In Poland, strong economic growth, low taxes and accession to the
European Union have helped to attract increasing levels of
investment from leading cosmetic and personal care companies
looking to increase their footing in Europe's...
Luzenac Group, the leading France-based talc producer, has
announced the extension of its business unit organisation model
worldwide, from the beginning of this year. The four new global
business units are centred on Luzenac's...
Proctor & Gamble says that it is developing a new formula for a
baby balm it produces that has been linked to several cases of
cramp. In the meantime, the product, which has sold 4 million jars
since its launch in Europe back...
Biotechnology specialist Proteus has collaborated with Degussa to
develop a thermostable esterase biocatalyst that is said to provide
new applications for poorly soluble ingredients used in cosmetic
Baltic Cosmetic Holding has been established by a capital company
to muscle in ton the rapidly growing and highly profitable beauty
service markets of the Baltic States and is eyeing expansion on the
Kruzas Nordic Cosmetics Distribution, a new cosmetics distribution
company serving the Baltic states and Russia, went into operation
from 1 January, 2005. An amalgamation of two existing distribution
companies, it is aiming to be...
Nimbus Group has entered into a letter of intent with Fragex, a
French developer of cosmetics and fragrances for major
international brands based in Paris, to acquire a 51 per cent
majority stake in the French company, in a move that...
France-based Dermscan has signed a new partnership agreement
withCIDC, Centre International de Développement Clinique - the
International Centre forClinical Development. The move gives the
company a panel of multiethnic volunteers...
Mentor, a global supplier of medical products, says it has
initiated an initial study of its proprietary botulinum toxin type
A product, focused on the cosmetic applications for the US market.
The company says that the study aims...
In the US Suncoast Naturals says that its subsidiary, OptiLiving,
has agreed to sell its Caribbean Pacific line of natural suncare
and skincare products to Mosaic Nutriceuticals Corporation in a
cash, debt and stock transaction valued...
A government funded project in Thailand has devised a way of using
Tumeric in cosmetic products. The discovery is set to bring a host
of functions, including antioxidant and skin whitening properties
at a fraction of the cost.
In the US Oden Corporation and Emerson's Micro Motion division are
re-launching Oden's patented Mass/Blend Continuous Stream Liquid
Blending Systems. The system features straight tube Coriolis metres
that are said to increase...