Jan 30, 2023
HCPA: 2023 outlook for the US aerosol products industry
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]

Oct 16, 2022
A recent report from the US Institute for Supply Management (ISM) showed the US manufacturing sector continued to grow in July, but that the pace of growth was dampened by lower demand. The ISM’s manufacturing index dipped to 52.8%, just two-tenths below June. However, this was the lowest level since June 2020 – during the pandemic downturn. "The US manufacturing... [Read More]

Sep 26, 2022
Michal Kubik, business development director and Katarzyna Medwedź, packaging and raw materials specialist at JagoPro Poland, ponder where the aerosol market will go from here. Thinking about where aerosols as a product group are heading from the perspective of a company that is based on aerosol filling services and the broader development of aerosol and related products,... [Read More]

Sep 24, 2022
Nicholas Georges, senior vice president, scientific & international affairs of the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), gives an update on incoming regulations in the US. For more than 30 years, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has regulated the volatile organic compound (VOC) content of consumer and commercial products as part... [Read More]

Sep 13, 2022
Despite the “end of the tunnel for the Covid 19 pandemic” being in sight, Urs Hauser, the European Aerosol Federation (FEA) president, pointed to other “key challenges such as climate change and environmental degradation” as “existential threats to Europe; addressing them should not be delayed.” He emphasised that the EU recovery will be “accompanied by... [Read More]

Sep 12, 2022
The European Aerosol Federation's (FEA) flagship Aerosol Today makes its in-person return in September 2022. The FEA is organising the Aerosol Today conference during FEAerosol2022 on 21 and 22 September in Lisbon, Portugal - with the FEA Global Aerosol Awards taking place on the evening of 21 September. It brings together high-level aerosol packaging expertise from... [Read More]

Sep 11, 2022
European Aerosol Federation (FEA) secretary general Alain D'Haese spoke to World Aerosols about the circular economy, the importance of in-person events and the Aerosol Today format going forward. Sustainability and reusable packaging form an important part of the programme at Aerosol Today 2022. Do you see the aerosol industry's future in the circular economy and sustainability? "Definitely... [Read More]

Aug 15, 2022
R.A Jones, a leader in the aerosol packaging equipment market, shares five ways that brands can adapt to challenging economic conditions and speed up time to market. Before an aerosol can reaches a customer’s bathroom or kitchen cabinet, it must go through a rigorous process of conception to production to distribution. From hairspray to whipped cream, disinfectant... [Read More]

Aug 14, 2022
Industrial equipment specialist Sencon has expressed the importance of reducing inefficiencies within a fragile post-pandemic global economy. Coating problems in two-piece can-making can have major implications on the efficiency and cost effectiveness of a can-making plant, according to the firm. It is not uncommon for plants to hold multiple pallets of finished beverage... [Read More]

Aug 1, 2022
The French aerosol industry remains in a strong position in Europe, but the CFA says there are "significant declines". With nearly 60 members, the CFA (Comité Français des Aérosols) is the Professional Association which represents all professionals in the ‘aerosol generator’ sector, from design to recycling: conditioners, brand owners (those who control the design... [Read More]

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