• Aerosol Association of Australia’s awards gala postponed until September

    (2021-01-13 16:12:17)
    The Aerosol Association of Australia Inc. announced that the planned ‘aerosol2020’ Gala Dinner set for March will be postponed until September. The dinner, which includes the presentation of the Australasian Aerosol Industry Awards, was originally timed for April 2020, and is now scheduled for Sept. 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and restrictions on venue capacity in the Greater Sydney… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA welcomes five new members to the Board of Directors

    (2021-01-13 15:25:13)
    The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) has welcomed five new members to the Board of Directors: David Burks (Diversified CPC International, Inc.), Pankaj Gupta (The Dow Chemical Co.), Diego Ruiz (SC Johnson), Catherine Trinkle (BASF Corp.), and Scott Tuchinsky (Croda). Additionally, William Schalitz, VP of R&D at Spartan Chemical Co., Inc., was elected HCPA’s 2021 Chair. “The HCPA Board… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA now accepting applications for Murray Glauberman Memorial Scholarship

    (2021-01-11 15:19:59)
    The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) announced applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Murray Glauberman Memorial Scholarship. Each year, HCPA awards a monetary scholarship, $2,000 a year for up to four years, to a high school senior whose parent or grandparent is employed full-time by an HCPA member company. HCPA established this scholarship to honor the late… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • King Kool steps down from Dutch Aerosol Association

    (2021-01-05 17:16:28)
    King Kool has stepped down as Managing Director of the Dutch Aerosol Association (NAV). After more than 30 years in the aerosol trade associations NAV and European Aerosol Federation (FEA), Kool reached mandatory retirement age on Jan. 1. Kool will continue to support NAV in an advisory role. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • APEAL appoints Viliam Gašpar as new President

    (2021-01-05 14:44:56)
    The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has appointed Viliam Gašpar, Director of Customer Technical Service at U.S. Steel Košice, as the association’s new President. Gašpar was elected unanimously by the Board and General Assembly of APEAL and succeeds Tony Waite of Tata Steel Europe. Gašpar’s role of President became effective Jan. 1 and is in-line with… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • NYSCC to host formulation issues talk on January 28

    (2021-01-04 15:56:56)
    On Jan. 28, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) will host the talk “Solving Difficult Formulation Issues: Formulating, Testing and Marketing” with moderator Howard Epstien of EMD Performance Materials. During the talk, attendees will learn how to navigate challenges from seasoned professionals with combined experience of more than a century in cosmetics chemistry, formulations and product development. This… FULL ARTICLE >>

  • Commentary
    Cynthia Hundley

    Not Goodbye, just Farewell…

    Many of you long-timers in this industry will remember…
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    Technical Insight
    Montfort A. Johnsen

    Emulsion Stability

    Thanks to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), as…
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    Regulatory Issues
    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    I hope that you all had healthy and happy…
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