Supplier's Corner


  • MGPs Omni-Smooth Delivers Natural Skin-Tightening

    Omni-Smooth, from MGP Ingredients Inc., Atchison, KS, is a unique protein fraction of wheat that is said to demonstrate outstanding skin-tightening and film-forming properties. Omni-Smooth is extracted from wheat gluten using MGP’s patented…
    11.14.05

  • Karlshamns Develops Lipex

    Karlshamns has developed Lipex Sheasoft for demanding body butters and delicate cosmetic formulations. Lipex Sheasoft is derived from pure native shea butter from the shea tree of sub-Saharan Africa, company executives said. This new quality shea but…
    11.14.05

  • Ciba Specialty Expands

    Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemi-cal introduced Colibri Quick-Match 1.1, Colibri QC 1.0 quality control software and Colibri library services. Company executives said the introductions provide a new color matching solution for inks, paints and…
    11.14.05

  • The Right White Oil

    Chevron Superla white oils are versatile enough for the food processing, cosmetic, plastic, pharmaceutical and textile industries, according to company executives. Superla white oils are colorless, odorless and tasteless, are nearly chemically inert…
    11.14.05

  • U.S. Cosmetics & Miyoshi Kasei Unveil Powder La Vie

    U.S. Cosmetics Corp., Dayville, CT and Miyoshi Kasei, Saitama, Japan, introduced Powder La Vie for color cosmetics and skin care. The three-component composite offers a unique approach to controlling oil on the skin, company executives said. Conve…
    11.14.05

  • PKBs Cosmo Rotary Machine

    French company PKB offers the Cosmo bottom-up filling machine for a wide range of viscosities including water-based, oil-based, viscous, foamy and alcohol-based products. Sixteen ceramic pumps with membrane valves are installed for seal-free operatio…
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  • A Total Package

    Anomatic Inc., Newark, OH, offers a “to- tal package” of anodizing, metal stamping and decorating for the cosmetics industry. Anomatic executives said anodizing, a process by which an oxide coating is formed on aluminum, provides a corr…
    11.14.05

  • Lubrizol Unveils AMPS

    Wickliffe, OH-based Lubrizol Corp. now offers a granular form of the AMPS (2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid) monomer, replacing the powdered form. The granular form improves workplace conditions by reducing dust emissions in the air, result…
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  • Clinical Results Peptide

    l OxyPeptide promotes respiration and oxy- gen consumption at the cellular level, according to executives at Clinical Results Inc., St. Petersburg, FL. The cosmeceutical technology stimulates cell turnover by 25% in only two weeks, company executive…
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  • Dermacryl Polymers Offer

    Dermacryl 79 offers better options for manufacturing sunscreen emulsions, according to National Starch and Chemical executives. Tests completed by the company showed that a pre-slurry prepared prior to the introduction to the water phase significant…
    11.14.05

  • New Ingredients from Croda

    Croda Inc., Parsippany, NJ, introduced new ingredients for hair and skin care. Crodamol STS is a new emollient ester said to be “superior to silicone.” The ester delivers good shine and feel characteristics, is non-volatile, safer to use…
    11.14.05

  • Total Bottle Cost Reduction

    time to market and improve sales of packaged consumer brands, executives said. Ampacet is the only masterbatch supplier that combines color innovation with cost reduction. “TBCR is a truly comprehensive approach that addresses all aspects of b…
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  • Nova Software Makes

    Nova Technology Corp. introduced XPRT XPRT software to increase efficiency of data collection with Nova’s DPM 9003. The software is compatible with Windows 2000 and 98 platforms with integration to Microsoft Excel. DPM 9003 is a portable electr…
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  • Abitec

    Abitec Expands Line Of Lactylate Esters l Capmul S10L is the newest lactylate ester from Abitec Corp. Capmul S10L complements the company’s other lactylates, Capmul S12L and Capmul S18L. The emulsifiers are food grade and applicable for the…
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  • Netzschs Pump Division

    Exton, PA-based Netzsh Inc.’s pump division offers a new comprehensive catalog of its positive displacement pump product line. The 28-page catalog lists the advantages and benefits of Netzsch’s vertical, sanitary, close coupled and standa…
    11.14.05

  • Ciba Develops Glass

    Ciba Specialty Chemicals developed a new class of stabilizer technology that is said to increase the shelf life of cosmetic and household products. Excited State Quencher technology (ESQ) outperforms existing stabilizers, which simply absorb UV-light…
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  • Dibasic Ester from DuPont

    Wilmington, DE-based DuPont Textiles & Interiors (DTI) Specialty Intermediates introduced a new dibasic ester, DBE-LVP, for consumer product applications in the U.S. The DBE-LVP is tailored to meet both California's low vapor pressure/volatile o…
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  • A New Catalog

    BioChemica International, Satellite Beach, FL, offers a 12-page full color catalog of exotic raw materials. The catalog provides information on the company’s latest offerings of exotic butters and oils for cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceutic…
    11.14.05

  • Six Percent Hydrox

    CreAgri Inc., Hayward, CA, is marketing olive juice polyphenols as a novel class of antioxidants. Hydroxytyrosol is the primary olive juice-derived polyphenol with the highest free radical protection reported for an antioxidant compound, registe…
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  • Nectapure Helps Fight

    Nectapure, a new ingredient from Alpa- flor, Basel, Switzerland, is said to treat “city stress.” Nectapure is a standardized extract that combines the anti-oxidative stress and anti-pollution properties of Buddleja davidii and Thymus v…
    11.14.05