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Recent in Industry News (page 2 of 40)

BASF Completes Sale of Mexican Oleochemical Surfactants Business

Along with the Mexico oleochemical surfactants product portfolio and associated intellectual property, the transaction includes the production assets at the Estado de Mexico Ecatepec manufacturing site.

[update] EpigenCare Named a Finalist in Johnson & Johnson Contest

Johnson & Johnson’s Digital Beauty Quickfire Challenge seeks to identify, recognize and support innovative digital beauty solutions; EpigenCare offers direct-to-consumer skin care assessments.

Charkit Joins Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

The membership authenticates that Charkit can provide sustainable palm oil, and will afford the company access to key platforms and information.

Ashland Recognized for Brand Transformation

The specialty chemical supplier was recognized for its rebranding following its separation from Valvoline Inc.

ICSC Opens Technology Center

Located in Harlev J, Denmark, just outside of Arhaus, the new building features a Research and Innovation Center for the continued development of new cosmetics products.

Nelly Dubrulle Named 2018 IFSCC Henry Maso Award Recipient

Dubrulle, a cell biology and fluorescence imagining engineer with DNA Gensee, will be honored for her paper “DNA Metabarcoding as a Tool to Trace Plants of Interest in Ingredients or Cosmetics.”

Ones to Watch: Shilpi Jain

Our "Ones to Watch" series features up-and-comers in and around our industry who have limited experience but unlimited potential. Here, meet Shilpi Jain, whose focus at Skinveda LLC is on topical skin whitening and pain relief, among other areas.

Genomatica, Azelis Announce Distribution Deal

Azelis has been named the exclusive European distributor for personal care applications of Genomatica’s Brontide ingredient.

CLR Obtains Good Manufacturing Practices Certification

The certification is granted by the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients, a trade association of synthetic and natural ingredient manufacturers in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Presperse Announces Leadership Appointments

Beginning April 1, 2018, Koh Akiyama, president and CEO of Presperse, will return to Tokyo to lead Sumitomo’s global cosmetics group in the role of deputy general manager, medical science; he will be succeeded in his role by current director of sales Paulo Rodrigues.

ASA Announces 2018 Research Scholar Awards and Grants

The American Skin Association (ASA) announced the funding of 13 research grants for 2018. For more than 30 years, the organization and its affiliates have funded more than $50 million in grants for research addressing the cause of and potential cures for melanoma, vitiligo, psoriasis and other skin diseases.

Venn Skincare and Asia Seed Co. Announce Partnership

The partnership will see the companies working together to research and develop functional hybrid vegetables and vegetable seeds specifically engineered for skin care ingredients.

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