Amerchol Corporation has announced an agreement for the sale of
several product lines used in the manufacturing of personal care
products, as well as a manufacturing plant in Belgium, to the
Alcan's hostile takeover of French counterpart Pechiney has become
a friendly bid following acceptance of a revised offer for the
company by Pechiney's board. But getting regulatory approval may
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has announced the
launch of a major advertising campaign for Xpress, the company's
online flavour and fragrance catalogue aimed at small and medium
sized companies in a variety of...
Netherlands-based Airspray International's Waterguard dispenser
technology is to be used in a new foaming bodywash by US personal
care product supplier Bath & Body Works, which operates more
than 1,600 stores worldwide, with...
There should be no more doubts about whether or not to use that
opened tube of sun-cream you found at the back of a cupboard or the
mascara in the bottom of your handbag, asserts the European
Finnish healthcare specialist the Orion Corporation and its funds
manager/adviser, private equity investor CapMan, have agreed upon a
deal for the acquisition of Orion's cosmetics and detergent
business unit Noiro by funds managed/advised...
Direct cosmetic seller Avon Products has benefited from favourable
'currency tailwinds' in the third quarter as well as strong sales
in the US, keeping it well on track to meet, or exceed, its
financial targets. Sales for...
Consumer products group Procter & Gamble has closed a €4.65
billion deal to purchase hair care and beauty company Wella. In
agreement with the tender offer launched at the end of April this
year P&G will purchase the additional...
Fledgling Danish biotech company Up Front Chromatography signs
licence agreement with Swiss medical giant Roche for an updated
ingredient technology that enables production of certain molecules,
hailing in shorter production times...
Does the pharmaceutical industry's future lie at the boundary
between drugs and cosmetics? Or is the prospect of effective
'cosmeceuticals' a beauty myth? Writing in the 29 August issue of
'Nature' Helen Pearson...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reports
that a team of researchers are currently using beams of chilled
neutrons to determine how aroma compounds are embedded into
assortments of other chemicals that carry...
When marketing a product, standing out from the crowd makes all the
difference. Philadelphia-based global packaging supplier Crown
Holdings claims to be able to offer companies just that, with its
shaped aerosol packaging technology...