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    AEROBAL launches online magazine

    (June 29, 2015)
      The International Organization of Aluminum Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has launched the first issue of its free-of-charge online CANS magazine in June 2015. Twice a year AEROBAL will report about the latest trends, innovations and creative ideas around aluminum aerosols. The magazine will be distributed via email by AEROBAL members and the AEROBAL Secretariat in Düsseldorf.Gregor Spengler, Secretary General… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    House passes TSCA

    (June 25, 2015)
    The House passed legislation on June 23 to overhaul toxic chemical safety laws for the first time in decades. Passed on a 398-1 vote, the bill would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review chemicals in products and issue risk management regulations in an expedited manner. It would allow states to issue their own regulations even though the… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Coty announces that Becht will remain as CEO; Sceti reconsiders

    (June 24, 2015)
    In April, Coty announced the hiring of Elio Leoni Sceti as its next CEO,  taking over for interim CEO Bart Becht. Formerly the CEO of European frozen foods company Iglo Foods Holdings, Sceti was set to take over as Coty’s CEO at the start of July. Now, the New York-based company says Becht will stay on as interim CEO and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Left to Right: Greg Johnson, Sherwin-Williams; Congressman Pete Olson; Mike Freeman, WD-40 Co.; and George Buckland, DS Containers (NAA President).

    NAA Testifies before the Energy & Commerce, Power, Manufacturing & Trade subcommittees of CASE ACT

    (June 22, 2015)
    Mike Freeman, President of the Americas, WD-40 Co., testified on behalf of the aerosol industry before the Energy & Commerce, Power, Manufacturing, & Trade subcommittees on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed revisions to the existing ozone standard on June 16. Freeman’s testimony demonstrated how the proposed changes to the National Ozone Standard would affect aerosol businesses. Witness Testimony On… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    WAIB sponsored SCAQMD Legislative Day on June 16

    (June 18, 2015)
    On June 16, WAIB sponsored Southern California Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Legislative Day in Southern California. Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB) Board Members and Doug Raymond, National Aerosol Association (NAA) met with the new South Coast Air Quality Management District Board Members on behalf of Consumer Product regulation. The South Coast Air District is trying to initiate their own… FULL ARTICLE >>

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