The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) will again bring together distributors from across the country for the 2015 PBA Distributor Executive Conference (DEC). Taking place April 8-9, 2015, in Hammond, LA, the fourth annual conference will pro… Read More »
BioAmber Inc. is a specialist in bio-based chemistry serving a wide range of applications. The company maintains that its proprietary technology platform uses economically viable, sustainable feedstocks to produce innovative building block chemicals… Read More »
SPAIN: Fragrance is a crucial element of most beauty and personal care products. In what is an incredibly crowded and competitive marketplace, providing the very best sensory experience possible for a customer can very often make a real difference to… Read More »
Croda International Plc earned first place in the innovation segment, second in the chemical sector category and eighth place overall in the 2014 Britain’s Most Admired Companies Awards.
“To be named Britain’s most Innovative Compa… Read More »
Aware Products: added Ni’Kita Wilson as vice president of sales and innovation. Wilson, an experienced cosmetic chemist and nationally recognized beauty expert, will extend Aware Products’ geographic reach and bring added depth to its wor… Read More »
The global detergent industry continues to make inroads on creating a more sustainable future. Its past efforts, present problems and future concerns were front and center during the AOCS World Detergent Conference. Read More »
Despite a slowdown in growth in the European hair care market, innovation has helped maintain consumer interest. No longer regarded as a regular personal care staple, the hair care routine has evolved to include sophisticated products, such as serums… Read More »
Fusion Packaging, based in Dallas, TX, recently opened a showroom in New York City’s garment district. This strategic expansion will serve as the company’s East Coast headquarters. During the past 10 years, Fusion has developed successful… Read More »
Sales: $800 million (estimated) for candle and home fragrance products. Corporate sales: $7.3 billion. Net income: $203 million.
Key Personnel: Martin E. Franklin, founder and executive chairman; Ian G.H. Asken,… Read More »
Category leaders are formulating lotions and sprays that feature anti-aging ingredients with improved feel and performance, making today’s sun care products easier to incorporate into both the daily routine and a day at the beach. 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 »
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 »
Sales: $175 million (estimated) for personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $623.6 million for the year ended March 31, 2013.
Key Personnel: Matthew M. Mannelly, president and CEO; Ro… Read More »
St. Louis, MO
Net Sales: $426 million for personal care. Corporate sales: $4.6 billion. Net earnings: $ 409 million for the year ended Sept. 30, 2012.
Key Personnel: Ward M. Klein, chief executive officer, Ene… Read More »
Beverly Hills, CA
Sales: $500 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Paul DeJoria, chief executive officer; Luke Jacobellis, president; Rick Battaglini, vice president, finance; Angus Mitchell, artistic director,… Read More »