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May 3, 2022
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Apr 25, 2022
Formulated Solutions discusses the benefits of aerosol foams and other ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies.   Pressurised package dispensing has commonly been the first choice for the convenient, touch-free application of topical pharmaceutical preparations. Aerosol foams, along with other innovative ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies such as Formulated Solutions’s... [Read More]

Apr 6, 2022
The aerosol industry will be judged in the future by its decisions and actions today, writes Mike MacKay, managing director of DeSpray Environmental. How we adapt to change as an industry will determine our future success and long term viability. With new extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies being introduced as we speak, the aerosol industry is facing both... [Read More]

Mar 31, 2022
Peter Watmough, technical manager at the British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association, speaks exclusively to World Aerosols. Where were you educated, and what was your first job?   I did my A-Levels in Grimsby, UK, and then went on to do a part-time degree in Hull. I specialised in Biochemistry and Ecology. My first job was helping in the traffic census that eventually... [Read More]

Mar 29, 2022
Gary Okey, executive vice-president of Recycle Aerosol, explains the challenges facing widespread aerosol recycling in the US. Aerosol recycling is not a new topic for the aerosol industry. In the past decade it has moved steadily from ‘one of many’ important challenges to face our industry to the most important one, according to many. This stems from an increasing... [Read More]

Mar 21, 2022
A closer look at FAVARON’s unique journey in Italy and its search for a US partner. What do a pair of ‘sgàlmare’ and some spray actuators have in common? To answer this question, it is important to know, firstly, what sgàlmare are: a pair of shoes with a leather upper section and a thick and studded wooden sole, very common in northeast Italy in the 18th and... [Read More]

Mar 16, 2022
Without participation from aerosol manufacturers, the HCPA Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey cannot share important data to support industry growth. On 13 January, World Aerosols attended a webinar by the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) addressing a concerning lack of responses to the annual Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey. Every year,... [Read More]

Mar 7, 2022
World Aerosols speaks to Dave Burks, chief operating officer at Diversified CPC, and Bill Auriemma, president and CEO, about the importance of customer collaboration in propellant production. Could you tell us about Diversified CPC’s ‘The Power of Purity’ process? At Diversified CPC, we produce the world’s highest-purity aerosol propellants tailored to... [Read More]

Feb 11, 2022
By Nicholas Georges, senior vice-president, scientific & international affairs, Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA). With 2021 behind us, it’s time to focus on what the US aerosol industry can expect in 2022. While we’ve been thinking about and preparing for these issues over the last few months, it’s now time to address them. In 2021, Maine... [Read More]

Feb 7, 2022
By Justyna Anna Błaszczak, product manager, GASPRIME; vice president, Polish Association of Aerosol Industry Employers (PZPPA) 2022 will be challenging for Polish industry and especially for the aerosol industry. The pandemic has had a significant impact on how the industry works and how the business is seen by partners, customers and entrepreneurs. 2022 reality requires... [Read More]

Feb 2, 2022
Plastipak looks at the sustainability potential of PET aerosols and discusses its recent innovation in partnership with LifeSafe Technologies. For years, several key attributes have made PET plastic desirable in the eyes of brand owners - high clarity and transparency, low weight, strength and durability, and the shape flexibility enabling on-shelf differentiation.... [Read More]

Jan 24, 2022
The EU’s green chemicals agenda will disrupt the status quo for the aerosols industry and its impact will reach far beyond the EU’s borders, writes Viviana Spaghetti, chief operating officer and head of European Affairs at Whitehouse Communications. On 1 December 2021, the current European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, celebrated her second anniversary... [Read More]

Dec 22, 2021
Global test and inspection partner Industrial Physics offers a range of packaging, product, and material test and inspection solutions for aerosol manufacturers. As any metal packaging manufacturer will know, ensuring a material and finished packaging’s integrity and quality should be a top priority. But how can a company ensure it is well and truly equipped to minimise... [Read More]

Dec 21, 2021
Antiperspirants have been re-imagined in JagoPro’s new Crush the Sweat Out® range, offering mousse, gel and cream formulations. JagoPro has launched a new range of antiperspirants named Crush the Sweat Out®, which is already being recognised in global industry awards. Crush the Sweat Out is suited to unique applications of mousse, gel and cream antiperspirants,... [Read More]

Dec 17, 2021
In recent months, there have been multiple cases of benzene found in aerosol products. Valisure, a US online pharmacy that independently checks chemical compositions of healthcare products, recently published its findings related to benzene contamination. Valisure has detected high levels of benzene, a carcinogen, in several brands and batches of antiperspirant body... [Read More]

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