Company News
Jan 25, 2022
Unilever has announced changes to its organisational model to make it a simpler, ‘more category-focused’ business. The company will move away from its current matrix structure and will be organised around five distinct business groups: beauty & wellbeing, personal care, home care, nutrition, and ice cream. Each group will be fully responsible and accountable... [Read More]

Features
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]

Other News
Jan 19, 2022
The 53rd edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has been rescheduled again to 28 April -2 May 2022. Event organisers BolognaFiere said the event, which was due to take place on 10-14 March, was moved to facilitate the in-person attendance of international operators. “The 2022 edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna must be a real support to the cosmetic industry,”... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Jan 18, 2022
A new campaign launched by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is encouraging consumers to recycle their empty aerosol cans. Running from 18 January to mid-March, ‘the lonely aerosol’ campaign targets social media users with a series of creative digital animations. Sharing best practice recycling advice, each animated character has been designed... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 18, 2022
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) confirmed it has rejected three unsolicited, conditional and non-binding proposals from Unilever to acquire GSK Consumer Healthcare. The latest proposal received on 20 December was for a total acquisition value of £50 billion (€59.7 billion), comprising £41.7 billion (€49.8 billion) in cash and £8.3 billion (€9.9 billion) in Unilever shares.... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 18, 2022
LINDAL Group’s Italian branch has relocated and changed its company name to LINDAL Italy. The announcement follows the creation of RxPack, a standalone company dedicated to regulated and non-regulated pharmaceutical solutions, which LINDAL’s Italian branch previously focused on under the name VARI S.p.A. LINDAL Italy will focus on aerosol dispensing solutions... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 17, 2022
UK-based Avon Group has appointed a new finance director to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. In the last two years, the specialist manufacturing and engineering firm acquired two additional businesses to strengthen its position in the industrial components market: Corby-based Scandura and Cheltenham-based Edgewest Plastics. Charles Toosey has previous... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 14, 2022
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has launched a campaign in Germany to help communicate the benefits of steel packaging to consumers. APEAL already works closely with governments, regulators, brands, packaging designers and manufacturers to ensure steel is understood and appreciated as a high-performing, sustainable, safe and resource-efficient... [Read More]

Company News
Jan 11, 2022
Ardagh Group has received a gold rating from EcoVadis, an independent sustainability rating platform. EcoVadis gold, one of the highest ratings available and the sixth for Ardagh, recognises the group’s responsible and sustainable practices. Scoring in the 97th percentile, the rating reflects the quality of Ardagh’s sustainability management systems. Gold is... [Read More]

Product News
Jan 7, 2022
Three aerosol sunscreen sprays by Banana Boat have been recalled in Australia and New Zealand due to concerns over the presence of benzene. Batches of Banana Boat Simply Protect Kids Very High Protection Sunscreen Lotion Spray SPF 50+; Banana Boat Dry Balance Very High Protection Clear Sunscreen Spray SPF 50+; and Banana Boat Ultra Very High Protection Clear Sunscreen... [Read More]