• Spray Products Corp. gets Congressional visit

    (2019-12-04 18:19:50)
    U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez visited Spray Product Corp.’s Medina, OH manufacturing and distribution facility on Nov. 22. Representing Ohio’s 16th District, Gonzalez met with Spray’s executive team to learn more about the history of the company and its expansion to Medina, which was supported by the collaboration of local and regional economic development organizations. Gonzalez toured the facility, met with… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Unilever to make executive changes

    (2019-12-04 14:55:02)
    Unilever is making changes to the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE). Amanda Sourry, President of Unilever North America, is retiring after more than 30 years with the company. Fabian Garcia will succeed Sourry as President of Unilever North America on January 1. Garcia was the former President & CEO of Revlon from 2016–2018. He has also served with Colgate Palmolive and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Chemical Activity Barometer is stable in November

    (2019-11-29 09:00:06)
    The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) was stable in November on a three-month moving average following a 0.3% decline in October. On a year-over-year basis, the barometer was down 0.2%. Unadjusted data shows a 0.6% gain driven by increases in all four indicators (production, equity prices, product prices and inventories). The diffusion index rose to 59% in… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • “Aerosol 2020” set for Sydney, Australia March 31-April 2

    (2019-11-26 09:05:31)
    The Aerosol Association of Australia will hold “Aerosol 2020” in Sydney March 31–April 2, 2020. Sponsorships are available. For more info, visit https://www.aerosol.com.au/. Tentative events will include: March 31: “Aerosol Technology Training Course” at MGSM Conference Centre in Macquarie Park April 1: “Industry Forum” at the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour April 1: invitation-only cocktail function for overseas guests… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • LVMH to buy Tiffany & Co. for approx. $16.2B

    (2019-11-25 15:48:28)
    LVMH is buying 182-year-old Manhattan-based jewelry company Tiffany & Co. LVMH will pay $135 per share, valuing Tiffany at about $16.2 billion. According to reports, the deal is one of the largest yet in the luxury sector. LVMH has 75 brands, including Christian Dior and Bulgari. The deal could help Tiffany’s efforts to connect with Millennial consumers and bolster LVMH’s… FULL ARTICLE >>

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