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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Registration open for MAA Spring Meeting

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), …

New CEO for Unilever

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 …

Paris ADF Innovation Award winners announced

January 27, 2023

The winners of the 2023 Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) Innovation Awards were announced during a ceremony at Paris Packaging Week held at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France on Jan. 25–26. Concept of the …

Aerosol & Dispensing Forum opens in Paris

January 25, 2023

Paris Packaging Week 2023—featuring the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design and Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks Paris (ADF&PCD and PLD Paris)—officially opened on Jan. 25 at Paris Expo …

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

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 …

PLZ Corp. names Finley new CEO

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 …