• Richard Sedlak set to retire from American Cleaning Institute

    (2019-11-13 14:53:15)
    Richard Sedlak, American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Executive VP of Technical & International Affairs, will retire on Dec. 31 after more than 42 years with the association. Dr. James Kim will succeed Sedlak starting Jan. 1. Kim is currently ACI’s Associate VP of Science & Regulatory Affairs. “Rich’s [Sedlak] vast knowledge, experience and legacy within our industry is virtually unmatched,” said… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SCJ becomes major investor in Coola sun care company

    (2019-11-11 17:05:16)
    S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. (SCJ) has reportedly entered into an agreement with California-based sunscreen company Coola to become its major investor. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Coola was founded in 2000 with an organic sunscreen comprised of natural and organic ingredients. This investment follows in the heels of SCJ’s acquisition of Sun Bum in June. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • NYSCC announces slate of 2020 board members

    (2019-11-11 16:36:47)
    The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) has announced its 2020 Executive Board. The members include: Giorgino “Gino” Macalino of The Estée Lauder Cos. as Chair; Sonia Dawson of DSM Personal Care North America as Advisor/Past-Chair; Susanna Fernandes of TRI-K as Chair-Elect; Stephen Carter of Jarchem Innovative Ingredients as Treasurer; Mohamed Abdulla of SEPPIC as Treasurer-Elect and Leor Fay… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Happy Veterans Day: Walmart names Beaumont Products as Veteran-Owned Supplier of the Year

    (2019-11-07 22:02:28)
    Beaumont Products, Inc., manufacturer of household consumer products, including Citrus Magic and Hero Clean, has been named the Veteran-Owned Supplier of the Year by Walmart, Inc. Companies considered for the honor must be veteran-owned and supply products made-in-America.  Beaumont makes all its products in Kennesaw, GA and is owned by Hank Picken, a Vietnam Veteran.  Beaumont will be recognized during… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SCC announces honorees for 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting, December 17-18

    (2019-11-04 17:27:00)
    The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has named several award winners ahead of the organization’s 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting, December 17–18 in New York City. They include: Merit Award for Anthony O’Lenick of Siltech; Young Scientist Award for Liyuan Ji of the University of Cincinnati; Greenstar Award for Cynthia Johnson of C-Care, LLC; SCC Award for Helen Yang of Amway;… FULL ARTICLE >>

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