INDONESIA: Evonik has opened its newly expanded plant for the production of raw materials, additives and ingredients for the cosmetic and household care industries in Bekasi. With this investment, Evonik is increasing its capacity for surfactan… Read More »
A popular advertising campaign has celebrities and athletes smiling into the camera with a wide, white moustache on their upper lips with the headline, “Got milk?” The same question can be asked of corporate purpose. But what is it, and w… Read More »
BASF has rolled out Get the Look 2.0, a new virtual makeover application that showcases BASF’s personal care portfolio which includes 2015 beauty trends and looks. Powered by ModiFace, the application allows customers to personalize a makeover… Read More »
Kolmar Laboratories, a custom manufacturer of color cosmetics, skin care and personal care products located in Port Jervis, NY, is making significant capital investment to expand its 264,000-sq.-ft. facility, constructing a dedicated manufacturing ar… 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 »
Revlon is buying The Colomer Group (TCG) for approximately $660 million, saying the deal will help it reach new salon customers and cut costs. The acquisition reunites Revlon with its one-time unit in an effort to expand its global distribution.
Rev… Read More »
Innospec, Inc. has relaunched its website. The new site—www.innospecinc.com—makes it easier and faster for customers and investors to navigate to the key information on the company and its products, according to Innospec.
“In this… Read More »
Sometimes, a little is more than enough. Procter & Gamble’s fiscal 2013 sales rose just 1% to $84.2 billion, but the modest gain, driven in part by fabric and home care product sales, beat Wall Street estimates.
The company said that unit… Read More »
The owners of Screentech/Spraytech have branched out to launch a separate operation in their Fairfield, NJ facility. This new operation specializes in sorting, culling and refurbishing defective or rejected packaging components.
The new business,… Read More »
Following a decision to rebrand its product line, Murad is rolling out new package design on all products and product labels. According to the company, the new look reflects the Murad promise—”skin that looks and feels better every day.&r… Read More »
Cosmetic formulators find it very challenging to protect and stabilize formulations like high SPF sunscreens, nonionic emulsions, shampoos and shower gels. To address these needs, Symrise has developed a genuine multifunctional ingredient—SymSa… Read More »
CHINA: Lenzing AG and Nox-bellcow (ZhongShan) Nonwoven Chemical (NBC) have formed a joint venture to manufacture facial masks based on Tencel Skin. The launch of co-branded facial masks made of 100% Tencel Skin allows consumers in China to make an in… Read More »
AUSTRALIA: Jurlique is opening its farm doors so visitors can experience the true farm-to-bottle process and see how organic skin care is grown, hand-tended and hand-made.
The certified organic Jurlique Farm, located in the Adelaide Hills of Sout… Read More »
JAPAN: Kanebo came under fire this summer after more than 2,000 consumers reported skin blotches from using its whitening products. Kanebo Cosmetics recalled products containing Rhododenol after customers complained about a loss of pigmentation. Thro… Read More »
CANADA: Fifty-four high-efficacy Zep Commercial cleaning and drain care products are now available at Canadian Tire. The offering launched earlier in the year and is featured primarily in the household cleaning aisle of participating Canadian Tire st… Read More »