Hair care products, such as shampoos and conditioners, are widely used by most consumers in Western Europe, so any sales gains in these categories are unspectacular. Rather, the potential for growth is higher in Central and Eastern Europe, wher… Read More »
Private equity firm MidOcean Partners has acquired, along with Vulcan Capital and other investors, Water Pik, Inc., best known for its oral health and replacement showerhead business segments.
“MidOcean has followed the success of Water Pik fo… Read More »
Coast Southwest, Inc. has new, updated website, coastsouthwest.com.
“Creating a better online experience is an essential component of Coast Southwest’s ongoing commitment to make it easier for our customers to do business with our compan… Read More »
Tempo has rolled out its new website, www.tempo.ca, which it says provides customers with an enhanced on-line experience that connects their product development projects with a uniquely designed hub of technical and market trend information.
T… Read More »
The latest introduction from Lonza’s Hygiene and Preservation business is a new disinfecting line of products designed for hard surface cleaning applications. The company’s new EPA-registered Lonzagard RCS and RCS Plus products offer fast… Read More »
Gelita has applied for a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Health Claim regarding the beauty from within collagen peptide Verisol and its beneficial effect on skin health. Motivation was to clarify whether effects related to wrinkle reduction and… Read More »
Birchbox has partnered with Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) to create two Limited Edition Boxes, featuring winners chosen from the 2013 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards. Out now, the Limited Edition: Mass Appeal box contains a selection of winners… Read More »
INDONESIA: Wilmar International and Elevance Renewable Sciences have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to customers from their first joint venture biorefinery, located in Gresik, Indonesia. The biorefinery… Read More »
Sales: $69.1 billion (estimated) for personal care, household care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $83.6 billion. Net income: $9.3 billion for the year ended June 30, 2012.
Key Personnel: AG Lafley, c… Read More »
El Segundo, CA
Sales: $117 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Dr. Howard Murad, chief executive officer and founder; Fred A. Gysi, chief financial officer; Richard S. Murad, general manager and general counsel; Marina Ra… Read More »
Mayfield Heights, OH
Sales: $115 million.
Key Personnel: Seth Uhrman, chief sales officer; Brian Limbert, chief operating officer; Dan Prugar, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Drain care, air enhancement,… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $146 million for personal care products. Corporate sales: $4.1 billion.
Key Personnel: Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer; Desmond Walsh, president; John G DeSimone, chief… Read More »
Sales: $654 million. Net income: $21.9 million for the year ended Aug. 31, 2012.
Key Personnel: John K. Morgan, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Mark R. Bachmann, executive vice president and… Read More »
South Deerfield, MA
Sales: $844.2 million
Key Personnel: Harlan Kent, president and CEO; Lisa McCarthy, SVP finance, CFO; Howard Barron, VP, CIO; John Fontana, president, international; Martha LaCroix, EVP, c… Read More »
Palm Desert, CA
Sales: $1.3 billion (estimated) for personal care products. Corporate sales: $1.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Bill Guthy and Greg Renker, co-founders and co-chairmen; Lenny Lieberman, shareholder and bo… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion (estimated) for I&I products. Corporate sales: $7.6 billion. Net loss: $1.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Jerome A. Peribere, president and chief executive officer; Robert Tatterson, ch… Read More »
St. Paul, MN
Sales: $6.1 billion for industrial and institutional cleaning products. Corporate sales: $11.8 billion. Net income: $703 million.
Key Personnel: Douglas M. Baker Jr., chairman and chief executive officer; Th… Read More »