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
Key‚ÄąPersonnel: 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 »
Rahn Launches Celligent for Cell, DNA Protection
Rahn has introduced Celligent, which protects the DNA and supports the repair of UV-induced cell damage. Three active principles are interlocked: ethyl ferulate, a natural antioxidant with UV abso… Read More »
Mibelle Biochemistry Opens Sales Office in France
FRANCE: Mibelle Biochemistry, a Swiss-based company that specializes in the research and development of actives for the cosmetic industry, has opened a sales office in France. The new office is l… Read More »
Changes are underway in the development of underarm deodorant formulas. A simple, standard deodorant ingredient label typically includes propylene glycol, water, sodium stearate, fragrance, triclosan and FDC dyes. The active ingredient is triclosan,… Read More »
Formulating green products is one of the current challenges facing developers of personal care and household cleaning products. Stepanís Biorenewable Carbon Index can help make ingredient choices easier. Read More »
San Francisco, CA
Sales: $100 million
Sales: $100 million.
Key Personnel: Andrew Fraser, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Home fragrances, household cleaners and personal care… Read More »
Sales: $117 million
Sales: $117 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1 billion. Net income: $41 million for the year ended June 30, 2009.
Key Personnel: Irwi… Read More »
Sales: $130 million
Sales: $130 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Joe Kanfer, chief executive officer; Mark Lerner, president and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Skin care products and services… Read More »
Sales: $140 million
Sales: $140 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Jane and Raymond Wurwand, founders and co-chief executive officers; Jerry Wenker, president and chief operating officer.
Major Pr… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $146 million
Sales: $146 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.3 billion. Net income: $221 million.
Key Personnel: Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive offic… Read More »
Sales: $150 million
Sales: $150 million (estimated), but that total includes paper products.
Key Personnel: Chuck Maniscalco, president and chief executive officer; Jeffrey Hollender, chie… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $200 million
Sales: $200 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Zvi Ryzman, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty and skin care products. Brands include: Andrea, Arde… Read More »
Sales: $312 million
Sales: $312 million. Net loss: $186 million for the year ended March 31, 2009.
Key Personnel: Mark Pettie, chairman and chief executive officer; Peter J. Anderson, chief fi… Read More »
St. Louis, MO
Sales: $329 million
Sales: $329 million (estimated) for skin care products. Corporate sales: $4.3 billion. Net income: $473 million.
Key Personnel: Ward Klein, chief executive officer; David P. Hat… Read More »
Sales: $355 million
Sales: $355 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $454 million. Net income: $66 million for the year ended Nov. 30, 2008.
Key Personnel: Zan Guerry, chairman and… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $446 million
Sales: $446 million. Net income: $23.8 million.
Key Personnel: Jean Madar, chairman and chief executive officer; Philippe Benacin, vice chairman and president; Russell Gree… Read More »
Sales: $596 million
Sales: $596 million for sun care and foot care products. Corporate sales: $18.5 billion. Net income: $1.9 billion.
Key Personnel: Fred Hassan, chairman and chief executive… Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA
Sales: $600 million
Sales: $600 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Paul DeJoria, chairman; Luke Jacobellis, president.
Major Products: Professional hair care products. Brands include:… Read More »
Sales: $633 million
Sales: $633 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1.2 billion. Net income: $65 million.
Key Personnel: Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer; Joseph Y. Cha… Read More »