Other News
Dec 13, 2019
Coster, a leading multinational provider of spray packaging solutions and filling equipment, has acquired Catidom SAS – a French metal anodisation company. The two companies signed an agreement on 15 November, meaning Coster will acquire the remaining 60% of Catidom’s share capital from Vacheron Industries. Both Catidom and Coster are family-owned companies. From... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 12, 2019
Fifteen students at a school in Manatee County, Florida were treated for ‘respiratory irritation’ following an aerosol-related incident. The students were on their bus journey home from Buffalo Creek Middle School when someone sprayed an ‘excessive amount’ of aerosol body spray, according to a report by Yahoo. The school bus, which was carrying 30 students at... [Read More]

Features
Dec 10, 2019
Jim McBride, CEO and co-founder of MBC Aerosol, discusses the evolution of bag-on-valve systems and future innovation Bag-on-valve (BoV) technology has revolutionised the aerosol industry. Offering a more sustainable alternative to traditional aerosols, BoV swept through the sector, providing greater opportunities for innovation in design and product use. World Aerosols... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 10, 2019
Aerosol firm Lindal's Spanish division is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Lindal’s Barcelona-based office was launched in 2009 with a mission to introduce the firm into the Spanish market. According to the company, making its mark in Spain was challenging. Carlos Martinez, managing director of Lindal Spain, said: “Our principal aim was to establish ourselves as... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 6, 2019
Global consumer goods company Unilever has announced a new president of its North America division. Amanda Sourry, now former president, has decided to retire after more than 30 years at the company. Sourry will be replaced by Fabian Garcia, former president and chief executive of Revlon. Unilever CEO Alan Jope said: “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to... [Read More]

Product News
Dec 4, 2019
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has scooped two WorldStar awards. The awards, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), celebrate innovations in packaging design and technology. According to the WPO, WorldStars are given “based on the judges’ consensus that a pack is superior in its category and market and better in its class in execution or innovation... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 3, 2019
US President Donald Trump has announced, via Twitter, that he will be restoring tariffs on all steel and aluminium currently shipped to the US from Brazil and Argentina. In a tweet posted on the morning of 2 December, President Trump states that Brazil and Argentina “have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies” which is “not good for our farmers”. He... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 2, 2019
Around 95 elementary and high school students and three adults have been injured or affected by 10 separate incidents involving pepper spray and aerosols in Chicago schools in the last five weeks. According to a report by NBC 5 Investigates, the incidents occurred across Chicago and the suburbs. The report highlighted several incidents that took place over April and... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 2, 2019
A shopping mall in Vancouver, British Columbia was partially evacuated on 2 December after someone discharged a pepper spray. According to a report by CTV News, retail workers at the Coquitlam Centre who witnessed the incident said the spray was released into the mall at around 4.15pm, causing shoppers to start coughing. One employee at the mall told CTV news it stung... [Read More]

Features
Nov 26, 2019
On 17-18 September 2019, ADF&PCD New York took over The Altman Building in midtown Manhattan. North America’s only dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging community welcomed delegates for two days of innovation and discussion. Exhibitors from across the globe brought their latest technologies, including Procter & Gamble’s... [Read More]