International

  • L’Oréal Expands Asian Production with New Factory

    L’Oréal Expands Asian Production with New Factory

    January 22, 2013
    L’Oréal’s new plant in Indonesia will serve as the production hub for Southeast Asia. • INDONESIA: L’Oréal has opened its largest…


  • L’Oréal Russia OpensAcademy in Moscow

    November 6, 2012
    • RUSSIA: L’Oréal Russia has opened the L’Oréal Academy in Moscow, which will train more than 20,000 beauty professionals every year. The L’Oréal Russia Academy is a training and education center prima…


  • Frost & Sullivan Honors Sederma’s Legance

    November 6, 2012
    • FRANCE: Frost & Sullivan recently recognized Sederma with its 2012 European New Product Innovation Award for Sederma’s Legance, anti-aging ingredient for leg care. The Award, based on Frost & Sullivan’s TEAM Research…


  • Chinese Men’s Fragrance Market Is Booming

    November 6, 2012
    • CHINA: While the men’s global perfume and fragrances market remains driven by celebrity endorsement and associations with success, perceptions have remained fixed in China as men often associate fragrance as a female-only category. How…


  • Mandom To Manufacture Hair Care Products in Indonesia

    November 6, 2012
    • INDONESIA: Mandom Corp. is reportedly expanding production of men’s hair care products in Indonesia, starting local output of more expensive items in response to rising income levels in a leading foreign market. According to a report i…


  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    • INDIA: To better support producers of personal and home care products in India and southeast Asia, Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., has dedicated a new Care Specialties Technical Center in Mumbai, India.…


  • Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai

    November 6, 2012
    Ashland Opens Care Specialties Tech Center in Mumbai


  • Clariant Showcases Velsan SC At Umwelt Arena

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 ch…


  • Kao Looks To Improve Procurement Efficiency

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 data…


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

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • CPL Aromas Awards London College Students

    September 28, 2012
    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 a…


  • Sumitomo To Open Cosmetics Stores

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • Aerosol Technology in Mexican Personal Care Market

    September 28, 2012
    • 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 mill…


  • Boots Reboots No. 7 Skin Care

    September 28, 2012
    • 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…


  • Aldi’s Washing Liquid Scores Well in UK

    September 28, 2012
    Aldi’s Magnum topped a recent Which? Test. • UNITED KINGDOM: Aldi’s private label washing liquid Magnum is a consumer favorite, and has since netted the top spot from c…