Dow Announces Investment Plans to Meet Silicones Demand Growth and Drive Innovation

MIDLAND, Mich. USA – September 12th, 2018
Incremental debottlenecking and capacity expansion projects to meet global demand for silicone-based solutions in targeted end-markets... » more

World’s Elite Cosmetic Researchers Gather in Munich: Symrise Presents at the IFSCC Congress

AlternativHolzminden, Germany - September 11, 2018
Progress through research: Symrise will focus on the topic of healthy skin at the congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic... » more

Clariant Confirms SABIC to Complete Purchase of 24.99% Stake in Clariant After Receiving all Regulatory Approvals

Muttenz, Switzerland - September 10, 2018
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that SABIC has received the final outstanding regulatory approvals from the... » more

bitop: Bacteria from Salt Lakes Protect The Skin

Dortmund, Germany - 09/2018
bitop is expanding at the new location. New manufacturing plant ensures more sustainable production. Opening event in celebration of the anniversary » more

Cosphatec: Get Rid of Your Preservation Issues!

AlternativHamburg, Germany - September 05, 2018
Cosphatec is launching something brand new at in-cosmetics Asia... » more

LipoTrue Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Gavà (Barcelona), Spain - 4th September 2018
LipoTrue has been granted ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification in the development, production and commercialization of... » more

Symrise: Hydrolite® 5 green – Multifunctional Cosmetic Ingredient From Renewable Raw Material

AlternativHolzminden, Germany - September 5, 2018
25 years after the launch of Hydrolite® 5, Symrise is now releasing its natural-derived version, Hydrolite® 5 green into the market... » more

BASF to Increase Capacity for Hexanediol at Its Ludwigshafen Site

AlternativLudwigshafen, Germany – September 4, 2018
BASF intends to increase the production capacity of 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO) at its Ludwigshafen Verbund site by more than 50 percent... » more

Henkel Announces Ambitious Targets for Sustainable Packaging

AlternativDüsseldorf / Germany - September 3, 2018
Building on its existing efforts and progress in sustainable packaging, Henkel is stepping up its commitment to further promote a circular economy... » more

Ronastar® Black Allure: Merck Introduces the Next New Luminous Matte Pigment

AlternativDarmstadt, Germany, September 03, 2018
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today presented its new Ronastar® Black Allure pigment. The newest addition to Merck´s... » more

SILAB Decrypts the Microbial Signature of Mature Skin

AlternativSaint-Viance, France - September 2018, 3rd.
The advanced research teams of the molecular biology pole of SILAB’s microbiota platform have shown for the first time that the cutaneous microbiota... » more

VNGR+® Extracts - Zero-Alcohol Tinctures from Ancient Times

Steinhausen, Switzerland - August 30th 2018
Vinegar is a highly beneficial, multi-functional ingredient known for centuries. In particular our hair profits immensely from vinegar... » more

Eppendorf: Control and Monitor up to 50 Cyclers from a Central Software Application

Hamburg, Germany - August 2018
Eppendorf is a renowned innovator in the field of PCR Instruments and consumables with roughly 30 years of experience in developing and producing PCR equipment... » more

Givaudan Active Beauty Introduces EVE, a New Product Development Assistant Based on Artificial Intelligence for Cosmetic Products

AlternativArgenteuil, France - August 28th, 2018
Inspired by the evolution of Artificial Intelligence, Givaudan Active Beauty took their digital strategy one step further by creating EVE, a new disruptive application for... » more

Lonza to Highlight New ScreenLight™ Block at In-Cosmetics Latin America

AlternativSouth Plainfield, NJ (USA) - 28 August 2018
Recently launched bioactive functional ingredient helps protect skin from blue light and environmental stressors... » more

IIVS Collaborates with BASF and Givaudan to Validate a Non-animal Test for Regulatory Submissions

Gaithersburg, MD - August 28, 2018
The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), with an established track record in the validation of alternatives to animal testing, is teaming up with BASF and Givaudan » more

Omya: Future-proof Products for Holistic Solutions

Oftringen, Switzerland - August 2018
SEPAWA, booth A103 & A116: Omya Consumer Goods showcases versatile, innovative solutions for personal and home care applications... » more

drom fragrances Welcomes Perfumer Jim Krivda in Light of U.S. Expansion

AlternativNew York / Munich - August 17, 2018
On August 1st, Jim Krivda joined drom’s creative team as Vice President, Senior Perfumer, based out of drom’s fragrance design studio in New York City... » more

The Technology Branch of IPPM GmbH in Cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technologies (ICT) Developed Highly Efficient Microwave Units for Continuous Reactions and Processes.

Alzenau, Germany - August, 2018
The IPPM GmbH offers smart solutions for the concentration and isolation of natural-based ingredients, actives, fragrances and flavors for the cosmetics... » more

China Cosmetic Market to Gain Access to Cargill’s Nature-derived Ingredients

AlternativShanghai, China - August, 2018
Partnerships with BioHope and Sanrise China deliver on consumer preference for natural, sustainable claims... » more

Symrise AG: Interim Group Report for the First Half of 2018

AlternativHolzminden, Germany - August 14, 2018
Following a dynamic start to the year, Symrise AG accelerated its organic growth course in the second quarter... » more

Ashland’s Suprastim™ Biofunctional Revives Your Skin with Superfruits

AlternativSophia, Antopollis, France - August 13, 2018
Stress, too much sun and too little sleep are often factors contributing to hectic lifestyles, which can make skin look less luminous and less toned... » more

BSB Acknowledges Symrise Products SymGuard® CD and SymControlTM Care With Innovation Awards

AlternativHolzminden, Germany - August 8, 2018
In 2018, two Symrise developments were awarded with the renowned BSB Innovation Prize: The multifunctional active dedicated to personal hygiene... » more

Biesterfeld Gains Biosynthis as a Partner for Volatile, Biodegradable Emollients

AlternativHamburg, Germany - 08 August 2018
With the products from Biosynthis, starting immediately, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will offer biodegradable emollients for the cosmetics and cleaning sectors.... » more

Henkel Builds State-of-the-art Automated Warehouse in Spain

AlternativDüsseldorf / Germany - August, 2018
Henkel is investing in its production site in Montornès del Vallès (Barcelona, Spain): The company will build a new, state-of-the-art logistics center for the... » more

BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for Its Portfolio of Natural Cosmetic Ingredients

AlternativFlorham Park, NJ – August 7, 2018
The Natural Products Association (NPA) recognized BASF for having the largest selection of ingredients for cosmetic manufacturers... » more

First Half Year 2018: Eppendorf with Broad-based Growth Above Market Average

Hamburg, Germany - August 3, 2018
The Eppendorf Group continued to perform well in the first half year 2018. Group sales increased from EUR 327.9 million to EUR 335.6 million... » more

TRI-K: Save the Sharks! Go Olive.

Denville, NJ - August 2018
With rising demand for sustainable sources & non-animal products, now is the perfect time to swim away from shark based squalane... » more

The Innovation Company® presents: Alphaflow® 2 ISO 16128. No Substutute to Safety in Formulas.

AlternativDreux, France - August 2018
The natural way to replace silicones and especially Dimethicone for safe and free of SVHC... » more

DSM: The Skin Microbiome: Navigating New Beauty Regimes

AlternativHeerlen, Netherlands - August 2018
There’s a buzz surrounding the skin microbiome topic, yet many consumers are confused. We’ve looked at how consumers interpret the role of bacteria... » more