International

  • Vantage Specialty Chemicals Opens Office in Mumbai

    April 4, 2013
    • INDIA: Lipo Chemicals has announced that Vantage Specialty Chemicals has a new location in India. The office in Mumbai has been created in response to the demand of its multinational customers and growing personal care market in India. T…


  • SC Johnson Joins Wind Farm Program in Mexico

    April 4, 2013
    • MEXICO: SC Johnson is participating in the Comision Federal de Electricidad’s (CFE/Federal Electricity Commission) wind farm program, a power purchase agreement that will enable the firm to increase the use of renewable energy at its T…


  • Pola Orbis Expands in Thailand, To Consolidate Production

    March 14, 2013
    • THAILAND: Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. will partner with Thai retail firm Central Group to launch its first overseas shop selling the Three-brand natural beauty care products inside a Bangkok department store. It aims to increase directl…


  • Stem Cell Experiment Raises Hope for Hair Loss Cure

    March 14, 2013
    • JAPAN: According to a report in the Nikkei, Keio University researchers have succeeded in regenerating part of the mechanism that produces hair, using human stem cells. The research team reportedly employed induced pluripotent stem…


  • Shiseido Finds Growth Ingredient for Eyelashes

    Shiseido Finds Growth Ingredient for Eyelashes

    March 14, 2013
    • JAPAN: Shiseido has found that Zizyphus jujuba fruit extract is highly effective in helping eyelashes grow longer through promoting their growth rate. The company’s research will be reported at the 13th Annual Meeting of the J…


  • DKSH Strengthens Business Collaborations

    March 14, 2013
    • SWITZERLAND: DKSH Business Unit Performance Materials has signed partnerships with several companies. Among the moves, Clariant and DKSH recently decided to expand their existing collaboration in Asia and join forces in the US, wher…


  • Caviar Dreams in the UAE Cosmetic Market

    March 14, 2013
    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Seagull, a global specialized cosmetics firm operating in the UAE, is looking to caviar to further ignite the already fast-growing cosmetics market in the country. The firm has rolled out Perle & Caviar, a n…


  • M∙A∙C Tapped for 10th Annual Irish Film & TV Awards

    March 14, 2013
    • IRELAND: M∙A∙C Cosmetics was the official beauty partner of the 10th annual Irish Film & Television Awards, which was held last month at Dublin’s Convention Center. It was the seventh consecutive year M∙A∙C sponsore…


  • Croda Earns Sustainability Accolades from Corporate Knights

    Croda Earns Sustainability Accolades from Corporate Knights

    March 14, 2013
    • UNITED KINGDOM: The 2013 Corporate Knights’ “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations” report has ranked Croda as the highest placed UK-based company and placed the supplier at No. 25 in the world. The report, which is c…


  • Cosmeceutical Market Growing 4.6%

    February 13, 2013
    • The cosmeceuticals markets in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and US was worth $30.9 billion in 2011, and is expected to post a CAGR of 4.6% to reach $42.4 billion by 2018, according to a new study by GBI Research. Presently, cos…


  • Cosmeceutical Market Growing 4.6%

    February 13, 2013
    • The cosmeceuticals markets in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and US was worth $30.9 billion in 2011, and is expected to post a CAGR of 4.6% to reach $42.4 billion by 2018, according to a new study by GB…


  • Oral-B Plaque Tunnel Takes Visitors ‘Inside’ Oral Care

    February 13, 2013
    • GERMANY: Not your ordinary tunnel, the “Oral-B Plaque Tunnel” is making its way to seven major cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. While inside, visitors can experience ways in whi…


  • Asia-Pacific To Become Second Largest Surfactant Consumer by 2017

    February 13, 2013
    • ASIA-PACIFIC: Global surfactant consumption is expected to grow from $27 billion in 2012 to $36.5 billion by 2017, representing a CAGR of 6.19%, according to MarketsandMarkets, a market research company. Synt…


  • ICMAD Plans Cocktail PartyAt Cosmoprof Bologna

    February 13, 2013
    • The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Associa-tion (ICMAD) will host a cocktail reception during Cosmoprof Bologna. The March 8 event will enable show attendees and dignitaries to meet with ICMAD members and connect with indi…


  • Nivea for Men Wins Marketing Award

    February 13, 2013
    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Nivea for Men was the only recipient of the Effie award in the Fragrances and Cosmetics category for the year 2012. The award recognized the effectiveness Nivea for Men’s marketing communications campaign that…