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Henkel awards its best US suppliers

Henkel awards its best US suppliers

By Henkel awards its best US suppliers

Henkel has recognized some of its leading suppliers in the personal care and home care segments as part of the annual American Cleaning Institute Annual Meeting and Industry Convention.

KDC expands into home care with acquisition

KDC expands into home care with acquisition

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the Ontario-based personal care and cosmetics contract manufacturer announced the acquisition of the Aromair Fine Fragrance Company, a move that expands the KDC business into a whole new industry.

SC Johnson to acquire Method soap brand

SC Johnson to acquire Method soap brand

By Deanna Utroske

The household chemical and product maker announced the forthcoming transaction late last week. It’s a deal that will add Method’s hand and body soaps to the SC Johnson portfolio.

(image courtesy of P&G)

P&G discloses fragrance ingredients in personal care products

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the company shared the fragrance ingredients used in the skin care brand Olay and the hair care brand Herbal Essences. And, the consumer goods company has plans to disclose all the fragrance ingredients in all of its products (not just beauty)...

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

By Deanna Utroske

The private label personal care contract manufacturer recently purchased new equipment that will enable the company to meet client needs for sample-size and single-portion packaging. BPI also has plans to innovate in the bath bomb space starting this...

(image courtesy of Pacific Shaving Company and MonoSol)

MonoSol launches first pod-pac personal care product

By Deanna Utroske

The polymer-film making company behind such household goods as Cascade Action Pacs and Tide Pods announced this month a first product in this category—a single-use dissolvable pod pac of shaving cream.

Hydromer secures patent for Triclosan - free antimicrobial soaps

Hydromer secures patent for antimicrobial soaps

By Deanna Utroske

The biotech company makes polymers, coatings, ingredients, and the like for an array of industries including cosmetics and personal care. With this new patent, Hydromer plans to launch a personal care products line as well.

Canada to instate personal care plastic microbead ban

Canada to instate microbead ban

By Deanna Utroske

This month the country’s government proposed regulations that will prohibit making, selling, and importing personal care products that are formulated with the plastic beads.

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