United Mineral and Chemical Corporation (UMC): appointed Michael Sansonetti Jr. as its new president. This came after the announcement that UMC’s long-time president, A. Nurhan Becidyan, would retire.
Sansonetti, who is currently in charge of… Read More »
BASF has opened its new clinical and consumer testing center at its 160,000 square foot R&D facility in Tarrytown, NY. The new Tarrytown Consumer Testing Center (TCTC) is equipped with the most sophisticated clinical instrumentation available for… Read More »
After a setting a fast pace in 2014, cosmetic chemical volume slowed in recent months, according to The Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index, a new tool created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). From June 2014 to June 2015, cosmetic chemica… Read More »
Skin corrosion is defined as irreversible damage to the skin following the application of a substance. When it contacts the tissue, a corrosive compound generates necrosis through the epidermis and the dermis with ulcers and bleeding. The healing pro… Read More »
Spectra Colors Corporation: hired Diane O’Hara for the position of technical sales-Northeast. She has more than 20 years of experience in technical sales. O’Hara has specialized in the pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic and industria… Read More »
Angus Chemical Company: appointed Scott Hinkle as chief financial officer. He brings more than two decades of financial leadership experience in the chemicals and manufacturing industries, including prior roles at Ecolab and General Electric.
Prior… Read More »
The US chemical industry is the global leader in production, providing more than 15% of the world’s chemicals and representing 14% of all US exports. It is also one of America’s largest manufacturing industries, an $801 billion enterprise… Read More »
Bionetix International launched BCP35S/BioSurf as an environmentally safe and economical alternative to the use of chemicals that reduces client’s processing costs and increases the time of remediation. BCP35S/BioSurf is a new bioremediation pr… Read More »
The Eastern European division of Nordmann, Rassmann Group has been appointed as the sole distributor for DSM’s full personal care product portfolio in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia
The Nordmann, Ras… Read More »
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) a winner of its 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award.
The Safer Choice Program, formerly known as the Design for the Environment (DfE)… Read More »
The recently published Ingredients for Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaning Applications report by international market research and management consulting firm Kline finds that some country markets are increasing at double-digit rates du… Read More »
Sales: $696 million for the year ended August 31, 2014.
Key Personnel: John K. Morgan, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Mark R. Bachmann, executive vice president and chief financial off… Read More »
Vantage Specialty Chemicals: appointed Richard McEvoy as its new chief executive officer.
In his new role, McEvoy will oversee all units of Vantage, including personal care, performance materials, and oleo chemicals.
Prior to joining Vantage, McEvoy… Read More »
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… Read More »