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May 18, 2022
Caldeira and Georges to present at ADF 2022
[Company News]
May 17, 2022
UK-based Salford Valve Company Ltd (Salvalco) has announced its latest round of investment for £2.5 million.   The funds are being raised from a consortium of six companies including Beiersdorf, Foresight Williams Technology, AWI, Fin.Esse, Growthdeck and Green Angel Syndicate (GAS).  Salvalco, which was founded in 2013, is responsible for creating the eco-friendly... [Read More]

[Company News]
May 12, 2022
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reached a tentative settlement to end multiple class action lawsuits alleging it sold aerosol deodorants under several brands that contained a cancer-causing chemical. P&G and multiple plaintiffs who had filed claims against the manufacturer have filed a joint notice in an Ohio federal court announcing they have reached a settlement... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
May 12, 2022
Ball is partnering with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminium aerosol cans in the US.  Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry move toward a world where materials can be used over and over again.  Predrag Ozmo, sustainability manager, Ball Corporation, said: “Beverage cans are really setting... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
May 6, 2022
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) have launched an aerosol recycling initiative.  With the support of almost 20 companies across the aerosol value chain, the initiative aims to increase access to aerosol recycling and on-pack recyclability messaging.   The initiative wants to achieve at least... [Read More]

[Company News]
May 3, 2022
The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB) has announced its 2022 board of directors. Announcing the news, WAIB said: “With so many headwinds facing our industry we are expanding our bandwidth with two new Board Members, Doug Raymond of Raymond Regulatory Resources and Dan Palasky of PLZ Aeroscience. We look forward to having their perspective, expertise and relationships... [Read More]

[Features]
May 3, 2022
Steven Hunt, president of dangerous goods consulting company ShipMate, explains the process of filing Special Permit applications with the US Department of Transportation for aerosol manufacturers. I recently filed two Special Permit applications with the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Special... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 29, 2022
Unilever has reported underlying sales growth of 7.3% in a “very challenging input cost environment”. The company’s turnover increased by 11.8%, including a currency impact of 3.5%. Price stepped up further from the levels seen in Q4 2021, with some negative impact on volume, most notably in Home Care, which took the strongest pricing action. Unilever’s Beauty... [Read More]

[Product News]
Apr 29, 2022
LINDAL Group has launched a new actuator designed for foam applications. ST580 is a new 35 mm actuator that fits onto the mounting cup, making it compatible with all popular cans on the market. It is supplied with either a gloss finish or transparent overcap, and the product is also compatible with standard male LINDAL valves and bag-on-valves. The launch marks another... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 27, 2022
The UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate has risen by 3% year on year, according to recent figures. Data published by the Environment Agency shows the aluminium packaging recycling rate was a record 68% in 2021, with more than 156,000 tonnes collected for recycling. Despite a growing domestic market, aluminium packaging collected through kerbside, bring and... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 25, 2022
Overall UK aerosol unit production dropped in 2021, but tinplate steel aerosol containers are catching up with the previously dominant aluminium containers in the UK, according to new figures. The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) reported that in 2021, of the 1.44 billion units produced in the UK, 698 million (48.5%) were made of tinplate, with the... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 25, 2022
Eighty-six percent of those aged 45 and under said they were willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, according to a new report. Trivium Packaging’s 2022 Global Buying Green Report is based on a survey of more than 15,000 consumers across Europe, North America, and South America on their values and behaviours related to sustainable packaging, including willingness... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 25, 2022
Formulated Solutions has welcomed Michelle Kiernan to the newly-created role of vice president of supply chain and customer service. Kiernan is a seasoned pharmaceutical operations and supply chain professional with 25 years of progressive leadership experience in manufacturing, customer service, and supply chain management. In her new role, Kiernan’s focus will... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 25, 2022
Formulated Solutions discusses the benefits of aerosol foams and other ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies.   Pressurised package dispensing has commonly been the first choice for the convenient, touch-free application of topical pharmaceutical preparations. Aerosol foams, along with other innovative ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies such as Formulated Solutions’s... [Read More]

[Product News]
Apr 20, 2022
Global aerosol valve and actuator manufacturer PRECISION has launched a 3D configurator to help customers visualise new products. In just a few minutes, customers can choose an actuator from Precision’s library of models, associate it with a can, and apply their own graphics. The product visual appears in seconds and can then be examined from all angles. With the... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 20, 2022
Diversified CPC, a major producer and distributor of propellants, refrigerants, and speciality gas products in the US, has appointed David Burks as president and chief operating officer (COO). In this new position, Burks will provide strategic leadership to continue DCPC’s success, direct future growth, and further sustainability initiatives. As president, Burks... [Read More]


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