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Brenntag deepens European collaboration with ISCA for preservatives

Brenntag Specialties has entered into an expanded distribution agreement with ISCA focused on cosmetic preservatives for several markets in Europe.

IFSCC reveals full details of September shindig in London

The full programme and event information has been published for the 32nd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London next month.

in-cosmetics Latin America forms advisory board, registration opens

The organiser of in-cosmetics Latin America has formed an advisory board to better understand how the trade show could better understand market needs, trends and to help solve industry challenges.

BASF hits 2021 sustainable palm oil commitment target

BASF hit its 2021 goal of sourcing all palm (kernel) oils certified from sustainable sources by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

in-cosmetics Asia readies for Bangkok return as registration opens

Registration is open for the 13th edition of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show, which takes place in Bangkok on 1-3 November.

Quintis establishes new sandalwood plantations in Western Australia

Quintis is establishing new sandalwood plantations in Western Australia on previously harvested land as part of its Establishment Project.

Lanxess reveals 2050 net zero supply chain initiative

German speciality chemicals maker Lanxess has taken the wraps off plans for its entire upstream and downstream supply chains to be climate-neutral by 2050.

Hallstar to acquire North Carolina esters facility from Lanxess

US speciality chemical company Hallstar has agreed to acquire Lanxess's esters manufacturing facility in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Sytheon relocates headquarters to Parsippany, New Jersey

US cosmetic active ingredient supplier Sytheon has relocated its corporate headquarters to Parsippany, New Jersey.

Elementis personal care half-yearly profits soar 35%

UK speciality chemicals firm Elementis saw profits in its personal care division rise 35% in the first six months of 2022 on a year earlier.

DSM half-yearly profits dip as sales see growth

Dutch speciality chemicals maker DSM saw half-yearly profits fall 55% despite sales growth across its portfolio.

IMCD launches first UK application lab for local brands, manufacturers

Speciality chemicals and ingredients distributor IMCD Beauty & Personal Care has launched its first application laboratory in the United Kingdom.

Evonik offloads US betaine business to Kensing

Evonik has sold its US betaines business to speciality chemicals company Kensing for an undisclosed sum.

IMCD appoints Henri Kwon as South Korea managing director

Speciality chemicals distributor IMCD has appointed Henri Kwon as managing director of IMCD Korea, effective 1 August.

CP Kelco on track to expand biogums capacity at US, China facilities

CP Kelco says it has made extensive progress in expanding biogums production capacity at two facilities: Okmulgee in the US state of Oklahoma and Wulian, China.

Wacker plans $200m expansion of Tennessee chemicals plant

Wacker Chemie is preparing to build a new silicone production complex at its Charleston facility in the US state of Tennessee.

Gelita opens collagen biotech lab in Frankfurt

Gelita has opened a research laboratory located in Frankfurt, Germany dedicated to developing bioactive collagen peptides for cosmetics and other industries.

BASF claims sustainable coconut oil first after Italy site certification

BASF says it is the first chemicals supplier to offer personal care ingredients based on certified sustainable coconut oil after certification of its production site in Cassina Rizzardi, Italy.

Azelis adds Green Mountain range to south-east Asia distribution portfolio

Azelis has agreed a distribution deal with Green Mountain Biotech, an Israeli provider of active botanical blends for the personal care and cosmetic industries.

Henkel completes $70m upgrade of Kentucky logistics hub

Henkel has completed a $70m upgrade of its largest logistics operations in North America at Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Upcoming Events

Cosmetorium 2022

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
28 - 29 September

in-cosmetics Formulation Summit

Leonardo Royal Hotel, London
25 - 26 October

SEPAWA 2022

Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
26 - 28 October

in-cosmetics Asia 2022

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

Plastic Waste Free World Europe 2022

Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
09-10 Nov 2022

The Greener Manufacturing Show Europe 2022

Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
09-10 Nov 2022

Access the latest issue of Personal Care Magazine on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Personal Care Magazine app from your device's App store

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