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Aug 10, 2020
Canada and US in “dollar-for-dollar fight” over aluminium tariffs
Features
Aug 10, 2020
Gopal N. Nemlekar, CEO of caps, closures and moulds manufacturer Media Manoeuvre, provides an update on the Indian aerosol industry. Over the past few years, the Indian aerosol industry has grown by leaps and bounds and has become a behemoth today. Among the various segments, aerosol has had a significant impact in personal care, thanks to deodorants and household products. Many... [Read More]

Company News
Aug 7, 2020
Foresight Group and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) have increased their stake in UK aerosol valve company Salvalco. The independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager and engineering company announced a £500,000 (€553,000) follow-on investment to support the development of aerosol valves that use ecologically sustainable propellants. Overall,... [Read More]

Company News
Aug 6, 2020
Beiersdorf recorded a decline in sales in the first half of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organic group sales fell by 10.7% in the first six months of the year. At €3,449 million, nominal sales were down 10.1% year-on-year. The firm achieved earnings before interest and taxes and special factors of €472 million compared to €593 million in 2019. Stefan... [Read More]

Company News
Aug 6, 2020
Henkel has reported an overall “robust” business performance for the first half of the year, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The group’s half-year sales reached €9,485 million, representing a reduction of 6% in nominal sales and 5.2% in organic sales. Henkel’s operating profit was €1,191 million, down 27.5%. In Henkel’s beauty care business... [Read More]

Features
Aug 4, 2020
Alexis Van Maercke, secretary general of the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL), explains how the EU is taking another step towards its circular economy vision. On 11 March, the European Commission published its long-awaited new Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0 (CEAP), one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe’s... [Read More]

Company News
Aug 3, 2020
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Invincible Brands Holding, a fast-growing direct-to-consumer (D2C) business based in Berlin. Invincible Brands Holding comprises of HelloBody, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me. Through this transaction, Henkel will significantly expand its D2C go-to-market footprint in beauty care and add strong digital capabilities... [Read More]

Features
Jul 30, 2020
World Aerosols delves deeper into the French aerosol filling figures for 2019 with the help of CFA delegate-general, Jean Blottiere At a time like this, it feels somewhat arbitrary to discuss what happened in 2019. Nonetheless, analysing and understanding aerosol filling figures can help us to better predict the state of the industry post-pandemic. On 1 June, the... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Jul 27, 2020
A record amount of aluminium packaging was recycled in the UK in the second quarter of this year. Data released by the Environment Agency on 22 July shows a record 40,653 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected, indicating that a total of 76,933 tonnes were collected for recycling in the first half of 2020 – an increase of 52% compared to the same period in 2019. Aluminium... [Read More]

Company News
Jul 27, 2020
Silgan Holdings, a US-based supplier of sustainable rigid packaging solutions for consumer goods products, has reported its strongest quarterly performance in company history. In a statement on 22 July, Silgan Holdings reported a record second-quarter net income of $78.2 million (€66.8 million), or $0.70 (€0.59) per diluted share, compared $31 million (€26.4 million)... [Read More]

Company News
Jul 23, 2020
Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2020, showing that overall underlying sales declined by 0.1%, with developed markets up 2.4% and emerging markets down 1.9%. The firm said the spread of COVID-19, combined with lockdowns and other related restrictions have led to “significant changes” in the operating environment in its markets. Consumer demands... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 23, 2020
Ball Aerosol Packaging Devizes (UK) has collaborated with Reabrook and LINDAL Group to design, produce and fill 25,000 cans of Rainbow hand sanitiser. As part of the company’s continued efforts to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Ball worked with the firms to develop the aerosol, which required 12 weeks of stability testing, conducted after the successful formula... [Read More]

Company News
Jul 21, 2020
Aerosol, food, and beverage can manufacturer Crown Holdings has announced its second-quarter results, showing a drop in net sales due to COVID-19. Overall, Crown’s net sales in Q2 2020 were $2,689 million (€2.3 billion) compared to $3,035 million (€2.65 billion) in 2019, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sales unit volumes, the pass-through of... [Read More]

Company News
Jul 17, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G), the firm behind brands including Febreze, Gillette, and Old Spice, has committed to making its global operations carbon neutral for the decade through a series of interventions to protect, improve and restore nature. The company said it recognises the next decade represents a “critical window” for the world to accelerate progress... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 16, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved two new surface disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The two products, Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist have been approved specifically for the use against SARS-CoV-2 following laboratory testing, marking a “critical step” in the fight against... [Read More]


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