• Oxygen Plus donates portable oxygen canisters to India’s COVID-19 epicenters

    (2021-05-14 17:34:29)
    From Indiana to India… The rising COVID-19 crisis in India has left a large number of people without access to life-saving medical supplies, including supplemental oxygen, which is widely used to treat the disease. In response, U.S. recreational oxygen supplier Oxygen Plus, Edina, MN, has donated more than 40,000 self-administered oxygen canisters to Indians suffering from the pandemic in and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Fiber-Shield Industries rebrands with new logo, celebrates 42 years

    (2021-05-12 14:11:34)
    On May 12, specialty protection products maker Fiber-Shield Industries Inc. celebrated its 42nd anniversary. The company also announced its corporate rebranding strategy with a dynamic new corporate logo—a shield of white and gold. The logo represents the company’s continued commitment to help customers succeed in today’s challenging marketplace. “We’re proud of our 42 years of offering effective, high-performance protection products,… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ACI Annual Meeting to take place in-person in January

    (2021-05-06 14:31:40)
    The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced its 2022 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention will be held in-person. The event will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 5, 2022 at the Grande Lakes Orlando in Orlando, FL. ACI will continue to monitor guidance concerning attendee safety and the Convention will abide by all local and regional safety protocols in place at the time… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • TUBEX and PreZero Pyral team up in aluminum recycling partnership

    (2021-05-05 16:10:00)
    Freiberg, Germany-based PreZero Pyral and TUBEX have partnered to recycle post-consumer aluminum packaging in a closed-loop system. TUBEX customers will now have the choice to select up to 60% of recycled material in slugs. TUBEX developed this patented alloy with its slug supplier. An aluminum slug is the primary material used to manufacture aluminum monobloc aerosol cans. The collaboration with… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Trivium wins three iF design awards in packaging design

    (2021-05-04 09:01:36)
    Trivium Packaging has been awarded three 2021 iF Design Awards in Packaging Design for infinitely recyclable and reusable aluminum bottle packaging for Petal, Rainforest Artesian Water and Bubble Tree products. The awards recognize not only on outstanding design but those that fully embrace sustainability methods, recyclable materials and reusability. “Trivium continues to push the envelope by designing premium metal packaging… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Kao Corp. launches Oribe hair care line in Japan

    (2021-05-01 14:58:17)
    Kao Corp. announced it has launched the prestige hair salon brand Oribe in Japan, through its subsidiary, Kao Salon Japan. Oribe has 23-SKUs in hair care brand and has a robust market presence in salons and department stores in Europe and the U.S. This is the brand’s fifth launch in an Asian country and Kao aims to expand its salon… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Scott Smith to retire from P&G

    (2021-04-30 19:41:04)
    Scott Smith, Research Fellow Advanced Packaging TPT, is retiring from the Procter & Gamble Co. after more than 37 years. Smith has numerous patents across formulation, processing and packaging innovations. He has contributed widely to the aerosol industry in the areas of technical advancement, sustainability and regulatory affairs.   “I have enjoyed my involvement in the aerosol industry and specifically… FULL ARTICLE >>

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