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KDC Enhances Specialty Household Pillar with Northern Labs Acquisition

“KDC has a solid history of investing in improving the business and enabling its people, so we can expect that our partnership will propel Northern Labs to a new and superior level, as a leading consumer products focused full-service contract manufacturer serving the U.S. market,” said J.D. Culea, president and CEO of Northern Labs.

Happy Holidays from Cosmetics & Toiletries

Happy holidays from all of us at Cosmetics & Toiletries! We hope you have a joyful season and a happy and healthy 2018.

DKSH Gears up for Cosmetagora 2018

"We are looking forward to showcasing our portfolio of exciting products from new and existing partners this year at Cosmetagora,” said Olivier Patricola, director, Personal Care Industry Europe. “Join us to learn how we can support you with our innovations."

Dow Corning Personal Care Solutions Rebrands to Dowsil

“As we continue the legacy we have built in home and personal care products, we remain focused on our customers and their needs to provide them with innovative solutions under our new brand name,” said Eric Peeters, global business director, Home & Personal Care.

Symrise Supports the Amazon with Biodiversity and Sustainability

Symrise is a supporter of biodiversity in the Amazon region and has developed a project to improve the value chain for farmers and cooperatives, in addition to researching materials from the area for fragrance and personal care products.

Alban Muller Promotes Dawn Kosaik

With more than 15 years of technical expertise in the personal care and beauty industry, Dawn Kosaik was promoted to a newly-created position at Alban Muller. She will lead the U.S. sales strategy as the company continues its expansion and transformation.

First Glance at in-cosmetics Global 2018

The personal care industry is gearing up for in-cosmetics Global in 2018, which was announced to be held in The Netherlands. R&D professionals from all over the world can expect new trends and ingredients, in addition to networking, technologies, formulations and more.

Pilot Chemical Advances Pamela Butcher

“Pilot Chemical leadership is confident Pam Butcher’s industry and organizational knowledge will be [an enormous asset] as she leads us toward continued success,” said Paul Morrisroe, chairman of Pilot Chemical’s board of directors.

L’Oréal Receives Global Bioenergies’ Batch of Ingredients

L’Oréal has received its first test batch of sustainable cosmetic ingredients from Global Bioenergies to use in formulations. “Delivery of this batch of renewable ingredient is a major step forward in the ISOPROD project,” said Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies.

Acquisition Strengthens DSM’s and Haixing’s Hydrocolloids

“This is an important strategic investment, which expands both our manufacturing capacity and innovation competences, enabling us to deliver on our strategy to become a leading and fast-growing global natural hydrocolloids producer,” Jiang Weiming, Ph.D., president, DSM China.

Project to Improve Livelihood of Palm Oil Smallholders

The UN Environment and the RSPO signed a small-scale funding agreement to benefit palm oil smallholders in two regions of East Malaysia and Central Kalimantan. This project will help smallholders develop knowledge and capacity on agricultural practices and other key principles of sustainable agriculture.

Make Way for a New Shea Study

“Historically, shea has been widely used for cooking oil and cosmetics in Africa,” said Badiè Marico, president, GSA. “Because of the GSA and its members, shea is now being consumed in markets around the world, and in turn improving the livelihoods of women in our communities.”

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