• ADF&PCD expo open in New York

    (September 17, 2019)
    The 4th annual ADF&PCD expo opened today at the Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. Trade show and programs going Tuesday and Wednesday with the Packaging Innovations awards ceremony at 3 pm Wednesday. This is the only aerosol specific trade show in North America, ADF&PCD’s original show takes place in Paris every winter. SPRAY is a media partner,… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • James Briggs purchased by Tetrosyl

    (September 12, 2019)
    UK-based James Briggs Ltd., provider of aerosols and specialty chemicals, was acquired by Tetrosyl, a European manufacturer and supplier of car care products and one of the UK’s biggest independent oil blenders. Tetrosyl bought the enterprise from Endless, who, along with James Briggs management, had acquired it from ITW in 2013. According to Insider Media Ltd., James Briggs currently has… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Pepper spray pioneer, Albert P. Caruso, passes away

    (September 11, 2019)
    Albert P. Caruso, a pioneer in the manufacture of consumer pepper sprays, died Aug. 16 in Amherst, NY after a short illness. He was 85 years old. Caruso began his career as a life and health insurance agent but took over his father’s shoemaking business which led him to design custom leather goods for customers such as the Kenmore Police… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Register now for NAA &WAIB Conference in Scottsdale, AZ –Oct. 13-15

    (September 9, 2019)
    The 2019 Western Aerosol Information Bureau/National Aerosol Association (WAIB/NAA) Conference, entitled “The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create it,” is set for October 13–15, 2019 at Marriott Scottsdale McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ. For more info, visit: http://www.waib.org/#!/membership-information/conference-registration Conference topics will address the theme and include: • Peter Drucker School of Management – Organizational Leadership • Social Media –… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Registration for the 10th annual Latin American Aerosol Congress is now open

    Registration is open for 10th Latin American Aerosol Congress. Entitled “X Congresso Latino-Americano de Aerossol” and set for October 9-11, it will be held at Hotel Maksoud in São Paulo, Brazil. The event is organized by the Latin American Aerosol Federation (FLADA). Click here to register: https://sistemaparaevento.com.br/evento/ABAS/home. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Estée Lauder selects Deirdre Stanley for Executive VP & General Counsel roles

    (September 6, 2019)
    The Estée Lauder Cos. has appointed Deirdre Stanley Executive VP & General Counsel, effective October 28. Stanley most recently served as Executive VP and General Counsel for The Thomson Reuters Corp., as well as Chief Legal Officer. Stanley has also held roles at InterActiveCorp/USA Networks, Inc., (now IAC), GTE Corp. (now Verizon) and law firm Cravath, Swaine and Moore. She… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Nicholas Georges

    What does global warming potential mean for the aerosol industry?

    There is little doubt among scientists about the impact…
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    Regulatory Issues
    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    CARB July was a very busy month for the…
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    Corrosion Corner
    W. Stephen Tait

    Water and spray package corrosion

    Hello everyone. Water is often referred to as being…
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    International Regulatory Influences
    Cassandra Taylor

    Harmonized notification of hazardous mixtures to poison centers in Europe

    Chemical products are available for a variety of uses…
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