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Apr 6, 2020
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Mar 27, 2020
Precise Packaging explains how consumer demand for CBD oil is driving a new generation of aerosol personal care products There’s a shift among today’s consumers to view the products they use as a lifestyle or health choice, so broader wellness trends are increasingly making their way into the personal care aisles. To meet these consumer expectations, cannabidiol,... [Read More]

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Mar 11, 2020
Aerosol manufacturing company Coster has reimagined the humble actuator to create a unique, eye-catching, personalised design for customers Aerosol manufacturing firm Coster has found a new way of creating the aerosol actuator, where personalisation takes centre-stage. Coster set out to give its clients the freedom to choose the aesthetic effect of the actuator, without... [Read More]

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Mar 5, 2020
Ewa Kubis-Jarzec, head of research and development at Jago Pro, discusses developments in aerosol tanning products, make-up and sustainability goals Since 1993, Polish aerosol company Jago Pro has developed an impressive range of products and solutions. In addition to providing simple aerosol products such as deodorants, hairspray and air fresheners, the firm has implemented... [Read More]

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Feb 26, 2020
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new ruling categorising aerosol cans as Universal Waste in a bid to boost recycling. World Aerosols asked Mike MacKay of DeSpray Environmental and Gary Okey of Recycle Aerosol to share their thoughts on the ruling and how it will impact the aerosol sector. Image: Mike MacKay, DeSpray Environmental Up... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2020
We’ve heard about aluminium, steel and plastic aerosols; but what about biomass? Farrag Packaging founder Gary Hawthorne introduces the biomass aerosol can. Farrag Packaging is an aerosol valve and custom closure supplier with over 15 years’ experience in supply from China, Vietnam, Japan and Korea to Europe, the US and Latin America. We are a company that has... [Read More]

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Jan 27, 2020
Aerosolex is the first manufacturer in Russia of 99.999% pure dimethyl ether (DME) Propelan. World Aerosols caught up with Dmitry Varshaver to find out more about the propellant, how it is used in aerosols and the company’s plans for 2020. Could you tell us about yourself and your role at Aerosolex? I am the business development director and my role encompasses... [Read More]

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Dec 10, 2019
Jim McBride, CEO and co-founder of MBC Aerosol, discusses the evolution of bag-on-valve systems and future innovation Bag-on-valve (BoV) technology has revolutionised the aerosol industry. Offering a more sustainable alternative to traditional aerosols, BoV swept through the sector, providing greater opportunities for innovation in design and product use. World Aerosols... [Read More]

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Nov 26, 2019
On 17-18 September 2019, ADF&PCD New York took over The Altman Building in midtown Manhattan. North America’s only dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging community welcomed delegates for two days of innovation and discussion. Exhibitors from across the globe brought their latest technologies, including Procter & Gamble’s... [Read More]

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Oct 14, 2019
Patrick Heskins, chief executive of the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association, provides an insight into the journey to world-class aerosol recycling At the turn of the year, a series of UK Government consultations explored how packaging regulatory reform could help to reduce the environmental impact caused by the way we use and dispose of packaging – especially... [Read More]

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Aug 19, 2019
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. This is the mantra of the waste stream. Do something about the waste before it reaches landfill, or the inside of a whale. Controlling waste at the source, which method is the best way? In my opinion, it is imperative to avoid creating waste in the first place. As simple as that sounds, knowing how to approach and implement this concept is not... [Read More]

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Aug 5, 2019
Catchwords like automation and industry 4.0 are easier said than put into practice. Although aerosol can producers are facing increasing quality requirements and cost pressure they still have to compromise between a zero-defect target and a high output rate. One weak spot is the final quality inspection at the end of the production process. Jonas Auerswald, technical... [Read More]

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Jul 22, 2019
The 3-piece aerosol can manufacturing process can cause difficulties. General manager and chief operating officer at Blema, Sebastian Leonhardt discusses turnkey integration, downgauging and embossing and how canmakers overcome the challenges that they face. Today, we are living in a world of ever greater complexity. The challenges faced by canmakers, fillers, and machine... [Read More]

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Jul 22, 2019
Over the last fifty years aerosols have developed from a cumbersome device used by the US military to combat deaths from insect borne diseases, to a multi-million dollar industry producing an incredible range of products and designs. To put this into perspective, around 50 million “Bug-Bombs” were made in World War Two compared to 5.6 billion filled in Europe in 2015.1 Leakage... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2019
The market for two-chamber pressure packs is a large one and is primarily dominated by bag on valve systems, consisting of a can and a laminated bag, which is mounted directly on the valve. The Nussbaum Can-in-Can system replaces the bag with a very thin aluminium pouch, comparable in its characteristics with an aluminium tube, which is firmly connected to the outer can. The... [Read More]


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