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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.

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).

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.

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