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 »
Industry veteran Ro Oteri has created Sixth-Man Consulting to support companies participating in the personal care industry, ranging from materials suppliers to branded marketers. He brings a wealth of commercial and technical expertise having served… Read More »
Today’s consumers are looking for skin care products that work faster and better. Thus, manufacturers need ingredients that deliver great results. The new McKinley Skincare product line includes an assorted group of active ingredients, which ar… Read More »
Two US senators introduced legislation in April that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The Personal Care… Read More »
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will open up new “sensory dimensions” of its GlucoTain sugar-based and sulfate-free surfactants range. According to the company, unique GlucoTain goes beyond the functional benefits o… Read More »
The American Cleaning Institute appointed Tom O’Brien, senior vice president of Sasol Performance Chemicals, as the new chair of the board of directors. He was elected by fellow board members during ACI’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Industr… Read More »
Elé Corporation, a McCook, IL-based manufacturer, joined the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the international trade association representing the specialty chemical industry. The Washington-based group supports chemic… Read More »
FRANCE: The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and the French Fragrance Association (PRODAROM) recently organized a roundtable to assess progress in the search for pragmatic solutions for the registration of essential oils, particularly laven… Read More »