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Tatiana Kalman to lead BASF Personal Care Europe

BASF has appointed Tatiana Kalman as head of its Personal Care Europe regional business unit and managing director of BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH located in Monheim, Germany, effective 1 July.

CHT breaks ground on $20m US polymer plant expansion

Speciality chemicals company CHT has broken ground of a $20m expansion at its US headquarters in Cassopolis, Michigan.

Symrise eyes biotech ingredients with Evoxx Technologies partnership

Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients has entered into a strategic partnership with German enzymes and probiotics specialist Evoxx Technologies.

New generation of consumers 'driving demand for ingestible skincare'

Demand for ingestible products is on the rise as consumers adopt more holistic attitudes to skincare, research by ingredient supplier Lycored has found.

Inolex expands novel alkylhydroxamic acid patent portfolio

Inolex has expanded its existing global patent portfolio of novel alkylhydroxamic acid technology with the issuance of several new patents directed to the use of caprylhydroxamic acid and related alkylhydroxamic acids for preservation of cosmetic, beauty, and personal care formulations.

Kensing makes play for Vitae Naturals

Kensing, a US manufacturer of specialty chemicals derived from vegetable oils, has acquired Vitae Naturals, a producer of plant sterol esters and non-GMO natural vitamin E derivatives for the food, nutrition and skincare markets.

Evonik starts construction of rhamnolipid facility in Slovakia

Evonik has started construction of the world’s first commercial rhamnolipid production facility in Slovenská Ľupča, Slovakia.

Untangle complex haircare demands with innovation - Sagentia Innovation

Haircare is set to enter an age of more responsible product development as the category responds to evolving consumer preferences and regulatory demands, according to Sagentia Innovation.

DSM kicks off customer testing of fully bio-based Vitamin A

Royal DSM has begun personal care customer sampling of the world’s first fully bio-based Vitamin A.

Squalene market to treble in next decade - Fact.MR

The personal care industry is expected to drive a more than threefold increase in the global squalene, according to a market survey by Fact.MR.

SCS Singapore Suppliers’ Day to return in August as hybrid event

The 11th Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) Singapore Suppliers’ Day will return in August as a hybrid, two-day event.

Azelis cooks up acquisition of flavours & fragrances outfit Ashapura Aromas

Speciality chemicals supplier Azelis is to acquire a majority stake in Ashapura Aromas, a leading distributor of ingredients in the flavours & fragrances (F&F) market in India.

Amyris kicks off production at Brazil fermentation plant

US biotech firm Amyris has successfully started fermentation of personal care ingredients at its new plant in Barra Bonita, Brazil.

Christoph Riemer to take over reins at Zschimmer & Schwarz

German chemicals firm Zschimmer & Schwarz has appointed Wacker Chemie’s Dr Christoph Riemer to be its new chief executive from 1 January.

Cosmetics Europe responds to Cosmetic Products Regulation consultation

Cosmetics Europe has called on the European Commission to revise Cosmetic Products Regulation (CPR) in such a way that ensures a smoother green and digital transition for the industry.

Azelis to expand into South America with ROCSA Colombia acquisition

Speciality chemicals distributor Azelis is to acquire ROCSA Colombia, a distributor active in both life sciences and industrial chemical markets in South America.

Elkem appoints Larry Zhang to lead silicones division

Larry Zhang has been appointed as senior vice president for Norwegian personal care materials supplier Elkem’s silicones division with immediate effect.

Clariant teams up to develop circular cosmetic packaging concept

Clariant has joined forces with Beiersdorf, Siegwerk and Borealis to develop a truly circular packaging concept for personal care products.

Spate reveals trending hair care searches by US consumers

New York City-based personal care market analysts Spate has revealed the latest hair care trends according to US consumers’ Google searches.

Spiking interest in estrogen face cream presents lucrative opportunity - Spate

Growing interest in estrogen face cream offers a potentially lucrative opportunity for personal care, according to market analysts Spate.

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