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Apr 25, 2022
UK aerosol production down in 2021, tinplate steel use rises
[Sustainability News]
Apr 25, 2022
Eighty-six percent of those aged 45 and under said they were willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, according to a new report. Trivium Packaging’s 2022 Global Buying Green Report is based on a survey of more than 15,000 consumers across Europe, North America, and South America on their values and behaviours related to sustainable packaging, including willingness... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 25, 2022
Formulated Solutions has welcomed Michelle Kiernan to the newly-created role of vice president of supply chain and customer service. Kiernan is a seasoned pharmaceutical operations and supply chain professional with 25 years of progressive leadership experience in manufacturing, customer service, and supply chain management. In her new role, Kiernan’s focus will... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 25, 2022
Formulated Solutions discusses the benefits of aerosol foams and other ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies.   Pressurised package dispensing has commonly been the first choice for the convenient, touch-free application of topical pharmaceutical preparations. Aerosol foams, along with other innovative ‘whipped’ dispensing technologies such as Formulated Solutions’s... [Read More]

[Product News]
Apr 20, 2022
Global aerosol valve and actuator manufacturer PRECISION has launched a 3D configurator to help customers visualise new products. In just a few minutes, customers can choose an actuator from Precision’s library of models, associate it with a can, and apply their own graphics. The product visual appears in seconds and can then be examined from all angles. With the... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 20, 2022
Diversified CPC, a major producer and distributor of propellants, refrigerants, and speciality gas products in the US, has appointed David Burks as president and chief operating officer (COO). In this new position, Burks will provide strategic leadership to continue DCPC’s success, direct future growth, and further sustainability initiatives. As president, Burks... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 20, 2022
Sidel has launched an innovative PET aerosol container design, named PressureSAFE™, that will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer more environmentally-friendly sustainable dispensing spray packaging. The new PET product packaging solution is approved for the traditional PET recycling stream. Intended for use with products such as deodorants... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 19, 2022
Jon Moeller has been appointed chairman of the board at Procter & Gamble (P&G), effective 1 July. Moeller will assume the position in addition to his role as president and CEO of P&G, following the retirement of the current executive chairman, David Taylor. Moeller joined the company in 1988. Before becoming CEO in 2021, he had been an integral part of... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 19, 2022
Formulated Solutions has welcomed Will Ford as its new vice president of operations. Ford is a passionate and innovative leader in the consumer healthcare and consumer packaged goods industries, the company said, with 25 years of experience in operations, world-class continuous improvement programmes, safety, and manufacturing site management. As vice president of... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Apr 19, 2022
Ball Corporation has partnered with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminium aerosol cans in the US. In line with the global transition to a truly circular economy, Ball said it is committed to building strategic partnerships that can help the industry progress towards a world where materials can be used repeatedly. Every year in the US, a small... [Read More]

[Other News]
Apr 12, 2022
Steve Caldeira, president and CEO of the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), will receive the 2022 Trade Association CEO of the Year Award from CEO Update. The Association Leadership Awards are presented annually by CEO Update to recognise excellence in trade associations and professional societies. An independent panel of 12 representatives from... [Read More]

[Features]
Apr 6, 2022
The aerosol industry will be judged in the future by its decisions and actions today, writes Mike MacKay, managing director of DeSpray Environmental. How we adapt to change as an industry will determine our future success and long term viability. With new extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies being introduced as we speak, the aerosol industry is facing both... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 1, 2022
TUBEX, based in Rangendingen, Germany, has acquired Hungarian packaging manufacturer Matrametal. Like Tubex, Matrametal is a manufacturer of aluminium packaging, with over 60 years of experience. Based in Sirtok, Hungary, Matrametal produces aluminium aerosol cans and aluminium tubes. Tubex has been a packaging specialist for aluminium aerosol cans, aluminium tubes,... [Read More]

[Company News]
Apr 1, 2022
Ernest Haynes has been appointed as president of Sonoco Metal Packaging, formed through Sonoco’s acquisition of Ball Metalpack in January. In his new role, Haynes will lead Sonoco’s newly acquired Metal Packaging business, reporting directly to Howard Coker, Sonoco’s president and CEO. Haynes will replace Jim Peterson who will be transitioning from the business... [Read More]

[Features]
Mar 31, 2022
Peter Watmough, technical manager at the British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association, speaks exclusively to World Aerosols. Where were you educated, and what was your first job?   I did my A-Levels in Grimsby, UK, and then went on to do a part-time degree in Hull. I specialised in Biochemistry and Ecology. My first job was helping in the traffic census that eventually... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 31, 2022
Knowlton Development Corporation (kdc/one) has acquired aerosol and liquid specialist, Aerofil Technology (Aerofil), and received a significant investment from global investment firm KKR. Headquartered in Quebec, kdc/one is a global innovation and solutions provider to many of the world’s leading brands in the beauty, personal care, and home care categories. With... [Read More]


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