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‘Tis the Season

October 1, 2012

Online holiday shopping booms The Holiday shopping season will soon be upon us and the Logan Tod & Co.’s 6th annual Online Future Shopping Index predicts that 2012’s festive shoppers will spend 18% to 22% more …

Industry News

September 1, 2012

The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) announced the signing of a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) to develop new tools to optimize sustainability improvements in manufacturing facilities, and their  associated supply chains. The improvements will …

EAA tees up

Sunny skies prevailed at the Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) annual golf outing on Aug. 7, held once again at the Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ. This year, two teams tied for first place. One …

Inhailant.org Gets a makeover

The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE)—the nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the public with regards to consumer product, health and environmental safety awareness—announced the launch of its revamped Inhalant website. The new and improved www.inhalant.org …

Thailand Aerosol Production Jumps 12.7%

The Thai Aerosol Association (TAA) released figures for aerosol production in Thailand for 2011. Overall, production was up a healthy 12.7% from 2010, with Household Products taking the lion’s share (50%). Personal Care Products now comprise …

Water plats many rolls in the corrosion of all spray package materials

Hello everyone. Water is often referred to as being the closest thing to a universal solvent. It dissolves a wide range of formula ingredients and dissolves into a wide range of formula chemicals. For example, inorganic salts and organic …

Networking in Vegas

Celebrating 10 years in Las Vegas, NV, Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from July 22–24. The event featured 856 exhibiting companies to a sold out show floor along with over 25,000 attendees representing …

Czech Aerosol Production

The Czech Aerosol Association (ČAS) recently released its figures on Czech aerosol production (not consumption) for the years 2007-2009-2011, exemplifying “the good times as well as the crisis times,” according to Josef Moravec, CEO Adviser of Czech Aerosol, a.s. and …

Packaging Innovations

Spray Patterns

Aerosol Handbook now available! The re-release of the 1982 landmark 2nd Edition of The Aerosol Handbook by Montfort A. Johnsen is now available in three fully searchable, easy-to-navigate and portable digital formats. In order to effectively bring this seminal …