Wednesday, 08 February 2012

Sustainability

One of the main issues in today’s world is the saving of energy and resources. Our partner, Evonik Industries AG, is facing up to the responsibility regarding sustainability when manufacturing raw materials.

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Wednesday, 21 September 2011

The History of Cosmetics - Part 2

Around 1500 - 150 BC in ancient Greece, the foundations were created on which occidental culture was built. Man was the measure of all things, and he strove for harmony and health for body and mind. Part of this philosophy was clothing and hairstyle, personal hygiene and cosmetics.

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Wednesday, 18 May 2011

DABM – Franken-Chemie at the first Distributor Appreciation Business Meeting in Europe.

EVONIK hosted the first Distributor Appreciation Business Meeting (DABM) in Frankfurt/Main between May 9 to 11, 2011.

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Wednesday, 04 May 2011

The History of Cosmetics

Today, we want to start by giving you a brief overview on the history of cosmetics. You can read about the historic background of our industry in several short articles and be fascinated by the way people have dabbled in beauty for thousands of years.

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Thursday, 03 February 2011

A general definition of chemistry and our chemicals

Fundamentally, chemistry can be divided into three principal classical domains:
Organic chemistry - Oleochemistry. It can be understood as the industrial use of fats and oils which may originate either from plants or from animals. Inorganic chemistry - Silicon chemistry and petrochemicals. Physical chemistry - deals with the border area between physics and chemistry, and considers such questions as: under what conditions does a chemical reaction occur?

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Monday, 13 December 2010

Chemistry – Curse or Blessing?

Is chemistry going to be the death of us all, or will each new discovery help make our lives easier and more beautiful? Our image of this important industrial branch is often determined by frequent negative headlines. And yet, there is another side of the picture as well.

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Monday, 13 December 2010

The Trend Toward Natural Cosmetics

The desire to care for the skin gently and burden it as little as possible with chemical substances has taken the spotlight in the cosmetics industry. Therefore, ever-increasing numbers of consumers are seeking cosmetics with natural ingredients.

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