Award Winners Named at 2012 IBWA Conference

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International Bottled Water Assn.
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Winners of four awards announced during conference general session

The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) announced winners of four awards at its 2012 IBWA Annual Business Conference in New Orleans.

IBWA Convention Co-Chair Dan Kelly made the announcement for the winners of 2012 Route Salesperson of the Year, Supplier of the Year, Environmental Sustainability and Hall of Fame awards during the conference general session, attended by more than 200 IBWA members.

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November 21, 2012

Nestle Waters North America Announces New President & CEO

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Nestle Waters North America Inc.
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Kim Jeffery becomes chairman; Tim Brown named as successor

Current Nestle Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) President and CEO Kim Jeffery plans to step down from that role after 20 years, and 34 years with the company, to assume a non-executive chairman position effective Feb. 1, 2013. He will be succeeded by Tim Brown, president and CEO of Nestle Canada, who has been appointed president and CEO of Nestle Waters North America Inc.

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November 22, 2012

Pleasant Springs Commences Bulk Water Sales

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Expert Group Inc.
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Pleasant Springs to engage in bulk water sales and bottling in both glass & PET containers

Expert Group Inc. dba Pleasant Springs Inc. has received its anticipated letter from National Testing Laboratories Ltd., confirming that the water collected by Pleasant Springs meets the criteria of Blue Ridge Mountain high-altitude alkaline pure mountain premium spring water and can be labeled as such in accordance with the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

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November 23, 2012

IBWA Announces National Environmental Sustainability Award Winner

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International Bottled Water Assn.
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Pure Flo honored for processing, bottling and distributing water safely, effectively and responsibly

The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) announced Pure Flo Water Co., located in Santee, Calif., is the winner of its Environmental Sustainability Award. The announcement was made at the 2012 IBWA Annual Business Conference in New Orleans, held Nov. 12 to 16.

According to IBWA, Pure Flo is committed to processing, bottling and distributing water in a safe, effective and responsible manner. A few ways they fulfill that commitment include the following:

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November 16, 2012

Bottled Water Delivered to New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Victims

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RainSoft
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Local RainSoft dealer led distribution of 20,700 bottles of water to relief centers

Recognizing the call for help with supplies to help residents in New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy last week, RainSoft has delivered a semi truck load of bottled water to residents of Atlantic City, N.J. 

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November 8, 2012

Bottled Water Industry Provides Drinking Water for Hurricane Sandy Victims

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International Bottled Water Association
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International Bottled Water Assn. delivers bottled water to Hurricane Sandy victims

The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) is working with its member bottlers to deliver critical supplies of bottled water to victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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November 5, 2012
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Bottled Water Industry Provides Drinking Water for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Half-Million Bottles of Water Donated to Hurricane Sandy Victims

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Nestle Waters North America Inc.
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AmeriCares and the American Red Cross are distributing bottled water to residents affected by storm

Nestle Waters North America has donated more than half a million bottles of water to its emergency relief partners, AmeriCares and the American Red Cross, serving communities affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Vermont. Additional donations are expected in the coming days.

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November 2, 2012

Healthy Beverage Expo Launches in 2013

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World Tea Media
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Tradeshow focuses on nutritional, enhanced, functional and other innovative healthy drinks

World Tea Media is launching Healthy Beverage Expo, a new tradeshow dedicated to supporting and fueling the healthy drink segment of the beverage market. Buyers, distributors and retailers can preview and compare an extensive range of beverages, explore newly launched products, source vendors, participate in exclusive taste test competitions, hear from top imbibe experts, establish key relationships and evaluate opportunities to capitalize on this fast-growing segment.

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October 29, 2012

IBWA Issues Statement on Mass. Attorney General Upholding Bottled Water Sale Ban

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IBWA
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IBWA says any actions that discourage people from drinking bottled water are not in the public interest

The International Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) issued the following statement regarding the decision by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to support banning bottled water sales in Concord:

“We are disappointed in the decision by the state attorney general to approve the amendments to the bylaws of the town of Concord, Mass., that ban the sale of bottled water in single-serve PET bottles within the town, and we are exploring all available options to continue to oppose the bylaw.

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September 25, 2012

Exploring Global Opportunities

These days, everywhere you look there is another person carrying a water bottle. It would seem that Americans are crazy for bottled water — according to the latest data from the International Bottled Water Assn., U.S. bottled water consumption increased in 2011, with each American drinking approximately 29.2 gal per year.

About The Author: 

Kate Cline is managing editor for Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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September 10, 2012
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September 10, 2012
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