International

  • In-Cosmetics 2013 Preps for Paris

    January 25, 2013
    FRANCE: Home to some of the world’s most famous cosmetics and personal care brands, Paris should prove to be the perfect host for In-Cosmetics as it returns to the French capital on April 16-18, 2013. According to organizers, the show will feat…


  • Sustainable Cosmetic Summit Outlines 2013 Editions

    January 24, 2013
    HONG KONG & PARIS: The aim of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, which is organized by Organic Monitor, is to encourage sustainability in the beauty industry by bringing together key stakeholders to debate major sustainability issues in a high-lev…


  • In-Cosmetics 2013 Preps for Paris

    January 24, 2013
    FRANCE: Home to some of the world’s most famous cosmetics and personal care brands, Paris should prove to be the perfect host for In-Cosmetics as it returns to the French capital on April 16-18, 2013. According to organizers, the show will feat…


  • Symrise Receives Top Grade For Sustainability Efforts

    January 24, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: Symrise is one of the most sustainable chemical companies in the world, according to Oekom Research AG, a sustainability rating agency. The agency examined 101 companies in the chemical industry for their compliance with social and envir…


  • DKSH Acquires Staerkle & Nagler

    January 24, 2013
    SWITZERLAND: DKSH has acquired the Swiss specialty chemicals distributor Staerkle & Nagler, complementing its market leadership in Asia by strengthening the European operations of its performance materials business unit. Based in Zollikon near Z…


  • L’Oréal Opens Hair Color Plant in Mexico

    January 24, 2013
    MEXICO: With an investment of more than $100 million, L’Oréal has opened a second plant in Mexico, which the beauty giant contends is the largest hair color production plant in the world in terms of production capacity. The new factory…


  • 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…