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Feb 19, 2020
LINDAL breaks ground on new $25m facility in Brazil
[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]

[Product News]
Feb 3, 2020
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has won two awards at the ADF&PCD and PLD event, which took place in Paris, France at the end of January 2020. Unilever’s Dove Men & Care aerosol can, which was manufactured by Tubex, won the ADF Sustainability Award at the event. The can is manufactured with a patented alloy slug, and its weight reduction is nearly 20%... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 31, 2020
The winners of the 2020 ADF Awards have been revealed. On 29 January at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, winners in the personal care, household, pharmaceutical, industrial & technical application, aerosol packaging technology and sustainability categories were announced. The ADF and PCD awards, now in their 14th and 16th years respectively, are designed to highlight... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 28, 2020
Provisional data published by the UK Environment Agency (EA) on 10 January has indicated that aluminium exceeded the 2019 packaging recycling target of 112,000 tonnes (61%). According to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), the data shows that 114,748 tonnes were collected for recycling – a 15% increase compared to 2018. The data indicates that... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 27, 2020
A woman was seriously injured after a ‘freak accident’ involving a barbecue and an aerosol insect repellent in Australia. The woman, believed to be in her sixties, suffered severe burns after a can of insect spray fell onto a lit barbecue, resulting in an explosion. The incident occurred in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia, on 26 January. According... [Read More]

[Features]
Jan 27, 2020
Aerosolex is the first manufacturer in Russia of 99.999% pure dimethyl ether (DME) Propelan. World Aerosols caught up with Dmitry Varshaver to find out more about the propellant, how it is used in aerosols and the company’s plans for 2020. Could you tell us about yourself and your role at Aerosolex? I am the business development director and my role encompasses... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 24, 2020
On 29 & 30 January 2020, ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2020 will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (visit the World Aerosols team at booth W39 to collect your free magazine!) The annual event will bring aerosol industry experts from far and wide to discuss the latest in aerosol development and innovation. Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, the topic of politics... [Read More]


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