Pilot Earns SOCMA ChemStewards Status
Pilot Chemical has received certification and compliance with the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) ChemStewards program,SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and securi… Read More »
Auxiliary Laundry Composition from P&G
U.S. Patent No. 7,572,760 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company, based in Cincinnati, OH, has been awarded a patent covering an auxiliary composition for use in the laundering or treatment of fabrics.… Read More »
Prestige Beauty Sales Fall in the First Half of 2009
Retail sales of the U.S. prestige beauty industry fell 7% in the first half of the year to $3.7 billion, according to data from the NPD Group, Inc., Port Washington, NY. Moreover, June 2009… Read More »
Sederma Rolls Out Idealift for Aging Skin
With age, the effects of gravity on the skin becomes visible. To fight against this phenomenon and to help women look younger, Sederma has developed Idealift, which contains a specific lipodipeptide.… Read More »
SDA Supports TSCA Modernization Act
Ernie Rosenberg, president and chief executive officer of The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), issued the following statement at a news conference where the American Chemistry Council announced a se… Read More »
L’Oréal Inks Long-Term Deal with ‘Project Runway’
Lifetime Television, The Weinstein Company, L’Oréal Paris and Garnier have inked an exclusive, multi-platform promotional arrangement and sponsorship of the… Read More »
Detergent Patented by Procter & Gamble
U.S. Patent No. 7,569,528 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a detergent composition. It is comprised of a lipase which is a polypeptide having an amino acid sequence which has at least 90% identity… Read More »
There are five points in a star and five points in brand enhancement. Two recent columns looked at brand in enhancement. In May, we looked at engagement (p. 46). In the July (p. 46), we wrote about the price/value relationship, passion and sensory ma… Read More »
Sales: $975 million
Key Personnel: Anthony J. Green, chairman; A.G. Calder, deputy chairman; Alex Kanellis, chief executive officer; C.G. Davis, regional director-Africa; Brandon H. Leigh, finance director; J. P… 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: $2.9 billion
Key Personnel: Sadayoshi Fujishige, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products toiletries, fabric care, home care and household cleaners.
New Products:… 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 »
Proposed Label Regulations Questioned by CSPA
The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) recently expressed concerns regarding legislation (H.R. 3057) introduced by Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY).
“While we agree with the general prem… 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 »
Pure USA Patents Topical Personal Care Compositions
U.S. Patent No. 7,553,480 B2; Pure USA, LLC, East Brunswick, NJ, has patented a topical personal care composition that consists of hydrocortisone (1%), water (q.s.), cocoamidopropyl hydroxysult… Read More »
Angie Harmon and Purex Team Up to Change Lives
To mark the launch of Purex Complete 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets, which combine detergent, softener and anti-static in one sheet, actress Angie Harmon has teamed up with Purex for the Purex Changes Lives… 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 »
Sales: $125 million
Sales: $125 million.
Key Personnel: Harold Uhrman, chief executive officer; Robert San Julian, president and chief operating officer; Mark Moermond, technology director; M… Read More »
Sales: $275 million
Sales: $275 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Mark Landry, president.
Major Products: Detergents—Fab, Dynamo, Ajax and ABC, Arctic Power (Canada); Laundry aids&mdas… Read More »
Sales: $1.9 billion
Sales: $1.9 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.4 billion. Net income: $195 million.
Key Personnel: James R. Craigie, chairman and chief… Read More »
Downers Grove, IL
Sales: $2.3 billion
Sales: $2.3 billion for household and body care products. Corporate sales: $13.2 billion. Net loss: $79 million for the year ended June 30, 2008.
Key Personnel: Brenda C. Barn… Read More »
Sales: $2.5 billion
Sales: $2.5 billion for personal care, household and industrial and institutional products. Corporate sales: $5.3 billion. Net income: $461 million for the year ended June 3… Read More »
St. Paul, MN
Sales: $6.1 billion
Sales: $6.1 billion. Net income: $448 million.
Key Personnel: Douglas M. Baker, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Christophe Beck, executive vice president, instituti… Read More »
Sales: $65 billion
Sales: $65 billion (estimated) for household, personal care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83.5 billion. Net income: $12 billion for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.
Ke… Read More »
Sales: $2.1 billion
Key Personnel: Neil P. DeFeo, chief executive officer; Dave Lundstedt, president; Kris Kelley, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Bill Littlefield, executive… Read More »
Innovative Solutions from P&G Chemicals
For more than 150 years, P&G Chemicals has been a reliable partner to the household and personal products industry.
A first glance, the global oleochemical market may seem vast, but P&G… Read More »
New Federal Legislation Targets Baby Bath Products
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York recently introduced the Safe Baby Products Act, which would direct the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate and regulate hazardous contaminants in… Read More »
Actress Jessica Biel Inks New Deal with Revlon
Jessica Biel is Revlon’s new global brand ambassador. The actress, who got her start on “7th Heaven,”joins the brand’s roster of female ambassadors which includes actresses H… Read More »
Consumers are Adopting ‘Depression-Era’ Behaviors
More consumers are trying to squeeze out every last drop from that toothpaste tube.
According toresearch from Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a new generation of Americans is ad… Read More »
I have been writing this column for 20 years and have always enjoyed the challenge of meeting a deadline. One of my annual activities is to cover the NYSCC Supplier’s Day. This year, as usual, there was a huge attendance at the convention cente… Read More »
Despite economic turmoil, attendance remained steady at the mid-year meeting of the Consumer Specialty Products Association—proving that passion still plays a role in today’s business environment. Read More »