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Unilever Expands in Skin Care with Kate Somerville Acquisition

May 12, 2015

Unilever announces Kate Somerville Skincare as its newest brand.

Sumitomo to Acquire Kyowa Hakko Cosmetic Ingredients

May 11, 2015

Sumitomo Corp. announced it will acquire the cosmetic ingredients business of Kyowa Hakko Europe GmbH.

INOLEX Acquires Natural Ingredient Supplier IES LABO

Apr 16, 2015

INOLEX announced its acquisition of ieS LABO.

Lubrizol Achieves GMP for Kallo, Belgium Site

Mar 31, 2015

The Lubrizol Corporation has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients (EFfCI) for its acrylic acid polymers and polymeric emulsifiers production site in Kallo, Belgium.

Shiseido Innovation Lab Will Focus on the Emotional Aspect of R&D

Mar 31, 2015

"We must also realize how indispensable it is to take on a more emotional approach that values a human connection when dealing with ordinary people and the market."

Lubrizol's Begium Facility Awarded GMP Certification for Acrylic Acid Polymers

Mar 11, 2015

The Lubrizol Corp. was awarded Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification by the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients (EFfCI) for its manufacturing of acrylic acid polymers (Carbopol and Pemulen) at its facility in Kallo, Belgium

AAK Personal Care Appoints Sole Distributor in Poland

Mar 3, 2015

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.

Dow Chemical Divests ANGUS Chemical

Feb 11, 2015

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

Croda Renames Keramimic 2.0 and Publishes New Combing Data

Feb 4, 2015

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.

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.

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.

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.

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