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Dec 22, 2016 | 01:50 PM CST

New Partnership Centers on Cannabinoid Extracts For Cosmetics

Trees shaking hands

Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Radient Technologies Inc. announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding, which focuses on the joint development and commercialization of superior and standardized cannabinoid extracts.

Dec 22, 2016 | 11:26 AM CST

Partnership Expands Tech-Driven Silica Biz for $630 Mil.

Huber Silica Acquisition

Evonik Industries AG has acquired J.M. Huber's silica business, hoping to expand its North American and Asian position and develop its portfolio.

Dec 20, 2016 | 11:54 AM CST

Blue Marble & Welch to Collaborate on Biochemical Production

Cosmetics and fragrance

The partnership between Welch Foods, Inc. and Blue Marble Biomaterials will expand the use of natural ingredients, such as biochemicals, in fragrance and cosmetic applications.

Nov 02, 2016 | 10:54 AM CDT

UK CRO Cutest Systems Acquires Reading Clinical Research

Cutest Systems

Cutest Systems announced the acquisition of Reading Clinical Research (RCR Aspect Ltd.) to expand its business. The acquisition will benefit beauty care, medical devices and pharmaceutical products.

Sep 12, 2016 | 09:24 AM CDT

Revlon Now Officially Owns Elizabeth Arden; Companies Valued at $3B

It's official. Revlon Inc. has completed its acquisition of Elizabeth Arden, which will create a $3 billion combined company.

Jul 12, 2016 | 04:17 PM CDT

Croda Acquisition Boosts Encapsulation and Delivery for Personal Care

Personal care items

As technology grows, various companies expand too, including Croda and it's range of ingredients for the personal care industry. The company recently announced its acquisition of the technology portfolio from Inventiva.

Jun 03, 2016 | 02:37 PM CDT

Shiseido to Add Two Iconic Brands to Its Global Portfolio

Shiseido to purchase Laura Mercier and RéVive

Laura Mercier and RéVive brands will be added to Shiseido's portfolio with its purchase of Gurwitch Products LLC. The combination is expected to provide Shiseido with significant growth opportunities.

May 12, 2016 | 09:36 AM CDT

Elizabeth Arden Acquires Christina Aguilera Fragrances

Christina Aguilera Fragrances

New acquisition is consistent with company’s strategy to acquire brands to grow their fragrance business in a global basis. Aguilera’s fragrance brand is the No. 1 celebrity brand in Europe.

Nov 30, 2015 | 12:42 PM CST

Clariant and Beraca Transaction Complete

Clariant Closes Strategic Alliance With Beraca

First announced in January 2015, the strategic alliance will deliver new and sustainable solutions for the global personal care industry.

Sep 10, 2015 | 11:00 AM CDT

Ashland Specialty Ingredients Acquires Zeta Fraction

Zeta Fraction

Ashland Specialty Ingredients announced the acquisition of Zeta Fraction technology from AkzoNobel.