RECENT NEWS

Natural preservatives at Cosmetagora

Troy Corporation announces that the company will be exhibiting its advanced TroyCare antimicrobials for personal care and cosmetics at Booth 167-169 at Cosmetagora 2019 in Paris, France from 15-16 January.
Application laboratory opens in Japan

Application laboratory opens in Japan

Azelis has announced that it is enhancing its presence in Asia Pacific, opening a personal care application laboratory in Tokyo, Japan. With the new lab, Azelis can now offer Japanese customers support with performance testing and product analysis.

General manager appointment

CPL Aromas has appointed Ranjeet Agrawal as its new general manager for India, working from the group’s Mumbai centre.

Preservative product lines launched

Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products, has launched two new product lines within its Neolone personal care preservatives portfolio: Neolone Bio, based on naturally derived Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate (LAE) and Neolone PH Phenoxyethanol blends.
Prize-winning moisturiser

Prize-winning moisturiser

Ichimaru Pharcos’s Chrono Chardy (Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract) won an award at in-cosmetics Asia in the Spotlight On Formulation Award Hydration Category. The formulation was prepared in cooperation with Nihon Emulsion.

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.

Tackling short and long-term pollution effects

Mibelle has launched Depolluphane EpiPlus, a new ingredient that consists of an organic cress sprout extract and a artichoke extract. They are combined with a smart polysaccharide complex in order to protect the skin against pollution.

New palm oil standard

Titled “A Renewed Commitment to Achieving Market Transformation”, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) concluded its 16th Annual Roundtable Conference on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16) and 15th Annual General Assembly (GA15), with a newly ratified and adopted certification standard aimed to universally strengthen social development, environmental protection, and economic prosperity across the sustainable palm oil value chain
New bio-based surfactants

New bio-based surfactants

Croda International Plc announced the official launch and certification of its ECO range of bio-based surfactants, ingredients designed to meet increasing market demand for sustainable, high-performance ingredient options.

‘Clean beauty’ on the rise among consumers

L’Oréal’s recent launch of Seed Phytonutrients is the latest foray of multinationals in the natural & organic cosmetics market. Unilever has also launched the Love, Beauty and Planet brand in the last 12 months. Both brands are looking to capitalise on consumer demand for ‘clean beauty’ products.

Responding to Halal product growth

The need for Halal products and services continues to grow as Muslim populations increase around the world. In addition to food and food packaging, Halal is playing a very important role in new market segments, such as beauty, home and health care and pharmaceuticals.

Natural ingredients gathering interest

BioAktive highlighted their new NatraSoft and HydraMaxx ingredients at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok at the end of October.
Move to ‘Silicon Valley’

Move to ‘Silicon Valley’

To support its double-digit growth on the Chinese market, Silab has moved into new premises in the Zizhu National Hitech Park. This 13 sq km business cluster is home to many industrial companies and several prestigious universities, its aim being to create a first-rate environment focused on scientific research, creativity, investment and the development of talents and innovative technological products.

Improved Sunscreen Simulator

BASF has revised the Sunscreen Simulator, the digital lab for sun care formulations, to make it more user-friendly and versatile.

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.

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SCSS 10th Suppliers Day - Singapore

Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore. 238865
30 August 2019

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Charleston, SC
24-26 September 2019

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Long Beach Convention Center
2 - 3 October 2019

Cosmetorium 2019

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona Hall 5, Fira de Barcelona Recinto de Montjuïc Av. Reina Maria Cristina s/n 08004 Barcelona Spain
23rd and 24th October 2019

in-cosmetics North America 2019

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
23 - 24 October 2019

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