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Oct 29, 2020
EU grants extension to thyssenkrupp Rasselstein for use of chromium trioxide in packaging steel
Company News
Oct 27, 2020
The CANsultants, a management consulting firm specialising in packaging, including aerosols, has announced a brand refresh. According to the firm, the new look and feel is reflective of the company’s professional evolution in service to clients. Co-founders John Adams and Scott Biondich have a collective 50 years of industry experience working for Alcoa, Anheuser... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Oct 27, 2020
Aluminium packaging recycling rates have surpassed 2020’s target, according to the UK Environment Agency. The figures show that in the third quarter of 2020, more than 42,265 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling – an increase of 41% compared to the same period in 2019 and 4% higher than the previous quarter (40,653). To date in 2020, 119,198... [Read More]

Features
Oct 26, 2020
Damiano Marsilli, group commercial director at Coster, discusses the firm’s progress during the pandemic and introduces the company’s latest products. The situation for Coster, like many businesses, was challenging beyond anything we had previously witnessed. First and foremost, our primary concern was the safety and welfare of our colleagues and their families.... [Read More]

Product News
Oct 26, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Procter & Gamble’s Microban 24 Sanitising Spray as effective at killing SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. For a product to claim it kills a specific pathogen, the US EPA must conduct a data review and provide approval. P&G’s Microban 24 Sanitising Spray has been tested by a third-party laboratory,... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 26, 2020
Unilever has reported strong performance in the third quarter of 2020, with underlying sales up 4.4%. The company saw increased levels of growth for hand and home hygiene products, as well as food consumed at home. Performance also improved in other categories, with declines lessening in deodorants and skincare, while laundry and hair returned to growth. In the beauty... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 21, 2020
Reckitt Benckiser, the UK-based multinational consumer goods company behind brands including Dettol, Air Wick, and Lysol, has reported strong quarterly results, driven by a growing demand for cleaning and disinfectant products. The firm saw group like-for-like (LFL) growth of 13.3% in the third quarter of 2020, with year-to-date growth of 12.4%. Hygiene saw LFL growth... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 20, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a 9% increase in net sales in its first-quarter fiscal year 2021 (July-September 2020) figures compared to the previous year. P&G’s beauty segment organic sales increased by 7% compared to the previous year. Skin and personal care organic sales increased in the high single digits, driven by innovation-led growth in North... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Oct 19, 2020
Unilever has teamed up with Recycling Technologies, a specialist plastic recycling technology provider, and renewable fuels firm Neste to recover and reuse plastic packaging that is currently incinerated, buried in landfill, or exported from the UK. The joint project has been awarded a £3.1 million (€3.41 million) grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to develop... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 15, 2020
Nicolas Hieronimus, former deputy CEO at L’Oreal, has taken on the role of CEO. Hieronimus joined L’Oreal 33 years ago and has spent his entire career with the group, in many countries and divisions. He has been deputy CEO in charge of divisions since 2017. As the firm’s articles of association do not provide for any exception to the legal retirement age of... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Oct 14, 2020
Global plastic packaging manufacturer and recycling specialist ALPLA has developed the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET. ALPLA switched its PET Recycling Team plants in Wollersdorf, Austria, and Radomsko, Poland, to a mix of electricity from renewable sources to produce carbon-neutral recycled polyethylene terephthalate. Georg Lässer, head of recycling... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 14, 2020
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2021 has been rescheduled by organiser Easyfairs. The event, which incorporates the leading aerosol and dispensing forum, was originally scheduled to take place on 20 and 21 January 2021 but has been postponed to 22 and 23 June. Along with the change in dates, a new programme of digital and face-to-face activity has been announced to drive... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 13, 2020
Henkel has reported strong organic sales growth in the third quarter of 2020. Based on preliminary figures, Henkel delivered organic sales growth of +3.9% in Q3. The beauty care division delivered strong organic sales growth of +4.3%. While the development of the organisation’s hair salon business was below the level of the same period in 2019 despite a recovery,... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 12, 2020
Nobel laureate Mario Molina, who helped to discover the damaging effects of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which were commonly used in aerosol products, has died. The UC San Diego researcher, who shared the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping discover that CFCs were destroying the Earth’s ozone layer, died on 7 October at the age of 77. According to an obituary... [Read More]

Product News
Oct 12, 2020
LINDAL Group has launched a new aerosol actuator, Teo, with a universal design making it suitable for personal care and home care applications. Officially unveiled at ADF&PCD and PLD Paris in January, the 52mm Teo actuator is predominantly suited to body sprays, air fresheners, and fabric care products. The actuator is a mono-material with a combination of matt... [Read More]


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