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Dec 10, 2019
The evolution of bag-on-valve
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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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Jul 10, 2019
Weener Plastics (WP) is consolidating its positioning as a strong, competent and reliable full service partner for innovative plastic packaging solutions. WP aims to become a leading supplier in aerosol packaging whilst recognising market demand for increasingly convenient, sustainably manufactured products with additional functionality. Thanks to its global production... [Read More]

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Jun 11, 2019
With more than 30 years’ experience in the aerosols industry, including roles at Reckitt Benckiser and Lindal, British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) chief executive Patrick Heskins is well placed to discuss the issues and trends that affect the sector. In a wide-ranging interview with World Aerosols, he discusses the legislative environment, the... [Read More]

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Jun 11, 2019
Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for most of the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer brands. The company operates 100+ metal and glass manufacturing facilities in 22 countries across 5 continents, employing approximately 23,000+ people and has global sales of approximately $8.6 bn. Last year, the... [Read More]