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Jun 14, 2022
Easyfairs and FEA announce partnership to further develop ADF
Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News
Jun 13, 2022
BHM Anti-Viral Nasal Spray is an easy-to-use aerosol nasal device with a patented formulation, Norizite, designed to help prevent infection from the inhalation of airborne viruses within the nasal passages.  It has been carefully designed to ‘plume’ rather than ‘jet’ when applied with a typical nasal spray applicator, offering up to six times more surface... [Read More]

Household News
Jun 8, 2022
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBOL) has reported that global shipments by its members declined by 1.2 percent in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. While the main end-use market of deodorants remained roughly at the previous year’s level, deliveries to the hair mousses, shaving foams and food markets increased - in... [Read More]

Household News
Jun 6, 2022
The Comité Français des Aérosols (CFA) has revealed there was a 5.9% drop in total aerosol filling in France in 2021. Personal Care increased in 2021 (end of the 2020 lockdown) but did not reach its 2019 level - personal care represented the largest segment of activity, with 23 percent of the total. But it added that a large amount of that activity is for... [Read More]

Company News
May 26, 2022
Altachem has announced that its managing director, Jean-Marie Poppe, has been elected as the new president of trade association, DETIC.  The Belgium and Luxembourg association represents 115 members including cosmetics distributors and producers, and those from the cleaning and maintenance products, adhesives, sealants, biocides and aerosol sectors.  Poppe’s... [Read More]

Other News
May 25, 2022
The Paris Packaging Week event will expand in 2023 with the launch of a Paris edition of Packaging Première, which focuses on luxury packaging design and innovation for the fashion, accessories, fine food and jewellery sectors.   Packaging Première will launch at the 2023 edition of Paris Packaging Week alongside ADF, PCD and PLD, the three existing exhibitions... [Read More]

Other News
May 18, 2022
For five out of the last six years (since 2021 was a virtual conference), Steve Caldeira, President & CEO, and Nicholas Georges have presented at the Aerosol Dispensing Forum (ADF) in Paris.   Now, Caldeira and Georges are confirmed to present at ADF 2022 and will meet with the European Commission and International Aerosol/Cleaning trade associations in Brussels.  Overlap... [Read More]

Company News
May 17, 2022
UK-based Salford Valve Company Ltd (Salvalco) has announced its latest round of investment for £2.5 million.   The funds are being raised from a consortium of six companies including Beiersdorf, Foresight Williams Technology, AWI, Fin.Esse, Growthdeck and Green Angel Syndicate (GAS).  Salvalco, which was founded in 2013, is responsible for creating the eco-friendly... [Read More]

Company News
May 12, 2022
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reached a tentative settlement to end multiple class action lawsuits alleging it sold aerosol deodorants under several brands that contained a cancer-causing chemical. P&G and multiple plaintiffs who had filed claims against the manufacturer have filed a joint notice in an Ohio federal court announcing they have reached a settlement... [Read More]

Sustainability News
May 12, 2022
Ball is partnering with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminium aerosol cans in the US.  Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry move toward a world where materials can be used over and over again.  Predrag Ozmo, sustainability manager, Ball Corporation, said: “Beverage cans are really setting... [Read More]

Cleaning News
May 6, 2022
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) have launched an aerosol recycling initiative.  With the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain, the initiative aims to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging.   The initiative wants to achieve at least... [Read More]

Company News
May 3, 2022
The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB) has announced its 2022 board of directors. Announcing the news, WAIB said: “With so many headwinds facing our industry we are expanding our bandwidth with two new Board Members, Doug Raymond of Raymond Regulatory Resources and Dan Palasky of PLZ Aeroscience. We look forward to having their perspective, expertise and relationships... [Read More]

May 3, 2022
Steven Hunt, president of dangerous goods consulting company ShipMate, explains the process of filing Special Permit applications with the US Department of Transportation for aerosol manufacturers. I recently filed two Special Permit applications with the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Special... [Read More]

Company News
Apr 29, 2022
Unilever has reported underlying sales growth of 7.3% in a “very challenging input cost environment”. The company’s turnover increased by 11.8%, including a currency impact of 3.5%. Price stepped up further from the levels seen in Q4 2021, with some negative impact on volume, most notably in Home Care, which took the strongest pricing action. Unilever’s Beauty... [Read More]

Product News
Apr 29, 2022
LINDAL Group has launched a new actuator designed for foam applications. ST580 is a new 35 mm actuator that fits onto the mounting cup, making it compatible with all popular cans on the market. It is supplied with either a gloss finish or transparent overcap, and the product is also compatible with standard male LINDAL valves and bag-on-valves. The launch marks another... [Read More]

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