• Evonik Adds RSPO Certifications

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA and BRAZIL: Evonik’s two new production facilities for cosmetics ingredients in Shanghai (China) and Americana (Brazil) were recently certified in accordance with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard. “This crea…

  • Hallstar Opens Asia-Pacific R&D Center

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA: The Hallstar Company has opened its Asia Pacific R&D center in Suzhou, China. Situated in the Suzhou New District (SND), Hallstar New Material Science & Technology (Suzhou) Company Ltd. will serve as the company’s R&D and tec…

  • Sea-Land Signs Distribution Agreement with AEMEDSA

    September 1, 2015
    SPAIN: Sea-Land Chemical Co. has entered into a distributor agreement with Aceites Especiales Del Mediterraneo, S.A. (AEMEDSA) in which it will represent AEMEDSA’s natural sodium sulfonate business in the US and Canada. “We continue to…

  • Takasago Opens Creative Center in Mexico

    September 1, 2015
    MEXICO: Takasago de Mexico opened its new Creative Center for Flavors and Fragrances in Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico. The new center is a part of Takasago’s strategic global plan to deliver the best possible service to the customer through th…

  • Solvay Inaugurates Alkoxylation Plant in Singapore

    September 1, 2015
    SINGAPORE: Solvay has inaugurated its new large-scale alkoxylation plant in Singapore, the largest plant of its kind in Asia, as part of its global strategy to expand the growth of its specialty surfactants in the region. The nearly S$50 million &ldq…

  • K.Diamond Skin Care Now in China

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA: Swiss Lausanne Research and Development Centre’s K.Diamond skin care line is now it is available in China. The company is selling its wares through its sole agent in Qinghuangdao.…

  • Employees Take Action On L’Oréal Citizen Days

    September 1, 2015
    CANADA: L’Oréal Canada employees participated in the 6th L’Oréal Citizen Day held in Montreal on July 15 and in Toronto on July 28, in which they dedicated one day to helping local community organizations. This year,…

  • Sephora Enhances Canadian Presence

    September 1, 2015
    CANADA: Sephora has opened a new distribution center in Ontario and rolled out a newly optimized Canadian website. The infrastructure enhancements were  designed to provide myriad benefits, including enhanced and expedited shipping standards, el…

  • Nestlé Launches SHIELD Center in Shanghai

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA: Nestlé Skin Health has launched its Skin Health Investigation, Education and Longevity Development (SHIELD) Center in Shanghai. The center will establish China as one of the anchors in Nestlé Skin Health’s global innovation…

  • Naturex Unveils Bright 2020 Strategic Plan

    September 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Naturex has announced a strategic plan, which sets the group’s vision and ambitions for the next five years. It is the company’s first major strategic plan. Known as “Bright 2020” the plan is said to reinforce the c…

  • Bologna Hosts Cosmoprof Worldwide March 18-21, 2016

    September 1, 2015
    ITALY: The 49th edition of the Cosmoprof Worldwide will be held in Bologna from March 18-21, 2016, together with Cosmopack, held from March 17th to 20th, 2016.  The event, a trade fair format of excellence for the beauty industry organized by…

  • Christophe Robin Unveils Hair Lotions with Vinegar

    September 1, 2015
    FRANCE: After studying the cosmetic properties linked to vinegar and researching formulas inspired by traditional recipes, Paris-based hair color expert Christophe Robin has created three hair finishing lotions with botanical vinegars whose component…

  • Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit Launched

    September 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: Paris will play host to the premier edition of the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit, which will tackle the major technical and marketing challenges associated with green home care products. The event is scheduled for Oct. 20-21 at…

  • Surfactant Conference Set for Sao Paulo

    Surfactant Conference Set for Sao Paulo

    August 26, 2015
    Meeting to take place Nov. 18 & 19, 2015.

  • SCJ Brazil Named a

    SCJ Brazil Named a 'Best Workplace'

    August 20, 2015
    Moves up the ranks on Great Place to Work Institute's annual list.