• ADF&PCD Paris set for January 29-30 alongside premium drink packaging show

    ADF&PCD Paris returns January 29–30, 2020 alongside a brand new show, PLD: Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks. Held at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, the theme is “Innovate Together” to reflect the show’s position as an event that covers the closely related markets of drinks, cosmetics and aerosols and their packaging teams from design, marketing and packaging… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • September Chemical Activity Barometer jumps slightly, ACC says

    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that the Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) was up 0.1% in September on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis following a 0.1% decline in August and gains averaging 0.2% per month during the second quarter. On a year-over-year (Y/Y) basis, the barometer was flat at 0.0% (3MMA). The unadjusted measure of the CAB was up… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • NYSCC to hold naturals formulating event on October 16

    The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) will hold “The Challenges and Opportunities of Formulation with Naturals” on Wednesday October 16 from 2:30–8:00 p.m. at The Venetian, 546 River Drive, Garfield, NJ. It will feature a discussion panel at the end of the educational seminar. This event will also feature a secret giveaway prize that requires a question for… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Firmenich buys minority stake in Robertet

    Perfume and flavor company Firmenich has reached an agreement with First Eagle Investment Management to acquire its client’s 17% stake in Robertet. “Firmenich has the greatest respect for Robertet, with its family values, long-term vision of the industry and leading capabilities in natural ingredients,” said Patrick Firmenich, Board Chairman of Firmenich. “As a long-term oriented shareholder, this investment reflects Firmenich’s… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Last Call for ORM-D

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    Hello everyone. How a spray package is constructed, its…
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    Technical Insight
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