International

  • Employees Take Action On L’Oréal Citizen Days

    September 1, 2015
    CANADA: L’Oréal Canada employees participated in the 6th L’Oréal Citizen Day held in Montreal on July 15 and in Toronto on July 28, in which they dedicated one day to helping local community organizations. This year, w…


  • K.Diamond Skin Care Now in China

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA: Swiss Lausanne Research and Development Centre’s K.Diamond skin care line is now it is available in China. The company is selling its wares through its sole agent in Qinghuangdao.…


  • Solvay Inaugurates Alkoxylation Plant in Singapore

    September 1, 2015
    SINGAPORE: Solvay has inaugurated its new large-scale alkoxylation plant in Singapore, the largest plant of its kind in Asia, as part of its global strategy to expand the growth of its specialty surfactants in the region. The nearly S$50 million &ldq…


  • Takasago Opens Creative Center in Mexico

    September 1, 2015
    MEXICO: Takasago de Mexico opened its new Creative Center for Flavors and Fragrances in Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico. The new center is a part of Takasago’s strategic global plan to deliver the best possible service to the customer through th…


  • Sea-Land Signs Distribution Agreement with AEMEDSA

    September 1, 2015
    SPAIN: Sea-Land Chemical Co. has entered into a distributor agreement with Aceites Especiales Del Mediterraneo, S.A. (AEMEDSA) in which it will represent AEMEDSA’s natural sodium sulfonate business in the US and Canada. “We continue to s…


  • Hallstar Opens Asia-Pacific R&D Center

    September 1, 2015
    CHINA: The Hallstar Company has opened its Asia Pacific R&D center in Suzhou, China. Situated in the Suzhou New District (SND), Hallstar New Material Science & Technology (Suzhou) Company Ltd. will serve as the company’s R&D and tec…


  • 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…