International

  • Clariant Showcases Velsan SC At Umwelt Arena

    January 30, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Clariant is the only chemical industry partner present at the Umwelt Arena (Environment Arena), the first Swiss competence center for environmental technology, which is now open in Spreitenbach. Clariant is showcasing how chemistry…


  • CP Kelco Appoints Azelis in China, Hong Kong

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: CP Kelco has appointed Azelis as exclusive distributor in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR, representing the entire product portfolio for food, beverage, consumer and industrial applications. “China is a strat…


  • Gattefossé Group Opens Brazilian Office

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Gattefossé Group has created a new affiliate, Gattefossé Do Brasil, which is operating from an office in São Paulo. The unit will be led by Amanda Botelho Pimentel. The firm’s contact details are: Gattefoss&ea…


  • Cosme Innovation, Cosme Tokyo Draw Nearly 17,000

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: The third Cosme Innovation and the new Cosme Tokyo exhibition attracted 324 exhibitors and 16,936 visitors to Tokyo in June, well exceeding the 141 exhibitors and 9,069 visitors at the prior year’s event. In addition, the conference…


  • Symrise Signs United Nations Global Compact

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: Symrise AG has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world. In doing so, the company commits itself to the goals of the compact: uniting entrepreneurial activity with…


  • Registration Now Open for In-Cosmetics Asia 2012

    January 30, 2013
    THAILAND: Reed Exhibitions has opened registration for In-Cosmetics Asia, which is scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Bangkok, Thailand. In-Cosmetics Asia 2012 will see up to 300 industry-leading exhibitors under one roof—including well known suppl…


  • SC Johnson India Ranks as a ‘Best Company’

    January 30, 2013
    INDIA: SC Johnson India is ranked No. 24 on the Great Place to Work Institute India’s “Best Companies to Work For” list among companies with up to 1,000 employees. Nearly 300 companies in that category were evaluated. The compa…


  • L’Oréal Sells Cadum Home Care to Spotless Group

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: L’Oréal has sold off the home care business of the Cadum Group to Eau Ecarlate SAS, which is part of Spotless Group. The business, which includes the brands Croc’Odor (odor neutralizers), Iba (air fresheners), Zensect…


  • Health Canada OKs Tria Beauty’s At-Home Laser

    January 30, 2013
     CANADA: Tria Beauty Inc. has received approval from Health Canada for its Skin Rejuvenating Laser for the treatment of wrinkles, skin discoloration and rough skin. The device uses non-ablative laser technology to deliver microscopic laser…


  • Active Concepts Taps Forte Ingredients

    January 30, 2013
    CANADA: Forte Ingredients Inc. is now distributing the Active Concepts product line across Canada. Active Concepts is a leading manufacturer of specialty cosmetic and personal care ingredients, with a focus on extraction technology, biofermentat…


  • Sixth IFRA Compliance Cycle Is Clear

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: The sixth cycle of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Compliance Program, covering the period of May 2011 to May 2012, did not find any substances in violation of the IFRA Code of Practice in any of the selected products, th…


  • São Paulo Hosts Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Organic Monitor is taking its Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to Latin America. Taking place in São Paulo, Sept. 24-26, the summit tackles major business and technical issues associated with green cosmetics and sustainability. Focal…


  • Colgate Plans Expansion In India

    January 30, 2013
    INDIA: Colgate-Palmolive plans to expand capacity in India by opening its fifth production facility in the country with an investment of $20 million, according to a report posted on the Forbes.com website. Colgate controls approximately half of…


  • Naturex Educates, Assists Those In Need

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: The Naturex Foundation is an independent entity with its own resources, which supports in particular education, medicine, and basic necessities in communities from which Naturex derives plant materials, outside of any economic interest.…


  • Make Up in Paris Attendance Rises

    January 30, 2013
    FRANCE: The total number of visitors to third edition of Make Up in Paris was up 13% over the 2,100 who attended the previous year’s event. The number of foreign visitors has skyrocketed with a 45% increase over 2011, according to show org…