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Sep 22, 2021
Cosmetics firms to co-design environmental impact assessment, scoring system
Features
Sep 20, 2021
Nicholas Georges, vice-president of Scientific & International Affairs at the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA), delves into the issue of aerosol coatings and their impact on the environment. For those of you who do business in the US, you’re probably aware of the volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations under the Clean Air Act. The California... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 20, 2021
Trivium Packaging has launched a series of events designed to engage young people and educate them on the importance of manufacturing. Trivium, a leading sustainable metal packaging company, with 60 locations worldwide, focuses on several types of packaging, including aerosols and food cans. The company announced its Manufacturing Day programming, ‘The Foundation... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 17, 2021
Entries for the ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards are now open until 5 November. The annual awards celebrate the world’s best innovations across the aerosol, personal care, dispensing systems, perfume, and cosmetics sectors. The three Innovation Awards programmes are judged by senior packaging experts at influential brands across the world. Jury members for... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 16, 2021
ROCOL, a UK manufacturer of industrial lubricants, has secured the Vegan Trademark for 45 of its food production products. According to Vegconomist, ROCOL, which also produces aerosol products, claims to be the first lubricant and maintenance product manufacturer globally to secure the trademark, first introduced in 1990 by The Vegan Society. ROCOL is looking to... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 15, 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced plans to accelerate climate change action, setting a new net-zero target. P&G is aiming to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its operations and supply chain, from raw material to retailer, by 2040. The company’s climate actions began over 10 years ago, but P&G said there is more work to do. Its... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Sep 15, 2021
Aluminium packaging recycling rates continue to rise in the UK, with recent figures showing a 5% quarterly increase compared to the same period in 2020. Data released by the Environment Agency (EA) shows that 47,857 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2021 – up from 40,903 tonnes in Q2 2020. So far this year, 84,704 tonnes have been... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 15, 2021
Beiersdorf, L'Oreal and Trivium Packaging are among the companies speaking at the European Aerosol Federation’s (FEA) virtual FEAerosol2021 event. On 23 September, companies in the aerosol supply chain, fillers, brand owners, and researchers will gather online to share their knowledge, expertise, and experience in aerosol packaging and the industry’s future. After... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 15, 2021
US-based Starco Brands has announced the upcoming launch of a new vodka-infused, non-dairy whipped cream, Whipshots®, in partnership with artist Cardi B. Launching later this year, Whipshots will add a “playful shot of sophistication, indulgence and luxury” to any drink or party, according to Starco Brands. As a non-dairy product, Whipshots does not require refrigeration... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 14, 2021
Diversified CPC International (DCPC) is urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to empower domestic manufacturers of products with hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to fairly compete with foreign manufacturers during the HFC phase-down, which comes into effect on 1 January. The phase-down is part of the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act, which was... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 10, 2021
Aerosol industry expert Montfort Johnsen, known as Monty to friends and colleagues, has passed away. The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) said it was saddened to learn of Johnsen’s passing. During his extensive career, Johnsen invented five aerosol-related patents, authored 10 aerosol books, including The Aerosol Handbook (Editions 1 and 2), which... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 10, 2021
US aerosol associations have collaborated with global suppliers to provide virtual educational courses on the topics of aerosols and pressurised packaging. The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Consumer Aerosol Products Council, Eastern Aerosol Association, Midwest Aerosol Association, National Aerosol Association, and Southern Aerosol Technical Association,... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 8, 2021
On 3 September, Alupro welcomed Redditch MP Rachel Maclean and Councillor Matthew Dormer, leader of Redditch Borough Council, to its headquarters. Alongside taking a tour of the facility in Worcestershire, Maclean and Dormer met with the Alupro team to find out more about the company’s role in helping the UK improve its aluminium packaging recycling rate. Alupro... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 8, 2021
Chuck Pfister has been named the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Tekni-Plex, a global packaging and material solutions firm specialising in the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, household & industrial, and food & beverage markets, including aerosol products. Pfister brings over 30 years of executive management experience to the organisation having... [Read More]

Company News
Sep 8, 2021
Tosvar has started work on a new building that will expand its historic headquarters east of Milan. The company, based in Pozzo d’Adda, has set aside an entire floor of its new building for the InnovationLab – a space to experiment, develop, and provide business with new, sustainable solutions. “Customers ask us for products with a lower environmental impact,”... [Read More]


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