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Jun 09, 2009 | 11:23 AM CDT

Dow Corning Transforms Business Strategy

Initiatives focus on innovations in sustainability, efficiency and alternative energy. Company adjusts to meet evolving customer demands; sees sustainability as key business driver.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:55 PM CDT

Exploring Outsourcing—Challenges and Opportunities

By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD

As companies’ needs for both innovation and building efficiencies accelerate, the benefits of outsourcing become clearer and clearer.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:45 PM CDT

The Hypothetical Nature of Natural

By: Steve Herman

There is no shortage of debate on what is natural and what is not, and—considering the obstacles to consensus—debate is likely to remain a feature of the segment.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:27 PM CDT

Everything Old is News Again

By: Nancy McDonald and Salvador Pliego

Although not always as sexy as new ingredients and technologies, proven ingredients get the job done and are embraced by consumers. It is the combined job of marketing and R&D to couple the proven with new and appropriate technology to launch a cutting-edge, winning finished product.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:09 PM CDT

The Science of Innovation

By: Alexandra Voigt

Two product lines born of a prestigious technical university are paving a path through the beauty industry—relying on innovative science, clear insight on channels and in social marketing techniques.

May 29, 2009 | 01:52 PM CDT

Suppliers’ Day 2009: Formulating Efficacy and Efficiency

Suppliers’ Day 2009 was not just about ingredient efficacy, it was also about efficiency, and suppliers focused heavily on developing tools to assist formulators with finding efficiencies.

Apr 30, 2009 | 12:47 PM CDT

Honing a Competitive Edge

By: Brian W. Budzynski and Jeff Falk

Innovation is the development of a competitive edge. It’s a linchpin in creating successful business, and includes a willingness to implement new business models, develop new brand experiences and create new strategic partnerships.

Apr 30, 2009 | 11:48 AM CDT

In Depth and In Focus at in-cosmetics

Although the aisles of the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany, were less crowded for in-cosmetics 2009, attendees were more focused, driven and dedicated to their goal of absorbing information about cosmetic formulating in the 21st century.

Mar 23, 2009 | 02:41 PM CDT

FDA and Academic; Research Institutions to Collaborate Under Nanotechnology Initiative

Overarching goal toward developing an efficient pathway for safe and effective nanoengineered products; effort concentrating on medical use, but implications for personal care likely on horizon.