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Controlling sebum and cleansing pollution

Clariant and its Active Ingredients business unveiled new data confirming the effectiveness of food-origin plant extracts active BioDTox in activating the skin’s natural detoxification process, controlling sebum and cleansing pollutants on the skin so that they can be easily eliminated. The result is a brighter complexion and better protection against environmental stress damage.

Increased shareholding in device company

Croda International Plc has announced they will be increasing their minority shareholding in the multi-award-winning technology and digital device company Cutitronics Ltd. Following the investment, Croda will remain a minority shareholder.
CEO appointed to specialty chemicals company

CEO appointed to specialty chemicals company

Vantage Specialties, Inc., has announced that Andy Harris has joined the company as CEO. Mr Harris also joins Vantage's board of directors and is an equity investor alongside H.I.G. Capital, LLC in the company.
Fundraising campaign helps children in Malawi

Fundraising campaign helps children in Malawi

Cornelius, an independent European manufacturer and distributor of speciality chemicals, ingredients and raw materials, is continuing to support UK-headquartered charity The Sparkle Foundation, through the sale of Ronald Britton sustainable glitter products.

Vice president appointment

Haiko Zuidhoff has been appointed vice president, APAC, for IMCD N.V., which includes 10 operating markets for IMCD: Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
New president of SCC appointed

New president of SCC appointed

Sun Chemical’s Kelly Dobos, Cosmetics technical manager for the Americas region, was appointed to the role of president for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. She assumed the role during an awards luncheon at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting held in New York City.

Fragrance house announces post-Brexit measures

CPL Aromas, whose headquarters are in the UK, has announced measures to ensure a smooth flow of business post-Brexit.
Breakthrough on skin health and microbiome impact

Breakthrough on skin health and microbiome impact

Givaudan Active Beauty has presented new scientific results to highlight the impact of site and skin types to get a healthy skin microbiota.

Microbead project wins government funding

Lucideon, the international materials development and commercialization organization, is one of the winners of the Plastics Research and Innovation Fund (PRIF), funded through Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency.

New film-forming polymer for sunscreen products

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has launched a new film-forming polymer, Dermacryl X, that helps formulators to meet the latest consumer trends in the sunscreen market.

Expanding membership for UEBT

Symrise AG has successfully passed the UEBT membership assessment and is now expanding its UEBT membership to the entire corporation. For a couple of years, Symrise Madagascar and Brazil have been members of the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT).
Taming frizz and protecting colour

Taming frizz and protecting colour

Symrise presents SymHair Shape & Color. The cosmetic ingredient is able to tame volume and frizz, gives a memory effect to curls even in high humidity and protects coloured hair from fading. SymHair Shape & Color also strengthens the hair and decreases hair breakage.
High cohesion and velvet touch in pressed powders

High cohesion and velvet touch in pressed powders

Imercare Dolce, from Imerys, is a 100% natural, premium talc developed specifically to provide a velvety touch and high cohesion in pressed powders.
Ingredients company voted 'most admired' in Britain

Ingredients company voted 'most admired' in Britain

Last night, Croda International Plc celebrated being voted the most admired company in the British chemical sector for the second year running, as well as being named the third most admired company in Britain.
Senior Director of Distribution Sales appointed

Senior Director of Distribution Sales appointed

Elé Corporation of McCook, IL, has announced the addition of Jane Pinda as senior director of distribution sales.

Acquisition announced

Troy Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of DBM Blending B.V. of Moerdijk, The Netherlands. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Application lab opened in Hamburg

Application lab opened in Hamburg

Following a strategy of generating technical output and support for customers in the Personal Care industry in the last 4 years, at the beginning of 2018 the IOI group decided to invest in increasing resources for the field of technical applications.

Controlling sebum and cleansing pollutants

Clariant and its Active Ingredients business unveil new data further confirming the effectiveness of food-origin plant extracts active BioDTox in activating the skin’s natural detoxification process, controlling sebum and cleansing pollutants on the skin so that they can be easily eliminated.
Expansion of US manufacturing site

Expansion of US manufacturing site

Inolex has announced a major expansion of its US manufacturing capabilities. The expansion, which is set for completion by the second half of 2019, will replace the company’s current US production and warehouse operations with a new flagship plant in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Distributor awarded sustainable logistics recognition

IMCD has announced that it is the first distributor to be presented with the prestigious Lean & Green Award in Spain. The Lean & Green initiative is a European programme for sustainable logistics, supporting companies in their efforts to achieve a sustainable improvement in mobility.

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