• Evonik Adds RSPO Certifications

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA and BRAZIL: Evonik’s two new production facilities for cosmetics ingredients in Shanghai (China) and Americana (Brazil) were recently certified in accordance with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard. “This create…

  • Surfactant Conference Set for Sao Paulo

    Surfactant Conference Set for Sao Paulo

    August 26, 2015
    Meeting to take place Nov. 18 & 19, 2015.

  • SCJ Brazil Named a

    SCJ Brazil Named a 'Best Workplace'

    August 20, 2015
    Moves up the ranks on Great Place to Work Institute's annual list.

  • Evonik Adds RSPO Certifications

    Evonik Adds RSPO Certifications

    August 5, 2015
    Production sites added in China and Brazil.

  • Ushio, Columbia Partner on UV Disinfection

    August 3, 2015
    JAPAN: Ushio Inc., Tokyo, has entered into exclusive license and research agreements for narrowband-spectrum ultraviolet light technology with Columbia University. The aim is to promote R&D and commercialization of an Ultraviolet Disinfection Met…

  • Update on PCHi 2016

    August 3, 2015
    CHINA:  Returning to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from March 1-3, 2016, the 9th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show will see the introduction of several new features, including ex…

  • Asia Plantation Capital Forges Aquilaria Sinesis Tree JV

    August 3, 2015
    SINGAPORE:  Asia Plantation Capital Sdn Bhd has announced a joint venture to cultivate the endangered Aquilaria Sinesis tree with an existing Malaysia plantation owner. Asia Plantation Capital will take over management, inoculation and harvestin…

  • AmorePacific, Dior Sign Cushion Technology MOU

    August 3, 2015
    FRANCE: AmorePacific Corporation and Parfums Christian Dior have signed a MOU in which AmorePacific will offer its “cushion” technology to Parfums Christian Dior. The two global cosmetics companies said they expect that this newfound str…

  • Nu Skin Honored For Humanitarian Efforts

    August 3, 2015
    KOREA: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. recently received several honors for its humanitarian efforts around the world. These honors, from Korea, Greater China and the US, recognize the company for its commitment to improving the lives of children worldwide…

  • Calumet Opens Mexico Unit

    August 3, 2015
    MEXICO: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P has opened Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico, S. DE R.L. de C.V. Based out of Huixquilucan, Estado de Mexico, Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico provides Calumet’s global customers with access to bu…

  • Asian Device Sector Growth Outpacing R.O.W.

    August 3, 2015
    CHINA/JAPAN/S.KOREA: At-home beauty device firms have found a home in Asia, according to Kline’s new report, Beauty Devices: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities. Asia’s sales growth for the beauty devices market outpaces the US and E…

  • Solvay Dedicates Alkoxylation Plant

    Solvay Dedicates Alkoxylation Plant

    July 17, 2015
    A new source in Singapore.

  • The Latest Cosmetic Import Refusals

    The Latest Cosmetic Import Refusals

    July 7, 2015
    Why FDA Says 'No Way'

  • Lindal Expands with Russian Pharma Company

    July 1, 2015
    RUSSIA: Pharmaceutical company Nativa has announced a strategic agreement concerning cooperation in the manufacture of innovative dispensing solutions for respiratory disease treatment with Vari, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lindal Group and one of t…

  • Emerald Kalama Chemical Acquires Innospec Widnes

    July 1, 2015
    UNITED KINGDOM: Emerald Kalama Chemical has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Innospec Widnes Limited, a manufacturer of aroma chemicals at its location in Widnes, UK. The Innospec Widnes business will become part of the Emerald Kalama C…