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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.

BASF Appoints DKSH For Colorant Expansion in Asia

Nov 5, 2014

DKSH and BTC Chemical Distribution (a subsidiary of BASF) will start a strategic collaboration to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants in 14 Asian countries.

Univar Acquires Brazilian Ingredient Distributor

Nov 5, 2014

Univar Inc. has acquired D'Altomare Quimica Ltda., a Brazilian distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, through Univar Brasil Ltda.

Innospec Acheives RSPO MP Certification for Manufacturing Sites

Oct 29, 2014

Innospec Inc. has achieved the Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Mass Balance (MB) multi-site certification for all of its relevant manufacturing sites.

DSM Maps Facial TEWL/Hydration Among Varying Ethnicities

Oct 22, 2014

DSM Personal Care has partnered with the University of Limpopo, Newtone Technologies and AVR Consulting to run a study on facial hydration and barrier function in different ethnicities.

Crodarom Achieves EFfCI's GMP Certification

Oct 15, 2014

Crodarom, member of the Croda International Group, has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for cosmetic ingredients by SGS according to the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI).

Sederma Celebrates 50 Years

Oct 14, 2014

Sederma is celebrating 50 years of being a cosmetic active ingredient supplier. For its anniversary, the company is inviting the industry to meet the people at Sederma on its Facebook and LinkedIn page.

Clariant Expands Production at Tangerang, Indonesia Site for More Personal Care

Oct 13, 2014

Clariant has announced plans to build a new production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry.

Silab Awarded as SME for Performance in France

Oct 8, 2014

Silab is the third most beautiful independent small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) in France, as ranked by by the magazine L’Express-L’Entreprise, Ernst & Young and Ellisphere.

New Skin Lightening Actives Are Just a Trail Away

Oct 1, 2014

The anti-aging market has soared in recent years to become one of the biggest earning segments for the cosmetic industry, and next to wrinkle reducing, skin whitening/lightening is one of its most common claims, especially in the Asian cosmetics market.

Beyond Beauty Paris 2014 Awards Beauty Innovation

Sep 24, 2014

At Beyond Beauty Paris 2014, the winners of the 2014 Beauty Awards were announced including Mibelle Biochemistry for the Advanced Ingredient Award.

Evonik Names Univar Northeast US Distributor

Sep 17, 2014

Evonik Corp. has named Univar Inc. the distributor for its personal care ingredients in the Northeastern United States. Evonik will continue to sell its silicone-based products directly.

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