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Mar 31, 2022
Unilever recalls two antiperspirants due to benzene concerns
[Features]
Mar 29, 2022
Gary Okey, executive vice-president of Recycle Aerosol, explains the challenges facing widespread aerosol recycling in the US. Aerosol recycling is not a new topic for the aerosol industry. In the past decade it has moved steadily from ‘one of many’ important challenges to face our industry to the most important one, according to many. This stems from an increasing... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Mar 29, 2022
Alupro has unveiled its Aluminium Manifesto, calling for fundamental change in the UK’s approach to packaging and waste management. The manifesto was launched at an exclusive virtual roundtable on 23 March, with speeches from Neil Parish MP, chair of the EFRA committee, and Ruth Jones, MP, Shadow Minister (EFA). The event brought together leading parliamentary groups... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 29, 2022
L’Oreal Canada has welcomed two new members to its management committee. Solenne Lafeytaud, vice president and chief corporate affairs and engagement officer, and Marie-Evelyne Francois, chief diversity equity and inclusion officer, have joined the committee. These two pillars, corporate affairs and engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion, are strategic in... [Read More]

[Product News]
Mar 29, 2022
Aerosol dispensing manufacturer LINDAL Group has invested in a state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) system – the first of its kind to be used in a manufacturing setting in France. Based at the company’s Global Innovation Centre in Briey, the new CT scanning machine uses imaging techniques to produce an accurate 3D representation of a scanned project, viewable... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 24, 2022
Pumps and valves supplier Majesty Packaging Systems has built a new facility in Brazil as part of its global expansion strategy. Majesty, headquartered in China, specialises in the research and development, design, manufacturing and distribution of packaging for daily chemical products and medical supplies, including aerosol valves, dispensing pumps, mist sprayers,... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 24, 2022
Steve Brass, who has served as WD-40’s president and chief operating officer (COO) since 2019, will become the company’s new CEO, effective 1 September. WD-40’s current CEO, Garry Ridge, will retire from the company on 31 August as part of a planned leadership transition. Brass previously held the role of division president, Americas, and chief brand officer... [Read More]

[Features]
Mar 21, 2022
A closer look at FAVARON’s unique journey in Italy and its search for a US partner. What do a pair of ‘sgàlmare’ and some spray actuators have in common? To answer this question, it is important to know, firstly, what sgàlmare are: a pair of shoes with a leather upper section and a thick and studded wooden sole, very common in northeast Italy in the 18th and... [Read More]

[Features]
Mar 16, 2022
Without participation from aerosol manufacturers, the HCPA Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey cannot share important data to support industry growth. On 13 January, World Aerosols attended a webinar by the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) addressing a concerning lack of responses to the annual Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey. Every year,... [Read More]

[Product News]
Mar 16, 2022
Secret has launched a new Weightless Dry Spray collection in the US, featuring antiperspirant and aluminium-free deodorant options. The fast-acting, instantly dry-feel antiperspirant provides 48-hour sweat and odour protection. The aluminium-free deodorant provides 24-hour odour protection and both are made with ‘freshness-on-demand’ technology. Secret’s scientists... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 15, 2022
Precision Valve Corporation, a global manufacturer of aerosol valves, actuators and other dispensing solutions, has appointed Harald Biederbick as its new CEO. Biederbick joins Precision with 15 years of experience in the packaging industry and succeeds Mario Barbero, who has stepped down having served as CEO since 2016. Most recently, Biederbick served as group... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 9, 2022
Unilever has suspended all imports and exports of its products in Russia and stopped business operations in Ukraine. The consumer goods giant will not invest any further capital into Russia or profit from its presence in the country, CEO Alan Jope announced. Unilever will continue to supply its everyday essential food and hygiene products made in Russia to people in... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 9, 2022
L’Oreal has temporarily closed all its stores and directly operated counters in department stores in Russia, in response to the invasion of Ukraine. The company has suspended all industrial and national media investments in the country and also decided to temporarily close its brand e-commerce sites in Russia. L’Oreal said it is assessing additional measures while... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Mar 8, 2022
Demand for aluminium aerosol cans was down slightly in 2021, according to figures published by the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). Global shipments by AEROBAL’s members declined by 1.2% in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. While the main end-use markets of deodorants remained roughly at the previous year’s level,... [Read More]

[Features]
Mar 7, 2022
World Aerosols speaks to Dave Burks, chief operating officer at Diversified CPC, and Bill Auriemma, president and CEO, about the importance of customer collaboration in propellant production. Could you tell us about Diversified CPC’s ‘The Power of Purity’ process? At Diversified CPC, we produce the world’s highest-purity aerosol propellants tailored to... [Read More]

[Company News]
Mar 7, 2022
The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) has appointed Michael Gruber as senior vice-president of government relations and public policy. As part of the executive leadership team, Gruber will further strengthen and help drive HCPA’s presence, influence, and effectiveness across the federal and state legislative and regulatory landscapes. In his... [Read More]


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