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May 26, 2020
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna launches virtual event
Sustainability News
May 22, 2020
Beiersdorf and chemicals giant Evonik have joined forces to research sustainable raw materials for care products, using carbon dioxide (CO2) as the starting material. Beiersdorf is seeking new sources of raw materials to help reduce the company’s carbon footprint. One option being considered is artificial photosynthesis technology. According to Evonik, with the aid... [Read More]

Policy News
May 22, 2020
The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) and several member companies spoke with aides to US Vice President Mike Pence to discuss how the industry is navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Steve Caldeira, HCPA president and CEO, the call was “especially productive” and allowed them to share the industry’s response to the crisis. “We... [Read More]

Company News
May 20, 2020
Rachel Chen has been appointed LINDAL’s new sales manager in Shanghai, China. The firm said the appointment forms part of its commitment to better serve the Chinese market. Chen will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and establishing a footprint for Lindal in China. After graduating with an English major in 2010, Chen built up an in-depth knowledge... [Read More]

Sustainability News
May 13, 2020
Hair care brand Living Proof has partnered with TerraCycle on two new packaging recycling initiatives. Consumers can now recycle any Living Proof bottles in the US and Canada, including aerosol products. The partnership will help to support Living Proof’s sustainability goals. By 2025, the Unilever-owned brand has committed to decreasing its use of virgin plastic... [Read More]

Company News
May 12, 2020
Ball Corporation has announced its first-quarter 2020 results, showing the company’s Q1 comparable net earnings were $202 million (€185 million) or $0.61 (€0.56) per diluted share against Q1 2019 comparable net earnings of $167 million (€153 million) or $0.49 (€0.45) per diluted share. According to Ball Corp, the company’s Q1 2020 results reflect the 2019... [Read More]

Company News
May 11, 2020
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris has been shortlisted for a prestigious international events industry award. The AEO Excellence Awards are organised by the UK’s Association of Exhibition Organisers, the leading trade body for event organisers such as Easyfairs, the company behind ADF&PCD and PLD Paris. The show has been shortlisted in the ‘Best International Show –... [Read More]

Company News
May 7, 2020
Aerosol dispensing specialist LINDAL has transformed some of its manufacturing equipment in France to produce face shields for key workers during the pandemic. The company is manufacturing the shields at its French production facility and is donating them free of charge to key workers. Lindal’s research and development team from its Global Innovation Centre in Val... [Read More]

Other News
May 6, 2020
Aptar Beauty + Home has mobilised its resources in the fight against COVID-19. The dispensing and packaging solutions giant said it “moved promptly” to reorganise its production facilities, helping to deliver essential supplies to customers as they began manufacturing health and safety products for first-line responders. Manufacturers all over the world have... [Read More]

Company News
May 6, 2020
Hungarian aluminium aerosol can manufacturer Mátrámetal has purchased a new production line from Hinterkopf. Despite the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, Mátrámetal said that demand has remained high, meaning it was “critical” to commission and start up the new line as quickly as possible. Borders between countries in Europe were closed at the end of March, posing... [Read More]

Product News
May 6, 2020
Florida, US-based Doctors Kline+Green has launched two new FDA-compliant aerosol hand sanitisers. One is a bag-on-valve spray and the other is an aerosol foam product. The consumer healthcare products company Formulated Solutions supported the development and commercialisation of the new Doctors Kline+Green hand sanitiser products in support of those who are on the... [Read More]

Other News
May 5, 2020
Florida, US-based consumer healthcare company Formulated Solutions has introduced its new vice-president of commercial development. Sejla Repetti, a ‘seasoned’ sales, business development and project management professional with more than 10 years’ experience at the company has taken on the role. In a statement, Formulated Solutions said Sejla will play an “even... [Read More]

Other News
May 5, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is “not perceptible” in Poland’s aerosol industry, according to the president of the board of the Polish Association of Aerosol Industry Employers (PZPPA), Krzysztof Piotrowski. In a recent statement, the PZPPA said that production plants in the country are reporting an increase in product sales. The Polish aerosol sector “spontaneously reacted”... [Read More]

Personal Care News
May 5, 2020
UK-based Salford Valve Company (Salvalco) has received an investment from personal care giant Beiersdorf. The investment follows the launch of Salvalco’s Eco-Valve aerosol valve, which uses ecologically sustainable propellants. Founded in 2013, Salvalco developed the Eco-Valve based on prior research by the Spray Research Group at Salford University. The Eco-Valve... [Read More]

Company News
May 4, 2020
Unilever has adapted its deodorant production lines to make hand sanitiser during the COVID-19 pandemic. Having never manufactured hand sanitiser at its Leeds factory before, on 2 April, Unilever supplied its first batch of more than 700 litres to St James’s University Hospital, part of the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust. “This has been a massive collective... [Read More]


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