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    Aptar Pharma’s Multi-Dose Systems granted import license for China

    (April 13, 2015)
    Aptar Pharma, a global solution provider of aerosol, injection and spray delivery systems for biotech, healthcare and pharma products, has obtained a State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) import license approval to deliver its preservativefree multi-dose systems to customers in China. The license approval represents a further step in Aptar Pharma’s ongoing service development to provide large-scale production services to customers,… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Cosmoprof North America introduces new opportunities for exhibitors

    (April 4, 2015)
    The 2015 edition of Cosmoprof North America (CPNA), July 12–14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, will introduce several new dedicated show floor areas, including the Cosmopack International Business Forum & Exhibition. Select Cosmopack exhibitors will be given prime visibility to showcase their packaging innovations and guaranteed meetings with qualified buyers. Attendees will also have opportunities… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Plastipak agrees to acquire APPE Packaging

    (April 1, 2015)
    Rigid plastics packaging manufacturer Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a subsidiary of Michigan-based Plastipak Holdings, Inc., announced today an agreement to purchase the APPE Packaging Division of La Seda de Barcelona Group for a sum of €360 million ($388 million). Plastipak was the winning bidder in a November 2014 insolvency auction. With the completion of negotiations and due diligence, the deal remains subject… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Montfort A. Johnsen

    April Feature: The continuing evolution of aerosol automotive products

    The aerosol automotive products category got off to a rather slow start. The products were never mentioned in H.R. Shepherd’s book Aerosol Science & Technology (1961) and only briefly in M.A. Johnsen’s The Aerosol Handbook (1972). In 1970, these products had a sales volume of 57.3 million units, of which about 85% were windshield de-icers (4.5% carbon dioxide [CO2] or… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    ABC’s “The View” makes aerosol correction

    (March 24, 2015)
    On the March 23 broadcast of ABC’s daytime talk show “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg issued a statement clarifying some misinformed remarks disparaging aerosol products made by Goldberg and fellow co-host Rosie Perez on the show’s March 2 broadcast. View the video of the correction below: FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Doug Raymond

    Consistency needed across air districts, CARB survey deadline passes

    CARB Most responsible parties should be done with their…
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    Mike Moffatt

    GHS Arrives in Canada…

    At last, Canada has implemented the Globally Harmonized System…
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    W. Stephen Tait

    Corrosion Corner

    Hello, everyone. In the February 2015 edition of Corrosion…
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    Steven Charles Hunt

    Transport in Australia

    In the January issue of Spray, I had described…
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