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Melanie Healey, Procter & Gamble (P&G) President for North America, will step down in June after almost 25 years with the company. Healey started her career in her native Brazil in 1990 as a brand…
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Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) said it would sell its Duracell battery business, probably through a split-off into a separate company, as it looks to focus on faster-growing brands. P&G shares rose about 3 percent…
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REMINDER – The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) will be having its Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 6th at the Cooper’s Hawk in Arlington Heights, IL from 6:00PM – 8:30PM. PLEASE SEND IN YOUR RESERVATIONS by…
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 A 10-Part Series on 2013 International Aerosol Filling Statistics Check here for updates from international aerosol trade associations over the next month as statistics are released. The schedule will proceed as follows: 9/9: Japan 9/11: Brazil 9/15:…
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NJPEC PACKAGE OF THE YEAR AWARDS BANQUET  Packaging Executives Club Celebrates Year’s Top Packaging Achievements  The New Jersey Packaging Executives Club announces its 36th Annual Package of the Year (POY) Awards Banquet will be taking…
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Cleaning Product Supply Chain’s Top Business-to-Business Meeting Set for January 26-31, Grande Lakes Orlando  Registration is now open for the 2015 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, set for January 26-31 at…
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  S.C. Johnson announced plans to voluntarily identify and disclose to consumers fragrance ingredients used in the company’s air care products. Labeling guidelines under the FDA’s Food, Drug and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act currently allow manufacturers to use “fragrance”…
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The 2014 BAMA Awards – Results  The winning entries in the 2014 BAMA Awards were announced tonight (16 October). The results of these ‘Oscars’ of the aerosol industry were revealed at the annual British Aerosol…
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It’s not too late to register to attend the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Aerosol Propellants Safety Seminar on October 28 at the Chicago Marriott Suites Hotel. The latest draft agenda for the session is…
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The 9th edition of the Paris Aerosol & Dispensing Forumwill be held Feb. 4–5, 2014 at the Espace Champerret, Porte de Champerret,Paris, France. It will be held simultaneously with the 11th edition of Perfumes, Cosmetics…
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  In advance of the June 1, 2015 deadline for adoption of the new Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)–as mandated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)–Croda, Inc. will…
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    With assistance from the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA), the Association for Science Education (ASE) has revised the aerosol section of theschoolsciencewebsite moving away from its original textbook style and incorporating bright, attractive…
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Robertet, one of the oldest fragrance and flavor companies in the world, has announced the completion of a new fragrance and ingredient division headquarters in Mount Olive, New Jersey.  Robertet has a global reach represented in…
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The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) announces the launch of the People Against Inhalants Network (PAIN). The online community (www.peopleagainstinhalants.com) was developed to bring together parents and families who have lost a loved one to…
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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…
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  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…
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  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,…
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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…
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The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) and the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) are once again teaming up with the Schaumburg Boomers as they battle the Washington Wild Things on Friday August 8th! Boomers Baseball is…
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If page does not render view online Register online Course 3 curriculum includes: • Paper and paperboard • Folding cartons • Introduction to sustainable packaging • Packaging adhesives • Specialty packaging • Aerosols and metal…
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The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB) is meeting in San Diego in September….check out the video here: http://animoto.com/play/LHljmPtyszdKUJSrhVax6Q Registration is now open Rate increase August 1st
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NOVEMBER 12-14, 2014 Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, Goa, INDIA The Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®) Asia 2014 scientific conference will welcome pulmonary and nasal drug delivery experts from all over the world to Goa, India…
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The design and contents of the new-look website of the International Organization of Aluminum Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) center on the aesthetics and premium nature of aluminum. “This is because it is the numerous beneficial…
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LUXE PACK NEW YORK 2014, the trade show for creative packaging, will be the largest event in its 12 year history, with nearly 200 exhibitors. This year, the event will feature several new elements including…
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the new completely updated and expanded  “reader friendly” 7th ed. of  Food & Drug law book by Roseann B. Termini, Esq. was recently published in print and ebooks. Quick Description: This “Go To” Resource”  print edition  contains 12…
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  Manufacturing Coalition Announces Principles for Effective Alternative Assessments Food & Drug law book now available in 7th Edition Abe Baksh appointed President of B.O.V. Solutions Chinese Authorities Take Action against Honeywell Counterfeiters MAA launches…
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Nearly 500 industry leaders from around the world have gathered at the Personal Care Products Council’s 120th Annual Meeting to discuss global business opportunities, emerging consumer trends and elect new officers, the Council announced today.…
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Honeywell announced that Chinese authorities have penalized two Chinese companies who fraudulently manufactured and sold counterfeit refrigerants under the Honeywell Genetron brand name for the Chinese market. The companies, Changzhi Co. and Yingpeng Co., were ordered…
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The Midwest Aerosol Association’s (MAA) new website is up and running. Check it out at http://oktospray.org. The MAA requests that visitors clear out browsers so as to not pull up the old address. Also, The…
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Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda Corp., died Feb. 15 at his home in Osceola, WI. He was 72. The cause was pancreatic cancer. Born in Austria, Rechelbacher founded Aveda Corp., which grew from a small…
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28th Congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC). Paris, France. www.ifscc2014.com
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29th Congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC). Orlando, [email protected], www.ifscc2016.com
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23rd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Conference. Zurich, Switzerland. www.ifscc2015.com
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The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) is currently seeking public comments on the following test method guideline: “Microbiological Examination of Household and Institutional Products: Microbial Enumeration Test Guidelines.” Specifically, this guideline was created for enumeration…
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Former Aerosol Association of Australia President Lindsay Showyin has had his contribution to the aerosol industry recognised in the 2014 Australia Day Honours, receiving an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his services to the…
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  Rosenberg: ACI’s Policy influence has been strengthened. Priorities for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI; Washington) in 2014 focus on advancing chemical management reform and continuing efforts to strengthen technical, outreach, and education programs, says…
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On January 6, the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) hosted a meeting in Gaithersburg, MD to discuss whether products utilizing bag-on-valve (BOV) technology should declare quantity on cans by weight or volume, as finally…
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The LINDAL Group—manufacturer of valves, actuators and spray caps for aerosol products— announced the appointment of Dan O’Hare to the position of Eastern Regional Sales Manager for North America. He will report to Alex Piagnarelli,…
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For those past MAA Members who have not already signed up for 2014, please remember to send in your 2014 Midwest Aerosol Association membership.  For those MAA Members who have already signed up, Thank You!…
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The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) announced that it has promoted Lisa Powers to Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications, the organization’s top communications position. “For the past eight years, Lisa has been…
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Police get new life-saving tool in battle against N.J. heroin epidemic by James Queally, The Star-Ledger As the number of people struggling with heroin and prescription drug addiction continues to grow across the state, police…
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Auburn, IN–Rieke Packaging Systems has appointed Dave Babina as Account Manager to support continued dispensing products sales growth in the U.S. Eastern Region. Mr. Babina formerly worked in dispensing sales with Albea.
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Grundon Waste Management of the U.K. has invested in a closed-loop aerosol recycling system. Grundon says the facility, which utilizes the Hazpak 6000, is capable of processing around 9,000 aerosols an hour. The Thames Valley-based…
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Procter &Gamble (P&G)  will merge its Western European unit with its Eastern and Central European units to create one group for the continent. The Indian business unit will also combine with the Middle East and…
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The head of Dow Chemical Co. ( DOW ) said the company might consider changing its name in the wake of detailing plans on Monday to shed the volatile, low-margin commodity chemicals businesses with annual…
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Ian Gecker, of aerosol packaging consultancy Ian Gecker & Associates, LLC, is retiring after 50 years in the aerosol industry. Gecker is a Past President of the Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), served on its…
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By PAUL FOY, Associated Press A board of state regulators adopted a set of comprehensive plans Wednesday to cut chronic air pollution along the heavily populated urban corridor of northern Utah. The plans won’t bring relief…
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Dennis Smith Director Sales & Packaging at Precise Packaging has announced the Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) Video Education Challenge. The EAA is in the process of creating an awesome new Aerosol 101 taking place on…
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CCL Industries Inc. announced that it plans to permanently close its Canadian aerosol manufacturing operation commencing in the first half of 2014 and completing no later than mid-2015. Geoffrey T. Martin, President & CEO of…
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Ball Corporation announced that it will cease production at the company’s Danville, Ill., steel aerosol packaging manufacturing plant during the second half of 2014. Ball will redeploy the plant’s assets to other existing company facilities…
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Cobra Plastics Inc. has announced Martin (Marty) Binder as the Director, New Business Development.  Marty has thirty years of executive, sales, marketing and general  management experience in the consumer packaging industry including food, beverage, pharmaceutical,…
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The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Dimitri Panayotopoulos, Vice Chairman and Advisor to the Chairman and CEO, will retire from the Company, effective January 2, 2014, after 37 years of service. Panayotopoulos joined P&G…
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Colep, with headquarters in Europe, and Scitra, a United Arab Emirates based company, part of the Albatha Group, are proud to announce a joint venture agreement to create an aerosol contract manufacturing operation in the…
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Falcon Safety Products Announces Appointment of Steve Smith as Senior Vice President of Sales Falcon Safety Products Inc. (Falcon), a world leader in compressed-gas technologies and manufacturer of the Dust-Off brand of office and consumer electronics…
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  Check out this cool video from from The Aerosol Manufacturer’s Association (South Africa). It uses real school kids to get the message out about Aerosol Recycling. Here are the lyrics, feel free to sing…
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Colep, a leading global player in the consumer goods packaging and contract manufacturing industries, has announced today the acquisition of the aerosol personal care products contract manufacturing plant of Aerosoles y Liquidos S.A de C.V., in Santiago…
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By Mike Moffatt, Ph.D. Nexreg Compliance, Inc. Under the U.S.’ GHS-based Hazcom 2012 rule, employers are expected to train “employees on the new label elements and safety data sheet (SDS) format” by December 1, 2013.…
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LIQUID WRENCH to lower VOC Levels for aerosol products in 2014 Brand Plans to Reformulate Aerosol Products to Meet California VOC Requirements The LIQUID WRENCH brand announced plans to reformulate their aerosol lubricants in accordance…
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Cobra Plastics Inc. has announced that Sean Fitzgerald has joined the company as Director of Sales, Aerosol Division. Fitzgerald’s sales career in the aerosol business has spanned the last 24 years and has covered valves,…
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The Aerosol Association of Australia has elected John Bigley as its new President. Bigley is Managing Director – Metal Australasia for Ardagh Group, Australia’s largest manufacturer of tinplate and aluminum aerosol cans. He joined the Aerosol…
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The LINDAL Group —manufacturer of valves, actuators and spray caps for aerosol products—announced the appointment of two new sales directors for North America and Germany.  Alex Piagnarelli was named  Sales Director, North America, and Tony…
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Colep, with headquarters in Europe and the One Asia Network, an alliance of three companies (Daizo Corp. of Japan, with operations in Japan, Thailand and China, Pax Australia and Asian Aerosols of India), have announced the creation…
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Finding it hard to make head or tail of aerosol regulations? You are probably not alone as the aerosol industry, like the rest of the manufacturing sector, is sadly not immune to red tape. However,…
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Croda Inc. announced that its upcoming Fall personal care e-seminar series will unveil a new format for the season, connecting its events within the framework of the future trends identified in the first event.  On…
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The 26th edition of luxury packaging event Luxe Pack Monaco will take place Oct. 23–25 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. There will be a record number of nearly 400 exhibitors, 8% of whom are…
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NJPEC’s Package of the Year Award  DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 13  Submit your package today for NJPEC’s Package of the Year Awards! Designed to spotlight the best in packaging across multiple industries, NJPEC will…
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Sunny skies prevailed yet again at the Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) annual golf outing on Aug. 7, held at the Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ. The First Place team was comprised of Bill Geisel,…
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  The 28th European Aerosol Federation (FEA) International Aerosol Congress & 17th Exhibition, hosted by the Spanish Aerosol Association (AEDA), will take place from Sept. 24–26 in Madrid, Spain. The Preliminary Conference Program is now available.…
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The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) congratulates Gina McCarthy on her confirmation as the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. CSPA recognizes the priorities, challenges and opportunities ahead on air quality, water, pollution prevention,…
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Two Wisconsin bills are aimed at changing state laws about a dangerous substance. Inhaling aerosol sprays, also known as “huffing”, is illegal, in some ways, but not in others. “You become very dangerous very quickly…
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Event Will Move to Pier 92 on May 14 – 15, 2014  LUXE PACK NEW YORK, the premier show for creative packaging which attracted a record-breaking 2,894 unique visitors in May, will relocate to Pier…
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BAMA Announces details of 2013 Aerosol Awards and Forum BAMA, the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) will hold its annual Forum on Oct. 17–18, with the Awards Dinner on Oct. 17, open to all BAMA…
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Strike Out Inhalant Abuse! The Alliance for Consumer Education’s (ACE) Strike Out Inhalants was established in 2008 and has been growing ever since.  ACE has worked with an array of Major and Minor League Baseball Teams…
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On Monday, July 15, join the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) for two invaluable presentation sessions during Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas (July 14-16). Take a break from the world’s leading beauty trade…
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The 2013 edition of the FiFi Awards was held on June 12 at the Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center, New York City. The annual event honours the year’s best fragrance releases in the…
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On Tuesday, June 18th the Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) awarded the 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Awards at an exclusive ceremony in Battery Gardens. The winning brands represent the current best new…
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Leading Design Awards Feature a Diverse Array of Cosmetics, Fragrance, Hair Care, Personal Care & Skin Care Products HBA Global  has announced the finalists of its Annual International Package Design Awards (IPDA).  The IPDA Finalists…
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The American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the trade association for the U.S. cleaning products industry, issued the following statement from Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, on the passing of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-New Jersey): “On…
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“Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) served in the U.S. Senate with integrity, passion and commitment in all things, but none more so than his call to strengthen national policies to protect public health and advance chemical…
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The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association is pleased to announce the finalists in each category for the prestigious 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Award. These finalists represent the best new breakout products,…
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Mr. Bill Lueschen, American Spraytech’s Director of R&D and original founder of the business under PEL Associates, passed away on May 18 in Tampa, FL. He was 72. Lueschen retired from PEL Associates in 1999 after…
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Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) on May 23 brought back A.G. Lafley to run the household products maker, replacing Bob McDonald immediately in the midst of a major restructuring. Lafley is taking on the roles…
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  Giorgio Aliprandi, President and General Manager Ball Aerocan Europe, has been elected as President of the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). In his inaugural address Mr. Aliprandi said, “The global aluminium…
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FEA announces conference program, awards The Preliminary Conference Program of the 28th European Aerosol Federation (FEA) International Aerosol Congress & 17th Exhibition, which will take place Sept. 24–26, is now available. The expert presentations have…
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Avon Products Inc. announced it will slash more than 400 jobs and exit the Irish market, the latest moves in the new CEO’s plan to return the beauty products company to profitability in the next…
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Avon Products Inc. announced it will slash more than 400 jobs and exit the Irish market, the latest moves in the new CEO’s plan to return the beauty products company to profitability in the next…
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On Monday, May 6, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., the Consumer Specialty Products Association’s (CSPA) is hosting an in-depth seminar for professionals in the cleaning products industry. Informative, science focused and led by…
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Symrise has acquired the global fragrance business of the Belmay Group, an international developer and manufacturer of fragrances and perfume oils. Both Belmay’s product and customer portfolios complement the existing activities of Symrise’s Scent &…
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Chicago Aerosol is asking the Village of Coal City, IL to annex a 1.5-acre parcel located on the southwest side of company’s plant at 1300 North Street. The manufacturing facility borders the newly acquired property…
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    Empack Spraytech faces down flames Empack Spraytech Inc., of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, had its share of good fortune and hard luck last year. In 2012, it opened a new 65,000 sq. ft. facility.…
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SPRAY TECHNOLOGY & MARKETING, along with its sister publication, INDOOR COMFORT MARKETING, have both won the 2012 Circle of Excellence Award from circulation auditing and research company Verified Audit Circulation. The Circle is awarded to…
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Unilever, parent company of FMCG major Hindustan Unilever (HUL), said it will invest almost $66.42 million to set up its first aerosol deodorant manufacturing facility in Khamgaon, Maharashtra, India in an effort to expand further…
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The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association has launched the newly revised, 10th Edition, of its International Transport of Aerosols Guide. The comprehensive guide covers the transport of dangerous goods regulations which apply from now. Dr. Paul…
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Sun & Skin Care Research announced that it completed the acquisition of the sunscreen brand Bull Frog from Chattem, Inc., a Division of Sanofi US. “Bull Frog is an iconic brand that we believe will…
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Ball Corp. announced that it will cease production at the company’s Elgin, Ill., food and aerosol packaging manufacturing plant in December 2013. The plant’s customers will be supplied by other Ball facilities. “Closing Elgin reduces…
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BWAY Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Ropak Packaging from the LINPAC Group.
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Procter & Gamble (P&G) is cutting approximately 150 jobs in Spain and Portugal following the decision to integrate hygiene company Arbora & Ausonia (A&A) into its existing operations. P&G said the plan focused on 300…
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As part of its Global Cost Savings Initiative, Avon will close its distribution facilities in Atlanta, GA and Pasadena ,CA. The move is aimed at concentrating resources on high-priority activities, boosting efficiencies and reducing costs.…
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Estée Lauder has notified state officials it is moving its operation from northern New Jersey, resulting in 85 layoffs. Instead of the 148,000-square-foot plant in Oakland, NJ, the company says it will fill and bottle…
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Submit now for the Paris Aerosol & Dispensing Awards The 7th edition of the Paris Aerosol & Dispensing Forum will be held Feb. 6–7, 2013 at the Espace Champerret, Porte de Champerret, Paris, France. It will be held…
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The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) held its annual golf outing on Aug. 14 at the Orchard Valley Golf Club in Aurora, IL. The First Place Team included Keller Sehringer and Mike Cabanski (both from Cobra Plastics), Chad Moline (Spray Products…
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According to German aerosol association Die Industrie-Gemeinschaft Aerosole e.V. (IGA), there was a slight increase of 0.4% in the production of aerosols in Germany in 2011. There were 1.355 billion cans filled, with various product categories developing very differently. Aerosols are produced…
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Fine fragrance is a holiday gift staple. Without fail, marketers roll out new launches each Autumn in order to take advantage of the one time of the year consumers actually feel like spending, regardless of the economy. According to…
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Precision Valve Corp. announced that Doug Hind has been named President and CEO. Hind brings twenty years of experience in the packaging industry, including ten years at Rexam Plc; and most recently serving seven years as COO of Lindal Group. John Abplanalp,…
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Petapak Aerosol International Corp. announced the opening of its branch in Latin America. The branch, Petapak Mexico, will be located in Mexico City. According to Petapak, it has been undertaking R&D of its PET aerosol container for over a decade and will be…
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Online holiday shopping booms The Holiday shopping season will soon be upon us and the Logan Tod & Co.’s 6th annual Online Future Shopping Index predicts that 2012’s festive shoppers will spend 18% to 22%…
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The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) announced the signing of a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) to develop new tools to optimize sustainability improvements in manufacturing facilities, and their  associated supply chains. The improvements will…
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Sunny skies prevailed at the Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) annual golf outing on Aug. 7, held once again at the Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ. This year, two teams tied for first place. One…
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The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE)—the nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the public with regards to consumer product, health and environmental safety awareness—announced the launch of its revamped Inhalant website. The new and improved www.inhalant.org…
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The Thai Aerosol Association (TAA) released figures for aerosol production in Thailand for 2011. Overall, production was up a healthy 12.7% from 2010, with Household Products taking the lion’s share (50%). Personal Care Products now…
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Celebrating 10 years in Las Vegas, NV, Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from July 22–24. The event featured 856 exhibiting companies to a sold out show floor along with over 25,000 attendees representing…
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The Czech Aerosol Association (ČAS) recently released its figures on Czech aerosol production (not consumption) for the years 2007-2009-2011, exemplifying “the good times as well as the crisis times,” according to Josef Moravec, CEO Adviser of Czech Aerosol, a.s. and…
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A Global Industry? This month, Commentary is provided by guest editorialist, Alain D’haese, Secretary General of the European Aerosol Federation (FEA). The first edition of the UN Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)…
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Honeywell announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added Solstice Propellant (HFO-1234ze) to the list of compounds excluded from the definition of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). The EPA based its decision on the propellant’s low photochemical reactivity and negligible contribution to the generation of tropospheric…
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Luxe Pack New York (LPNY) celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with record attendance. The event, held May 16–17, attracted 2,607 unique visitors, an increase of 10.2% over 2011. The two-day gathering showcased 141 exhibitors, nine seminars and three…
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The Health & Beauty America Expo (HBA) was held June 19–21 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. New to the show this year was Design Hot Spots, which focused on going outside the norm…
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Precision Valve, Inc. announced Doug Hind has joined the company as Executive VP and will be a member of the Office of the COO. Hind has over 20 years in the packaging industry, including Managing Director of various businesses at Rexam and owner /…
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The Consumer Specialty Products Association’s (CSPA) 2012 Mid-Year Meeting was held May 8-11 in Chicago, IL. The theme was Sustainability: Driving Future Consumers, Future Markets. The 99th CSPA Annual Meeting will take place Dec. 2-6 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.…
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The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) held its annual Suppliers’ Day May 15-16 at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center, Edison, NJ. Numerous suppliers were on hand offering ingredients suitable for various spray applications. As a…
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Hosted in 28 countries, Product of the Year is one of the world’s largest consumervoted programs that recognizes innovation in consumer packaged goods. This is the fourth year Product of the Year was conducted in the U.S., with over 60,000 American shoppers…
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Shelley Simmons was appointed VP, Global Communications, Aveda (The Estée Lauder Cos.), effective June 25. She has held positions at The Body Shop since 2000, most recently as their Brand Communications & Values Director, Americas. The Procter & Gamble Co. announced former U.S.…
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The New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, announced that they are teaming up with the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) to create a New England-wide program to “Strike Out Inhalant Abuse” at six Minor League…
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Elizabeth Arden, Inc. announced that it has acquired the global licenses and certain related assets for the Ed Hardy, True Religion and BCBGMAXAZRIA fragrance brands from New Wave Fragrances, LLC. Additionally, Elizabeth Arden has acquired the global licenses and certain related assets for…
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In China, aerosol contract filling is a relatively new business that is being recognized and accepted gradually. For a better understanding of it, we need to review the history of the development of Chinese aerosol manufacturing. Aerosols have been…
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Global Aerosol Outlook The aerosol can industry has regained momentum after a slow year in 2009 and further progress is forecast, according to Euromonitor International’s report Metal Aerosols in Beauty & Home Care: Where Opportunities & Challenges Abound. However, exciting growth in developing regions is…
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The 2012 FiFi Fragrance Awards—celebrating and honoring the art, passion and personalities of the fragrance world—took place in May at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. Over 800 guests attended and twenty-seven crystal FiFi awards were presented. The…
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The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has delayed by six months rules on the marketing of sunscreen originally set to go into effect this summer, saying the extra time was needed to avoid supply shortages, according to Reuters.…
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A new 70-liter corrugated board box from SCA Packaging Germany makes the transport and disposal of empty aerosol cans from collection point to incinerator safer, with the risk of explosion reduced. Supplied by Krüger Behältersysteme, the box has…
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Robertet Fragrances announced the appointment of Jennifer Powderly as its new Marketing Director. She has more than 20 years of experience, previously working for Bath & Body Works, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain and Avon Products, where she launched the FiFi awardwinning fragrance Little Black Dress.…
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In October, 2011, Robertet inaugurated a new factory located at the Plan-de-Grasse, a few miles away from its historical factory of Grasse, France. The factory represents a €27 million investment. Designed by architect Pascal Costamagna, it provides Robertet with a state-ofthe-art 12,000m2 fragrance compounding unit…
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Ball Corp. announced a metal technology breakthrough that enables the use of recycled aluminum in the manufacture of extruded aluminum packaging for aerosols. The resulting new metal alloy exhibits increased strength and allows “lightweighting” of the container without affecting package integrity. Ball’s technology breakthrough will allow the company to lightweight its extruded aluminum aerosol packaging by as much as 10%, with…
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PLZ Aeroscience— manufacturer and marketer of specialty aerosol products in North America— announced the acquisition of Assured Packaging, located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Assured is a custom manufacturer of aerosols for the health and beauty aids, pharmaceutical, food and household market categories. The acquisition follows PLZ Aeroscience’s purchase…
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CSPA reports increase in U.S. production. The 61st annual Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey has revealed that the estimated total units filled in the U.S. in 2011 was 3.782 billion. This represents a 1%…
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UK aerosol fillings increased by 9% in 2011 compared with the previous year, latest figures show. Nearly 1.4 billion aerosols were filled in 2011, compared with just under 1.3 billion during 2010, according to the latest annual figures from…
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The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) is a not-for-profit foundation that works to promote the safety, health and well-being of children, families and communities. Its tireless efforts to keep consumers and future- consumers informed and healthy have increasingly gained momentum…
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While only about 17% of male U.S. consumers use body spray, it is most popular among those aged 18 to 24, with 28% using it, according to market research firm Mintel. Forty-seven percent of women use body spray, second…
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