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Aug 13, 2020
Industrial aerosol manufacturer B’laster acquires AC Avalanche
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Jun 3, 2020
A woman in Fife, Scotland, has shared an urgent warning about the dangers of leaving aerosol cans in hot vehicles following an incident. Claire Hogg told Edinburgh Live she had not realised how dangerous an aerosol can combined with rising temperatures could be “until it was too late”. Hogg’s car windscreen shattered after a can of Xtreme Tyre, which is used to... [Read More]

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Sep 9, 2019
James Briggs, one of the largest consumer chemicals businesses in Europe, has been bought by Rochdale, UK-based Tetrosyl. The company, which is based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, was founded in 1830. It has the capacity to distribute up to 150 million aerosols and 30 million litres of product annually, Insider Media reports. James Briggs was previously owned by... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2019
The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) New York is a once-a-year, one-location opportunity for professionals from every corner of the industry to gain knowledge and solve problems. It's a highly efficient forum for establishing relationships that bring teams together, improve product sourcing time and ultimately... [Read More]

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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, examining package innovation, product protection,... [Read More]

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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, is one of the world’s biggest consumer goods companies, operating in more than 60 countries... [Read More]

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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 acknowledge their loyalty and diligence within the family-run business. Local celebrations... [Read More]

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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 5% of suppliers evaluated and the remaining three sites received... [Read More]

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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 in gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines... [Read More]

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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 improving aerosol dispensers” that the industry embraces.... [Read More]

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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,, is designed to promote the unique qualities and benefits of steel as a packaging material including its strength, barrier properties, preservative capabilities and environmental credentials. Alexis... [Read More]

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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 grown from a niche segment to a sizable industry over... [Read More]

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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 and bear spray. "We recognized there was a need for specially engineered buildings to help safely... [Read More]

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May 3, 2019
German consumer goods company Beiersdorf, which owns the Nivea brand, has recorded group sales growth of 6% in the first quarter of 2019. According to the company, in nominal terms sales rose by 7.8% year-on-year to €1.947 billion, ahead of average industry forecasts of €1.9 billion, Reuters reported. “Beiersdorf had a solid start into the first three months... [Read More]

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Apr 29, 2019
Due to the fast-moving developments in China's aerosol industry, regulatory and legal requirements are constantly introduced and parameters regularly being developed. Compliance issues around safe production, transportation and environmental awareness and sustainability are more prominent than ever, particularly in terms of new plant planning, construction and development. As... [Read More]

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Mar 26, 2019
Tata Steel is likely to offer to sell parts of its European packaging activities to secure regulatory approval for a planned joint venture with Thyssenkrupp, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The two steelmakers agreed an eight-day extension to a deadline for submitting remedies to the European Commission, which has been concerned that the combined entity... [Read More]

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