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Published January 10, 2007
We’re only in January, but 2007 is already shaping up to be a watershed year for the global household and personal products industry. On the top of everyone’s list, of course, is REACH, the new European regulation for chemicals which has… Read More »
Clean Excitement
Published January 3, 2007
Classic clean citrus notes make way for novel scents such as cinnamon spice, mountain fresh and honeysuckle rain in household products. Read More »
Clean Well...Do Some Good
Published January 3, 2007
Clean clothes? That’s a given. Now marketers say they are doing their part to clean the environment, revitalize local economies and, believe it or not, build a better world in the process. Read More »
Published December 20, 2006
As part of its ongoing strategy to increase global focus on the more profitable oral and personal care businesses, Colgate-Palmolive Company announced its agreement to sell its Latin American and Canadian bleach brands to The Clorox Company for $126… Read More »
Published December 15, 2006
Procter & Gamble Co. plans to cut its number of distribution centers in half over the next couple of years and is actively pursuing alternative energy sources, executives said on Thursday. The company aims to lower its distribution costs using few… Read More »
Published December 5, 2006
RUSSIA: The Russian household and personal care market has been good to Henkel, the maker of Persil detergent and Fa shampoo. In fact, Russia is Henkel’s fastest-growing market, with sales topping $5 million last year. Henkel operates five prod… Read More »
Published December 5, 2006
GERMANY: Executives from the soap, detergent, cosmetics and fragrance industries came out to the SEPAWA congress held in Wurzburg, Germany in October. Representatives from 28 countries participated in the exchange of interdisciplinary scientific expe… Read More »
Published November 30, 2006
This holiday season, Tide and Emmy-award winning talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are reminding Americans that the little things they do can make a big difference in their communities, particularly when it comes to energy savings. Over the next four we… Read More »
Innovation Drives Household Sales
Published November 28, 2006
Consumers forego a sponge and ammonia in favor of high-performance formulas that get dispensed from high-margin devices. Read More »
Published November 14, 2006
Detergent industry must do a better job on sustainability, insist speakers at the 6th World Conference on Detergents. Read More »
Published November 7, 2006
Church & Dwight Co. on Tuesday posted a nearly 12 percent increase in its third-quarter profit, helped by higher selling prices and acquisitions. The Princeton-based consumer-products company—which makes Arm & Hammer baking soda and Bri… Read More »
Published November 3, 2006
● America’s Research Group surveyed 1,264 women who are primary household decision makers to reveal the top 10 consumer product categories that generate the most brand loyalty. The number one slot, with 37.8%, went to bath soap. Favorites… Read More »
Sure It Cleans, But is It Green?
Published October 31, 2006
The focus is still on efficacy and value, but more customers want to know if the I&I supplies they buy are environmentally-friendly. Read More »
Published October 18, 2006
Procter & Gamble Co. is testing concentrated versions of its Tide, Dreft and other laundry detergents, a move that could lead to fewer plastics and chemicals entering the environment. The 2X Ultra line will replace all current versions of Tide, Ga… Read More »
Published October 13, 2006
Detergent industry must do a better job on sustainability. Read More »
Published October 4, 2006
Patent No. US 7,097,716 B2: Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara, CA, patented a method for performing fluorocarbon chamber cleaning to eliminate fluorine memory effect to be used in dishwashing detergents.… Read More »
Published October 4, 2006
Patent No. US 7,098,177 B1: A process for preparing detergent particles has been patented by Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan.… Read More »
Published October 4, 2006
The 1.7-ton higher alcohols market is witnessing one of the first major challenges of petroleum-based chemical economics under the current regime of $60-plus crude oil, according to a new study, Higher Alcohols - Forecast to 2020, by Colin A. Houston… Read More »
Published October 4, 2006
● Time-strapped consumers are opting for household cleaning products that offer convenience, efficacy, and innovative solutions that promise to get them out of the house and on with the rest of their lives quickly and easily. According to the l… Read More »
Published October 4, 2006
International Specialty Products and geniaLab BioTechnologie have signed two agreements to market encapsulated products. The first agreement establishes a strategic alliance between the two companies and specifically involves the development and mark… Read More »
Published October 3, 2006
Some time in the next week or so, the U.S. population will top 300 million. At a time when other industrial powers such as Japan, Russia and much of Europe are losing population, the fact that the U.S. continues to motor along adding citizens is quit… Read More »
Published September 8, 2006
Eight Elixir from Thermafuse contains non-pathogenic bacterial cultures that digest excess detergents, proteins, product residue and more. It can be used to remove topical build-up, water soluble stylers and soap film, volumize fine and thinning hair… Read More »
Published September 8, 2006
CANADA: The American Oil Chemists’ Society’s (AOCS) 98th annual meeting and expo will take place May 13-16, 2007 in Québec City, QC, Canada, with nearly 2,000 expected to attend. The meeting is a joint world congress with the… Read More »
Building a Link to Innovators
Published September 6, 2006
Reckitt Benckiser goes online to reach out for innovative ideas in household and personal care product development Read More »
Published September 5, 2006
Whether it’s acquisitions, new product introductions or new plant openings, suppliers are making a variety of moves to compete in this market which impacts the entire household and personal products industry. Read More »
The International Top 30 Report
Published August 21, 2006
Companies Get Going on Going Green Read More »
Published August 17, 2006
Fusion Film Soap, launched in Asia and now available in North America, are cosmetic sheets that can be carried in a pocket and instantly dissolve in water into a rich lather. Aicello’s technology enables the soap to be custom-blended in partner… Read More »
Published August 17, 2006
The Appels are turning over their orange franchise. On July 17, Orange Glo International, Greenwood Village, CO, agreed to be acquired by Church & Dwight Co., Inc., makers of Arm & Hammer products, for $325 million in cash. The transaction is… Read More »
Published August 17, 2006
The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) Board of Directors has approved the applications of 16 companies in recent months. The companies include: AlEn USA, the Houston-based U.S. subsidiary of Mexican cleaning products maker Industrias AlE… Read More »
Big Steps for Baby
Published August 11, 2006
Baby care grows up as marketers explore increasing segmentation in products for babies, toddlers and children. Read More »
Published August 7, 2006
Now, in addition to burning candles and spraying a hint of air freshener, you can rely on your clothes for an incredible scent experience. This month, Tide will launch Tide Simple Pleasures, a new detergent that incorporates naturally inspired scents… Read More »
Published July 17, 2006
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has agreed to acquire Orange Glo International, Greenwood Village, CO. for $325 million in cash. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory and other customary approvals, is expected to close during the third quarte… Read More »
Published July 10, 2006
Patent No. US 7,018,971 B2: A process for the production of detergent granules was assigned to Unilever Home and Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT.… Read More »
Published July 10, 2006
The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) Board of Directors has approved the applications of 16 companies in recent months. The companies include: AlEn USA, the Houston-based U.S. subsidiary of Mexican cleaning products maker Industrias AlE… Read More »
The Top 50 Report: Our Annual Summer Blockbuster
Published July 7, 2006
The Top 50: Our Annual Summer Blockbuster Okay, okay, maybe we didn’t invent the Summer Blockbuster. After all, Jaws hit the silver screen back in 1975 and The Top 50 didn’t debut until 1978. But there’s no denying the fact that… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) has unveiled a new webpage communicating the sustainable development activities of its member companies. Sustainable development in the cleaning product and oleochemical industries includes stewardship of prod… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
The flexible properties of Dow Chemical Company’s Tergitol L Series Nonionic Surfactants offer flexible defoaming, wetting and emulsifying properties. This makes the series ideal for use in applications such as cleaning products. The surfactan… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
Duragreen, Rohm and Haas’ metal-free floor polish formulation (MF 1-2) meets all the environmental and performance criteria of the Green Seal Environmental Standard for floor care products (GS-40). Duragreen MF 1-2 is a metal-free floor finis… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
Patent No. US 7,018,641 B1: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, patented materials and methods for the control of plant pathogens. This method for reducing damage to tomato plants caused by Ralstonia solanacearum consists essentially of applying… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
Patent No. US 7,018,972 B2: The process for the production of detergent granules has been patented by Unilever Home and Personal Care USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT. The process comprises mixing a solid component and a liquid binder… Read More »
Published June 7, 2006
l Half of Americans surveyed say countertops are the household surface they have to clean most frequently throughout the week, according to The Soap and Detergent Association’s latest National Cleaning Survey. Floors (15%) and sinks (10%) came… Read More »
Published June 6, 2006
Dow Corning’s Cosmetic Powder Masks Wrinkles The new Dow Corning 9701 Cosmetic Powder absorbs sebum and provides a a smooth, powdery feel, according to the company. It provides formulators new options in addressing the growing premium skin… Read More »
Published May 9, 2006
Church & Dwight Co. Inc., announced an increase in its first-quarter profit, growing 6% as U.S. consumer sales climbed. Profit rose to $39.9 million (60 cents per share) compared with a profit of $37.7 million (56 cents per share) during the s… Read More »
Published May 2, 2006
A scientific article published by two Brooklyn College researchers was honored with The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Distinguished Paper Award. The award is sponsored by SDA and the Surfactants & Detergents Division of the American Oil Ch… Read More »
Published April 26, 2006
Colgate-Palmolive Co. posted a higher first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as volume growth in every operating division helped offset restructuring costs and increased spending on advertising. The company expects to post double-digit earnings-per-sh… Read More »
Published April 11, 2006
The flexible properties of Tergitol L Series nonionic surfactants make them suitable for use in cleaning products and other applications where defoaming, wetting and emulsifying are desired. The surfactants also pass OECD 301 ready biodegradability s… Read More »
Published April 11, 2006
Patent No. US 6,992,055 B1: The process for preparing detergent compositions having high bulk density has been assigned to Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. The method for producing detergent granules comprises dry-neutralizing a liquid acid precursor o… Read More »
Published April 11, 2006
CHINA: Thomas Wetherell has formed a new business consulting company, Innovatize, Inc., specializing in strategic and brand consulting for the cosmetics/personal care industry in China. Mr. Wetherell, whose past positions include managing director, C… Read More »
Published April 11, 2006
DSM Expands Parsol Line With Titanium Dioxide Parsol TX, a new microfine titanium dioxide, eliminates the compatibility issue with Parsol 1789 (Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, avobenzone) without any side effects, such as deactivation or discolor… Read More »
Mean, Green, Cleaning Machine
Published April 11, 2006
Surface cleaner sales are declining due to consumers’ increasingly hectic lives, while the demand for convenient products is pulling the market forward. Read More »