International

  • 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…


  • CPL Aromas Opens New Fragrance Factory in Dubai

    July 1, 2015
    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: CPL Aromas has opened its new production facility at the Jebel Ali Free Zone. The 10,000-square-meter, fully automated site is the first fragrance manufacturing site to be established by an international fragrance house in the U…


  • Clariant Opens Competence Center in Singapore

    July 1, 2015
    MALAYSIA: Clariant has opened its Consumer Care Competence Center under its Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS) in Singapore. The new Consumer Care Center will be connected to a worldwide network of marketing, application and te…


  • Silab Manufactures Cell Cultures In Situ

    July 1, 2015
    FRANCE: Silab has inaugurated its production unit dedicated to biotechnologies. The new industrial facilities, which represent an investment of €5 million, have been built upstream of the three current production lines dedicated to cosmetic acti…


  • Jumei Takes Stake in Korean Beauty Brand

    July 1, 2015
    CHINA: Chinese beauty e-tailer Jumei has acquired a minority stake in It’s Skin, a prestige Korean beauty brand that has become very popular with Chinese consumers. “The popularity of Korean beauty products in China has grown rapidly ove…


  • Natura To Use Renewable Microalgae Oil

    July 1, 2015
    BRAZIL: Natura Cosméticos S.A. says that after a successfully completing testing and product validation phases during the past year using Solazyme’s oils, it will purchasing Solazyme’s high-performance AlgaPur Microalgae Oil, which…


  • Maesa Completes P2 Acquisition

    July 1, 2015
    AUSTRIA: Maesa Group has completed its acquisition of P2 Cosmetics, one of Europe’s leading beauty brands, which is sold exclusively at DM, Germany’s largest drugstore retailer.  “P2 Cosmetics has a proven track record of brin…


  • IFF Expands Beyond Scent with Lucas Meyer Cosmetics

    July 1, 2015
    CANADA: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, a business of Unipex Group.  Under the terms of the offer, IFF will pay approximately €283 million for the cosmetic ingredi…


  • Sustainable Coconut Oil from BASF

    Sustainable Coconut Oil from BASF

    June 17, 2015
    Philippines project benefits industry and local farmers.


  • Stepan Buys Sulfonation Plant

    Stepan Buys Sulfonation Plant

    June 15, 2015
    Brazil is a strategic priority for Stepan.