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Sep 20, 2021
The photochemical reactivity of aerosol coatings
Aug 27, 2021
Precision has reinvented its original ACCUSOL actuator, an innovative product launched in the 1980s, to improve usability and sustainability. Precision’s original ACCUSOL actuator was developed in the 1980s and introduced as the first trigger spray system for pressurised products in 1984. The concept behind this innovative development was to provide customers with... [Read More]

Aug 20, 2021
Howard Ray and Wade Scheel, of Clean Earth, discuss the importance of aerosol recycling and its role in achieving sustainability goals. After a tumultuous year, companies are eager to return to pre-pandemic success and pick up plans that were put on hold. Many of those plans included sustainability initiatives, such as working to move toward zero waste, as opposed... [Read More]

Aug 13, 2021
Gary Okey, of US-based Recycle Aerosol, shares a case study on recycling a valuable microscopic miracle in behavioural pest control. Sex pheromones have been commercially available for insect pest control for about 35 years. It has steadily gained acceptance due to continual improvements in application and management, as entomologists gain an increasing scientific... [Read More]

Jul 19, 2021
Mall + Herlan has added several innovations to its machinery portfolio. With hardly any exhibitions taking place last year, Mall + Herlan is kicking off 2021 with new innovations in its machinery portfolio. First up, is its new high-speed line CMX. Mall + Herlan’s impact extrusion line comprises the complete technology to produce monobloc aerosol cans or bottles.... [Read More]

Jul 9, 2021
Gary Okey, executive vice-president of Recycle Aerosol, explores the sustainability credentials of aluminium aerosol containers. There is an ongoing debate in the packaging industry driven largely by the much broader, growing public interest in the proper stewardship of our planet’s resources. First, I should state that Recycle Aerosol’s core energies have been... [Read More]

Jun 30, 2021
Gopal Nemlekar, CEO of Indian aerosol caps and seals producer Media Manoeuvre, shares his experiences in coping with the COVID-19 crisis as a business. 2020, a year that dawned as a harbinger of doom, jolted all of us from our comfort zones. The pandemic and the resultant lockdowns negatively impacted businesses on an unprecedented scale. Sudden changes in the traditional... [Read More]

Jun 21, 2021
Recent regulatory changes have paved the way towards international harmonisation in aerosol transportation, writes Steve Hunt of ShipMate, a dangerous goods consulting company. The US made two giant leaps toward international harmonisation earlier this year, but still has a long way to go. Elimination of the ORM-D classification Thirty years ago, the US Department... [Read More]

Jun 7, 2021
Pronova Laboratories’s new aerosol technology has excited the industry. Based in Muiden in the Netherlands, Pronova Laboratories develops over-the-counter medical devices and cosmetic products. Founded in 1997 when it started developing its first product, Wartner®, a medical device for the removal of warts, Pronova has developed innovative technology that is set... [Read More]

May 28, 2021
Aeropak explores the aerosol market potential in the Balkans and sheds a light on opportunities post-COVID-19. The past year has brought many challenges to the world economy, especially to emerging market players. Aeropak is a producer of tinplate aerosol cans in Serbia, and it had just established a foothold in the aerosol industry supply chain when it faced significant... [Read More]

May 24, 2021
World Aerosols editor Dawn Stephens-Borg provides an update on the US aerosol industry with the help of Jim Peterson, Ball Metalpack, Wade Scheel and Howard Ray, Clean Earth, and Nicholas Georges, HCPA. It is fair to say that the US has experienced immense change in the past year, both from the COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of a new administration. In the... [Read More]

May 17, 2021
A closer look at CosterEco, Coster’s recent innovation designed to improve the performance of environmentally-friendly compressed gases. Making aerosols more sustainable is one of the industry’s top priorities in 2021. Whether that be through reducing the weight of the can or reducing material mixes to make containers easier to recycle, ‘sustainability’ is... [Read More]

May 12, 2021
On 25 February, APEAL officially revealed its 2025 vision for recycling. In this article, World Aerosols delves deeper into the plans and steel’s potential as part of the future circular economy. he Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) announced its ambitious 2025 vision for recycling – zero steel packaging to landfill – as part of... [Read More]

May 4, 2021
World Aerosols editor Dawn Stephens-Borg speaks to Trivium Packaging about recycling, innovation, and being a force for good in the industry. In 2019, two of the world’s biggest names in packaging joined forces to establish Trivium Packaging. Formed of Ardagh’s food and speciality metal packaging business and Exal Corporation, Trivium – which in Latin stands... [Read More]

Apr 26, 2021
Aerostar Contract offers support for companies planning to localise their production or launch their brand in the Russian market, connecting markets in Europe and Asia. For more than 16 years, Aerostar Contract has been one of the leading Eastern European suppliers of personal care and household chemicals in aerosol packaging, specialising in contract manufacturing... [Read More]

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