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Sep 28, 2020
In conversation with Fabio Barozzi
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Sep 24, 2020
Entries for the European Aerosol Federation’s (FEA) Global Aerosol Awards 2020 will close on 7 October. The awards are open for products, projects, or campaigns across seven categories, to celebrate the ‘genius, creativity, and technical excellence’ of the aerosol industry. The categories are as follows: Innovative Product 2020 – Aimed at encouraging innovation... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2020
After ‘satisfactory’ market development in the first half of the year, the deliveries of aluminium tubes and aerosol cans to the German market are now ‘significantly declining’. The Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA) reported that in the first six months of 2020, deliveries of aluminium aerosol cans were already in decline compared to the previous year’s... [Read More]

[Features]
Sep 21, 2020
Alberto Pedemonte, chief marketing officer at Nussbaum, discusses the company’s new aerosol can made from 100% post-consumer recycled aluminium. Nussbaum Matzingen, a manufacturer of aluminium monobloc cans, has launched its sustainable innovation – an aerosol can made from 100% postconsumer- recycled (PCR) aluminium. It is the first of its kind of aerosol can... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2020
On 24 September, the European Aerosol Federation’s FEAerosol2020 virtual event will take place, hosting an exclusive conference programme. Attendees will be able to watch pre-recorded and live presentations and access unique content from world-class plenary speakers, leading thinkers and innovators in the field of aerosol packaging and technology. Covering all... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Sep 15, 2020
The UK city of Leicester has partnered with the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) and MetalMatters to promote metal packaging recycling. The Make Metals Matter campaign, launched by Leicester City Council, will target over 140,000 homes in the city to remind people to recycle all of their household metal packaging waste. It is estimated over 168... [Read More]

[Features]
Sep 14, 2020
UK-based brand management, digital print and interactive media provider, Springfield Solutions, has launched a new digital embellishment service for aerosols. After the successful launch of its aerosol label innovation last year – SASO®, Springfield Solutions has now launched an innovative labelling product that is set to take the packaging industry by storm. Until... [Read More]

[Product News]
Sep 14, 2020
Aerosol dispensing firm LINDAL Group has launched a new actuator designed predominantly for food applications, such as edible oils. Officially unveiled at ADF&PCD and PLD Paris in January, the 35mm Olive actuator is available as an alternative to the firm’s Cozy actuator. Kashif Choudhry, group marketing manager, said: “Although the new actuator straddles... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Sep 10, 2020
US Ecology has become the first and only US firm to offer Aerosol Recycling Technology (ART), a 100% sustainable solution for aerosol waste. The ART system, developed exclusively with DeSpray Environmental, uses state-of-the-art, patent-pending technologies to produce recyclable metal, reusable alternative fuels and liquid fuels. According to US Ecology, the ART... [Read More]

[Company News]
Sep 10, 2020
McBride has released its unaudited preliminary yearly results, stating it is “pleased” with the progress of its aerosols business. For the year ended 30 June 2020, McBride revealed some important updates, including introducing its new CEO, Chris Smith, who was appointed in June, and a new strategy and implementation programme, ‘Programme Compass’. The firm’s... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Sep 8, 2020
Working with the European Brands Association (AIM), over 85 companies and organisations from the complete packaging value chain – including Procter & Gamble, ALPLA, Unilever, L’Oreal, Beiersdorf, and Henkel - have joined forces to assess whether a pioneering digital technology can enable better sorting and improved recycling rates for packaging in the EU, to drive... [Read More]

[Features]
Sep 7, 2020
World Aerosols caught up with Ball's European reprographics manager, Paul Nicol, to discuss the evolution of printing, design, and sustainability. Could you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your background? After leaving school in 1982, I trained initially as an engineer, but after this decided to go into print as my father was setting up his own business... [Read More]

[Other News]
Sep 7, 2020
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) has released its annual global aerosol filling data. The figures show 5.4 billion aerosols were filled in Europe in 2019, compared to 5.5 billion in 2018. In terms of the overall market share, the UK, Germany, and France provided more than 60% of the annual aerosol production in Europe across all segments. Together with Italy,... [Read More]

[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]

[Company News]
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]

[Features]
Sep 2, 2020
The UK aerosol sector is “holding firm” during the pandemic, reports Tiziana Dorigo of the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association. The impact of COVID-19 has been ravaging economies around the world for several months now. While we follow with apprehension the human cost of the pandemic, looming on the horizon is the equally worrying prospect of a financial... [Read More]


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