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January 6, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of COO, effective immediately.

January 5, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Elmer’s Products revamped its hardware line in November with the addition of two products that offer consumers enhanced strength and performance. Elmer’s believes that by concentrating on the performance of products, it can help reduce consumer confusion at the shelf by providing all-in-one formulas.


January 5, 2011

Troy Healthcare on Wednesday announced its purchase of the Stopain brand from DRJ Group and also stated that a new Stopain gel line extension will be shipping to stores in early 2011.

January 4, 2011

Marcal's Small Steps, a line of paper products that is made from 100% recyclable paper, is ready to salute those making environmental differences in their communities.

January 3, 2011

Helen of Troy on Monday announced that it has completed its acquisition of humidifier manufacturer Kaz. Sales for the next 12 months, ending Dec. 31, 2011, are expected to exceed $400 million, the company announced.

December 22, 2010

British singer Marina Diamondis of Marina and the Diamonds has been selected as the new face of Max Factor, according to published reports.

December 15, 2010

The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations on Wednesday joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration to support heightened efforts to address public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary ingredients.

December 10, 2010

Sunny Delight is refocusing its North American business with the acquisition of a manufacturing plant owned by the J.M. Smucker Co., and is updating all five of its North American manufacturing facilities and data systems.

December 8, 2010

Nice-Pak Products recently announced the transformation of its Mooresville, Ind., manufacturing plant into a “zero landfill” facility — the plant now converts excess waste into energy that produces steam heat for Indianapolis.

December 7, 2010

Supplier News — Say goodbye to sweat stains with a new pretreatment stain remover from PharmaWorks. PitStop, PharmaWorks’ new innovation, removes stubborn yellow armpit stains by lifting and dissolving sweat-stain deposits, and it even can be used on old stains and rings around shirt collars. PitStop retails for $12.50 for a 12-oz. bottle. 


December 6, 2010

Procter & Gamble announced that its Auburn, Maine, feminine care facility became the first manufacturing plant in North America to achieve zero waste to landfill.

November 22, 2010

A generic drug maker has entered an agreement to purchase another drug maker's U.S. penicillin site ...

November 22, 2010

Johnson & Johnson is recalling millions of packages of OTC drugs for allergies and pain due to manufacturing problems ...

November 21, 2010

Elmer's is extending its hardware line with two new "max" versions of its glue products....

November 14, 2010

William Gibson, the science-fiction author who helped create the cyberpunk genre in the 1980s and...

November 14, 2010

Consumers may be cutting their budgets, but when it comes to toys, there’s always room...

November 10, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday unveiled a new comprehensive tobacco control...

November 9, 2010

Watson Pharmaceuticals biotech subsidiary Eden Biodesign has signed a manufacturing agreement with Dutch biotech company...

November 3, 2010

This holiday season, one company is helping hosts keep their table settings chic without breaking...

October 27, 2010

Risks of counterfeiting, contamination and intellectual property theft could increase with the globalization of the...

October 26, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay nearly $1 billion to the U.S. government to settle...

October 25, 2010

Bic is gearing up to unveil two special-edition series of lighters in the new year....

October 25, 2010

Standard Homeopathic Co., which manufactures homeopathic products under the Hyland’s brand in mass retail, on...

October 24, 2010

Cautious optimism may best describe 2010 holiday sales projections, because even as sales inch toward...

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