• Precision Global breaks ground on Thailand factory expansion

    (July 16, 2019)
    Precision Global has started a major construction project to expand and upgrade its Thailand factory. The project will optimize workshop layouts, increase production capacity for valve and injection molding parts and expand warehouse storage space. The expansion will add 2,350 square meters to the existing facility. Majority shareholder Oncap helped fund the expansion. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • B’Laster Corp. searches for automotive Instructor of the Year

    The B’laster Corp., maker of penetrant PB B’laster, has issued a call for its second annual search for automotive technology B’laster Instructor of the Year. In partnership with Tomorrow’s Technician magazine, B’laster will recognize exceptional automotive technology instructors at high schools, vo-tech programs and community colleges across the U.S. “Celebrating the hardworking men and women in vo-tech classrooms across the… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Transom Capital buys Conair’s professional liquids division; adds to Beauty Quest Group

    (July 15, 2019)
    Transom Capital Group has acquired Conair Corp.’s professional liquids division for an undisclosed sum and will be added to Transom’s Beauty Quest Group. Beauty Quest Group makes and markets branded and private label hair care, color and styling products to professional salons and specialty retailers. The company sells a wide range of hair care products including Aquage, RUSK and One… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Dr. Larry Beaver to present Biodegradability & Biosustainability at SATA Fall Meeting

    (July 12, 2019)
    39th Annual SATA Fall Meeting Hilton Head Marriott, Hilton Head Island, SC September 24-26, 2019 Biodegradability and Biosustainability- Options, Adoption & Growth Dr. Larry Beaver, RSC Bio Solutions Thursday, September 26 9:15-9:45am   Regulatory changes, end-user perception, and the demands of the “big-box” stores and large industrial users have combined to drive our industry (indeed most industries) toward more sustainable technologies perceived… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ACI & HCPA issue joint statement concerning NY Dioxane Bill

    (July 8, 2019)
    Manufacturing Groups: Dioxane Bill Could Take Familiar and Trusted Products Off Store Shelves Governor Cuomo Urged to Work for Collaborative, Pragmatic Solution   The CEOs of associations representing the household and commercial cleaning product supply chain are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to prevent the serious consequences of legislation that could effectively take many products off store shelves across the state of… FULL ARTICLE >>

  • Corrosion Corner
    W. Stephen Tait

    The corrosion of refillable multiple-use packaging—Part II

    With SUSAN WHITWORTH Tait, Ph.D. Executive Director & CFO,…
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    Regulatory Issues
    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    CARB Multi-purpose lubricant As of July 1, 2019, any…
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    Pressure Points
    Nicholas Georges

    MIR: What is it and why should you care?

    For all you space aficionados—no, I’m not discussing Mir,…
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    International Regulatory Influences
    Cassandra Taylor

    Ozone-Depleting Substances & Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations

    The words “ozone depletion” describe two related occurrences that…
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