MEXICO: Takasago de Mexico opened its new Creative Center for Flavors and Fragrances in Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico. The new center is a part of Takasago’s strategic global plan to deliver the best possible service to the customer through th… Read More »
SPAIN: Sea-Land Chemical Co. has entered into a distributor agreement with Aceites Especiales Del Mediterraneo, S.A. (AEMEDSA) in which it will represent AEMEDSA’s natural sodium sulfonate business in the US and Canada.
“We continue to s… Read More »
CHINA: The Hallstar Company has opened its Asia Pacific R&D center in Suzhou, China. Situated in the Suzhou New District (SND), Hallstar New Material Science & Technology (Suzhou) Company Ltd. will serve as the company’s R&D and tec… Read More »
CHINA and BRAZIL: Evonik’s two new production facilities for cosmetics ingredients in Shanghai (China) and Americana (Brazil) were recently certified in accordance with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard.
“This create… Read More »
Few things in life make me truly happy—being married to the same woman for nearly 26 years, knowing that my children have a shot at becoming successful adults, working for the same company for more than a quarter of a century...they're all… Read More »
A two-day event designed exclusively for upper-level management, The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will be hosting the PBA Executive Summit on Dec. 3-4 in Scottsdale, Ariz. It will focus on industry trends, networking opportunities and leader… Read More »
Macadamia Professional: appointed Stephenie Staton as global director of channel marketing. She is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of all channel marketing activities including promotions, sales support materials, presentations and… Read More »
Ashland Specialty Ingredients has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel, a deal that broadens Ashland’s portfolio in the personal care, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and agriculture markets.… Read More »
Symrise launched a series of freshly pressed plant juices within its Actipone range. Manually pressed without the use of any solvents, the juice varieties are fully traceable and certified organic. Their proven effects in cosmetic applications range… 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 Givenchy amenity kit given to customers in the new Air France La Premiere suite won the award for the best first class airline unisex travel kit 2014 at the Travel Plus Awards in Hamburg, Germany.
According to the company, the shapes, colors and… Read More »
VariBlend recently announced the global availability of its dual-chambered, one-touch foamer, which creates soft creamy foam without propellants. The company’s innovation-driven approach to dual-dispensing solutions has led to the addition of a… Read More »
His poll numbers may be on the rise in terms of his Republican Presidential Nomination, but in the personal care sector, Donald Trump’s stock isn’t faring as well. Both Perfumania and Farouk, companies with connections to The Donald… Read More »
KOREA: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. recently received several honors for its humanitarian efforts around the world. These honors, from Korea, Greater China and the US, recognize the company for its commitment to improving the lives of children worldwide… Read More »
MEXICO: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P has opened Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico, S. DE R.L. de C.V. Based out of Huixquilucan, Estado de Mexico, Calumet Specialty Oils de Mexico provides Calumet’s global customers with access to bu… Read More »
Sales: $1.6 billion
Key Personnel: Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer; Naoki Kume, director and vice president, finance; Yutaka Den, chief global business officer.
Major Products: Skin care, cosm… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Key Personnel: Christine Courtin-Clarins, president of the supervisory board; Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Clarins skin care an… Read More »
Sales: $4.7 billion
Key Personnel: Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer; Antonio Belloni, group managing director; Pierre Godé, vice chairman; Nicolas Bazire, development and acquisitions; Chantal Gaem… Read More »
Sales: $6.4 billion
Key Personnel: Masahiko Uotani, president and chief executive officer; Norio Tadakawa, chief financial officer; Ralph Ahrbeck, chief strategy officer and president, China region; Chikako Sekine, chief b… Read More »