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    Latest CSPA Consumer Product Ingredients Dictionary Released

    (August 21, 2014)
    Need a Chemical Name?  We Have Thousands! The EPA Design for the Environment Program (DfE) requires all partner companies to engage in product ingredient disclosure. Earlier this year, Walmart announced that products sold in its stores—including household cleaning, personal care, beauty and cosmetic products—must disclose product ingredients by Jan. 1, 2015. These two initiatives have two things in common: they… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Ashland Joins PASS in Applauding Bipartisan Action on Sunscreen Technology

    (August 18, 2014)
      Ashland Inc. joined the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition in applauding the House Energy & Commerce Committee for bipartisan support and approval of the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250. The bill approved by the committee includes a transparent review process within a predictable timeline for all sunscreen applicants and the opportunity for Congressional oversight over the process to… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Sam Garretson, aerosol industry veteran, SATA founder, passes away

    Samuel Garretson of Atlanta, GA died on August 12 at the age of 78. He was a founding member of the Southern Aerosol Technical Association (SATA). Garretson had been the President & Founder of Piedmont Laboratories, Inc., as well as President of Capitol Packaging Co., Southeast Packaging Co. and Aerosol Technologies, Inc. Also throughout his long career in the aerosol… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Cosmopack Comes to New York

    (August 14, 2014)
        COSMOPACK, a leading trade fair for the beauty industry’s production chain and part of COSMOPROF WORLDWIDE BOLOGNA, a global cosmetics trade show, organized by BolognaFiere, will be making its New York debut on September 22–23, 2014 at the Trump Soho Hotel in New York City. There will be a networking and training workshop involving 50 international companies and… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    P&G to sell up to 100 brands to revive sales, cut costs

    (August 13, 2014)
    Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) said it could sell about half of its brands in the next two years and cut jobs to revive sales growth and save costs, sending its shares up as much as 4.3 percent. The maker of Gillette razors and Tide detergent said it would consider selling about 90 to 100 brands whose sales have been… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Revised FEA standards 222 and 603 as well as new 226 are now available

    From the European Aerosol Federation (FEA): FEA 222 – Metal aerosol containers – Guideline for achieving optimum clinch conditions for containers with 25.4 mm opening The clinch dimensions are critical to obtaining tightly sealed containers. Some gas loss over a long period of time is inevitable but may however not exceed the established annual amount. Gas leakage through the valve’s… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    NJPEC Package of the Year Awards Open for Nominations

    (August 12, 2014)
    Submission Deadline is September 12, 2014  The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club (NJPEC) is now accepting nominations for its annual Package of the Year Awards. These awards honor the year’s most innovative packaging in several industries including health and beauty, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical. Submissions are due September 12, 2014 and the winners will be announced at the annual… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    Aerofil Technology Hires New Technical Director

    (August 7, 2014)
      Aerofil Technology, Inc. welcomed Benjamin Heimann as Technical Director. Heimann brings over 13 years of experience in the aerosol industry to the role. Aerofil has added a new 2,500 square foot Technical Center that will be the new home to the facility’s Analytical, Micro and R&D Labs. The new Technical Center’s grand opening is scheduled for early August. FULL ARTICLE >>
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    A Gorgeous Day for Golf

    (August 6, 2014)
      Aerosol industry leaders from across the eastern U.S. trekked to Vernon, NJ for the Eastern Aerosol Association’s (EAA) annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, August 5th. Over 50 people attended the all-day event at Crystal Springs Golf Resort, nestled in the quiet rolling hills of northwest New Jersey’s picturesque Kittatinny Valley. Apart from completing 18 holes in shotgun format, the guests enjoyed… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    The Latest from BAMA

    (August 5, 2014)
      BAMA Announces details of 2014 Aerosol Forum & Awards The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) will hold its annual Forum on October 16–17, 2014 with its Awards Dinner October 16. The Forum and Awards are open to all BAMA members and takes place at The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield. Forum The two-day BAMA Forum will be opened by… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    CAPCO to Appear at Resource Recycling Conference

    (August 1, 2014)
      For the second year in a row, the Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) will represent the industry at the Resource Recycling Conference at the Hotel New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA, September 15-17. The conference, a gathering of hundreds of recycling professionals, industry leaders and government officials from across North America, features a trade show, symposiums, lectures, training sessions and… FULL ARTICLE >>
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    CSPA plans Aerosol Propellants Safety & Fire Codes Seminars

    (July 29, 2014)
    CSPA Aerosol Propellants Safety Seminar Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:40 PM Chicago Marriott Suites O’Hare Members: $395   Non-Members: $495 Registration on-line click here: http://www.cspa.org/events.html.  Aerosol Propellants—they’re effective, they’re powerful, they make aerosol products work. But if they’re not handled right, you risk the safety of your employees and success of your business. Q: So how do you… FULL ARTICLE >>

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