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[Sustainability News]
Apr 29, 2020
Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit an all-time high of 82.5%, according to the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL). This new record rate, representing data from 2018, confirms steel as Europe’s most-recycled primary packaging material, according to APEAL, and means that more than eight out of 10 steel items put on the EU market... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 29, 2020
Ball Corporation has highlighted five of its aluminium packaging plants in its R. David Hoover Sustainability Awards. The five plants, including Ball’s San Luis Potosí aerosol plant in Mexico, were recognised for their progress in areas with the most significant sustainability impact across the company’s operations in safety, energy, water and waste, as well as... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 29, 2020
Precision Valve Corporation (Precision), a leader in the production of aerosol valves and dispensing solutions, has unveiled its new website. The updated website forms part of Precision’s new communication strategy. According to the firm, its original message, based on ‘offbeat and humorous visuals’, was initially intended to address the firm’s existing and... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 23, 2020
COVID-19 is having an "unprecedented impact" on people and economies across the globe, according to Unilever's CEO Alan Jope. The consumer goods giant released its Q1 2020 results revealing flat underlying sales with developed markets growing 2.8% while emerging markets declined 1.8%. Unilever said the pandemic has led to 'extensive changes' in the operating environment... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 23, 2020
Around 74% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, according to new research. A survey of 15,000 people conducted by aluminium container company Trivium Packaging - the result of a merger between Ardagh Group's food and speciality business with Exal Corporation - in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, asked participants for their preferences... [Read More]

[Product News]
Apr 22, 2020
A new aerosol hand sanitiser has been launched by California, US-based Starco Brands. Through its consumer brand Breathe®, the organisation has filed a patent and commercialised the spray technology with a 75% alcohol solution. The product is a continuous-spray clean aerosol hand sanitiser utilising compressed air and nitrogen as a propellant, which comprises "approximately... [Read More]

[Policy News]
Apr 21, 2020
The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) has received an urgent request from the UK Government to help evaluate whether and how to relax COVID-19 measures for businesses. Feedback on measures such as social distancing and other restrictions is required by 10am on 22 April. All aerosol companies are welcome to submit feedback to BAMA, even if they are not... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 20, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported net sales of $17.2 billion (€15.8 billion) for its third-quarter fiscal year 2020, an increase of 5% year-on-year. While there was less growth in beauty and personal care, sales in fabric and home care, and baby, feminine and family care categories saw a huge boost. In the health care division, sales increased by 9% year-on-year;... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 17, 2020
Figures released by the British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) show 1.521 billion aerosol cans were filled in 2019. The statistics reveal a small drop compared to the previous year's performance. Amid the uncertainty posed by Brexit and now the COVID-19 pandemic, these figures have been welcomed by the industry, according to BAMA, reflecting the sector's... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is "leaving its mark" on the aluminium aerosol industry, according to the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). The organisation said the pandemic is leaving a "trail of destruction" in its wake in multiple branches of the industry across the globe. AEROBAL says government-imposed curfews and restrictions... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 15, 2020
Toyo & Deutsche Aerosol introduces THE DUAL® mini, designed for personal care products Germany-based Toyo & Deutsche Aerosol (T&DA) has introduced THE DUAL® mini, a slimmed-down version of its award-winning packaging used in the successful launch of Revlon’s Root EraseTM and JUSTPUSHTM hair colour in the US and Asia. Just like THE DUAL, the mini enables... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 7, 2020
Consumer product dispensing and active packaging solutions firm Aptar is seeking US FDA Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for a product that easily disinfects N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 masks). The N95 masks are "desperately needed" by healthcare personnel due to the shortage of disposable masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Aptar. The company's... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 7, 2020
Springfield Solutions, a digital packaging company serving multiple markets, including aerosols, has revealed it is supporting frontline organisations during the COVID-19 crisis. The company's brand management and digital print departments are prioritising packaging and labels that are being used by frontline organisations during the pandemic, including: Supplying... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 6, 2020
Digital packaging decoration: specifically developed technology or adaptation of an existing one? We live in a dynamic world where constant change is the norm. This reality requires continuous technological innovations to enable it. In many aspects of our lives, digital solutions answer this growing need, replacing lengthy, cumbersome processes with agile, quicker... [Read More]

[Product News]
Mar 31, 2020
Sora Cosmetics, part of a group of Turkish companies including Sora Machine and Bebak, has developed a disinfectant aerosol spray to use on skin and surfaces. The Bebak disinfectant spray was designed to protect against viruses, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Sora Cosmetics, the product does not irritate the skin and can be used on all surface types. The... [Read More]


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