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Coast Southwest Plans California Expansion for Increased Distribution

Aug 20, 2014

Coast Southwest has acquired an additional 33,107 ft2 office/warehouse at the company’s headquarters in Placentia, Calif., USA, and plans to use the space for increased distribution to meet a growing consumer demand.

Bio-Botanica Offers Its Botanical Extracts with DuPont's Zemea Propanediol

Aug 20, 2014

Through a partnership between Bio-Botanica and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Bio-Botanica is now offering Zea Botanicals, a line of its naturally derived plant extracts that incorporate DuPont's Zemea propanedio

Clariant Recognized by EPA for Superfund Site Redevelopment

Aug 13, 2014

Clariant Corp. received a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 for the company’s role in remediating and redeveloping a former Superfund site that it purchased in the 1980s.

South Korea Trending Up in Beauty with New Mintel Reporting

Aug 11, 2014

Mintel Beauty & Personal Care announced the expansion of its beauty coverage into Korea.

HallStar Acquires Natural Esters Line from FloraTech

Aug 6, 2014

In a strategic effort to expand its natural functional ingredients portfolio, The HallStar Company has acquired the Florasolvs natural esters product line from FloraTech.

SCS Names 2014/2015 Officers Council

Aug 5, 2014

At the Society of Cosmetic Scientists' (SCS) 2014 Annual General Meeting in London, the 2014/2015 officers and council were elected.

Evonik Offers Products Certified by RSPO

Jul 30, 2014

Evonik Industries is offering cosmetic ingredients that have been certified in accordance with the standard of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

Unilever Foundry Procures 'Smart' Product Concepts

Jul 24, 2014

The Unilever Foundry is a platform for new partnerships, through which start-up companies pitch their ideas to the market giant. By publishing specific briefs, the company has procured several "smart" product concepts for personal care and other markets.

Beiersdorf Begins Production in Mexico

Jul 23, 2014

Beiersdorf is targeting North and Central America with the opening of a new production facility in Silao, Mexico, which includes an integrated research and development center.

Croda Inc. Appoints Two in Consumer Care

Jul 16, 2014

Croda Inc. has appointed two employees to roles in its North American consumer care sales team.

Lubrizol Mexico Awarded for Social Responsibility

Jul 16, 2014

Lubrizol Mexico was recently awarded for its social responsibility and its ethical operation.

Salvona Names Comercial Química Massó For Distribution in Peru and Select Europe

Jul 8, 2014

Salvona Technologies LLC has announced that as of June 30, 2014, Comercial Química Massó, S.A. will be distributing Salvona’s delivery systems to personal care companies in Portugal, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Peru.

Givaudan Acquires Soliance and Expands Cosmetic Actives

Jul 2, 2014

Givaudan has plans to grow its cosmetic active portfolio with the acquisition of Soliance SA and its subsidiary.

INOLEX Awarded for Personal Care Innovation

Jul 2, 2014

INOLEX Inc. has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Global Personal Care Product Innovation Leadership Award for Emulsense, a natural cationic agent for hair conditioning and skin care.

Clariant Expands Indonesian Site for Increased Pigments and Cosmetic Ingredients

Jun 24, 2014

Clariant has expanded its site in Tangerang, Indonesia to increase production capacity and enlarge product range and support capabilities for Indonesia and the South East Asia and Pacific (SEA&P) markets.

Lubrizol Expands Brazilian Surfactants Plant to Meet Growing Demand

Jun 24, 2014

The Lubrizol Corp. has broken ground on a major surfactant plant expansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Strategically located in Belford Roxo, the new unit is designed to meet the growing demand for personal and home care products in the Brazilian market.

Salvona Relocates to Large NJ Facility

Jun 17, 2014

Salvona Technologies LLC has relocated to a new facility in Hamilton, New Jersey for increased production capability.

In Memory of J. Leon Lichtin

Jun 12, 2014

J. Leon Lichtin, PhD, founder of the University of Cincinnati cosmetic science program, passed away on June 10, 2014, at the age of 90.

Abend Appointed to Lonza's Executive Committee

Jun 7, 2014

Lonza Group Ltd. announced the appointment of Sven Abend to its Executive Committee (EC), effective July 1, 2014.

Azelis Names Des Tombe Managing Director

Jun 5, 2014

Canadian-based Azelis announced the appointment of Frans J. des Tombe as managing director, effective June 2, 2014. He replaces Tony Craske, who will now be based in Europe and serve as international business director of Azelis Personal Care.

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