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Apr 19, 2021
French aerosol filling dropped in 2020, but disinfectants surged
[Company News]
Apr 16, 2021
Combitool, Texa and Madag Printing Systems have merged to form PackSys Global. The aim of the merger is to create a stronger force and focus on the continuity of each company’s strengths. PackSys Global is made up of four divisions: premium cosmetics, health and pharma, beverage and specialities, and customer service. The Swiss company’s product portfolio includes... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 13, 2021
Avon Group, a major player in the UK industrial component manufacturing sector, has acquired Edgewest Plastics. The move marks Avon Group’s second key acquisition in the last six months, following the takeover of Scandura. Avon Group is a multi-site, specialist manufacturing and engineering group. Privately owned and with a group turnover exceeding £80 million... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 12, 2021
Using compressed air and a virtually all-plastic dispensing system, Airopack has been selected by several brands seeking to boost the sustainability of their packaging. Airopack is a sustainable, virtually all-plastic dispensing system that is powered purely by air, and, perhaps somewhat controversially is not considered to be an aerosol in the traditional sense. Based... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 12, 2021
Ray Bodamer has been promoted to the position of vice-president of packaging operations at Formulated Solutions. Bodamer is a ‘seasoned’ engineering and operations professional with more than 20 years of progressive leadership experience in automation, product design, 6 Sigma Lean manufacturing, and site management. As vice-president of filling and packaging... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 12, 2021
Entries for the European Aerosol Federation’s (FEA) Global Awards are now open. This year, the categories are Innovative Product, Product Design, Packaging Element Design, Creative Marketing Strategy, Sustainable Development Achievement, Prototype, and Equipment/Machine. The closing date for entries is 7 October. Entries will be judged by an expert panel including... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 9, 2021
KPS Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Crown Holdings’ Europe, Middle East, and Africa aerosol and food promotional packaging business (the EMEA Food and Consumer Packaging Business). Under the €2.25 billion deal, Crown will retain 20% ownership of the company. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of this year and is subject to customary... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 8, 2021
Colep has announced it will split its business into two entities - Colep Packaging and Colep Consumer Products. The RAR Group, Colep’s sole shareholder, will remain the 100% shareholder of both new entities. The decision follows the realisation that, although serving similar industries, the packaging and contract manufacturing businesses of Colep are essentially... [Read More]

[Product News]
Apr 8, 2021
The ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards reward the most outstanding packaging innovations of the year in the European market, across the aerosols, cosmetics, personal care, dispensing systems, perfume, and premium drinks sectors. In 2021, the competition received 160 wide-ranging entries. The three separate awards jury meetings were held virtually for all jury members,... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 7, 2021
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association’s (BAMA) Innovation Day will return this April in the form of a series of webinars, the Innovation Sessions. The event has grown from strength to strength since its launch in 2017, said BAMA, increasing in popularity and attendance, and was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. “This year, we decided... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 6, 2021
Trivium Packaging has joined the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), which aims to drive 'ambitious' climate action in the private sector. The metal packaging giant has also signed an official commitment to set science-based emissions reduction targets along its value chain, in line with 1.5oC emissions scenarios and the criteria and recommendations of the SBTi. “At... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 6, 2021
Henkel is expecting a strong start to 2021, despite the continued challenges posed by the pandemic. The company said it expects a very strong organic sales growth in the first quarter. Preliminary figures show Henkel expects organic sales growth of around 7% for Q1, significantly above current market expectations of around 3.5%. Against the background of the recovery... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Mar 30, 2021
A new spray packaging solutions company for pharmaceutical applications has entered the market. RxPack, established by LINDAL Group and Coster, will tap into growth opportunities in the regulated and non-regulated pharmaceutical sectors. The new company will include the complementary product lines by Lindal and Coster for spray packaging solutions. RxPack (pronounced... [Read More]

[Other News]
Mar 29, 2021
Cosmoprof has launched a new digital event, scheduled to take place in June this year. WeCosmoprof International will take place from 7-18 June, bringing together the entire Cosmoprof network including Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, Cosmoprof Asia, Cosmoprof North America, Cosmoprof India, and Cosmoprof CBE Asean. Stakeholders from all continents will be involved,... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 29, 2021
PLZ Aeroscience has appointed Gary Hendrickson as a senior advisor. Hendrickson will play a key role in supporting president and CEO Aaron Erter in the company’s strategic growth and development efforts. Hendrickson brings a proven track record of leadership, growth, and value creation to PLZ. In his new position, he will support PLZ’s management team in strengthening... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 25, 2021
Tekni-Plex, a global company specialising in the development and manufacture of innovative packaging material solutions and medical products, including aerosols, has welcomed a new president and CEO. Brenda Chamulak will take on the role effective 30 June as part of a planned leadership transition. Chamulak succeeds Paul Young, who will become chairman of Tekni-Plex’s... [Read More]


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