Personal care ingredient distributor LBB Specialties has formed a new partnership with Verdant Specialty Solutions covering several US states.
US speciality ingredients maker Colonial Chemical has appointed Dr. Peter Chetcuti as president of Colonial Chemical ME Arabia (CCME).
British speciality chemicals maker Elementis has granted Rahn exclusive distribution responsibility for the DACH region (Germany, Switzerland and Austria).
BASF is to increase global alkyl polyglucosides (APGs) production capacity with expansion at sites in Bangpakong, Thailand and Cincinnati, Ohio.
British chemicals company Scott Bader has appointed Blagden to distribute three personal care brands in UK and Ireland.
BASF has appointed Gisela Pinheiro to succeed Tatiana Kalman as head of its Personal Care Europe business unit with immediate effect.
Azelis has signed an Asia-Pacific personal care ingredient distribution agreement with Groupe Berkem.
Solabia has acquired a majority stake in Applechem, a US-based cosmetics technology producer.
Micro Powders, Inc. has appointed Warren Holland-Recine as sales manager of the Americas for its personal care division.
RX, the organiser of in-cosmetics Korea, has unveiled the full programme for the trade show taking place in Seoul next month.
Beauty consumers are becoming increasingly ingredient-conscious with a knock-on effect on trends such as upcycling, according to Euromonitor International.
DSM-Firmenich has promoted Emmanuel Butstraen to the role of president of its Perfumery & Beauty business, effective 1 July.
Ashland has opened a research and development (R&D) centre for microbial protection in Hamburg, Germany.
DSM-Firmenich has revealed the outcome of the first clinical study exploring the benefits of UV filters for the skin microbiome from UV exposure.
The UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) has unveiled the first keynote speakers for its annual conference in Cambridge on 4-5 July.
Mane Kancor, an Indian specialist in spice extracts, has opened a 150,000 square feet manufacturing facility in Byadgi, Karnataka.
Iberchem has launched an in-house biodegradability testing laboratory as part of its sustainability programme.