• From left, Peter Gould (Sunbelt Dimensional), NJPEC Package of the Year Committee Chair and Ed Wirtz, National Accounts Manager at Brad-Pak Enterprises

    NJPEC holds 36th Annual Package of the Year Banquet

    (November 21, 2014)
    The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) held its 36th Annual Package of the Year Banquet November 20 at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ. Ava Caridad, SPRAY’s Editorial Director, served as one of the judges.   FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Colep’s new appointments support the North American Market

    (November 19, 2014)
    Consumer goods packager and contract manufacturer Colep has announced its entry into the North American market. With the 2013 acquisition of the aerosol facility in Querétaro, Mexico, Colep now offers competitive aerosol Contract Manufacturing solutions for the North American Market, according to the company. Mexico provides an enhanced source of supply to the U.S., based on its strategic geographical position.… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Feel Glade Boutique Debuts in Manhattan

    (November 18, 2014)
    Designed to inspire holiday shoppers to give “the gift of feelings,” Glade opened up its first-ever Boutique in New York City. From now until Dec. 23, shoppers traversing the cobblestone streets of Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District can stop in for a free journey through five dazzling, interactive spaces, each inspired by and infused with one of Glade’s fragrances. Inspired by… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Sunscreen Innovation Act awaits President’s signature

    With passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141) by the U.S. House of Representatives, the bill is set to go to President Obama for his signature and enactment into law.  This important bill reforms the current sunscreen approval process of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) by creating a timely and transparent process by which FDA will evaluate… FULL ARTICLE >>

    Energizer exec plans to expand Florida aerosol facility

    (November 17, 2014)
    The new manufacturing line at the former Hawaiian Tropic plant in Ormond Beach should begin operation by next fall, but hiring workers to run it should start sooner than that. So says Mischelle Romesberg, operations technology leader for liquid products at Energizer Personal Care, whose Playtex Manufacturing plant is at 1190 N. U.S, Highway 1. Romesberg, the plant’s manager from… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Nov. 24 Webinar: Top 10 Packaging Challenges for Recycling in a MRF

    (November 14, 2014)
    This PAC NEXT webinar will share the key findings of the Top 10 Packaging Challenges in a MRF, a PAC NEXT project initiated to inform stakeholders, especially packaging producers, about end-of-life challenges for the recycling of packaging materials at a material recovery facility (MRF). The information presented in this webinar will aim to (1) inform stakeholders about why a package… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    CSPA promotes three

    (November 12, 2014)
    The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) announced the following staff promotions: Beth Law is now Assistant General Counsel/Vice President of Stewardship & Sustainability. In this expanded role, Law will serve as the association’s lead on all retail-related issues, such as ingredient disclosure initiatives and product hazardous waste disposal. Law will also oversee CSPA’s efforts on product stewardship and sustainability. Law,… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Labelmaster offers advanced 49 CFR Book Covering Hazmat Shipping & Transportation

    Labelmaster Offers the Early 49 CFR Book Covering Hazmat Shipping and Transportation Regulations Six Months Earlier than Government 49 CFR Release Labelmaster offers its Early 49 CFR book covering up-to-date domestic regulations for the shipping and transport of dangerous goods six months prior to release of the government 49 CFR. This exclusive resource includes requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping… FULL ARTICLE >>

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