

    November 14, 2005
    The two companies were vastly different. Dragoco was privately held and built small, localized businesses around the world with little cross-border interaction. Haarmann & Reimer, was owned by Bayer, known for pharmaceuticals and agricultural che…


  • Symrise Continues Seamless

    November 14, 2005
    Symrise Inc., the result of the merger between Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco in August 2002, is off to a smooth start. Like the company’s new logo, executives said the transition has been seamless. “The Symrise dragon and hummingbird…


  • Mcintyre Group Expands

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Nioxin

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • P&G Chooses Plastipak

    November 14, 2005
    P&G Chooses Plastipak for Heavy Duty Liquid Containers ● Plastic Packaging will supply containers for Procter & Gamble’s heavy-duty liquid detergent business. P&G’s HDL products include Tide, Cheer, Era and Gain. T…