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Jul 19, 2021
A new era of innovation
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]

Apr 21, 2021
A closer look at LINDAL Group’s 3D Aerosol Configurator, created to open up the world of packaging design to its customers. With its recently launched 3D Aerosol Configurator, LINDAL Group has revealed plans to change the packaging design process for the better. To further understand the tool, how it features in the company’s global strategy, and gain customers’... [Read More]

Apr 12, 2021
Using compressed air and a virtually all-plastic dispensing system, Airopack has been selected by several brands seeking to boost the sustainability of their packaging. Airopack is a sustainable, virtually all-plastic dispensing system that is powered purely by air, and, perhaps somewhat controversially is not considered to be an aerosol in the traditional sense. Based... [Read More]

Mar 24, 2021
With more than half a century of experience in the aerosol industry, Retycol has pioneered new formulations and technologies from its headquarters in Colombia. Retycol has spent more than 50 years manufacturing aerosols in the healthcare, household, veterinary and personal care products. With a dedicated research and development team, Retycol has developed many... [Read More]

Mar 19, 2021
By Gregor Spengler, head of packaging at Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA), and AEROBAL’s secretary general. Everybody who thought in 2020 that the COVID-19 crisis would be quickly fixed was wrong. To the contrary; the crisis is here to stay and will also accompany us this year. The ongoing crisis period with repeated lockdowns, curfews, and changing... [Read More]

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