In the industrial and institutional (I&I) wipes sector, market leader Clorox Professional Products and various smaller brands like Metrex Research and Spartan Chemical are growing faster than the overall market, according to a recent report publi… Read More »
Vantage Specialty Ingredients now has two new technologies in its product portfolio. Curoxyl and Curcylic—formerly offered by Essential Ingredients (Ei)—are now available at Vantage Specialty Ingredients.
Curoxyl Benzoyl Peroxide Gel USP… 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, Cus… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion
Key Personnel: Bris Rocher, chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Skin care and cosmetics sold under seven brands—Yves Rocher, Stanhome, Dr. Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouv… Read More »
Sales: $150 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Joe Kanfer, chairman and chief executive officer; Mark S. Lerner, president and chief operating officer.
Major Products: Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer,… 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 »
St. Louis, MO
Sales: $425 million for skin care products. Corporate sales: $4.4 billion. Net income: for the year ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Key Personnel: Ward M. Klein, chief executive officer, Energizer Ho… 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 »
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 need exists for preservatives that do not contain alcohol, parabens, isothiazolones, halogens or formaldehyde donors. At the same time, manufacturers of wipes and other personal care products request cost-effective progressive preservative systems.… Read More »
Lonzagard BKC cGMP Benzalkonium Chloride is a suitable alternative to triclosan as it satisfies the strict FDA requirements as an active for consumer health care and food professional hand soaps and sanitizers, according to its creator, Lonza.
Highl… Read More »
Granite Gold Inc. has added four new products to its lineup of homecare offerings. A granite cleaner and granite polish in one, the 24oz Granite Gold Clean & Shine is the power of Granite Gold Daily Cleaner fused wit… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,987,180 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a cleansing product comprising a substrate and a silicone reactive amino containing dimethicone copolyol.… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
You can sum up the European facial care market in two words: simplicity and efficacy. They are the primary drivers within the category, reflecting polarizing trends for multi-functionality and multi-step regimes. The alphabet trend is still in full s… Read More »
Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s… Read More »
I&I company ITW Professional Brands (formerly ITW Dymon) and Atlantic Mills, a Lakewood, NJ disposable nonwoven wipes maker, have combined product portfolios and will now operate as ITW Pro Brands.
The company’s brand portfolio includes LP… Read More »
ITW Pro Brands is now offering its popular Scrubs-in-a-Bucket pre-moistened hand, tool and surface cleaning towels in a limited-edition hunting package. The promotional packaging is blaze orange and includes a free LPS1 firearms cleaning and lubricat… Read More »
Air pollution is a global problem, but the worst culprits are found, not in China, but in India. According to India’s Center for Science and Environment (CSE), last year New Delhi surpassed Beijing to become the world’s most polluted city… Read More »