• Beiersdorf buys Coppertone from Bayer for $550 million

    (May 13, 2019)
    Beiersdorf AG agreed to buy Bayer AG’s Coppertone brand of sun-care products for $550 million, bolstering a line of skin creams that already includes the Nivea brand. The deal for the brand, which had sales of about $213 million last year, expands Beiersdorf’s presence in the U.S. Bayer said in November that it planned to sell Coppertone, Dr. Scholl’s and other businesses… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA to organize Day One of The ADF Conference program

    ADF&PCD New York – September 17 & 18, 2019 – Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion – New York City In an exclusive partnership with the event, The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) will organize and support the entire program on Day 1 of the ADF Conference. The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design’s (PCD) New York… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Ball Corp. creates renewable energy agreements in Texas and Oklahoma

    Ball Corp. has created two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs)—one wind and one solar in Oklahoma and Texas—for 388 megawatts (MW) of new renewable energy. These agreements will allow the company to use 100% renewable energy in its North American corporate, packaging and aerospace operations by the end of 2021.  FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Aerosol Summit 2020 set for March 29-31 in Nashville

    (May 9, 2019)
    The National Aerosol Association will hold Aerosol Summit 2020 in Nashville, TN from March 29-31, 2020. The conference, entitled “Common Ground: Vision 2020,” will be held at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, located at 623 Union Street in Nashville. For more information, visit: http://www.nationalaerosol.com/. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Lindal aerosol packaging team readies itself for charity cycling challenge

    (May 7, 2019)
    Aerosol valve specialists, LINDAL Group, has announced that ten of its employees will take part in a 1000 km cycling race to raise funds for cancer research. The four-day event will take place from May 30–June 2. Part of aerosol packaging company, LINDAL Group, the ALTACHEM team effort will help raise money for ‘Kom op tegen Kanker’ (KOTK, the fight against… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SATA seeks Innovation Awards nominations; Aug. 1 deadline

    (April 17, 2019)
    The Southern Aerosol  Technical Association (SATA) will present three Innovation Awards at its 39th Annual Fall Meeting in Hilton Head, NC to companies in the aerosol industry. The SATA Aerosol Innovation Awards are a natural extension of our Mission “To provide forums for the development and sharing of technical, regulatory and marketing information to enhance and promote the growth of… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    2019 & Beyond, A European Regulatory Update

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