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Jun 18, 2019
Commission adopts EU restriction on TDFAs in sprays
AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 14, 2019
Twenty-seven winners have been selected as recipients of a coveted 2019 AmeriStar Award, a prestigious design award for the packaging industry, produced by IoPP, The Institute of Packaging Professionals. A roster of 12 judges from various segments of the packaging industry evaluated this year’s entries in person,... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
Laxman Narasimhan will join the board on 16 July and formally take the top job from September, replacing Rakesh Kapoor, 60, who has been in charge for more than 8 years. Reckitt said that Narasimhan, 52, would also directly lead the health business unit. Reckitt, based in Slough,... [Read More]

PERSONAL CARE NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
Unilever announces signing an agreement to acquire leading prestige skincare brand, Tatcha. Founded in 2009 by Victoria Tsai in San Francisco with an innovation centre in Japan known as the Tatcha Institute, Tatcha is a modern skincare brand rooted in classical Kyoto rituals. The brand has... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
Aerosol dispensing expert Lindal Group has marked its 60th anniversary by hosting a series of exclusive celebratory events with its 1,200 employees. In the run up to the company’s anniversary on 7 June, members of staff from its 14 international locations have taken part in events to... [Read More]

FEATURES NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
With more than 30 years’ experience in the aerosols industry, including roles at Reckitt Benckiser and Lindal, British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) chief executive Patrick Heskins is well placed to discuss the issues and trends that affect the sector. In a wide-ranging interview with World Aerosols, he... [Read More]

FEATURES NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for most of the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer brands. The company operates 100+ metal and glass manufacturing facilities in 22 countries across 5 continents, employing approximately 23,000+ people and has... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 10, 2019
Colep is a leading consumer goods packaging and contract manufacturer and has been awarded Gold and Silver medals by EcoVadis for best practices in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. Five Colep manufacturing sites were assessed; two received Gold CSR ratings, which placed Colep in the top... [Read More]

POLICY NEWS
Jun 7, 2019
2018 was the year for the Household and Commercial Products Association, the HCPA, to rebrand and relaunch; a year for the Association and its members to put down roots with which to grow in the coming years The HCPA 2018 Annual Report reflects the voice of the... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
Jun 4, 2019
CRC Industries, a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for maintenance and repair professionals and do-it-yourselfers, announced the issuance of US Patent No. 10,267,227 for its CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve & Turbo Cleaner. The patented technology includes systems for the reduction or elimination of intake valve deposits... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
May 30, 2019
The Comite Francais des Aerosols (CFA) recently released the 2018 aerosol filling statistics for France. Overall, aerosols were filled to a 1.5% volume increase in 2018 over 2017, with 696 million units filled. The report refers to innovation being a growth stimulator, particularly the “continuous process of... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
May 24, 2019
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has launched its new, dedicated Steel for Packaging website today. The new-look site, www.steelforpackaging.org, is designed to promote the unique qualities and benefits of steel as a packaging material including its strength, barrier properties, preservative... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
May 23, 2019
An online forum that began as a joint project between Heidelberg and subsidiary Gallus, is now a free-access knowledge portal. Accounting for around 5% percent of the global print volume of approximately €400 billion, today’s label market has considerable growth potential in the printing industry, and has... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
May 22, 2019
It’s being reported that Itaconix will withdraw its polymer RevCare NE100S from the market and transition to using the Nouryon Amaze SP product. According to Nouryon, Amaze SP is a natural polymer that offers humidity-resistant style retention and is typically used in hairspray, mousse... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
May 22, 2019
Lindal Group have announced the retirement of their John Hopkins, UK sales director, who will be leaving on 24 May after 40 years with the company. He will be replaced by Paul Wharton, former global director of sales development at Tetra Pak International. Based at the Lindal Leighton... [Read More]

AUTOMOTIVE/INDUSTRIAL NEWS
May 21, 2019
Wired reports that a special warehouse will be built for hazardous goods that Amazon stores and ships to customers. The new warehouse will be in Mississippi and measure 500,000 square feet, specially created to store and process orders of items like bleach cleaner, nail polish... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
May 15, 2019
American sunscreen brand Coppertone has a new owner, just in time for beach season. Bloomberg reports that Beiersdorf AG agreed to buy the Bayer AG Coppertone brand of sun-care products for $550 million (€490 million), bolstering a line of skin creams that already includes the Nivea brand. The deal for... [Read More]