• Aptar to acquire FusionPKG

    (2020-02-14 16:45:04)
    AptarGroup, Inc. announced it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Fusion Packaging I, L.P. (FusionPKG).  Stephan Tanda, Aptar President & CEO commented on the transaction, “We are very pleased to welcome the FusionPKG team to the Aptar family. This is a key step in our strategy to address market demands for fast beauty solutions with differentiated design and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • March 1 deadline approaching for 2018 CARB Survey

    (2020-02-12 16:49:30)
    The March 1, 2020 deadline to submit the 2018 Aerosol Coating and Aerosol Adhesives Products Survey to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is quickly approaching.  Pursuant to the California Consumer Products Regulation (CCPR), completion of the Survey is required by each company, firm, or establishment listed on the label of an aerosol coating or aerosol adhesive product that was… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SCC issues call for papers for 74th Annual Scientific Meeting, Dec. 15-16

    (2020-02-11 15:35:17)
    The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has issued a call for papers and is currently accepting abstracts for Podium Lectures at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting, Dec. 15–16, 2020 at the Sheraton New York Times Square. SCC is seeking submissions regarding new or novel ingredient, process and formulation technologies; sustainability; regulatory; safety and/or testing and claims, covering both basic and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • FEA registration open; call for abstracts & award submissions

    (2020-02-11 15:13:03)
    The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) Global Aerosol Events 2020 is set for September 23-24 in Lisbon, Portugal at the Feira Internacional de Lisboa. This biennial aerosol packaging event provides insights into the key issues affecting the aerosol industry, as well as networking opportunities for brand owners, fillers and suppliers to discuss the latest trends and wider business environment. Currently, more… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Silgan purchases Cobra Plastics, expands closure & overcap offerings

    (2020-02-10 15:17:42)
    Silgan has acquired Cobra Plastics, Inc., a maker of injection molded plastic closures and aerosol overcaps. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The merger will boost Silgan’s offerings and help expand the company into new markets. Cobra had sales of approximately $30 million in 2019 and has two manufacturing facilities in Ohio. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Paris Aerosol & Dispensing Forum Award Winners

    (2020-02-05 18:35:06)
    The Paris edition of the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF), Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) and Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks (PLD) was held in January at the Porte de Versaille. According to show organizers, it was the most successful edition to date, attracting 650 exhibitors (141 of them new) and 10,000+ attendees over two days. In addition, 90%… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA staff reorganizes through promotions, new roles & new hires

    (2020-02-05 14:55:15)
    The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) has reorganized its staff to better position the HCPA to address changes in the household and commercial products industry and more effectively serve its membership. The changes include: Steve Bennett has been promoted to Senior VP of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Nicholas Georges has been promoted from Senior Director to VP of Scientific… FULL ARTICLE >>

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