International

  • Boots Reboots No. 7 Skin Care

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: When you’ve got one of the most recognizable personal care brands in the world, it takes a bit of courage to rework something that works. And yet, that’s exactly what Boots is up to these days as it repackages and rep…


  • Aerosol Technology in Mexican Personal Care Market

    January 30, 2013
    MEXICO: The Lindal Group’s aerosol technology is part of an explosion in premium-type packaging that, in the Mexican personal care product category alone, is expected to increase aerosol use from 350 million units this year to 450 million…


  • Sumitomo To Open Cosmetics Stores

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: Sumitomo Corp. plans to launch luxury cosmetics shops where customers can peruse products on their own—a move away from the sales staffer-customer relationship in department stores. According to a report in The Nikkei, the first loc…


  • CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    January 30, 2013
    London College of Fashion student Harriet Irwin’s winning photograph may be featured in CPL’s advertising and promotional materials. UNITED KINGDOM: CPL Aromas has announced the winning entries fro…


  • Fehrmann To Manage DuPont Tate & Lyle’s Zemea In Colombia

    January 30, 2013
    COLOMBIA: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC announced the expansion of geographic coverage for Zemea propanediol by appointing Fehrmann S.A. as distributor for the product line in Colombia. Zemea is a natural, 100% biobased ingred…


  • Kao Looks To Improve Procurement Efficiency

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: According to a report from The Nikkei, Kao Corp. will purchase materials and packaging more efficiently by creating a world map that shows the locations and key data about its suppliers and factories. Kao will reportedly create a database…


  • 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…