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Dec 13, 2019
Coster announces acquisition of French metal anodisation company
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Dec 12, 2019
Fifteen students at a school in Manatee County, Florida were treated for ‘respiratory irritation’ following an aerosol-related incident. The students were on their bus journey home from Buffalo Creek Middle School when someone sprayed an ‘excessive amount’ of aerosol body spray, according to a report by Yahoo. The school bus, which was carrying 30 students at... [Read More]

[Features]
Dec 10, 2019
Jim McBride, CEO and co-founder of MBC Aerosol, discusses the evolution of bag-on-valve systems and future innovation Bag-on-valve (BoV) technology has revolutionised the aerosol industry. Offering a more sustainable alternative to traditional aerosols, BoV swept through the sector, providing greater opportunities for innovation in design and product use. World Aerosols... [Read More]

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Dec 10, 2019
Aerosol firm Lindal's Spanish division is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Lindal’s Barcelona-based office was launched in 2009 with a mission to introduce the firm into the Spanish market. According to the company, making its mark in Spain was challenging. Carlos Martinez, managing director of Lindal Spain, said: “Our principal aim was to establish ourselves as... [Read More]

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Dec 6, 2019
Global consumer goods company Unilever has announced a new president of its North America division. Amanda Sourry, now former president, has decided to retire after more than 30 years at the company. Sourry will be replaced by Fabian Garcia, former president and chief executive of Revlon. Unilever CEO Alan Jope said: “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to... [Read More]

[Product News]
Dec 4, 2019
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has scooped two WorldStar awards. The awards, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), celebrate innovations in packaging design and technology. According to the WPO, WorldStars are given “based on the judges’ consensus that a pack is superior in its category and market and better in its class in execution or innovation... [Read More]

[Policy News]
Dec 3, 2019
US President Donald Trump has announced, via Twitter, that he will be restoring tariffs on all steel and aluminium currently shipped to the US from Brazil and Argentina. In a tweet posted on the morning of 2 December, President Trump states that Brazil and Argentina “have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies” which is “not good for our farmers”. He... [Read More]

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Dec 2, 2019
Around 95 elementary and high school students and three adults have been injured or affected by 10 separate incidents involving pepper spray and aerosols in Chicago schools in the last five weeks. According to a report by NBC 5 Investigates, the incidents occurred across Chicago and the suburbs. The report highlighted several incidents that took place over April and... [Read More]

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Dec 2, 2019
A shopping mall in Vancouver, British Columbia was partially evacuated on 2 December after someone discharged a pepper spray. According to a report by CTV News, retail workers at the Coquitlam Centre who witnessed the incident said the spray was released into the mall at around 4.15pm, causing shoppers to start coughing. One employee at the mall told CTV news it stung... [Read More]

[Features]
Nov 26, 2019
On 17-18 September 2019, ADF&PCD New York took over The Altman Building in midtown Manhattan. North America’s only dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging community welcomed delegates for two days of innovation and discussion. Exhibitors from across the globe brought their latest technologies, including Procter & Gamble’s... [Read More]

[Personal Care News]
Nov 25, 2019
Aerosol personal care and beauty products containing cannabidiol (CBD) could soon be widely available, according to a recent report. Leading cannabis market intelligence and consumer research group BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research found that the collective market for CBD sales is expected to exceed $20 billion in the US by 2024. CBD oils have soared in popularity... [Read More]

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Nov 25, 2019
Representatives from L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson will speak at ADF&PCD and PLD Paris in January 2020. The event will see a total of 35 hours' worth of expert content from more than 80 speakers, covering technical and regulatory challenges in the aerosol and dispensing sector as well as keynote talks, panel discussions and technical workshops. Sebastian... [Read More]

[Policy News]
Nov 22, 2019
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalised a ‘streamlined system’ for managing hazardous waste aerosol cans. The EPA estimates that the rule, which will ease regulatory burdens on establishments and promote the collection and recycling of aerosol cans, will save between $5.3 million (€4.7 million) and $47.8 million (€43.2 million) annually in regulatory... [Read More]

[Miscellaneous News]
Nov 18, 2019
A social media trend encouraging people to spray themselves in the same place 100 times with a can of aerosol deodorant has sparked concern in Jersey, UK. The Education Department has written to headteachers after the ‘Aerosol Challenge’, which first emerged in 2014, according to Jersey Evening Post, reappeared on the social media app TikTok. The gas from a standard... [Read More]

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Nov 15, 2019
A Canadian aerosol manufacturer has been fined $170,000 (€116,290) after pleading guilty to two environmental offences. The federal government said its enforcement investigators started looking into K-G Spray-Pak in 2017, according to a report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The report claims investigators found the company had failed to abide by an... [Read More]

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Nov 12, 2019
Prime Controls, a manufacturer of double  metal sheet sensors and controls for the can-making, automotive, appliance and other metal forming industries, has been honoured by the Dayton Business Journal awards in Ohio, US. The US firm was recognised in the 'elite' awards, which celebrate the best in business. This is the fifth consecutive year that Prime Controls has... [Read More]


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