All news articles for January 2021

photo courtesy of Univar Solutions

James B Holcomb moves to Univar Solutions

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of year, the chemical distribution executive joined Univar to lead the company’s ingredient distribution business in North America.

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Personal care contract manufacturer SV Labs acquired by SFEP

By Deanna Utroske

Smith & Vandiver Corporation has been manufacturing beauty and personal care products for multinationals, store brands, and startups since the 1970s. Now, the California – based company is part of the San Francisco Equity Partners investment portfolio.

Indie Beauty Profile Celeste Lee, Lorrie King, Caire Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Celeste Lee and Lorrie King, Caire Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Celeste Lee and Lorrie King, Co-Founders of Caire Beauty, are on the leading edge of the menopause beauty movement. In their Indie Beauty Profile, the industry veterans share good advice on how to get good advice as well as on when to pivot.

Indie Beauty Profile Karima El-Hakkaoui, Six Gldn

Indie Beauty Profile

Karima El-Hakkaoui, Six Gldn

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile Karima El-Hakkaoui, CEO of Six Gldn, shares notes on the brand she and her co-founders launched during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic—a skin care brand that’s all about the golden hour.

“architectural renderings of anticipated construction in Dammam 3rd Industrial City” courtesy of Colonial Chemical

Construction begins on Colonial Chemical M.E. Arabia

By Deanna Utroske

Today, the Tennessee-based specialty surfactants company announced that work has begun on a new manufacturing facility that will make the most of regional localization efforts in and beyond Saudi Arabia.

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