Category Archives: Press Releases

ALEXANDER NAMED CEO OF STAR SOLUTIONS, INC.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEER PARK, TX, October 30, 2015 – STAR SOLUTIONS has announced that Matt Alexander will assume the office of Chief Executive Officer on November 2. At that time, company founder and President Velma Roppolo will step down from running day-to-day operations but will continue her active involvement in the company. “Matt has brought a new perspective to STAR,” said…
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NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH: DURING EMERGENCIES OR NATURAL DISASTERS, BOTTLED WATER IS ALWAYS THERE WHEN YOU NEED IT

Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) reminds consumers and government officials that during a natural disaster (e.g., flood, hurricane, wildfire), emergency, or other event that causes tap water to be unsafe or unavailable, the bottled water industry is committed to ensuring that safe, reliable bottled water is provided to emergency-support organizations, city…
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THE NATION’S HEALTHIEST BEVERAGE ENJOYS STRONG GROWTH SURGE

Alexandria, VA – The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), in conjunction with Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), has released 2014 bottled water statistics, which show that Americans’ consumption of bottled water increased by 7.3 percent and bottled water sales are up 6.4 percent since the previous year. “Consumers’ thirst for bottled water appears on track to…
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National Study Assesses Evolving Attitudes toward Water Quality

The Water Quality Association (WQA) has unveiled the results of its 2015 Study of Consumers’ Opinions and Perceptions Regarding Water Quality. This was the fifth time in eleven years that WQA has commissioned a study analyzing consumers’ attitudes toward water quality and water treatment. The study is based on a national survey conducted in March…
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Good for you, not for shareholders

As Pepsi struggles to regain market share, Indra Nooyi’s job is on the line Mar 17th 2012 | from the print edition IN OCTOBER 1996 the cover of Fortune magazine showed Roger Enrico, then the chief executive of PepsiCo, trapped in a Coke bottle under the headline “How Coke is kicking Pepsi’s can”. Ten years later, just…
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U.S. Intelligence Report Warns of Global Water Tensions

WASHINGTON — The American intelligence community warned in a report released on Thursday that problems with water could destabilize countries in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia over the next decade. Increasing demand and competition caused by the world’s rising population and scarcities created by climate change and poor management threaten to disrupt economies and increase regional…
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Danone to use bio-based PEF water bottles

March 22 -- Avantium, a research and development company based in Amsterdam, is partnering with Group Danone to produce bio-sourced water bottles. Danone Research and Avantium have entered into a joint development agreement to produce bottles made from polyethylene furanoate -- a furanic polyester developed by Avantium to be a 100 percent bio-based, recyclable alternative…
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