Procter & Gamble says it is dialing up its safety awareness campaign among parents with Safe Kids Worldwide, adding a bitter taste to the outer layer of its Tide, Gain and Ariel laundry pacs in North America this fall, and enhancing its TV, print… Read More »
Unit dose laundry detergent packs will get some unwanted publicity this fall, when the September issue of Consumer Reports no longer recommends unit dose laundry detergents in homes with young children. The article was posted online in July.
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The latest launch at Coast Southwest is Endicare DP-530S, the newest ingredient in the company’s line of personal care solutions. This water-soluble hair fixative polymer is in easy-to-use liquid form, according to the company. It is bill… Read More »
The market for color cosmetics represents a fun and innovative space. Croda offers formulators an ever-expanding toolbox of ingredient technologies that are designed to maximize the performance benefits and aesthetic appeal of their cosmetic pr… Read More »
Single-dose liquid packaging specialist Unit Pack has enhanced its production capabilities by adopting 3D printing technologies at its facility in Cedar Grove, NJ.
According to the company, 3D printing will enhance Unit Pack’s production flexi… Read More »
The recently published Ingredients for Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaning Applications report by international market research and management consulting firm Kline finds that some country markets are increasing at double-digit rates du… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Carbo… Read More »
Sales: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men’s… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Brandon Leigh, chief financial officer; Chris Davis, chief operating officer
Major Products: Brands include Imperial Leather, Carex, Cusson Ba… 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 Stuart, Ann… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion
Key Personnel: Itsuo Hama, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care, home care and household cleaners.
New Products: Systema Hagu… Read More »
Sales: $32.8 billion
Key Personnel: Michael Treschow, chairman; Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief financial officer; Douglas Baillie, chief human resources officer; David Blanchard, chie… Read More »
El Paso, TX
Sales: $216 million (estimated) for non-hardware/electrical personal care products. Total personal care sales: $435.2 million. Corporate sales: $1.45 billion.
Key Personnel: Julien R. Mininberg, chief… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion for household, personal care and oral care products. Corporate sales: $3.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Jim Craigie, chairman and chief executive officer; Jaquelin J. Brova, executive… Read More »
Sales: $2.6 billion for household, personal care and industrial and institutional products. Corporate sales: $5.6 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Donald R. Knauss, ex… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
New york, NY
Sales: $15.0 billion for oral care, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $17.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Fabian Garc… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,992,632 B2; Method has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of surfactant system that contains a nonionic surfactant including an ethoxylated alcohol and/or an ethoxylated fatty acid ester, and an anionic surfactant; free… Read More »
US 8,993,503 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid detergent. It is comprised of a surfactant system that is comprised of an alkoxylated anionic surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant and a viscosity modifier selected from the group consis… Read More »
Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… Read More »
March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… Read More »
AAK Personal Care rolled out Lipex SheaClear, a completely clear liquid shea oil that softens and moisturizes the skin. It also improves shine and softness in hair.
The physical and sensory attributes of Lipex SheaClear make it an ideal ingredient f… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company has joined GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition How2Recycle Label program. P&G will initially carry the label on its Dawn dishwashing liquid packaging. How2Recycle’s goal is to create a cle… Read More »
The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
Dreft, the 80-year-old baby laundry detergent brand that’s the top choice of pediatricians and dermatologists, has expanded its product lineup for every stage from newborn through the toddler years. Dreft’s portfolio now includes: Dr… Read More »