Event organizers for the National Aerosol Association (NAA) Aerosol Summit 2024 Conference, held April 8–9 in Nashville, TN, held a raffle that raised $850 for Paws for Purple Hearts.

Paws for Purple Hearts improves the lives of U.S. veterans facing mobility challenges and trauma-related conditions such as PTSD and TBI by providing high quality assistance dogs and canine-assisted therapeutic programs; and by building public awareness about the important role dogs play in helping verterans along the road to recovery.

Steve Sanchez of DS Containers (right) picks the winning raffle ticket from Doug Raymond of Raymond Regulatory Resources.

New Jersey Packaging Executive Club (NJPEC) has opened registration for its Hall of Fame Dinner & Awards 2024, to be held on Thursday, May 16, at the Highlawn Pavillion in West Orange, NJ.

NJPEC’s annual Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony is a club tradition that started in 2003. Attendees are encouraged to bring both clients and guests to the event, as attendance is not limited to NJPEC Members.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Tickets are $190 for members and $210 for non-members. Tables of 10 can also be reserved. For ticket information, click here.

The second day of the National Aerosol Association (NAA) Aerosol Summit 2024 Conference concluded on April 10. More than 230 attendees represented 96 aerosol companies and organizations at the conference, which took place at the Sheraton Grand Nashville hotel in downtown Nashville, TN.

Meghan Lieb from WD-40 served as Master of Ceremonies throughout the event.

Display of vintage aerosol items in the lobby at NAA Nashville.

Andy Walker, IKI President, speaks on disruption in the aerosol industry.

SATA update from President Herb Staten at NAA Aerosol Summit.


Kathy Brock from Rust-oleum discusses product innovation.

WAIB President Ben Heimann with a brief update.

NAA Aerosol Summit morning session concludes with Joe Bowen from Aeropres speaking on changing B-to-B relationships.


Pat Gieske from Seymour of Sycamore covers the MAA and creating MIR compliant products.

Peter Barrett from CASE discusses branding and messaging.

Brett Finley, CEO of PLZ Corp, speaks on “Why Aerosol?”.

Doug Raymond speaks on regulations.

NAA Aerosol Summit program wrapping up with Kyle Butz from Spray Analytics on droplet size testing.