Industry News


  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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.…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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