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Feb 26, 2021
Tecnocap publishes first sustainability report
[Sustainability News]
Feb 26, 2021
Trivium Packaging has partnered with a recycling firm in Argentina to increase the recollection and reuse of aluminium aerosol cans. Through the partnership with Creando Conciencia, Trivium Argentina will become the first in Latin America to use post-consumer recycled (PCR) aluminium. The initiative is part of the company’s efforts to raise awareness and accelerate... [Read More]

[Features]
Feb 26, 2021
Given the time of the year and the widespread uncertainty, it is no wonder we are all looking for hints of what 2021 is likely to bring. When I first wrote this article, it was hardly mid-December: UK businesses had all but lost hope of reaching a trade agreement with the EU, but the population was taking comfort in the fact they would be allowed to celebrate Christmas... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Feb 25, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has announced its 2025 vision for recycling – zero steel packaging to landfill – as part of its virtual Steel for Packaging Week event. The 2025 Vision is set to be supported by action in four key areas, identified by APEAL as ‘critical’ in the drive to prevent steel packaging from being diverted... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 24, 2021
Coesia has appointed Alessandro Parimbelli as its new CEO. Based in Italy, Coesia is a group of industrial and packaging solutions companies operating globally, including R.A Jones, which specialises in aerosol machinery. After holding senior positions at Jabil Circuit, Parimbelli, 52, an engineer, has held the role of executive vice-president and CEO of the enterprise... [Read More]

[Product News]
Feb 24, 2021
LINDAL Group’s barrier pack application lab now offers full support for high-viscous product formulations. The company’s barrier pack application laboratory was launched in January 2018 and has now become a knowledge and product development hub, where customers launching new bag-on-valve (BoV) products can obtain product samples, develop specifications and test... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 23, 2021
Ardagh Group has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The company reported that metal packaging shipments increased by 7% in Q4 and 5% for the year; speciality can volumes increased by 13% for the year. Its Q4 adjusted EBITDA increased by 5% to $281 million (€231 million), led by growth of 27% in metal beverage packaging. Ardagh holds a 42% interest... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Feb 23, 2021
ALPLA, which specialises in the development, production, and recycling of plastic packaging, will invest up to €50 million a year, on average, between now and 2025 to further expand its recycling activities. The organisation plans to globalise its activities in the area of high-quality recyclates to close the materials cycle in as many regions as possible. In 2017,... [Read More]

[Features]
Feb 22, 2021
Flexibility is crucial to any aerosol business. Here, Plastipak explains how to adapt a filling line to accommodate polyethylene terephthalate (PET) aerosols. PET aerosols are gaining traction. With a low carbon footprint, the ability to include high percentages of recycled content and the inherent shape flexibility PET offers, it is easy to see why. Having an environmentally... [Read More]

[Product News]
Feb 18, 2021
LINDAL Group has joined forces with Alternative Packaging Solutions (APS) to develop a reusable, sustainable alternative to the existing aerosol format. The new product, called miniMist, allows consumers to spray products without propellants and is suitable for traditional aerosol applications. miniMist is a globally patented continuous dispensing system which is... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 18, 2021
Rabobank, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, has become Airopack’s majority shareholder following an investment from the company’s growth agenda. The investment allows Airopack to bring its sustainable packaging solutions to a wider global audience. With this transaction, Airopack has been able to further strengthen its balance sheet, providing a solid... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 17, 2021
Beiersdorf gained market share and increased investment in 2020, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisation’s business performance was ‘significantly affected’ by the pandemic. Global lockdowns in key markets and travel restrictions had a considerable impact, particularly in the second quarter. At €7.025 billion, Beiersdorf’s sales for... [Read More]

[Other News]
Feb 17, 2021
The global aluminium aerosol can market experienced a ‘moderate decline’ of less than 2% in 2020, despite the pandemic. The performance of companies that are part of the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) was ‘quite impressive’, according to the association. Regardless of the difficulties posed during the pandemic,... [Read More]

[Product News]
Feb 16, 2021
Health Canada has approved Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) Microban 24 Sanitising Spray as effective in killing SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Under Health Canada’s guidelines, Microban 24 Sanitising Spray has been tested by a third-party lab and was shown to kill SARS-CoV-2 in five minutes. Microban 24 Sanitising Spray, available in ‘Fresh Scent’... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 15, 2021
Aditya Mittal, currently president, CFO, and CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe, will become CEO of the company. Lakshmi Mittal, who founded the firm in 1976 and is currently chairman and CEO, will become executive chairman. In this position, he will continue to lead the board of directors and work together with the CEO and management team. “Despite the obvious challenges... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Feb 15, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) will host a virtual event in February, announcing its new vision for recycling. The news follows the cancellation of interpack, at which APEAL was due to exhibit. The event, Steel for Packaging Week, is free to attend and will launch on 25 February. It will offer stakeholders from across the packaging... [Read More]


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