International

  • CESIO Is June 10-12 in Barcelona

    April 4, 2013
      • SPAIN:The next CESIO Congress will convene in Barcelona June 10-12, 2013. Organized on behalf of the European Committee of Organic Surfactants and their Intermediates (CESIO), a sector group of the European Chemica…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • P&G To Cut 150 Jobs In Spain and Portugal

    February 13, 2013
    • SPAIN: Procter & Gamble is cutting approximately 150 jobs in Spain and Portugal following the decision to integrate hygiene company Arbora & Ausonia (A&A) into its existing operations. P&G acquired all of A&A, which m…


  • CESIO 2013 Is June 10-12In Barcelona

    February 13, 2013
    • SPAIN: Registration is open for the 9th World Surfactant and Business Convention, which will be held June 10-12 in Barcelona. The theme of the congress is “Surfactants Today and Tomorrow— Mapping the Megatrends.” The eve…


  • Clariant Acquires CRM International

    February 13, 2013
    • FRANCE: Clariant has acquired French firm CRM International, a manufacturer of natural cosmetic ingredients, as part of its strategy to develop and strengthen its industrial and consumer specialties business unit (ICS). The transaction is…


  • Colgate-Palmolive Rolls Out Optic White in Gulf Region

    February 13, 2013
    • SAUDI ARABIA: Colgate-Palmolive Arabia has launched Optic White, a whitening toothpaste, throughout the Gulf region. “As a global leader in oral care, Colgate-Palmolive continues to deliver solutions that help improve the oral heal…


  • Sony Technology AnalyzesSkin Conditions

    February 13, 2013
    • JAPAN: Sony Corp. has reportedly developed a technology that is expected to pave the way for a compact, high-performance skin analyzer based on an image-capturing sensor used in digital cameras. The software assesses skin condition by exa…


  • Lindal Opens Brazilian Aerosol Site

    Lindal Opens Brazilian Aerosol Site

    February 13, 2013
    • BRAZIL: The Lindal Group, a leading aerosol packaging technology firm, has opened its Itupeva, São Paulo, Brazil facility, a site that is more than twice the size of its Jundiai area plant and positions the company for accelerated…