The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) will hold its Annual Golf
Outing on Aug. 19 at the Seven Bridges Golf Course in Woodridge,
IL. For more info, visit okaytospray.com.
The Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) has also set its annual
golfing event for Aug. 4 at Crystal Springs Golf Resort in Hamburg,
NJ. For more info, visit easternaerosol.com.
To identify and resolve packaging equipment issues quickly and in a
COVID-19-safe manner, R.A Jones, manufacturer of aerosol filling
and crimping machines, has been offering remote assistance capabilities
for customers across various markets. Through a suite of cloudbased
services and designated service staff, manufacturers have been
able to reach faster diagnosis and receive real-time support
with greater cost- and time-savings than a traditional on-site
visit, according to the company.
TerraCycle has partnered with Sanofi Consumer Healthcare
for two separate recycling programs—one for aerosol
containers and another for personal care packaging—and
includes brands Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun. For
the Gold Bond Aerosol Recycling program, consumers can
sign up at terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/sanofi-aerosol. For
the Gold Bond, Cortizone-10 and Selsun Blue Recycling
Program, consumers can visit terracycle.com/en-US/brigades/
sanofi. For every shipment of waste sent to TerraCycle, consumers
earn points to be used towards charity gifts or converted
to cash for donation to an organization of choice.
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The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced its 2022 Annual
Meeting & Industry Convention will be held in-person. The
event will take place Jan. 31–Feb. 5 at the Grande Lakes Orlando
in Orlando, FL. ACI will continue to monitor COVID-19 guidance
concerning attendee safety and the convention will abide by all local
and regional safety protocols in place at the time, ACI stated. For
more info, contact email@example.com.
In May, specialty protection products
maker Fiber-Shield Industries Inc.
celebrated its 42nd anniversary by
launching a corporate rebranding strategy.
The new corporate logo is shaped
as a shield to reference the company’s
protection products, the color white
to signify PFAA-free certifications and
clean-polymer technology, and gold to
signify high standards in quality and service. Fiber-Shield’s superhydrophobic
products, designed for fabrics, carpets, glass, rubber,
masonry and more, are free of PFOs, PFOAs, PFAAs and PBDEs.
The polymer science-based company was founded in 1979 by Manny
and Connie Vickers.
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging
(APEAL) has welcomed Genoa, Italy-based Acciaiere d’Italia to its
organization. The company is Italy’s largest steel producer and, according
to APEAL, has a strong recycling performance. Spray