• Ecolab’s Oil Field Business Has New Research Center and HQ

    September 27, 2013
    RUSSIA: Master Chemicals Nalco Champion, billed as leader in Russia’s oilfield chemical industry, opened a research and development center and regional headquarters in Kazan, Tatarstan. Ecolab is the parent company of Master Chemicals Nalco Ch…

  • Hada Labo Tokyo Skin Care Comes To US Market

    September 27, 2013
    JAPAN: Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., parent of The Mentholatum Company, is bringing Rohto’s popular skin care brand,  Hada Labo Tokyo, to the US. Hada Labo launched in Japan in 2004 and has experienced significant growth across South Eas…

  • CPL Aromas Expands in Mumbai

    September 27, 2013
    INDIA: CPL Aromas has relocated its operation in India to a new purpose-built facility in Mumbai featuring a full service sales, marketing and creative center. Located in the Lower Parel region of Mumbai, the new premises form a key element in the co…

  • Oriflame Looks To Increase Speed To Market

    September 27, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Oriflame has a number of proposed initiatives to be implemented this year and early 2014 which are designed to shorten time to market, increase the effectiveness of catalogues, sales campaigns and back-office functions and find synergies…

  • Evonik Expands Plant in Indonesia

    September 27, 2013
    INDONESIA:  Evonik has opened its newly expanded plant for the production of raw materials, additives and ingredients for the cosmetic and household care industries in Bekasi. With this investment, Evonik is increasing its capacity for surfactan…

  • SC Johnson Acquires Italian Shoe Care Brand

    September 27, 2013
    ITALY: SC Johnson today has acquired Class, a leading Italian shoe care brand that offers a full range of shoe care cleaning products, insoles and accessories, from Paglieri Sell Systems (PSS). According to Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO of SC Johns…

  • Lauder’s Osiao Signs Spokesperson

    September 27, 2013
    HONG KONG: Osiao, the new beauty brand developed by Estée Lauder for the Asian market, has signed an exclusive partnership with award winning actress and singer Miriam Yeung. As the new brand spokesperson Yeung will be featured prominently thr…

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    L'Oreal India Acquires Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals

    September 23, 2013
    Professional skin care company will boost its brand offerings.

  • Hada Labo Tokyo Comes Stateside

    Hada Labo Tokyo Comes Stateside

    September 23, 2013
    Japanese skin care brand hits Ulta this Fall.

  • Coty Warns of Possible Israel Boycott Violations

    Coty Warns of Possible Israel Boycott Violations

    September 18, 2013
    UAE unit could have violated US laws.

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    L'Oréal Leasing Space in Vemars

    September 9, 2013
    270,000 sq.ft. for French consumer products division.

  • Taminco Appoints Distributor In Select Markets

    September 4, 2013
    BELGIUM: Taminco and Temix have signed a distribution agreement appointing Temix as Taminco’s exclusive distributor for its line of fatty tertiary amines (DIMLA 1214 and other chain lengths) in South America, the Middle East, Central and Easter…

  • Lenzing Forges Facial Mask Alliance with NBC

    September 4, 2013
    CHINA: Lenzing AG and Nox-bellcow (ZhongShan) Nonwoven Chemical (NBC) have formed a joint venture to manufacture facial masks based on Tencel Skin. The launch of co-branded facial masks made of 100% Tencel Skin allows consumers in China to make an in…

  • Nivea Says Skin Care SKU Is a ‘Milestone in Anti-Aging’

    September 4, 2013
    GERMANY: Beiersdorf has rolled out new Nivea Celluar Anti-Age, which the firm is billing as a special milestone for the brand in the anti-aging sector. In the formula creation alone, more than 8,500 women were actively involved in order to ensure th…

  • Jurlique Opens Farm to Public Tours

    September 4, 2013
    AUSTRALIA: Jurlique is opening its farm doors so visitors can experience the true farm-to-bottle process and see how organic skin care is grown, hand-tended and hand-made. ​The certified organic Jurlique Farm, located in the Adelaide Hills of Sout…