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Sep 10, 2020
McBride “pleased” with progress of aerosols business
[Company News]
Sep 4, 2020
Swiss machine manufacturer for leak testing and visual inspection, Wilco AG, has revealed its new management team. Marco Samà is taking over the commercial area of the business with Dr Uwe Bräuning, forming a new management duo. To support the company's sustainable growth strategy, chairman of the board of directors, Dr. Hagen Gehringer, has strengthened the management... [Read More]

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Sep 3, 2020
Aptar is closing its manufacturing facility in Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland. The major US manufacturer of pumps and dispensing systems said it was ceasing production at the plant in December, following a review of its operations in Ireland, according to a report by The Irish Times. Industrial equipment and machinery would be transferred to other facilities... [Read More]

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Sep 1, 2020
Ball Corporation has completed the acquisition of Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens, an impact extruded aluminium aerosol packaging firm that includes a manufacturing facility near Sao Paulo, Brazil. The business is now part of Ball’s aluminium aerosol packaging division, complementing its global aluminium aerosol and slug business in the Americas, Europe,... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Aug 26, 2020
Henkel North America has joined the US Plastics Pact, committing to meet ambitious circular economy goals by 2025. The US Plastics Pact is a collaboration led by The Recycling Partnership, World Wildlife Fund, and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. As part of the pact, Henkel will recognise that significant, system-wide change is crucial to realise a circular economy for... [Read More]

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Aug 20, 2020
Chicago, US-based Voyant Beauty Holdings, a full-service partner to the personal care and beauty industry, has acquired KIK Personal Care (KPC) from KIK Custom Products. Voyant is a major manufacturer of hair care, bath, body, and skincare products to established and emerging brands. The acquisition of KPC will broaden the firm’s product offering – which includes... [Read More]

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Aug 14, 2020
Swiss canmaking firm Can Man and its recently acquired company, Frei, are new members of machine manufacturer Soudronic Group. Can Man is a family-owned firm that manufactures and sells equipment for the production of welded cans, pails and drums, while Frei, founded in 1975, is a manufacturer of seam protection systems for welded cans. In a statement, Soudronic... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Aug 14, 2020
Crown Holdings has introduced Twentyby30, a programme outlining 20 measurable, environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner. The metal can manufacturing firm, which specialises in beverage, food and aerosol packaging, introduced five key pillars of action – climate action, resource efficiency, optimum circularity, working together... [Read More]

[Product News]
Aug 11, 2020
LINDAL Group, through its UK subsidiary, has collaborated with Reabrook and Ball Corporation on a new aerosol hand sanitiser and delivered it to key workers. The companies designed, produced, and filled 25,000 cans of Rainbow hand sanitiser, which were divided equally between them and donated within the local community to hospitals, care homes, schools, charities, and... [Read More]

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Aug 11, 2020
Digital print, brand management, and interactive media provider Springfield Solutions has been awarded the RoSPA President’s Award 2020. The RoSPA Health & Safety Awards is an internationally recognised scheme with almost 2,000 entries annually, reaching over 7 million employees. The awards demonstrate an ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. Springfield,... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Aug 7, 2020
Foresight Group and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) have increased their stake in UK aerosol valve company Salvalco. The independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager and engineering company announced a £500,000 (€553,000) follow-on investment to support the development of aerosol valves that use ecologically sustainable propellants. Overall,... [Read More]

[Company News]
Aug 6, 2020
Beiersdorf recorded a decline in sales in the first half of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organic group sales fell by 10.7% in the first six months of the year. At €3,449 million, nominal sales were down 10.1% year-on-year. The firm achieved earnings before interest and taxes and special factors of €472 million compared to €593 million in 2019. Stefan... [Read More]

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Aug 6, 2020
Henkel has reported an overall “robust” business performance for the first half of the year, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The group’s half-year sales reached €9,485 million, representing a reduction of 6% in nominal sales and 5.2% in organic sales. Henkel’s operating profit was €1,191 million, down 27.5%. In Henkel’s beauty care business... [Read More]

[Personal Care News]
Aug 3, 2020
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Invincible Brands Holding, a fast-growing direct-to-consumer (D2C) business based in Berlin. Invincible Brands Holding comprises of HelloBody, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me. Through this transaction, Henkel will significantly expand its D2C go-to-market footprint in beauty care and add strong digital capabilities... [Read More]

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Jul 27, 2020
Silgan Holdings, a US-based supplier of sustainable rigid packaging solutions for consumer goods products, has reported its strongest quarterly performance in company history. In a statement on 22 July, Silgan Holdings reported a record second-quarter net income of $78.2 million (€66.8 million), or $0.70 (€0.59) per diluted share, compared $31 million (€26.4 million)... [Read More]

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Jul 23, 2020
Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2020, showing that overall underlying sales declined by 0.1%, with developed markets up 2.4% and emerging markets down 1.9%. The firm said the spread of COVID-19, combined with lockdowns and other related restrictions have led to “significant changes” in the operating environment in its markets. Consumer demands... [Read More]


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