• Colgate Elects Noel Wallace as President, CEO & Board Member

    (February 14, 2019)
    Colgate-Palmolive Co. has elected Noel Wallace as President & CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 2. He replaces Ian Cook as CEO, who will retain his role as Executive Chairman for at most 12 months, also effective on April 2. Wallace formerly served as President & COO. “It’s very gratifying to see the Board’s… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • WAIB advocate Ed Thaete passes away

    (February 13, 2019)
    Edward H. Thaete III passed away on Feb. 5, 2019 at age 95. Thaete began in the industry in 1966 selling industrial alcohol for Publicker Chemical. In 1980, he brought the alcohol business he had established to Remet Corp. in La Mirada, CA and worked there until his retirement in 2000. According to the Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Thaete… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Precision taps Berry Global exec Jeffrey Godsey as COO

    Jeffrey Godsey has been appointed COO of the Precision Global Group. In his new role, Godsey is responsible for the global operations and business development initiatives to deliver quality, innovation and service to customers. Godsey has nearly three decades of industry experience, most recently serving with Berry Global in several global leadership and operational roles. “Having spent his entire career… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SATA announces updated agenda for Aerosol 101 and spring meeting

    (February 7, 2019)
    The agenda for the Southern Aerosol Technical Association’s (SATA) Aerosol 101 Conference and Spring Meeting has been updated. The conference is set for March 13 & 14 at the Atlanta Marriott NW at Galleria in Atlanta, GA. To register, visit: https://southernaerosol.com/registration/. Aerosol 101 explores the aerosol package from components to an overview of regulations. It can also serve as a refresher… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ACI elects new chair, vice chair & welcomes three new directors

    (February 5, 2019)
    The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Board of Directors elected Sundar Raman of Procter & Gamble Co. as its new Chair and Scott Behrens of Stepan Co. as the new Vice Chair at the recent 2019 ACI Convention. Raman is VP, North America Fabric Care at P&G, while Behrens is Stepan’s VP & GM of Global Surfactants. Three executives were also… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Formulating Aerosol Moisturizers

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