Industry News

Clariant Purchases Beraca Shares in Strategic Partnership

Jan 28, 2015

Clariant and Beraca formed a strategic alliance where Clariant will acquire a 30% share of Beraca’s health and personal care division with the possibility for major participation in the future.

DKSH Expands Distribution of Shin-Etsu Silicones to NW Europe

Jan 28, 2015

DKSH and Shin-Etsu Silicones have extended their existing agreement to market, sell and distribute Shin-Etsu Silicones’ entire product range in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Rahn Celebrates 75 Years in Zurich

Jan 21, 2015

Rahn is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2015. In 1940, during World War II, Hans Rahn founded Rahn AG in Zurich as a one-man business.

Naturex Inaugurates Expanded Chile Factory with Quillaia Specialty

Jan 21, 2015

On Jan. 15, 2015, Naturex inaugurated its newly expanded production factory in Linares, Chile, which is specialized in quillaia extraction and purification.

Unitis Elects New Board

Jan 17, 2015

Unitis, the European organization of cosmetic ingredients industries and services, elected a new board at its most recent General Assembly.

Coast Southwest Hires Personal Care Director

Jan 14, 2015

Richard D. Hersey joined Coast Southwest as senior director of business development for personal care.

Evonik Names New Head of Personal Care

Jan 13, 2015

Tammo Boinowitz, PhD, has been named the new head of Evonik’s personal care business line, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

DSM Names South Asia Distributor

Jan 13, 2015

DSM Personal Care signed a new distributor agreement with Mascot Universal Pvt. Ltd. to sell DSM's cosmetic ingredients in South Asia. The agreement was effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Greentech President Honored by the SFC

Dec 17, 2014

Jean-Yves Berthon, president of the Greentech Group, was awarded the French Society of Cosmetology Award by the Société Française de Cosmétologie (SFC).

Naturex Opens Sales Office in Santiago

Dec 17, 2014

Naturex is strengthening its position in Latin America with the establishment of a sales office in Santiago, Chile.

Croda Awarded For Innovation in UK

Dec 10, 2014

Croda International Plc has just been awarded first place in the innovation segment, second in the chemical sector category and eighth place overall in Management Today's 2014 Britain’s Most Admired Companies Awards.

Midwest SCC Honors Jacobsen for Lifetime Service

Nov 12, 2014

During its November 2014 meeting, the Midwest SCC Chapter honored Allan Jacobsen the Stanley Allured Lifetime Service Award.

L'Oréal Names Women in Science Recipients

Nov 11, 2014

L'Oréal USA announced the recipients of the 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship, which recognize five U.S.-based female researchers for their outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Recipients receive $60,000 each for their postdoctoral research.

Cosmetic Science Innovations Relaunches in New Location

Nov 11, 2014

Cosmetic Science Innovations (CSI) has relaunched its business in a new location in Union, N.J., USA.

Lipotec Wins Best Ingredient Award for Marine Contouring Active

Nov 10, 2014

Lipotec's Actigym has won the Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award at in-cosmetics Asia 2014. The company was declared the winner at the event's Award Ceremony on Nov. 5, 2014.

BASF Appoints DKSH For Colorant Expansion in Asia

Nov 5, 2014

DKSH and BTC Chemical Distribution (a subsidiary of BASF) will start a strategic collaboration to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants in 14 Asian countries.

Univar Acquires Brazilian Ingredient Distributor

Nov 5, 2014

Univar Inc. has acquired D'Altomare Quimica Ltda., a Brazilian distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, through Univar Brasil Ltda.

Innospec Acheives RSPO MP Certification for Manufacturing Sites

Oct 29, 2014

Innospec Inc. has achieved the Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Mass Balance (MB) multi-site certification for all of its relevant manufacturing sites.

Dobos Joins Sun Chemical as Technical Manager of Cosmetics

Oct 27, 2014

Kelly Dobos has joined Sun Chemical as technical manager of cosmetics for the Americas.

DSM Maps Facial TEWL/Hydration Among Varying Ethnicities

Oct 22, 2014

DSM Personal Care has partnered with the University of Limpopo, Newtone Technologies and AVR Consulting to run a study on facial hydration and barrier function in different ethnicities.

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