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2009-11-17 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Cosmetic Chemicals - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164443/Cosmetic-Chemicals---Global-Market-Trends.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Consumption of cosmetics and toiletries is not restricted to the female population alone. Male grooming products have also emerged as an attractive segment. Skin and hair...

2009-02-17 08:00:00

-- The move from synthetic ingredients to more "natural" ingredients should be regarded as a driver for cosmetic and toiletry ingredients market. -- LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Kline & Company's study Specialty Actives and Active Delivery Systems for Personal Care 2008: U.S. and Europe, botanicals consumption is growing at 8.0%, outstripping growth of other specialty actives with average growth of 5.4%. The increased use of botanicals is one of the major...

2008-11-06 21:00:17

LONDON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan will host its annual Excellence in Chemicals, Materials and Food Awards Banquet at the London Hilton on Park Lane next Tuesday, 11th November 2008. The banquet will shine the spotlight on 19 organisations which, against a backdrop of turbulences gripping the world economy and financial markets, have emerged as potent forces in their respective sectors. The evening will celebrate the positive impact which these companies' unique and...

2008-10-09 15:00:29

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The global regulatory situation for personal care products and the future possibilities for organic and sustainable cosmetics are key issues that continue to drive and shape the cosmetics industry. Understanding certification under USDA regulations as well as what constitutes the "made with organic ingredients" claim under NSF/ANSI standards probe questions across the board. What is organic? What does organic mean? What happens after a standard is...

2008-09-04 06:00:05

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6ec1f0/nutritional_raw_ma) has announced the addition of the "Nutritional Raw Material & Ingredient Supply Report 2008" report to their offering. High transportation costs, a weakening dollar and a weak economy all conspired to challenge ingredient suppliers in 2007 and into 2008. Mother nature didn't hold back either. Suppliers of herbs and botanicals were also impacted by droughts, flooding and other server weather...

2008-09-02 15:00:22

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. US Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p091959/US-Industrial-and-Institutional-Cleaning-Chemicals-Market.html Food safety, infection control to boost US demand for industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals In the wake of widespread reports abouttainted food supplies and ongoingconcerns about disease...

2008-08-05 12:00:53

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Cosmetics industry is available in its catalogue. US Cosmetic and Toiletry Chemicals Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p091918/US-Cosmetic-and-Toiletry-Chemicals-Market.html US demand to rise 5.7% annually through 2012 Demand for cosmetic and toiletry chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 5.7 percent per year to $8.6 billion in 2012. Growth will be aided by several factors including favorable population...

2008-07-24 15:00:57

By Yuthana Praiwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 24--PTT Chemical (PTTCH), Asean's leading petrochemical producer, has acquired a 50 percent stake in the world's largest producer of oleochemicals in a deal worth 104 million. The wholly owned subsidiary PTT Chemical International Private entered into the share purchase agreement with Cognis BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of the German-based chemical company that was the former shareholder of Cognis Oleochemicals. "Our investment in...

2008-07-23 21:00:35

THAILAND'S PTT Chemical Public Co Ltd has bought a stake in Cognis Oleochemicals Sdn Bhd, making it the new partner for Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd. It bought a 50 per cent stake from Germany's Cognis for US$164 million (RM531.36 million), valuing Cognis Oleochemicals at US$328 million (RM1.06 billion). The company will operate under the same name until a new name has been established, PTT Chemical and Sime Darby said in a statement released in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. "The strategic...

2008-07-23 00:00:39

By Zaidi Isham Ismail GERMANY'S oleochemical giant Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co KG plans to sell its 50 per cent stake in Cognis Oleochemicals (M) Sdn Bhd (Cognis Malaysia) to focus on other businesses. Cognis Malaysia is a joint venture between Cognis Deutschland and the then Golden Hope Plantations Bhd which owns the other 50 per cent. Golden Hope was merged under Sime Darby Bhd last December. A source said Cognis Deutschland is expected to sell the stake to Thailand's PTT...