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 »
Battelle’s encapsulation technology is based on a particle forming polymerization approach. Our unique method is amenable to encapsulate both solid and liquid active ingredients. Particles ranging from nanometer to micron size are obtained using our encapsulation process. Read about our detailed processes to learn how it can revolutionize your personal care and cosmetics products. Read More »
Angus Chemical Company: appointed Scott Hinkle as chief financial officer. He brings more than two decades of financial leadership experience in the chemicals and manufacturing industries, including prior roles at Ecolab and General Electric.
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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 »
US Patent No. 9,040,472 B2; The University of New Brunswick has patented a skin cleansing system that is comprised of a non-aqueous solvent component for application to skin, comprising a non-water miscible biodegradable solvent, the solvent comprisi… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,992,899 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a mascara composition that is comprised of at least one film-forming polymer, at least one silicone elastomer blend comprising at least one silicone cross-polymer dispersed i… 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 Car… Read More »
Sales: $860 million
Key Personnel: Xie Wenjian, chairman.
Major Products: Liushen, Maxam, Jia An, Shanghai Viv, Herborist, Chinfie and GF.
Comments: Shanghai Jahwa United Co. Ltd. is China’s largest domesticall… Read More »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… Read More »
Sales: $215 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Replogle, president and chief executive officer; Maureen Usifer, chief financial officer; Joey Bergstein, general manager and chie… Read More »
Sales: $850 million (estimated) for candle and home fragrance products. Corporate sales: $8.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Martin E. Franklin, founder and executive chairman; Ian G.H. Ashken, co-founder, vice… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion for beauty and home care products. Corporate sales: $10.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president, Michael Cazer, chief operating officer; Su Jung Bae, ch… 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 »
Coast Southwest signed a national distribution agreement for the exclusive marketing and sales of CrossChem’s GlyAcid product line to the personal care market.
GlyAcid is the new global standard for high purity glycolic acid. CrossChem’s… Read More »
A new line of cleaning products is taking Rain-X technology from the road to the house. New Rain-X for the Home takes powerful cleaning capabilities traditionally used on the car and makes them available for home use, according to ITW Global Bra… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing co… 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 »
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 »