The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), headquartered in Knowlton, Québec, Canada, has acquired Chemaid Laboratories, a Saddle Brook, NJ formulator and manufacturer of skin care and hair care products.
“This is a key strategic… Read More »
Procter & Gamble’s plan to put more than half of its brands on the auction block could have a big impact on contract manufacturing in the household and personal products space. Chairman AG Lafley explained that P&G will target brands th… Read More »
The term “sulfate free shampoo” is not new; it has been used for many years by a few rogue companies. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, when all shampoo formulations were sulfate-based, clever cosmetic chemists were always looking for new and… Read More »
Revlon reported a 44% increase in third quarter sales. Results approached $498 million, as the company included sales from the Colomer division, which Revlon repurchased last year. Net income declined 26% to $18 million.
Consumer segment net sales i… Read More »
RNA Corporation: named Michael LaJoie as its new director of sales. He has more than 30 years of diversified experience in the contract manufacturing, private label and CPG industries.
LaJoie has served in various sales and marketing roles, which mo… Read More »
Aware Products: named George McLarty as vice president of research and development. He brings extensive experience across the cosmetics and personal care industry, including all aspects of the research, development and manufacturing process.
T… Read More »
Global anti-aging product sales topped $122 billion in 2013 and are growing nearly 8% a year. The the market is dynamic, but full of questions; luckily, you’ll get all the answers when you attend Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference & Tablet… Read More »
Solo Laboratories: recently welcomed Adelisa A. Patel, MBA, ASQ, CQA, formerly associated with Alberto Culver/Unilever.
She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and received her MBA in operations management from Illinois Institute of Technology… Read More »
That plastic wrap keeping your sandwich fresh wasn’t designed to protect bologna. After Ralph Wiley, a Dow Chemical chemist, accidentally discovered polyvinylidene in 1933, the military sprayed it on fighter planes to guard against corrosion an… Read More »
Sabinsa’s Payson, UT manufacturing facility is now registered to NSF International’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) program. In addition to the distribution of Sabinsa’s branded, science-backed and patented ingredients… Read More »
The Chinese economy may not be posting double-digit gains as it has in recent years, but that’s not keeping companies throughout the world from investing in this dynamic market. Estée Lauder for example, is rolling out Osiao (pronounced… Read More »
The Visual Pak Companies
The Visual Pak Companies
1909 Waukegan Rd.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Sales inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Visual Pak Companies are a privately ow… Read More »
Mark Chandler has founded ACT Solutions Corp (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology Solutions), a consultancy focusing on speeding development of cosmetic products with the goal of enhanced aesthetic appeal and efficacy.
Chandler is a veteran of more tha… Read More »
The New York metropolitan area was battered by Hurricane Irene in August. The storm dumped 13 inches of rain in our region, making for severe flooding in northern New Jersey. Just over the border, in New York State, my relatives were hit hard by the… Read More »
Major changes are afoot in terms of how prestige cosmetics, skin care and fragrances will be sold in the future. On both sides of the Atlantic, existing retailers are busy trying out all sorts of new configurations.
In Europe, department stores d… Read More »
Lubrizol Acquired By Berkshire Hathaway
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has acquired Lubrizol in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $9.7 billion, including approximately $700 million in net debt, according to the companies.
The deal is on… Read More »