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IFSCC, Cosmetics and Surprises as Told By The General

In addition to emphasizing how SCC members are automatically part of the IFSCC, Mary Lynn Halland shared other insights and surprises she stumbled upon in her new role as Secretary General of IFSCC.

In Memoriam: Marcella Fischer

Fischer joined the SCC in 1974 and was made Emeritus in 2014. She worked as a cosmetics chemist for more than 40 years.

A (S)eppic Acquisition of Serdex

With a turnover of €8 million in 2015, Serdex has joined Seppic to expand Seppic's portfolio of natural ingredients. Representing a market over €900 million, the global specialty active ingredients for cosmetics are quickly becoming a growing trend with natural active ingredients.

PolyPeptide Labs Holding to Acquire Lonza Peptide Operations in Braine-l’Alleud

The PolyPeptide Group announced it will acquire the operations and peptides business of Lonza in Braine-l’Alleud.

Huntsman: Hello Surfactants Sale, Goodbye Debt

Huntsman Corp. sold its European surfactants business to Innospec Inc., helping to move forward with its debt-reducing efforts.

Silab Acquires Ecomeris for Cosmetics Applications

Silab decided to take over Ecomeris due to its research with biopolymers and minerals in the cosmetics business to further innovation with active natural ingredients.

UPDATED: in-cosmetics Global to Launch Sustainability Corner

The sustainability corner will include 15 pods presenting a sustainable product or project from companies such as BASF, Clariant, DSM Nutritional Products, Earthoil Plantations and Kolb.

Evonik Nabs SEPAWA Innovation Award

With its eyes on the prize, Evonik's REWOFERM biosurfactant took home the 2016 SEPAWA Innovation Award for its sustainable cleaning properties.

New Partnership Centers on Cannabinoid Extracts For Cosmetics

Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Radient Technologies Inc. announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding, which focuses on the joint development and commercialization of superior and standardized cannabinoid extracts.

Partnership Expands Tech-Driven Silica Biz for $630 Mil.

Evonik Industries AG has acquired J.M. Huber's silica business, hoping to expand its North American and Asian position and develop its portfolio.

UPDATED: Organic Personal Care Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2025

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the FDA approving the use of organic products in personal care products is also expected to aid in the growth.

Vigon Named One of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the World

For the first time, Vigon International has been named one of the nation’s "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For."

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