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    EPA’s Drew Lausch to speak at CSPA/PCPC Regulatory Compliance Workshop

    (September 2, 2015)
    Retailer & Consumer Products Regulatory Compliance Workshop September 29-30 | Sacramento, CA FEATURED SPEAKER: DREW LAUSCH, U.S. EPA Lausch’s presentation will focus on EPA’s retail strategy, and examine federal RCRA regulations and proposed rules as they pertain to the classification and disposal of hazardous waste.  Given the spate of recent enforcement actions and penalties levied against manufacturers and retailers for… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Registration open for Cosmopack Business Forum in NYC

    Cosmopack, the beauty supply chain trade fair component of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, is holding the Cosmopack International Business Forum at the Hilton Midtown Hotel in New York City, Sept. 16 and 17th. Organized in partnership with the Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers & Distributors (ICMAD), the two-day symposium will bring together influential buyers and distributors in cosmetics packaging and raw materials. A packed program… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Croda presents Hair Damage Webinar, Sept. 23

    (September 1, 2015)
      Croda’s upcoming Fall “eSeminar” series begins Wednesday, Sept. 23 with an event focusing on repairing hair damage, including split ends. “The Science behind Hair Damage Repair”, is a live presentation that will explain several methods for repairing various types of damaged hair, as well as unveil data from recent split end treatment studies. “With consumers keenly aware of the aesthetic consequences resulting from… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    BAMA releases aerosol workplace safety posters

    (August 27, 2015)
    The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has launched a new set of 6 warehouse posters entitled “Working Safely with Aerosols”. The posters highlight safety points to consider when working in a factory or warehouse where aerosols are stored and handled. Each poster has clear and concise instructions, giving a list of 9 essential safety checks. The guidance covers use of… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Qosmedix relocates to Ronkonkoma, NY

    (August 25, 2015)
    Qosmedix, global suppliers of cosmetics packaging components, officially relocated its corporate headquarters and warehouse to Ronkonkoma, NY, 14 miles east of its previous Edgewood, NY location, on Long Island. The new 95,000 sq ft facility is equipped with an ISO 8 cleanroom and will also house parent company Qosina, a supplier of stock medical equipment components. FULL ARTICLE >>
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    DS Healthcare acquires WR Group

    (August 24, 2015)
    DS Healthcare announced a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of privately-held WR Group, Inc., Arizona-based marketers and distributors of personal care products, for a reported $34 million in cash and $2.5 million in DS Healthcare stock. With a portfolio featuring brands such as Biovea, Biomedx, KeratinMD and AcneGen, the acquisition of WR Group is expected to increase… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    August Feature: The Best for Pets

    (August 5, 2015)
    According to the 2015-2016 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey, 65% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 79.7 million homes. In 1988, the first year the survey was conducted, 56% of U.S. households owned a pet. In 2015, APPA estimates that $60.59 billion will be spent on pets in the U.S. This will include food… FULL ARTICLE >>

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