International

  • Ringier, HAPPI China Present China Personal Care & Cosmetic Innovation Awards

    January 30, 2013
    CHINA: Ringier Trade Media Ltd. and Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions Co., Ltd. have announced the winners of the 2012 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards (CPCIA 2012). The 2012 China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards i…


  • CPL Creates Juice for Pop Band

    January 30, 2013
    JAPAN: South Korean pop band Kara and its exclusive fragrance partner, 3CY, have collaborated with CPL Aromas to formulate its first signature fragrance, KARA 5 Jewel, aka K5J. K5J debuted exclusively at selected retail stores and outlets in Ja…


  • Takasago Investing $10 Million In Chennai Site

    January 30, 2013
    INDIA: Takasago International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., the regional subsidiary of publicly listed Takasago International Corp, will invest $10 million to set up a new manufacturing and research facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The new Indian faci…


  • Ecolab Makes Acquisition In Brazil

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Ecolab Inc. has acquired Econ Indústria e Comércio de Produtos de Higiene e Limpeza Ltda., a provider of cleaning and sanitizing products and services to the Brazilian foodservice industry. Based in São Paulo, Brazil…


  • Clariant Lays Cornerstone For New Innovation Center

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: The cornerstone of a new €100 million Clariant Innovation Center was officially laid during a ceremony today at the Industriepark Höchst in Frankfurt. During the next several months, the Swiss specialty chemicals firm will bu…


  • P&G Gets London Ready for Olympics

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has joined forces with Procter & Gamble, a worldwide partner of the London 2012 Olympic Games, to deliver the Mayor’s annual Capital Clean-up campaign, which is now called the P&G C…


  • Zep Completes Hale Group Purchase

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: Zep Europe B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zep Inc., has completed the purchase of all of the shares of Hale Group Limited, a firm based in the UK, effective Jan. 31, 2012. The purchase details were not disclosed, however, Ze…


  • Herbalife Enters Uruguay

    January 30, 2013
    URUGUAY: Herbalife Ltd. has begun operations in Uruguay, opening a distribution center in the capital city of Montevideo. The move marks the 17th market in the company’s South America/Central America region under the direction of managing…


  • Oriflame Concludes Diamond Conference

    January 30, 2013
    BRAZIL: Oriflame wrapped up its 45th anniversary celebration at its Diamond Conference in Rio de Janeiro. More than 1,000 participants, including Oriflame’s top leaders, gathered for the occasion, which kicked off on Jan. 23. The conferen…


  • Winning Brands Sends 1000+ Stain Remover to England

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: Winning Brand’s 1000+ Stain Removeris headed to the UK consumer market. Repair Products Ltd., London, has been named the first authorized importer and retailer in the UK. Serbia, which is not currently a member of the EU, w…


  • Shiseido Enters Tunisia

    January 30, 2013
    TUNISIA: Shiseido Co., has started to sell its cosmetics in the Republic of Tunisia. The products, including its global brand Shiseido prestige skin care and makeup lines, will be sold at prestige cosmetics and perfumery retail outlets by conclu…


  • Honeywell Expands HUG Student Competition

    January 30, 2013
    AUSTRALIA: Honeywell has expanded its annual Asia Pacific Honeywell Users’ Group (HUG) Student Competition. The competition, which was launched in 2008 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and in 2010 in the Americas, is designed t…


  • Arizona Chemical Names Distributors in Israel, UK

    January 30, 2013
    ISRAEL/UK: Arizona Chemical has entered into agreements with distributors overseas. The company has inked a deal with Orokia Israel Ltd., to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers in Israel. Orokia will offer…


  • London To Host Natural & Organic Products Europe

    January 30, 2013
    UNITED KINGDOM: The Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show at London’s Olympia, which will be held April 1-2, will provide visitors with increased opportunity to expand their international ranges, with exhibitors from more than 2…


  • Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    Beiersdorf Announces Further Realignment

    January 30, 2013
    GERMANY: The executive board and the supervisory board of Beiersdorf AG decided on a further realignment of the company’s structures and processes to strengthen its regional focus.     More re…