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Aug 19, 2019
Controlling waste at the source: a new approach
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Aug 16, 2019
German chemical and consumer goods firm Henkel has forecasted a drop in sales, citing a ‘difficult environment’. The company, which is behind brands such as Persil and Dial, blamed falling demand from automotive businesses and greater challenges in its consumer-facing beauty care division than initially anticipated. In its updated outlook for 2019, Henkel reported... [Read More]

[Product News]
Aug 15, 2019
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has launched a new lightweight aluminium can, designed with sustainability in mind. In 2018, Tubex and slug supplier Neuman Aluminium developed a patented slug for aluminium aerosol cans that weigh considerably less than standard aluminium cans. Tubex then focused on weight reduction as a priority. The firm worked out that by... [Read More]

[Product News]
Aug 14, 2019
The shortlist for the Packaging Innovation Awards 2019 has been revealed. The awards, by Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD), are designed to showcase new technology and excellence in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. This year's awards will take place at the ADF & PCD event in New... [Read More]

[Miscellaneous News]
Aug 12, 2019
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has welcomed start-up company Triple Line Tech as its latest member. Triple Line Tech, a UK company based in Cambridge, is the firm behind pilot technology the ‘TLT Foamer’, a device developed to help eliminate the need for nitrous oxide and volatile organic compound propellants for foamed and aerated products... [Read More]

[Miscellaneous News]
Aug 7, 2019
Precast concrete pile manufacturer Centrum Pile has announced it now recycles 100% of waste generated on its site in Nottinghamshire in the UK. Aerosol cans, scrap metal, concrete, electrical equipment, waste oil and waste oil containers, batteries, oil rags, fuel filters, cardboard, plastic, paper, tin and wood are all waste streams in the business that will be recycled. Centrum... [Read More]

[Miscellaneous News]
Aug 7, 2019
Worcestershire County Council in the UK is launching a campaign to promote recycling. The campaign aims to encourage residents across the area to recycle more cans and plastics. During the month-long initiative, every aerosol can, plastic bottle, pot, tub and tray (excluding black plastic) that people put in their recycling bins will help to raise money for Acorns Children’s... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Aug 5, 2019
People in Bangladesh are concerned over the lack of mosquito repellents available to help prevent dengue fever as the country battles a severe outbreak of the disease. Anti-mosquito aerosol sprays, oils, gels and ointments are running out at shops across Dhaka while the price of mosquito nets and coils has rocketed. So far this year, more than 24,000 people have... [Read More]

[Other News]
Aug 5, 2019
An explosion that started a major fire at a waste facility in Australia is believed to have been caused by aerosol cans. Authorities said the fire at Veolia’s liquid treatment plant at Kilburn in Adelaide broke out at around 10.20am local time on 2 August. The aerosols were being transported via forklift at the time. Around 35 firefighters attended the scene and... [Read More]

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Aug 5, 2019
Sustainable packaging company Ball has published its Q2 2019 financial report, revealing a $78 million (approximately €69.7 million) increase in earnings year on year. The report revealed that the corporation had net earnings of $197 million (€176 million) (including the net effect of after-tax charges of $22 million (€19.6 million), or $0.60 (€0.53) per diluted... [Read More]

[Features]
Aug 5, 2019
Catchwords like automation and industry 4.0 are easier said than put into practice. Although aerosol can producers are facing increasing quality requirements and cost pressure they still have to compromise between a zero-defect target and a high output rate. One weak spot is the final quality inspection at the end of the production process. Jonas Auerswald, technical... [Read More]

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Aug 2, 2019
Aptar, a global leader in consumer dispensing, active packaging and drug delivery solutions, has reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2019. The company reported that its sales increased by 5%, with core sales, excluding currency and acquisition effects, growing by 4%. For the second quarter, which ended on 30 June 2019, Aptar reported that sales... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Jul 29, 2019
Aerosol sprays will be distributed at schools and other educational facilities in Dhaka to combat dengue fever. Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will provide the aerosol sprays for free to deal with the increasing threat of dengue fever in the Bangladeshi capital. According to the Dhaka Tribune, the number of patients hospitalised due to dengue fever in just the... [Read More]

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Jul 25, 2019
US aerosol packaging company Tri-Pac has celebrated the grand opening of its new facility in Indiana. The new $8 million (€7.2 million), 65,000 square foot facility is set over 10 acres in the city of South Bend. The contract filling and packaging company, specialising in over-the-counter and speciality aerosols and liquids, confirmed its plans to relocate from Michigan... [Read More]

[Miscellaneous News]
Jul 22, 2019
Aerosol packaging company Crown Holdings has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2019, with income from operations of $383 million. Net sales in Q2 were $3,035 million, compared to $3,046 million in the corresponding quarter last year, reflecting $80 million of unfavourable currently translation offset by increased beverage can volumes, the company... [Read More]

[Features]
Jul 22, 2019
The 3-piece aerosol can manufacturing process can cause difficulties. General manager and chief operating officer at Blema, Sebastian Leonhardt discusses turnkey integration, downgauging and embossing and how canmakers overcome the challenges that they face. Today, we are living in a world of ever greater complexity. The challenges faced by canmakers, fillers, and machine... [Read More]


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