Supplier's Corner


  • PET Pails Available From O. Berk

    O. Berk Company now offers a range of high-density PET pails from one to six gallons. The Union, NJ-based company said the pails can be used with liquid or solid products and can be labeled on the sides or on the snap-on covers. More info: www.OBerk.…
    11.11.05

  • Alco Introduces Non-Corrosive Dishwashing Polymer

    Alco Chemical, Chattanooga, TN, has launched a new specialty polymer, Alcosperse 747, that greatly reduces corrosion during dishwashing of aluminum cookware, executives said. Alcosperse 747 also suspends oil and particulate food soils by minimizing t…
    11.11.05

  • Gels, Rollers, Gloss Vials New from Qosmedix

    Qosmedix, Edgewood, NY, offers the new No. 505300 gel eye mask and No. 505310 gel eye patches. The eye mask has elastic nylon to hold it in place. Both gels consist of vinyl, nylon, propylene glycol, water and pigment and can retain heat or cold for…
    11.11.05

  • Ineos Fluors HFC 134a Approved by FDA

    The Food and Drug Administration sent Ineos Fluor International, St. Gabriel, LA, a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notification for its food grade extraction solvent HFC 134a. HFC 134a is used to produce food flavors and flavoring. More info: (2…
    11.11.05

  • Rotary Lobe Pump Series New from Netzsch Division

    The Nemo pump division of Netzsch Inc., Exton, PA, has introduced the Netzsch Tornado Rotary Lobe pump. This space-saving equipment offers high efficiency pumping capabilities with a continuous fluid movement throughout the pump. Netzsch Tornado pump…
    11.11.05

  • Dual-Chamber Dispensing System from Versadial

    Versadial, New York, NY, introduced the Versadial dispensing system, a dual-chambered, lotion dispensing pump with custom-blending disc technology. The dispenser head is rotated in as little as three strokes to mix product. Versadial is also adaptabl…
    11.11.05

  • Lee Industries Offers Groen Kettles for Mixing

    Lee Industries, Philipsburg, PA, has added a Groen Process Equipment division that offers kettles and tanks with custom agitation systems. These systems can include specialty inclined agitators, vacuum pressure designs and custom pharmaceutical grade…
    11.11.05

  • Updated Press Allows Faster Booklet Production

    Arlington Press, a Raleigh, NC-based Impaxx company, has installed a right-turn-angle (RTA) booklet folder to increase its capacity of product customized informational booklets. It can also produce new designs, improve accuracy and eliminate missing…
    11.11.05

  • Alnor Oil Provides Drums of Kosher Coconut, Soybean Oils

    Alnor Oil, Valley Stream, NY, now offers Kosher coconut and soybean oils in drums, as well as castor oil, pale pressed castor oil and soy fatty acids. More info: (516) 561-6146; Fax: (516) 561-6123; E-mail: vegoil.source@alnoroil.com.…
    11.11.05

  • New Defoamers from Rhodia

    Rhodia, Cranbury, NJ, recently introduced new defoamer products that are VOC- and APE-free. The Rhodoline additions are designed for use in high gloss paints, adhesives and emulsion polymerization systems and have superior stability, executives said.…
    11.11.05

  • Grain Processing Launches Zeina Modified Starches

    Zeina modified starches, a new family of starches for skin and hair care, are new from Grain Processing Corp., Muscatine, IA. Zeina products provide viscosity, formulation stability and rheology modification. Executives said Zeina starches are extrem…
    11.11.05

  • Hair Strengthening Complex from Croda

    Croda Inc., Parsippany, NJ, launched Keravis, a hair strengthening complex designed to improve damaged hair using a copolymer of hydrolyzed vegetable protein and silicone. The low and high molecular weight components moisturize the hair shaft inside…
    11.11.05

  • Meltblown Wipes New from ATEX

    ATEX (Advanced Technological Extru-sions) srl, Settala, Italy, has introduced a new generation of meltblown wipes. Executives said polypropylene is anti-allergic and antibacterial and can absorb up to seven times its weight of water-based liquid, and…
    11.11.05

  • Clariant Launches Yellow Plastic Pigment

    Coventry, RI-based Clariant Pigments & Additives recently expanded its yellow-based pigment offerings with the introduction of PV Fast Yellow H9G, an intense green shade yellow Azo pigment that is produced using a propriety Clariant finishing pro…
    11.11.05

  • Herbal Fragrances New From Quest International

    Quest International, Mt. Olive, NJ, has developed a new generation of “herbal fresh” fragrance ingredients. Under the Bouquet Garni line, the new scents include: Alicate (mint, eucalyptus, herbs and exotic spices); Herboxane (basil and th…
    11.11.05

  • Olive Derivative Offered By Colonial Chemical

    Colonial Chemical, South Pittsburg, TN, has released Colalipid OL, a new colalipid phospholipid product from triple-pressed virgin olive oil. Exec-utives said Colalipid OL improves skin health and imparts moisturizing, lubricating and softening benef…
    11.11.05

  • Anti-Aging Powder Offered By FutureCeuticals

    FutureCeuticals, Momence, IL, has introduced CollaGain, a powdered collagen stimulatory complex that builds natural collagen in skin and improves skin hydration, thickness, softness, elasticity and age spots. CollaGain can be used in moisturizers, fo…
    11.11.05

  • New Microencapsulation Company Debuts

    LiquiCenter Capsules LLC, Northbrook, IL, a new company formed by Thermo-graphic Measurements and Liquid Crystal Resources, offers microcapsules ranging in diameter from a few microns to 2mm. The capsules consist of polymers such as gelatin, algin or…
    11.11.05

  • Over Wrap Bundler Offered By Twincraft Soap

    Twincraft Soap Company added a BFB bundler, a specialized high-speed wrapper that has a wide size range and can over wrap folding boxes from 2-16 packs. Executives at the Winooski, VT-based company said customers can now use extremely thin films and…
    11.11.05

  • Alpaflor Introduces Anti-Inflammatory Solution

    Alpaflor, a Bäsel, Switzerland-based Pentapharm company, has introduced Hypericum, a new anti-inflammatory plant extract derived from St. John’s wort with a high concentration of active compounds, such as inhibitors of COX-1 and COX-2, pro…
    11.11.05