Alamance Foods launches Whipt dairy-free, vegan aerosol whipped cream

SprayTM (February 1, 2023)

Whipt, a dairy-free substitute for whipped cream that comes in three varieties, has been introduced by Alamance Foods of Burlington, NC. The varieties include Oat, Almond and Coconut.  According to the company, Whipt will make it possible …

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Registration open for MAA Spring Meeting

SprayTM (January 31, 2023)

The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) will hold its Spring Meeting on Thursday, March 16 at Topgolf St. Louis, Chesterfield, MO (just outside of St. Louis). Special Guest Speaker Joe Sonderman, Former Senior VP of Operations, Aerofil (now KDC/One), …

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New CEO for Unilever

SprayTM (January 30, 2023)

On January 30, Unilever announced the appointment of Hein Schumacher as its new CEO following an extensive, global search process. He will replace Alan Jope, who announced his intention to retire in September 2022. Schumacher …

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PRECISION launches two actuators—SMART 35 and STYLISH 52—powered by STORM Technology

SprayTM (January 25, 2023)

PRECISION has launched two new actuators—SMART 35 and STYLISH 52, powered by STORM Technology, which negates the need for an insert while maintaining spray quality. Both SMART 35 and STYLISH 52 are one piece, have …

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PLZ Corp. names Finley new CEO

SprayTM (January 24, 2023)

On Jan. 24, North American independent specialty aerosol and liquid product manufacturer PLZ Corp., Downers Grove, IL, announced the appointment of Brett Finley as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 15. Finley brings to PLZ more …

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Paris ADF Innovation Award winners announced

SprayTM (January 27, 2023)
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German Aluminum Aerosol Can Update

SprayTM (January 23, 2023)
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CCL Industries acknowledges the passing of Alan Horn

SprayTM (January 20, 2023)
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Updating the Federal Trade Commission Green Guides

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) U.S Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims Green Guides (Green Guides)i provide guidance to manufacturers and marketers on what environmental claims can be made on a product. During …

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Regulatory Issues


Regulatory Issues

AIM The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enacted the American Innovation & Manufacturing Act (AIM) on Dec. 27, 2020. On Dec. 15, 2022, EPA released its next installment of the proposed rulemaking that restricts the use …

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Corrosion Corner


Spray package material defects

Part 1: Traditional aluminum aerosol containers Hello, everyone. Defect-free spray package materials do not exist and these defects are often misidentified as corrosion. Even though defects don’t often contribute to or cause spray package corrosion, some formulas …

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The BAMA Bulletin


35 years and counting…

Just over 35 years ago, I left my first job as an analytical chemist and started work in the customer service lab of a company called Aerosol Research & Development (ARD), an aerosol valve manufacturer based …

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