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Jan 22, 2021
160 companies enter ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards 2021
Jan 18, 2021
Driven by ‘stubborn desire’, Italian firm Tosvar, run by the Gioia family, constantly sets itself new milestones in the aerosol sector. Pozzo d’Adda, Lombardy. Just a short distance from the river that evokes the artistic and intellectual achievements of Leonardo da Vinci lies TOSVAR, a company that embodies the true spirit of Italian culture, and satisfaction... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Jan 15, 2021
2020 was a record year for aluminium packaging recycling in the UK. Preliminary figures released by the Environment Agency (EA) on 11 January, analysed by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) show the volume of aluminium packaging collected for recycling in the UK reached its highest ever level. While reprocessors and exporters have until the end... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 14, 2021
The Aerosol Association of Australia’s ‘aerosol2020’ Gala Dinner, including the presentation of the Australasian Aerosol Industry Awards, has been postponed due to COVID-19. In a statement, the Association said the event, originally timed for April 2020, had been scheduled to March 2021, but has had to be postponed again due to the pandemic. “Unfortunately,... [Read More]

Jan 12, 2021
Yanick Douyon, R&D manager at Precise Packaging, a PLZ Aeroscience Company, discusses product formulation and development for 2020’s vital product – hand sanitiser. There is no denying the massive impact that COVID-19 has had on everyday life worldwide. Whether it’s a school, office building or retail outlet, tightly packed desks, shared common areas and... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 12, 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has abandoned its acquisition of shaving subscription firm Billie following a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint filed in December. According to the FTC, P&G’s abandonment of the acquisition is “good news” for consumers who value low prices, quality, and innovation. Ian Conner, director of the Bureau of Competition,... [Read More]

Product News
Jan 11, 2021
A popular brand of spray paint has initiated a recall of some of its cans due to safety concerns. The bottom of the cans containing Rust-Oleum’s Professional Galvanising Bright Compound Spray can detach unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard. The firm has received six reports of the container bottom detaching, including one reported injury. The product is used... [Read More]

Product News
Jan 11, 2021
TUBEX Rangendingen and Kao Corporation have both been recognised in the World Star Awards 2021. Working with Unilever, TUBEX developed a sustainable aluminium aerosol can, which is formed of 25% post-consumer recycled material. The aerosol can is 14% lighter than the previous design, thanks to a new alloy and slight modification of the can’s shape. A partial 50% internal... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 7, 2021
Ball Metalpack has announced plans to launch a new high-speed aerosol can line at its can manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, US. The steel manufacturing line is expected to be operational at the DeForest facility in the second quarter of 2021. It will be Ball third to be added within 12 months in the firm’s US plant network, joining recently added high-speed aerosol... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 5, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has selected a new president. Viliam Gašpar, director of customer technical service at U.S. Steel Košice (Slovakia), was elected unanimously by the board and general assembly of APEAL and succeeds Tony Waite of Tata Steel Europe. He holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh alongside a Ph.D.... [Read More]

Jan 4, 2021
US Ecology and DeSpray Environmental have launched the first full aerosol recycling system in the US. World Aerosols spoke to Ken Knibbs, vice-president of technical services at US Ecology, to find out more. Despite its challenges, 2020 has seen a wealth of innovative aerosol projects come to fruition. For US Ecology and DeSpray Environmental, that project was focused... [Read More]

Company News
Dec 22, 2020
Diversified CPC International (DCPC) has completed the first phase of its new facility in Texas, which will improve its supply chain capabilities for its aerosol, industrial refrigerant, and solvent extraction customers. The firm, which specialises in the design, production, and distribution of speciality gases, has invested $10 million in Phase 1 of the project to... [Read More]

Dec 18, 2020
How can businesses encourage people to train in the aerosol manufacturing industry? MBC Aerosol has a plan, as creative assistant Heather McGraw explains. MBC Aerosol always aims to exceed the highest industry standards, especially when it comes to hiring qualified individuals to build machinery. But data has shown a steady decline of interest in these types of careers... [Read More]

Company News
Dec 16, 2020
Henkel, the company behind major brands and products such as Right Guard antiperspirants, Schwarzkopf hair care and Loctite adhesives, has named Steven Essick as president of the North America region. Essick, who also serves as the regional head of finance, has worked with Henkel for 23 years and served in global financial and commercial leadership roles at the firm... [Read More]

Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News
Dec 15, 2020
Croatian pharmaceutical company Jadran Galenski Laboratorij (JGL) has employed 85 new workers and secured a major investment, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. JGL, which uses bag-on-valve technology, signed a contract with the Croatian Bank for Reconstructed and Development (HBOR) for the Integra 2020 project, valued at HRK 373 million (€49 million),... [Read More]

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