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P&G’s Microban 24 named Official Sanitizing Spray of the NFL

January 17, 2022

Microban 24 from Procter & Gamble has been named the Official Sanitizing Spray of the National Football League (NFL) to bring surface protection to locker room surfaces across the U.S. This football season, Microban 24 is supplying NFL teams with sanitizing products, which keep killing bacteria on high-touch, hard surfaces for up to 24 hours. […]

ACI CEO Hockstad named Vice Chair of Council of Manufacturing Associations

January 14, 2022

Melissa Hockstad, President & CEO of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), will serve as the Vice Chair of the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturers Associations (CMA). Made up of 260 industry-specific manufacturing associations representing 130,000 companies worldwide, the CMA creates powerful partnerships across the industry and ensures manufacturers have the strongest possible […]

Free Aerosol Recycling Webinar offered Feb. 2

January 12, 2022

Join Howard Ray,  CleanEarth Business Development Manager, and Wade Scheel, CleanEarth Director of Regulatory Affairs, on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 11 am EST for a webinar discussing the current state of aerosol recycling and regulations. Topics include: Aerosol recycling options & best practices Clean Earth aerosol recycling capabilities Competitive landscape of aerosol recycling Aerosols […]

Fluoramics HinderRUST registered in Automotive IMDS database

December 30, 2021

Fluoramics’ HinderRUST rust stopper and lubricant was recently approved for inclusion in the International Material Data System (IMDS). IMDS is a global standard used by the automotive industry. IMDS is a material data system originally developed by several major automobile manufacturers. All substances and materials used in automobile manufacturing are collected, maintained, analyzed, and archived […]

Easyfairs rebrands Aerosol & Dispensing Forum as Paris Packaging Week

December 27, 2021

Global event organizer Easyfairs announced a new chapter for Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design and Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks Paris (ADF&PCD and PLD Paris)—the packaging event for the aerosols and dispensing systems, beauty and premium drinks markets—with the launch of a new graphic identity and the new […]

ACI says Holiday guests DO judge how clean your house is

December 23, 2021

That extra bit of tidying up before you welcome holiday guests will be worth it. A new survey released by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) finds that 74% of Americans judge the hosts of holiday gatherings on the cleanliness and tidiness of their homes – at least a little bit. (Twenty-two percent say they judge […]

Honeywell Solstice propellant receives NMPA registration for China New Cosmetic Raw Materials

December 21, 2021

On Dec. 14, Honeywell announced Solstice Propellant, a solution based on next-generation hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) technology, completed registration for new cosmetic raw materials by China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA). It is expected to be officially included in the list of China Cosmetics Raw Material Catalogue after passing monitoring period. The completion of this registration marks the […]

Sonoco to acquire Ball Metalpack for $1.35 billion

December 20, 2021

Packaging products provider Sonoco Products Co. said on Dec. 20 that it will buy sustainable metal packaging manufacturer Ball Metalpack for $1.35 billion in cash to expand its sustainable packing portfolio. Sonoco expects to realize tax benefits of about $180 million with the deal. Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, a joint venture owned by Platinum Equity and […]

P&G issues voluntary recall of aerosol dry conditioner / dry shampoo spray products

December 17, 2021

On Dec. 17, 2021, The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) issued a voluntary product recall to the consumer level of aerosol dry conditioner spray products and aerosol dry shampoo spray products from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, and Waterl<ss produced in the United States, in addition to previously discontinued aerosol dry shampoo products from Old Spice […]

French Aerosol Committee announces new President, VP

December 15, 2021

Claude-Bernard Michelot (Technima), President of the French Aerosol Committee (CFA), has announced his retirement for the start of 2022. He is succeeded by Nathalie Thys (GSK) as President of the CFA. Laurent Flond (L’Oréal) has assumed the role of VP and Nicholas Deprez (Trivium Packaging) will remain as Treasurer.