P&G closes Cincinnati office due to terrorist threat from former employee

May 18, 2022

Multiple threats directed to the downtown Cincinnati offices of Proctor & Gamble (P&G) prompted a visit from SWAT units on Wednesday morning, May 18, 2022 and a closure of the offices. An office safety bulletin was sent by Cincinnati police Wednesday morning warning officers about a P&G employee who was fired in 2021 for not […]

ACI to Congress: Ensure EPA Chemical Safety Office has necessary funding

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) urged congressional leaders to ensure that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) receives the funding necessary to ensure that new, innovative and safe cleaning products can reach consumers quickly. “ACI member companies are committed to ensuring that the public can access cleaning, […]

Ball Corp. partners with Recycle Aerosol LLC to close the loop—one aerosol can at a time

May 17, 2022

Ball is partnering with Recycle Aerosol LLC to increase the recycling rates of aluminum aerosol cans in the U.S. In line with the global transition to a truly circular economy, Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry move toward a world where materials can be used over and […]

Industry value chain launches aerosol recycling initiative

May 16, 2022

The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) launched an Aerosol Recycling Initiative with the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging. The initiative’s two quantitative, time-bound goals are to achieve by 2030 at least an 85% […]

Bansk Group to acquire Hair Care brands Amika and Eva NYC

May 13, 2022

Bansk Group, a consumer-focused private investment firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Amika and Eva NYC, two of the fastest-growing scaled independent hair care brands in the U.S. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2009, Amika is one of the largest independent […]

TricorBraun Appoints Senior Leadership Roles

May 6, 2022

Global packaging supplier TricorBraun has named Scott Beamer Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds Declan McCarthy, who has been appointed President, TricorBraun Europe. Both report to President and CEO Court Carruthers. “Scott’s background and accomplishments with growing, global organizations is an ideal fit for TricorBraun,” said Carruthers. “Our entire team is thrilled to welcome […]

Aerosol organizations give tour of Shield plant for CARB

May 3, 2022

On April 26, the Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB) and the Household & Commercial Product Association (HCPA), in conjunction with and organized by the National Aerosol Association (NAA), held a plant tour and Aerosol 101 for members of California Air Resources Board (CARB) Enforcement at the Shield PLZ plant in Chino, CA.              According to […]

ACI welcomes 19 new member companies

May 1, 2022

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) welcomed 19 new member companies, strengthening its leadership role in representing the cleaning product supply chain. “Whether its offering prime business-to-business meeting opportunities at the ACI Convention or delivering value in the regulatory, advocacy, sustainability, scientific and marketplace arenas, ACI is proud these companies are now part of the home […]

WAIB names 2022 Board of Directors

April 30, 2022

The Western Aerosol Information Bureau  (WAIB) has announced its 2022 Board of Directors. “Our new Board covers the broadest spectrum of issues that impact our industries competitiveness,” WAIB said in a statement. “With so many headwinds facing our industry we are expanding our bandwidth with two new Board Members, Doug Raymond of Raymond Regulatory Resources […]

LINDAL launches ST580, a new actuator for foam applications

April 29, 2022

Aerosol dispensing specialist LINDAL Group has officially launched ST580, a new actuator designed for foam applications. ST580 is a new 35mm actuator that fits onto the mounting cup, making it compatible with most popular cans on the market. It is supplied with either a gloss finish or transparent overcap. Additionally, the product is compatible with […]