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Jul 9, 2021
The aluminium aerosol – rethinking its route to the sustainability summit
[Product News]
Jul 8, 2021
B’laster, the company behind PB B’laster, a top-selling product used to loosen rusted or frozen parts, has launched a new aerosol surface protectant. The professional-grade Surface Shield Rust Protectant offers corrosion protection for up to two years; uniform surface build to eliminate the ‘peaks and valleys’ that allow moisture to creep in and cause rust;... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jul 8, 2021
Ball Corporation and En+ Group’s metals segment have partnered to produce aerosols and other containers made from the ‘world’s lowest-carbon aluminium’. The ultra-low inert anode carbon aluminium is one of several levers that Ball uses to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its aluminium slugs, cans and bottles. En+ is a mover in this ‘ground-breaking’... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jul 7, 2021
PLZ Aeroscience Corporation has acquired Champion Brands, a leading manufacturer of speciality lubricants for the automotive and industrial markets. With this acquisition, aerosol and liquid product manufacturer PLZ expands its full-service automotive and industrial offering, positioning the firm to better serve its customer with a comprehensive suite of aerosol and... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jul 7, 2021
Silgan Holdings, a supplier of rigid packaging solutions for consumer goods products, has appointed a new CEO. As part of the continuation of its long-term succession planning, Silgan’s board of directors has appointed Adam Greenlee as CEO of the company, effective 1 September. Greenlee will also continue as president of the company. He joined Silgan in 2005 and... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jul 1, 2021
Plastipak will receive green power from UK anaerobic digestion (AD) operator BioteCH4 through a new partnership to power one of its facilities. Clean Tech, wholly owned by Plastipak, is a leading UK PET plastic re-processor, recycling more than 80,000 tonnes of post-consumer PET bottles and packaging per year, collected through the kerbside recycling system. Based... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jul 1, 2021
Clean Earth’s Morgantown, West Virginia facility can now process and recycle aerosol cans under the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste Rule that has now come into effect in the state. The Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste Rule allows aerosol can waste to be managed as universal waste under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery... [Read More]

[Features]
Jun 30, 2021
Gopal Nemlekar, CEO of Indian aerosol caps and seals producer Media Manoeuvre, shares his experiences in coping with the COVID-19 crisis as a business. 2020, a year that dawned as a harbinger of doom, jolted all of us from our comfort zones. The pandemic and the resultant lockdowns negatively impacted businesses on an unprecedented scale. Sudden changes in the traditional... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jun 29, 2021
Coster has published its fourth Sustainability Report, highlighting the extensive work the company is undertaking to implement green initiatives. Coster used the pandemic as a push to boost its efforts in sustainability. The report, prepared in compliance with GRI standards, presents the various initiatives, KPIs and targets which are important for the group in terms... [Read More]

[Household News]
Jun 25, 2021
US aerosol container production increased by 3.6% in 2020 compared to 2019, the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) reported. The figures were published in the HCPA’s 2020 Aerosol Pressurised Products Survey. Now in its 70th year, the survey is designed to report on the unit production of aerosol products, valves, and containers in the US to provide... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jun 23, 2021
The winners of the ADF Innovation Awards 2021 were revealed in a virtual ceremony on 22 June. This year’s competition saw a total of 32 entries, which were diligently reviewed by 18 jury members. Jean Blottiere, secretary-general of the Comité Français des Aérosols, commented that despite the pandemic, the jury had succeeded in testing and discussing the products... [Read More]

[Personal Care News]
Jun 22, 2021
Helen of Troy, designer, developer, and global marketer of consumer brand-name home, health and beauty products has sold its mass-market personal care business to HRB Brands. Brands in Helen of Troy’s portfolio include Braun, Honeywell, Revlon, Bed Head, as well as brands producing deodorants and antiperspirants, such as Brut and Sure. The firm did not sell its Latin... [Read More]

[Product News]
Jun 22, 2021
Stain Venom, a new spot and stain remover for water-safe carpets and rugs, has been introduced by New York-based Future-Living Enterprises. The new product is a water-based spot cleaner, suited to a range of common household stains, such as wine, coffee, and oil. Future-Living Enterprises said the product ‘puts professional-grade carpet and rug cleaning power into... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jun 22, 2021
Swiss company PPG will expand its coatings manufacturing capacity in Europe for packaging applications. The investments at PPG’s sites in the Netherlands and Poland will support growing customer demand in the region for the latest generation of coatings for aluminium and steel cans used in packaging for beverage, food, and personal care items, including aerosols. Projects... [Read More]

[Features]
Jun 21, 2021
Recent regulatory changes have paved the way towards international harmonisation in aerosol transportation, writes Steve Hunt of ShipMate, a dangerous goods consulting company. The US made two giant leaps toward international harmonisation earlier this year, but still has a long way to go. Elimination of the ORM-D classification Thirty years ago, the US Department... [Read More]

[Product News]
Jun 21, 2021
LINDAL Group has launched a new spray head with an attached overcap – Flip440 – suitable for both technical and home care applications. The aerosol dispensing company has improved the design for its existing ST440 actuator and incorporated a convenient hinged overcap to ensure that the cap does not get lost when the product is in use. The hinged overcap also... [Read More]


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