Fall Fragrance Preview

October 1, 2012

Fine fragrance is a holiday gift staple. Without fail, marketers roll out new launches each Autumn in order to take advantage of the one time of the year consumers actually feel like spending, regardless of the economy. According to beauty …

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People in the News

Precision Valve Corp. announced that Doug Hind has been named President and CEO. Hind brings twenty years of experience in the packaging industry, including ten years at Rexam Plc; and most recently serving seven years as COO of Lindal Group. John Abplanalp, Chairman of Precision, …

Industry News

Petapak Aerosol International Corp. announced the opening of its branch in Latin America. The branch, Petapak Mexico, will be located in Mexico City. According to Petapak, it has been undertaking R&D of its PET aerosol container for over a decade and will be …

Regulatory Issues

CARB The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has posted proposed amendments to the Consumer Products Regulation. These proposed amendments are for Aerosol Coatings and Aerosol Adhesives. For Aerosol Coatings, these eight categories have proposed limits that are extremely …

Commentary

This is Captain America calling… Last year, Diesel introduced Only the Brave, a men’s cologne based on the comic book character “Captain America,” launched to coincide with the action/adventure film Captain America: The First Avenger. This …

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‘Tis the Season

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 …