Product News
Jul 3, 2020
Honeywell has collaborated with Vesismin Health on an easy-to-use, non-flammable and “environmentally-preferable” aerosol solution to treat areas affected by coronaviruses and other infectious organisms. The solution uses Honeywell’s non-flammable Solstice Propellant (HFO-1234ze) to disperse a broad-spectrum disinfectant against bacteria, fungi and viruses quickly... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Jul 3, 2020
Major chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has become the first company to conclude a plastic waste reduction bond. The proceeds from the $70 million (€62.2 million) bond – a private placement with Japanese insurance companies Dai-ichi Life and Dai-ichi Frontier Life – will be specifically allocated to projects and expenditures related to Henkel’s activities... [Read More]

Features
Jul 2, 2020
World Aerosols spoke with Alain D’Haese, secretary-general of the European Aerosol Federation, about the impact of COVID-19 on the aerosol industry and what it means to face the ‘new normal’. The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for all sectors. How has it affected the aerosol industry in Europe? The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all... [Read More]

Product News
Jun 29, 2020
Unilever has teamed up with German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex to develop its eco-friendly antiperspirant, Rexona Recycled Refreshed. The Rexona aerosol can is made of a patented aluminium alloy and 25% real post-consumer recycled (PCR) material. The use of alloy and a slight change of shape makes Rexona Recycled Refreshed 14% lighter than its predecessor. The significant... [Read More]

Features
Jun 26, 2020
Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, shares the UK Environment Agency’s latest aluminium recycling figures and discusses how artificially inflated PRN prices are impacting the industry Every year, UK companies produce more than 1.4 billion aluminium and steel aerosol containers. While 60% are exported, 600 million are sold, filled, and used in the UK. Accounting... [Read More]

Product News
Jun 19, 2020
Nussbaum Matzingen, a manufacturer of aluminium monobloc cans, has launched an aerosol can made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) aluminium. The firm claims it is the first of its kind containing no primary aluminium at all. The starting material used is mono-material aluminium scrap from consumer goods returned to the collection points for recycling. The collected... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Jun 18, 2020
Aluminium packaging recycling increased by 48% in May compared to the same period last year, according to Environment Agency (EA) data. The figures show 17,066 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in May. According to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation UK (Alupro), with the lockdown resulting in a significant increase in the volume... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 18, 2020
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) event in Lisbon, Portugal, has been postponed to 21 and 22 September 2022. In light of the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, the FEA decided to postpone FEAerosol2020, which was originally scheduled to take place on 23 and 24 September. In place of the 2020 event, the FEA will host a virtual event on 24 September to provide... [Read More]

Features
Jun 17, 2020
Kacper Klos, vice-president at Solmatic, discusses the company’s introduction to bag-on-valve, thinking outside the box and supporting customers in the fight against coronavirus To some, the aerosol market may seem like an outdated and saturated one with not much having changed for the last decades. Despite its little, but stable annual quantitative growth, there... [Read More]

Company News
Jun 17, 2020
Diversified CPC International (DCPC), a major producer and distributor of aerosol propellants, hydrocarbon refrigerants and other products, is planning to build a new multi-million dollar manufacturing and distribution facility in Texas, US. The new facility will be built at the Iron Horse Terminals in Beaumont, Texas, with phase one expected to be operational in the... [Read More]