Pilot Earns SOCMA ChemStewards Status
Pilot Chemical has received certification and compliance with the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) ChemStewards program,SOCMA’s flagship environmental, health, safety and securi… Read More »
Zorbit Added to INC’s Fastest Growing 5000
Zorbit Resources (now doing business as Maesa Packaging) is one of only 1390 companies in the U.S. to be named to the INC5000—a list of the fastest growing private companies— in three… Read More »
P&G Sponsors Olympic Teams In Vancouver and London
Procter & Gamble and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) have inked a sponsorship alliance in which P&G will become an official sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Teams for the Vancouve… Read More »
The World of Wipes was once again a success. The INDA-organized conference was held June 22-24, 2009 in Atlanta, GA and, despite the global economic crisis, attracted a record-setting crowdâ€ˆas attendees from all segments of the wipes industry.… Read More »
Cognis Endows University Chair
GERMANY: Cognis is endowing a chair of communications and management of chemical processes in industry at the University of Wuppertal. The endowment is intended to promote teaching, research and development activit… Read More »
The Lipstick Effect Spurs Beauty’s Share in Luxury
The lipstick effect still had legs in 2008, according to data released by Unity Marketing. In the Stevens, PA-based company’s new Luxury Beauty Snapshot Report 2009, six of the top 1… Read More »
Could Beauty Spending be on the Rebound?
Need some good news? According to The NPD Group, Inc., 55% of beauty shoppers surveyed in April said they will still buy beauty because it makes them feel better about themselves—up four percentage… Read More »
Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. has acquired TRI‐K Industries, Inc. The transaction, which was completed on July 1, 2009, includes Maybrook, Inc. and makes Galaxy Surfactants the majority owner, with Dr. Gerd Dahms & Associates holding a minority s… Read More »
Dow Corning Expands Xiameter Online Portal
To help its customers survive the recession, Dow Corning is expanding Xiameter to double the number of silicone products available through the online portal. The expanded business will increase the opti… Read More »
Rahn Launches Celligent for Cell, DNA Protection
Rahn has introduced Celligent, which protects the DNA and supports the repair of UV-induced cell damage. Three active principles are interlocked: ethyl ferulate, a natural antioxidant with UV abso… Read More »
HallStar, a Chicago-based specialty chemistry company, launched a series of free, on-demand webinars to teach compounders and formulators how to integrate new chemical technologies into plasticizer and personal care applications.
The educational ser… Read More »
Mibelle Biochemistry Opens Sales Office in France
FRANCE: Mibelle Biochemistry, a Swiss-based company that specializes in the research and development of actives for the cosmetic industry, has opened a sales office in France. The new office is l… Read More »
Formulating green products is one of the current challenges facing developers of personal care and household cleaning products. Stepan’s Biorenewable Carbon Index can help make ingredient choices easier. Read More »
Sales: $120 million
Sales: $120 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Chemical specialty maintenance products, which incl… Read More »
Sales: $250 million
Sales: $250 million.
Key Personnel: Bruno Mascolo, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Cosmetics brands including Tigi, Bed Head, Hardcore and S Factor.… Read More »
Sales: $2.5 billion
Sales: $2.5 billion for personal care, household and industrial and institutional products. Corporate sales: $5.3 billion. Net income: $461 million for the year ended June 3… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion
Sales: $3.3 billion for the year ended June 30, 2008.
Key Personnel: S. Curtis Johnson, chairman; Edward F. Lonergan, president and chief executive officer; Joseph F. Sm… Read More »
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Sales: $6.1 billion
Sales: $6.1 billion. Net income: $448 million.
Key Personnel: Douglas M. Baker, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Christophe Beck, executive vice president, instituti… Read More »