INDIA: Wacker has opened an expanded technical center for silicone products in Amtala, near Kolkata, India. Operated by the joint venture Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. (WMC), the enlarged regional competence center comprises state-of-the-art ap… Read More »
SINGAPORE: To sustain its international growth strategy and with a view to remaining closer to its clients and consumers, independent French company Silab has opened Silab South East Asia in Singapore. An extension of Silab SA, this entity will be de… Read More »
Naturex is opening additional US sales offices in offices in Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago. The three new locations will reinforce Naturex’s local position in the US and offer strategic hubs to meet customer demands, according to the company. In… Read More »
Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a high-growth specialty chemicals company, has announced the commercial availability of its first personal care product lines, Elevance Smooth, a line of plant-based, multifunctional polymers, and Elevance Soft, a l… Read More »
Mary Kay took the top honor as “Best Website” at the 1st Beauty 2.0 Awards, which was held in Paris, France. From more than 300 entries, a panel of industry experts carefully selected the top five finalists in the best website categ… Read More »
Executives from across the global cleaning product supply chain can now register for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) 2014 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, set for Jan. 27-Feb. 1 at the Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL. ACI member companies… Read More »
Consumers continue to crave “natural” when it comes to personal care. Their appetites are satiated by naturally inspired SKUs as well as brands that offer no comprises when it comes to their final formulations. Read More »
With the confirmation of another three facilities in Hopewell, Janesville and Mapleton, Evonik has raised its number of cosmetic GMP (ISO 22716) certified production sites to 10.
ISO 22716 refers to the manufacturing process of cosmetics as well as… Read More »
Ball Corporation introduced its Matte & Gloss printing technology for impact extruded aerosol cans and beverage bottles at the 28th FEA International Aerosol Congress in Madrid. By enabling customers to combine the two finishes on the same can, t… Read More »
The new EC Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 entered into force with the aim to protect and improve the health and safety of consumers of cosmetic products. Since July 2013 manufacturers of cosmetic products are legally required to prepare a PIF (product… Read More »
Gelita’s Verisol Bioactive Collagen Peptides are significantly improving skin conditions such as elasticity and wrinkles, according to the company. Hans-Ulrich Frech, global vice president business, unit collagen peptides, revealed the publicat… Read More »
Innospec introduced two new variants of its flagship ester, Finsolv TN (C12-15 alkyl benzoate).
Finsolv TN-G is focused on sustainability. While the original Finsolv TN is based on synthetic raw materials, the Innospec laboratory was able to r… Read More »
Cynthia Rowley has made her foray into beauty, exclusively on Birchbox.com.
“Launching Cynthia Rowley Beauty with Birchbox was a natural next step for the company as we continue to grow into a global lifestyle brand,” said Rowley. &… Read More »