IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Personal Care

Displaying 1 - 20 of 258 stories.
February 12, 2016
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) turns 90 this year, but president and CEO Ernie Rosenberg says the group is not content to look to the past but instead will continue to “constantly work to ensure a successful future for our supply chain.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/TSCA-reform-packet-safety-top-ACI-agenda_77122.html
February 5, 2016
The mood among fine and specialty chemical manufacturers is still mostly upbeat, despite sluggish growth or recession in some emerging markets and increasing pressure on prices, according to attendees at Informex 2016, held this week in New Orleans....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Informex-2016-Fine-chemicals-still-upbeat-as-capacity-moves-back-to-US_76966.html
January 26, 2016
Ashland has reported fiscal first-quarter net income more than doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $91 million, mostly because of a charge in the year-ago quarter. Sales fell 16% YOY, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-beats-estimates-but-sales-down-on-energy-and-currency_76680.html
January 20, 2016
An investment firm has proposed that Ashland sell its specialty ingredients business and restructure Valvoline to create a master limited partnership (MLP), according to a Reuters...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Report-Investor-seeks-sale-of-Ashland-specialties-business-MLP-for-Valvoline_76592.html
January 8, 2016
The worldwide specialty chemicals market will grow an average 3.6%/year through 2019 versus an expectation of 3.8%/year one year ago, according to IHS Chemical. The combined...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Outlook-specialties-Emerging-markets-to-grow-fastest_76297.html
January 4, 2016
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed its first biobased farnesene supply agreement for the nutraceuticals and vitamins market. Amyris says the deal is "a multimillion-dollar"...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Amyris-signs-first-biobased-farnesene-supply-agreement_76147.html
December 18, 2015
CP Kelco (Atlanta) says it plans to increase its pectin production capacity in Europe. Capacity figures and the magnitude of the investment have not been disclosed. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/CP-Kelco-to-expand-Europe-pectin-capacity_75972.html
November 9, 2015
Oxiteno (São Paolo) intends to build a $113 million, 170,000 m.t./year ethoxylation unit at its site in Pasadena, TX, more than doubling the original planned capacity. The company hopes to begin construction by the second quarter of 2016, with start-up to come in the fourth quarter of 2017. João Parolín, CEO, says the investment is part of a long-term plan to turn the Pasadena site into a large, integrated production facility capable of supplying the range of Oxiteno’s technology to the North American market....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Oxiteno-to-build-$113-million-170000-m-t-year-ethoxylation-plant-at-Pasadena-TX_75113.html
November 3, 2015
Ashland has reported a fiscal fourth-quarter net loss from continuing operations of $59 million, or 88 cts/share, on sales down 17% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.28 billion. This compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-beats-estimates-despite-volume-declines_74953.html
October 7, 2015
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has opened a plant for cosmetic ingredients at its Holzminden site. The plant, which cost €15 million ($16.8 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Symrise-completes-cosmetic-ingredients-plant-in-Germany_73919.html
September 23, 2015
Corbion Purac (Gorinchem, Netherlands) says it has strengthened its position in India with the acquisition of the lactic acid business of Malladi Specialties Ltd. (MSL; Chennai...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Corbion-Purac-acquires-Indian-lactic-acid-business_73843.html
September 22, 2015
Ashland on Tuesday announced plans to spin off its Valvoline motor oil and automotive maintenance segment as a separate, publicly traded company. After the spin-off, the “new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-to-spin-off-Valvoline_73822.html
September 11, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has entered into a memorandum of understanding for an exclusive distribution and reseller agreement with Contém 1G (São João da Boa Vista...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Amyris-enters-distribution-partnership-with-Brazil-cosmetics-retailer_73609.html
September 1, 2015
Ashland has completed its acquisition of cellular fraction isolation technology, called Zeta Fraction, from AzkoNobel, in a deal that was announced in July. Terms of the transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-completes-technology-acquisition-from-AkzoNobel_73362.html
August 24, 2015
TerraVerdae BioWorks (Wilton, UK) has achieved commercial pilot-scale production of its biodegradable, natural microspheres for use in personal care and cosmetic products, as a direct...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Bioplastics-startup-achieves-commercial-pilot-scale-PHA-biomaterial-production_73138.html
August 14, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) and the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB) are collaborating in the development of new methods to measure the level of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/VCI-Further-developments-in-human-biomonitoring_72992.html
August 4, 2015
Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ), a wholly owned subsidiary of DIC (Tokyo), has announced that it has acquired Kingfisher Colours (Reading, UK), a privately owned cosmetics color...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Sun-Chemical-acquires-UK-cosmetics-color-firm_72723.html
July 30, 2015
Evonik Industries is globalizing its R&D activities for the global cosmetics industry, and at the same time using local R&D to strengthen its position in important growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Evonik-expands-global-R-and-D-for-cosmetics-personal-care_72560.html
July 29, 2015
Ashland today reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $107 million, or $1.56/share, up 8.1% year-on-year (YOY), on sales down 14.9%, to $1.37 billion. Adjusted earnings from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-earnings-rise-despite-lower-sales_72542.html
July 24, 2015
ACC reports that US specialty chemical market volumes decreased 0.3% sequentially in June following a sequential fall of 0.4% in May. Volumes are up only 0.1% year-on-year (YOY) on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/ACC-US-specialty-chemicals-market-softens-in-June_72421.html
Pages:  [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next »










 
contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa