Other News
Feb 19, 2020
Global aerosol dispensing firm LINDAL Group held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction for its $25 million (€23.1 million) facility in Brazil. The project represents the company’s largest investment to date. The ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 4 February, was attended by the Mayor of Jundiaí, Luiz Fernando Machado, and Lindal representatives... [Read More]

Household News
Feb 19, 2020
Unilever has announced its 2019 results, showing sales growth of 2.9% led by its emerging market business, which grew 5.3%, and its home care division, which grew 6.1%. According to the results, the company’s underlying sales grew 2.9% with 1.2% from volume and 1.6% from price. Its growth was largely due to a strong performance in the home care sector. Its emerging... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 18, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has signed a deal with UK-based recycling firm Viridor to source 200 million bottles’ worth of recycled plastic (high-density polyethylene) over the next five years. Under the deal, P&G will receive recycled plastic feedstocks from Viridor to produce home cleaning product packaging. Plastic supplied under the deal will be from post-consumer... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 18, 2020
The Household & commercial products association (HPCA) has reorganised its staff to better position the company to ‘address the changing landscape’ of the sector. Dr. Steve Bennett, who has worked with the HCPA for 10 years, will now lead the Scientific Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, International Affairs and Strategic Alliances & Industry Relations departments... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 17, 2020
Silgan Holdings, a leading supplier of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, has acquired aerosol overcap manufacturer Cobra Plastics. Cobra Plastics manufacturers and sells injection moulded plastic closures for a range of consumer products, with a focus on the aerosol overcap market. Adam Greenlee, president of Silgan Holdings, said: “The acquisition of Cobra... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 17, 2020
Tennis champion Serena Williams has signed a deal with Procter & Gamble’s brand Secret to support its gender equality work. As part of the partnership, Williams will appear in ads for Secret’s ‘All Strength No Sweat’ campaign, which is due to be released next month. Secret creates antiperspirants and deodorants in both stick and aerosol format. According... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Feb 17, 2020
The takeover of shaving company Harry’s, which offers a shaving subscription service including shaving gels, has been blocked by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Edgewell Personal Care had planned to acquire Harry’s in a $1.43 billion (€1.31 billion) deal, which would have seen the shaving company join brands such as Bulldog Skincare, Hawaiian Tropic and... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 11, 2020
Mauser Packaging Solutions subsidiary BWAY Corporation’s aerosol can manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, US has been sold for $16.65 million (€15.25 million). The fully occupied facility, which was owned by Leasco Management, was bought by a private buyer from Southern California. The multi-million-dollar deal was brokered by NAI Hiffman, with the property marketed... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Feb 6, 2020
Aerosol Service Poland’s ACTUO aerosol actuator has won the Personal Care – Aerosols category at the ADF Paris Awards, which took place at the end of January 2020 in Paris, France. The actuator, which was developed by the company’s research and development manager Norbert Piotrowski, is for products applied by hand. It fits almost any can size and can be used... [Read More]

Household News
Feb 5, 2020
Indian household insecticide manufacturer Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) has teamed up with industry body Home Insect Control Association (HICA) to promote safe disposal of plastic derived from insecticide products, including like liquid vapourisers and aerosols. The initiative was inaugurated by Sunil Kataria CEO for India & SAARC at GCPL and Jayant Deshpande,... [Read More]