Recent in Industry News (page 8 of 9)

AAK Personal Care Appoints Sole Distributor in Poland

AAK Personal Care is strengthening its position in the Polish market with the appointment of Nordmann, Rassmann Polska Sp.z o.o. as its sole distributor in the country.

PCPC Announces New Board Chair at 2015 Annual Meeting

Thia Breen, group president of North America for The Estée Lauder Companies, assumes new position; vice chairs also elected.

Evonik Names Business Director of Personal Care for NAFTA Region

Ron Birnbaum has been appointed by Evonik to business director of personal care for the NAFTA region in the Nutrition & Care segment. His new position was effective Feb. 1, 2015.

Dow Chemical Divests ANGUS Chemical

ANGUS Chemical Company has been divested by The Dow Chemical Company through an investment by private equity firm Golden Gate Capital.

Lonza's Philip Ludwig Appointed to Center for Dermal Research

Philip Ludwig, manager for global product development and applications at Lonza Consumer Care, has been appointed to the advisory council of the Center for Dermal Research (CDR).

Croda Renames Keramimic 2.0 and Publishes New Combing Data

Croda has rebranded Keramimic 2.0 to Kerestore 2.0 to better highlight the restoring benefits of its unique biomimetic keratin, while providing a greater individual identity within the marketplace.

DKSH Expands Distribution of Shin-Etsu Silicones to NW Europe

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.

Clariant Purchases Beraca Shares in Strategic Partnership

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.

Naturex Inaugurates Expanded Chile Factory with Quillaia Specialty

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

Rahn Celebrates 75 Years in Zurich

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.

Coast Southwest Hires Personal Care Director

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

DSM Names South Asia Distributor

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.