Spray Patterns BY AVA CARIDAD Editorial Director 46 Spray February 2015 TricorBraun won an award in the WorldStar packaging competition’s Health & Beauty category for the Hello oral care product line. Judging took place at the World Packaging Organization’s annual meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hello is marketed as “Seriously Friendly,” promoting a welcoming greeting rather than the hostile messages of killing, battling and fighting germs, according to the company. The Hello breath spray’s portable 7mL package uniformly dispenses the right amount of spray. The container’s collar twists 30° degrees to lock in place with an audible click for leak-proof portability. Gamers rejoice! Edge Shave Gel teamed up with Assassin’s Creed for the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity video game. The brand is introducing limited edition cans featuring Assassin’s Creed Unity artwork, which give gamers an edge as they play by offering exclusive access codes to unlock downloadable content including swords, armor and more. Dow has joined forces with the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap (PPPHW) to promote the simple, healthy practice of handwashing on an international scale. Dow previously worked with the PPPHW during Global Handwashing Day, a successful effort in raising awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap and water. The campaign was initiated by the PPPHW to reduce childhood mortality rates related to respiratory and diarrheal diseases and recognized Dow Polyox Water-Soluble Polymers, technology that helps make soaps more affordable, last longer and feel better on the skin. According to a recent study by hotel chain Hilton, 73% of U.S. travelers admit to taking home hotel toiletries, and many have found creative reasons to use them after their stay. According to Hilton, 54% of business travelers have used hotel toiletries to clean their shoes before a meeting or event, while 39% of millennials have used them to remove stains. Fifty-five percent of men admit to taking body lotion home. Nearly 20% of U.S. travelers re-purpose purloined hotel toiletries when hosting overnight guests in their home; 10% confessed that they have given away amenities as a present. Millennials, according to the survey, are significantly more likely (31%) to take hotel toiletries directly from the housekeeping cart than those 55 and older (13%). The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) named medical device and drug delivery company Aerogen as 2014 Exporter of the Year at its Export Industry Awards held at the Dublin Convention Center. The awards recognize the achievements of companies working in the export industry. Aerogen specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of aerosol drug delivery systems, aimed at the critical care respiratory market. Aerogen’s patented OnQ aerosol technology is an integral part of its drug delivery systems that allows drugs to be nebulized into a fine particle mist that can be absorbed through the lungs while maintaining drug integrity. The Detroit, MI Fire Department (DFD) received a donation of 5,000 fire extinguishing aerosol cans to be handed out at community meetings and during residential smoke detector installations. The donation is from Hardge Industries; the fire department says the distribution of fire extinguishing aerosol cans is part of its ongoing public safety community outreach efforts.
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