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August 24, 2010
The U.S. market for personal care ingredients is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2% through 2014, driven by stable consumption of personal care products and increased consumer awareness of products with skin protection benefits such as anti-aging and sun care, according to a recent study by market research group says Kline & Company (Little Falls, NJ). The market has posted 3% growth since 2005, it says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Report-Personal-Care-Growth-Slows-in-U-S-_28992.html
July 29, 2010
Lubrizol reported second-quarter net income up 46%, to $201.7 million ($2.88/share), excluding restructuring charges totaling $300,000 in the advanced materials unit. Earnings soared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-Earnings-Jump-on-Improved-Volumes-Selling-Prices_28419.html
July 29, 2010
 BASF says it will split its care chemicals business into two divisions to prepare for the pending acquisition of Cognis. The changes will take place August 1. Care chemicals will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-Forms-New-Division-to-Prepare-for-Cognis-Deal_28417.html
July 20, 2010
Zep (Atlanta, GA), a maker of specialty cleaning and maintenance chemicals, has entered into a $320 million credit line with a consortium of banks led by J.P. Morgan Chase. The line...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Zep-Agrees-to-$320-Million-Credit-Line_28169.html
July 7, 2010
Stepan Co. (Northfield, IL) says it has acquired Peter Cremer's methyl ester plant on Jurong Island, Singapore. The unit has capacity for 100,000 m.t./year. Stepan plans to install a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Stepan-Buys-Methyl-Esters-Asset-in-Singapore-Will-Install-Fractionation-Facility_27834.html
July 1, 2010
Shareholders in specialty chemicals firm Altana (Wesel, Germany) have approved at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) the transfer of the remaining shares to the company's main...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Altanas-AGM-Passes-Squeeze-Out-Resolution-Will-De-list-from-Stock-Exchanges_27773.html
June 22, 2010
BASF is close to buying Cognis for €3.3 billion ($4 billion), according to press reports. The company reportedly secured the deal after owners, private equity firm Permira and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-Nears-Deal-for-Cognis_27519.html
June 16, 2010
Vivimed Labs (Hyderabad, India) says it has forged a manufacturing alliance with International Specialty Products (ISP; Wayne, NJ) for the production of UV absorbers. The manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/ISP-Forms-Manufacturing-Alliance-with-Indian-Firm_27461.html
June 10, 2010
Symrise says it plans to double capacity of L-menthol, an aroma chemical used as an ingredient in dental care products and candy, by mid-2012. Symrise produces L-menthol at Bushy Park...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Symrise-Doubles-Menthol-Capacity_27328.html
June 1, 2010
The report says that, among the larger market size applications, specialty films, printed circuit boards, IC process chemicals, engineering thermoplastics, and construction chemicals will grow fastest....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Specialty-Chemicals-Growth-Estimated-at-3-4-percent-Annually_27102.html
May 24, 2010
Lubrizol says its Lubrizol Advanced Materials business segment will invest about $40 million in its Calvert City, KY manufacturing facility, which specializes in the production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-to-Invest-$40-Million-to-Expand-Calvert-City-Facility_26964.html
May 17, 2010
Brazil is one of the fastest growing personal care markets in the world, says John Paro, chairman, president, and CEO of HallStar....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Hallstar-Forms-Brazilian-Personal-Care-JV_26812.html
May 7, 2010
BASF is at an advanced stage of talks to acquire Cognis and may make a bid for the company next week, German press reports say. This follows last month's news that BASF and Lubrizol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-Poised-to-Make-a-Bid-for-Cognis_26590.html
May 6, 2010
SusChem, a sustainable technology program being jointly managed and funded by the European chemical industry and the European commission, announced this week that it is broadening its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Blog-Sustainable-Chemistry-as-a-Route-to-New-Partnerships_26571.html
April 25, 2010
Lubrizol has made an approach to Cognis about a possible acquisition bid for Cognis, reports say. The proposed deal could be worth about €3 billion ($4 billion), analysts say...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-and-BASF-Negotiating-to-Acquire-Cognis_26188.html
April 14, 2010
The specialty and knowledge chemicals market in India could reach a size of $40 billion in the next 2-3 years, from $18 billion in 2006, Pratik Kadakia, practice head/chemicals &...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Specialty-Chemicals-Market-in-India-to-Reach-$40-Billion-in-Next-Three-Years_26018.html
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