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Apr 21, 2021
Simplifying design for all
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]

Mar 15, 2021
World Aerosols speaks to Urs Hauser, senior sales manager at Pamasol, about his plans as the new president of the European Aerosol Federation (FEA), his favourite aerosol innovations, and the industry’s response to COVID-19. Could you tell us a bit about yourself? I was born 1962 in a small town, 30-kilometres from Zurich, Switzerland, not far from my office.... [Read More]

Mar 10, 2021
By Nicholas Georges, vice-president, Scientific & International Affairs, Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA). Every four years, the US holds a Presidential election. In November, Joe Biden was elected President of the United States, shifting the power of the US’ Executive Branch from the Republicans to the Democrats. On 5 January 2021, the... [Read More]

Feb 26, 2021
Given the time of the year and the widespread uncertainty, it is no wonder we are all looking for hints of what 2021 is likely to bring. When I first wrote this article, it was hardly mid-December: UK businesses had all but lost hope of reaching a trade agreement with the EU, but the population was taking comfort in the fact they would be allowed to celebrate Christmas... [Read More]

Feb 22, 2021
Flexibility is crucial to any aerosol business. Here, Plastipak explains how to adapt a filling line to accommodate polyethylene terephthalate (PET) aerosols. PET aerosols are gaining traction. With a low carbon footprint, the ability to include high percentages of recycled content and the inherent shape flexibility PET offers, it is easy to see why. Having an environmentally... [Read More]

Feb 11, 2021
New hygiene regimes and sustainability commitments are helping to shape the aerosol market. Norbert Piotrowski of Aerosol Service Poland explains the thinking behind the company’s latest hygiene innovations. Personal care and cleaning product volumes continue to grow globally; this is driven by consumers’ changing lifestyles and the adoption of new hygiene routines.... [Read More]

Jan 18, 2021
Driven by ‘stubborn desire’, Italian firm Tosvar, run by the Gioia family, constantly sets itself new milestones in the aerosol sector. Pozzo d’Adda, Lombardy. Just a short distance from the river that evokes the artistic and intellectual achievements of Leonardo da Vinci lies TOSVAR, a company that embodies the true spirit of Italian culture, and satisfaction... [Read More]

Jan 12, 2021
Yanick Douyon, R&D manager at Precise Packaging, a PLZ Aeroscience Company, discusses product formulation and development for 2020’s vital product – hand sanitiser. There is no denying the massive impact that COVID-19 has had on everyday life worldwide. Whether it’s a school, office building or retail outlet, tightly packed desks, shared common areas and... [Read More]

Jan 4, 2021
US Ecology and DeSpray Environmental have launched the first full aerosol recycling system in the US. World Aerosols spoke to Ken Knibbs, vice-president of technical services at US Ecology, to find out more. Despite its challenges, 2020 has seen a wealth of innovative aerosol projects come to fruition. For US Ecology and DeSpray Environmental, that project was focused... [Read More]

Dec 18, 2020
How can businesses encourage people to train in the aerosol manufacturing industry? MBC Aerosol has a plan, as creative assistant Heather McGraw explains. MBC Aerosol always aims to exceed the highest industry standards, especially when it comes to hiring qualified individuals to build machinery. But data has shown a steady decline of interest in these types of careers... [Read More]

Dec 11, 2020
How hard is it to recycle food product aerosols? Gary Okey, executive vice-president at Recycle Aerosol, explains. As an environmentalist since my youth, it is not often that a project serves several passions simultaneously. However, as we push to recycle all components of the aerosol package and for all types of aerosol products, recycling non-empty aerosols in the... [Read More]

Dec 7, 2020
Michael Pritchard of Pritchard Spray Technology launches VIRUSEND – a new aerosol disinfectant. Just before lockdown, it dawned on Michael Pritchard, chief inventing officer at Pritchard Spray Technology, that he could utilise his technology to help protect individuals from the pandemic. The company’s Anyway Spray Technology, an environmentally-friendly container... [Read More]

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