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Mar 3, 2021
Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation unveils new website
Sustainability News
Mar 3, 2021
A survey of 2,000 UK consumers found that nine out of 10 people have never heard of the circular economy. The survey of consumers (93% female) across all age groups was commissioned by The Pull Agency, a creative agency specialising in health and beauty brands. The new data also showed that almost three-quarters of UK consumers (71%) do not think brands and retailers... [Read More]

Product News
Mar 3, 2021
LINDAL Group’s bag-and-bag (BAB) technology has been used in a new antiseptic foaming wound cleaner. Designed for professional and consumer use in the medical and veterinary markets and created by MedScrub, HemaScrub™ Cleanser is a dual-action wash that mixes two formulations at the point of dispensing to treat wounds more effectively. During wound treatment,... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 26, 2021
Tecnocap has published its first sustainability report to disclose its economic, social, environmental performance. The metal packaging company, which operates in 100 countries and has around 1,000 employees, specialises in aluminium aerosol cans. The sustainability report is prepared in following the sustainability reporting standards of the Global Report Initiative... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 26, 2021
Trivium Packaging has partnered with a recycling firm in Argentina to increase the recollection and reuse of aluminium aerosol cans. Through the partnership with Creando Conciencia, Trivium Argentina will become the first in Latin America to use post-consumer recycled (PCR) aluminium. The initiative is part of the company’s efforts to raise awareness and accelerate... [Read More]

Features
Feb 26, 2021
Given the time of the year and the widespread uncertainty, it is no wonder we are all looking for hints of what 2021 is likely to bring. When I first wrote this article, it was hardly mid-December: UK businesses had all but lost hope of reaching a trade agreement with the EU, but the population was taking comfort in the fact they would be allowed to celebrate Christmas... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Feb 25, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has announced its 2025 vision for recycling – zero steel packaging to landfill – as part of its virtual Steel for Packaging Week event. The 2025 Vision is set to be supported by action in four key areas, identified by APEAL as ‘critical’ in the drive to prevent steel packaging from being diverted... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 24, 2021
Coesia has appointed Alessandro Parimbelli as its new CEO. Based in Italy, Coesia is a group of industrial and packaging solutions companies operating globally, including R.A Jones, which specialises in aerosol machinery. After holding senior positions at Jabil Circuit, Parimbelli, 52, an engineer, has held the role of executive vice-president and CEO of the enterprise... [Read More]

Product News
Feb 24, 2021
LINDAL Group’s barrier pack application lab now offers full support for high-viscous product formulations. The company’s barrier pack application laboratory was launched in January 2018 and has now become a knowledge and product development hub, where customers launching new bag-on-valve (BoV) products can obtain product samples, develop specifications and test... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 23, 2021
Ardagh Group has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The company reported that metal packaging shipments increased by 7% in Q4 and 5% for the year; speciality can volumes increased by 13% for the year. Its Q4 adjusted EBITDA increased by 5% to $281 million (€231 million), led by growth of 27% in metal beverage packaging. Ardagh holds a 42% interest... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Feb 23, 2021
ALPLA, which specialises in the development, production, and recycling of plastic packaging, will invest up to €50 million a year, on average, between now and 2025 to further expand its recycling activities. The organisation plans to globalise its activities in the area of high-quality recyclates to close the materials cycle in as many regions as possible. In 2017,... [Read More]

Features
Feb 22, 2021
Flexibility is crucial to any aerosol business. Here, Plastipak explains how to adapt a filling line to accommodate polyethylene terephthalate (PET) aerosols. PET aerosols are gaining traction. With a low carbon footprint, the ability to include high percentages of recycled content and the inherent shape flexibility PET offers, it is easy to see why. Having an environmentally... [Read More]

Product News
Feb 18, 2021
LINDAL Group has joined forces with Alternative Packaging Solutions (APS) to develop a reusable, sustainable alternative to the existing aerosol format. The new product, called miniMist, allows consumers to spray products without propellants and is suitable for traditional aerosol applications. miniMist is a globally patented continuous dispensing system which is... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 18, 2021
Rabobank, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, has become Airopack’s majority shareholder following an investment from the company’s growth agenda. The investment allows Airopack to bring its sustainable packaging solutions to a wider global audience. With this transaction, Airopack has been able to further strengthen its balance sheet, providing a solid... [Read More]

Company News
Feb 17, 2021
Beiersdorf gained market share and increased investment in 2020, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisation’s business performance was ‘significantly affected’ by the pandemic. Global lockdowns in key markets and travel restrictions had a considerable impact, particularly in the second quarter. At €7.025 billion, Beiersdorf’s sales for... [Read More]


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