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2011-07-07 00:00:28

New plan to halve the environmental impact of doing laundry in New Zealand. Following the global launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan in November 2010, Unilever Australia & New Zealand has announced the first local execution of the initiative, which targets the laundry category in New Zealand via the Cleaner Planet Plan. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Following the global launch of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan in November 2010, Unilever Australia & New...

2011-06-09 14:27:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel announced today that it will be doubling production of Purex® Complete Crystals Softener(TM) to accommodate runaway consumer demand for the product. Even though Henkel's plants have been operating at full capacity since launch, the company has still had a hard time producing enough products to keep up with the unprecedented demand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/NY17302-a ) (Logo:...

2011-05-06 10:16:00

ROCKY HILL, Conn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel Corporation's Loctite® Brand will be featured in the premiere of the new Search & Restore(SM) program on Spike® TV May 7 at 11 a.m. EDT/PDT. The show will feature four parts to the full episode, with the first two running May 7 and the final two parts running May 15. Shows will be re-aired May 8 and May 16. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110506/DE97109 ) Search & Restore(SM) is...

2011-03-03 08:49:00

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to rising raw material costs, and with immediate effect, Henkel is implementing a price increase for certain product groups of its industrial adhesives. Increase amounts will vary based on market segment and technology. On average, the price increases will range from 10 to 25 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090415/DE99335LOGO ) The price increase is a result of the ongoing escalation of raw material costs over...

2011-02-28 06:40:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Tide® and Gain® compacted powder laundry detergents are now available at Target stores nationwide. The new detergents are compacted by one-third, while offering the same number of loads in a smaller box. The compacted powder laundry detergents could help save up to 22 million pounds of total packaging in the U.S. and Canada each year. "This launch represents P&G's commitment to innovate and improve...

2011-02-26 00:00:03

Getinge, a global provider of infection control solutions within healthcare and life sciences, announced today that it is expanding its detergent range into its U.S. Life Science business. Fairport, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Getinge Clean, Range for Life Science Detergents, is an environmentally-friendly cleaning line that has been optimized to meet the unique requirements of the Life Sciences market. This new line of detergents is ideal for use on glassware, stainless steel, plastic and...

2011-02-07 11:49:00

DUESSELDORF, Germany and ROCKY HILL, Conn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel is introducing a new corporate design across the company in combination with the launch of its new slogan "Henkel - Excellence is our Passion." "Our new slogan summarizes what we stand for as a company and with our brands and our people around the world: we strive to be the best in everything we do," said Kasper Rorsted, Chairman of the Henkel Management Board. "Both our new slogan and our new visual identity...

2011-01-20 04:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilever has named EHS 4D as its global digital agency of record for the Dove Deodorant portfolio, after a competitive pitch against two undisclosed roster agencies. This win is the first major piece of Unilever business to be awarded to EHS 4D following the agency being named to Unilever's global digital agency roster last year. With immediate effect, EHS 4D will be responsible for devising and implementing the global digital strategy for Dove...

2010-10-06 12:53:00

DUESSELDORF, Germany and ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the World Conference on Detergents in Montreux, Switzerland, Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted appealed to all partners and participants in the value chain to commit to coordinated action. "Sustainable development is no fad of the moment, but rather a global task and a challenge for the entire industry that needs urgent attention," he stated. "The world population is growing, the average standard of living is rising and,...

2010-09-24 13:00:00

SAO PAULO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has signed an agreement to acquire Unilever's tomato products business in Brazil for approximately R$ 600 million. The acquisition brings to Cargill a number of market-leading consumer brands, including Pomarola and Tarantella brand tomato sauce, Elefante and Extratomato brand tomato paste, and Pomodoro brand tomato pulp. Unilever will continue to market tomato products to the food service segment under these brands. The acquisition includes...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.