Sales: $643 million
Key Personnel: Hiroo Kaneda, chairman.
Sunstar’s new supplement.
Major Products: Oral care products sold under the GUM and Butler brand names and beauty care prod… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Pierre Garnier, chief executive officer, Pierre Fabre SA.
Major Products: Skin care and hair care products sold under the Avéne, Ducray, A-Derma, Pierre Fabre Dermatolo… Read More »
Sales: $1.26 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Yong Cha, president and chief executive officer; Kyoo Il Lee, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwasher detergent, fabric softener, kitche… Read More »
Sales: $1.5 billion
Key Personnel: Christian Courtin-Clarins, Clarins Group supervisory board chairman; Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director for the Clarins Group; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer of the C… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion
Key Personnel: Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Simon Bicknell, senior vice president, company secretary and compliance officer; John Clarke, president, consumer healthcare; Moncef Slaoui, ch… Read More »
Sales: $10.5 billion
Key Personnel: Motoki Ozaki, president and chief executive officer; Takuo Goto, representative director, senior executive vice president, global production and engineering, environment and safety managem… Read More »
Sales: $27.3 billion
Keyâ€ˆPersonnel: Paul Polman, chief executive officer; James A. Lawrence, chief financial officer; Michael Treschow, chairman, Unilever N.V. and PLC; Douglas Anderson Baillie, president of We… Read More »
FLSCC’s Sunscreen Symposium is Sept. 9-12
The 2009 Sunscreen Symposium is set for Sept. 9-12 at World Disney World’s Contemporary Resort. The symposium is a must-attend event for all involved in sunscreen manufacturing and formulatio… Read More »
WWP Offers Tinted Moisturizer/Foundation
World Wide Packaging, LLC, (WWP), a provider of cosmetic filling and packaging solutions, recently rolled out an illuminating tinted moisturizer. According to the company, the new moisturizer combines the… Read More »
The Noveon Consumer Specialties’ website has been redesigned to enhance the user’s experience and provide added functionality, according to the company.
Formulators have used www.personalcare.noveon.com to find just what they’re lo… Read More »
Procter & Gamble Tests Tide Basic in 100 Stores
Procter & Gamble is testing a new Tide—one that the company hopes will appeal to budget conscious consumers. Tide Basic—a powder detergent which is on shelves in 100 Wal-M… Read More »
SC Johnson Cranks Up Windmill in The Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS:SC Johnson has started up its first windmill at its Europlant in The Netherlands. This $4.7 million investment at Mijdrecht, which is the firm’s largest European manufa… Read More »
Acai’s Anti-Aging Claims Go Under the Microscope
Acai (pronounced: ah-sigh-ee) has made the move from the food aisle to the personal care shelf. This tiny, antioxidant-rich, deep purple color… Read More »
By Katie Rodgers, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published August 3, 2009
The fortunes of the European hair care sector have been mixed, to say the least, during the past year. France and Spain posted losses while Germany, the UK and Italy reported gains. Germany’s gain was the most impressive of all at 6.2% while Fr… Read More »
Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. has acquired TRI‐K Industries, Inc. The transaction, which was completed on July 1, 2009, includes Maybrook, Inc. and makes Galaxy Surfactants the majority owner, with Dr. Gerd Dahms & Associates holding a minority s… Read More »
Looking Up at Ulta: Net Sales Rise 12.3%
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. posted favorable financial results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2009. Net sales increased 12.3% to $268.8 million. Operating income rose 10.8% to $9 milli… Read More »
Dow Corning Expands Xiameter Online Portal
To help its customers survive the recession, Dow Corning is expanding Xiameter to double the number of silicone products available through the online portal. The expanded business will increase the opti… Read More »
Chicago Paper Tube Awarded for EcoPak
Chicago Paper Tube & Can Company, a manufacturer of round paperboard packaging, has been recognized by DuPont for its sustainable package, EcoPak, with a Noteworthy Accomplishment Award in the 21st DuPon… Read More »