Evonik awarded Cefic prize for glycolipid biosurfactants

Evonik has received the Responsible Care Award of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) for its sustainable biosurfactants platform.

Mibelle Biochemistry appoints Mike Conti to drive US efforts

Swiss cosmetic actives maker Mibelle Biochemistry has appointed Mike Conti as its US vice-president, effective immediately.

Brenntag cuts ribbon on mixing, blending facility in Vietnam

Speciality chemicals distributor Brenntag has inaugurated a mixing and blending facility in Dong Nai province, Vietnam.

Colonial Chemical set to inaugurate Saudi Arabia facility

US personal care ingredients maker Colonial Chemical is to inaugurate a manufacturing facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia on 17 January.

PCPC appoints Emily Manoso as general counsel

The US Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has appointed Emily Manoso as its executive vice president of legal & regulatory affairs and general counsel.

Cosmetic Solutions Innovation Labs unveils senior leadership team

Private label manufacturer Cosmetic Solutions Innovation Labs has appointed a senior leadership team headed by new CEO John Puckett.

Barentz acquires Indian distributor Radian Chemical Products

Barentz International has acquired Radian Chemical Products, an Indian distributor of personal care ingredients.

Silab inaugurates northeast Asian subsidiary in Tokyo

French cosmetic ingredient maker Silab has opened an Asian subsidiary based in Tokyo, Japan.

Summit Cosmetics Europe appoints Carole Lajous chief executive

French speciality ingredients distributor Summit Cosmetics Europe has appointed Carole Lajous as president and chief executive with immediate effect.

FDA launches Cosmetics Direct portal for MoCRA registration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched Cosmetics Direct, an electronic submission portal for registration and listing of cosmetic product facilities and products as mandated by the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA).

Innospec snaps up Brazilian speciality chemicals company

Innospec has acquired QGP Química Gera (QGP), a speciality chemicals company located near Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Azelis makes double swoop with Colombia, Turkey acquisitions

Personal care ingredient distributor Azelis has acquired two competitors, Localpack of Colombia and Oktrade in Turkey.

Kumar Organic Products inaugurates cell biology lab in Bangalore

Kumar Organic Products has inaugurated a cell biology lab at the Indian personal care ingredient maker’s research centre in Bangalore.

P2 Science appoints Oihana Elizalde chief executive

​US functional ingredients maker P2 Science has appointed Oihana Elizalde as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Solvay to build carbon-neutral soda ash plant in Saudi Arabia

Solvay has revealed plans to build the world’s first carbon-neutral soda ash production facility in Neom, Saudi Arabia.

Unilever appointed official personal care sponsor of Euro 2024

Beauty giant Unilever has been appointed by UEFA as the official personal care sponsor of the 2024 football European Championships.

Katonah Chemical’s John Carola named NYSCC chair-elect

Katonah Chemical’s personal care business development manager John Carola has been named as chair-elect of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC).

Shiseido launches early-stage investment venture fund

Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has launched Shiseido Long Term Investments for the Future (LIFT) Ventures, a vehicle for investing in innovative early-stage companies within the beauty wellness space.

European prestige beauty sales notch strong growth – Circana

Prestige beauty sales in Europe held up strongly in the first nine months of 2023 despite a difficult economic context and inflation, according to market research outfit Circana.

Shiseido opens talent development facility in Tokyo

Japanese beauty giant Shiseido has opened a talent development facility in Tokyo to nurture the next generation of company leaders.

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