Jun 1, 2023
Life-saving aerosol sprays
May 23, 2023
Alain D’Haese, secretary general of the European Aerosol Federation (FEA), explains the association’s initiative concerning PolyEthylene Terephthalate (PET) and aerosol recyclability. The FEA has launched its voluntary Code of Practice for PET aerosol dispenser recyclability in the EU. This article explains the background and details.  The Aerosol Dispensers Directivei... [Read More]

May 11, 2023
Three years ago, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added hazardous waste aerosol cans into its “universal wastes” category, making it easier for their collection and recycling – although five states had jumped the federal gun and done this themselves. This foreshadowed what was to come – states taking legislation into their own hands.   The federal... [Read More]

Apr 24, 2023
The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) will host its Mid-Year Meeting, IMPACT2023, on 3 May through 5 May at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, US, writes Nicholas Georges, senior vice president - scientific & international affairs. Over the course of three days, attendees will learn about and engage with the public policy issues that impact... [Read More]

Apr 12, 2023
Alexandre Basson, PRECISION’s group marketing, strategy & business development director, spoke exclusively to World Aerosols to give more insight into the company’s SMART 35 and STYLISH 52 actuators announced at ADF Paris 2023. During ADF 2023, part of Paris Packaging Week, aerosol valve and actuator leader PRECISION announced the launch of two radically innovative... [Read More]

Mar 27, 2023
Germany-based Aerochemica is a contract filler with a very diverse portfolio. The firm spoke to World Aerosols about its Covid bounce-back and its optimistic outlook. AeroChemica Dr Deppe is a medium-sized family business that is located in Kempen in the west of Germany, near the Dutch border. It produces approximately 20 million spray cans per year on about 8.000m²... [Read More]

Mar 10, 2023
Bill Frauenheim, vice president, operations at Diversified CPC International spoke to World Aerosols about his career, achievements and aspirations for 2023. Can you tell me about your journey from the start of your career to your current role? “I began my career with Diversified CPC in 1983 after graduating with a Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering degree from... [Read More]

Feb 28, 2023
Jakub Malota, CEO at KOH-I-NOOR, told World Aerosols about its journey, adapting to market turbulence and the company’s relationship with its customers. Can you tell me a bit about KOH-I-NOOR Mlada Vozice, and its journey to where it got to today? “The journey of KOH-I-NOOR (KIN) is very interesting. The company has been on the market for over 75 years. During its... [Read More]

Feb 13, 2023
The growth of the aerosols in India has been directly proportional to the growth of disposable income of its population, at least in the last decade, writes Sanjay Malhotra, managing director at Aerol Formulations. The household insecticide, pharmaceutical aerosols, personal care deodorants and air fresheners have been the main drivers so far, followed by paints, industrial... [Read More]

Jan 30, 2023
Nicholas Georges, senior vice president, scientific & international affairs at the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), on what the US industry can expect in 2023. The 2022 mid-term elections altered the political dynamics on issues impacting the US aerosol products industry. Democrats made significant gains in state legislatures and Republicans... [Read More]

Jan 16, 2023
ADF takes place in January 2023, and is the first event to be held in partnership with the European Aerosol Federation (FEA). Our preview shows what’s in store. Paris Packaging Week 2023, organised by Easyfairs, takes place on 25 and 26 January 2023 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. It promises an event focused on packaging innovations that tackle today’s challenges... [Read More]

Jan 4, 2023
Gun Saharat, assistant general manager at CyberPAX, spoke to World Aerosols about the company and its processes, its Covid recovery and the current challenges facing the industry. Can you tell me about CyberPAX, what it does, and its journey so far? “CyberPAX Group, a leading aerosol contract manufacturer in Thailand, was established in 1958 under the name MT Manufacturing.... [Read More]

Dec 13, 2022
Giulia Sebastio, scientific and regulatory affairs manager at Downstream Users of Chemicals Co-ordination group (DUCC), spoke about major upcoming changes to chemicals regulations in the European Union (EU) at Aerosol Today in Lisbon in September. Sebastio outlined key changes to the Chemicals Strategy on Sustainability (CSS), Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP),... [Read More]

Nov 23, 2022
Ian Fishman, vice president, innovation and new business development, and Chi Le, R&D personal care innovation leader at PLZ, advise on how to prepare for changing regulations in California, US. Global brands face a variety of requirements and regulations for aerosol products based upon the market or region where they will be sold. For production/design managers,... [Read More]

Nov 9, 2022
Lorne Lucree, chief innovation officer at Voyant Beauty, reminisces on his favourite aerosol development project - and explains how it went "viral" My favourite aerosol hair product I have developed has to be the IGK Foamo Holographic Hair Foam, which launched in 2018. For background, IGK is a haircare line founded by four celebrity hair stylists that launched in 2016... [Read More]

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