Vantage Personal Care: added two new employees. Sven Kirsch has been appointed as the account manager for Northern Europe and Michael Anthonavage has been named technical marketing director-Actives for the personal care group.
Kirsch will be respons… Read More »
Vitamins company NBTY, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Dr. Organic, a naturally inspired skin care line in the UK. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed later this year.
The Dr. Organic br… Read More »
Chemtec Chemical Company, an Innospec Company, and West Coast personal care ingredient distributor, added two new specialty chemical suppliers—Chemyunion and Cedar Concepts.
Micki Olsen, director of operations, commented, “We are v… Read More »
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a business unit of Ashland Inc., has completed the acquisition of the patented Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel. The acquisition broadens Ashland’s value-added portfolio in the personal care, pharmaceutical… Read More »
On Oct. 27-28, Mike Fevola, Ph.D., and Dr. Janet Drobits Windisch will run an introduction to polymer science course with special emphasis on the cosmetic industry. The two-day class will be held at the SCC national office in New York City.
Polymers… Read More »
INDIA: Gattefossé has expanded its presence in India by opening a technical center of excellence. The new office and technical center was officially inaugurated on Sept. 11, 2015 by Jacques Moyrand, group chairman, Gattefossé. The cente… Read More »
FRANCE: Polychromatic (PCC), the nail polish division of Keystone Industries, has acquired French company Centre 7 (C7). C7 has a distinguished reputation in the masstige and luxury cosmetic market. When complete, this acquisition will sign… Read More »
SPAIN: Corbion has announced that a second production plant for L-lactic acid received approved supplier status under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR), and as such, products can be used in biocidal products. The Spanish p… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »
The Natural Products Association Industry Champion Award has been awarded to AAK USA Inc. The honor recognizes notable contributions to the natural products industry above and beyond commercial success.
The award ceremony took place in Baltimo… Read More »