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Feb 1, 2021
CCL Industries appoints two new directors
[Other News]
Feb 1, 2021
Manufacturers of aerosol cans and aluminium tubes “got away with a black eye” in 2020, according to the German Aluminium Association (GDA). Demand for aluminium tubes declined only slightly by around 1%, as the strong demand from the pharmaceutical and food sectors almost offset the decline in cosmetic products. Deliveries of aluminium aerosol cans to Germany... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Jan 29, 2021
Chemical and pharmaceutical companies have reported a second successive quarter of expansion at the end of 2020, according to the Chemical Industries Association (CIA), but expressed concern over the future of EU trade. In the CIA’s survey, 57% of businesses reported total sales growth and 26% reported no material change. Within this, 84% reported stability or growth... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 28, 2021
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will now take place on 9-13 September, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will be divided into three different trade shows dedicated to specific industries and distribution channels. From 9-12 September, Cosmopack, with all the supply chain components, and Cosmo | Perfumery & Cosmetics, dedicated to perfumery... [Read More]

[Policy News]
Jan 27, 2021
The UK’s aluminium industry faces plant closures if a ‘poorly designed’ deposit return scheme (DRS) is adopted, according to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro). According to Alupro, the UK’s thriving aluminium sector, which employs more than 20,000 workers nationwide, would be hit with an annual production shortfall of 4.7 billion units... [Read More]

[Policy News]
Jan 27, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has welcomed a report adopted in the European Parliament today, related to the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) 2.0. The report by the Environment Committee (ENVI) on CEAP 2.0 published by the European Commission in March 2020 recognises the importance of permanent materials, such as steel. A... [Read More]

[Product News]
Jan 26, 2021
Airopack, an all-plastic pressurised dispensing system which uses compressed air with a constant pressure control device, has been verified by Global GreenTag International. The firm, based in the Netherlands, received the Global GreenTag Manufacturer Claim Verification (McV) Low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) verification this month. Airopack is suitable for both... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 22, 2021
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris, a major event for the packaging of beauty products, aerosols and dispensing systems, and premium beverages, has revealed 160 companies entered this year’s Innovation Awards. The awards will be given by three professional juries at the event on 22 and 23 June. The independent juries bring together packaging technical experts, professionals... [Read More]

[Features]
Jan 18, 2021
Driven by ‘stubborn desire’, Italian firm Tosvar, run by the Gioia family, constantly sets itself new milestones in the aerosol sector. Pozzo d’Adda, Lombardy. Just a short distance from the river that evokes the artistic and intellectual achievements of Leonardo da Vinci lies TOSVAR, a company that embodies the true spirit of Italian culture, and satisfaction... [Read More]

[Sustainability News]
Jan 15, 2021
2020 was a record year for aluminium packaging recycling in the UK. Preliminary figures released by the Environment Agency (EA) on 11 January, analysed by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) show the volume of aluminium packaging collected for recycling in the UK reached its highest ever level. While reprocessors and exporters have until the end... [Read More]

[Other News]
Jan 14, 2021
The Aerosol Association of Australia’s ‘aerosol2020’ Gala Dinner, including the presentation of the Australasian Aerosol Industry Awards, has been postponed due to COVID-19. In a statement, the Association said the event, originally timed for April 2020, had been scheduled to March 2021, but has had to be postponed again due to the pandemic. “Unfortunately,... [Read More]

[Features]
Jan 12, 2021
Yanick Douyon, R&D manager at Precise Packaging, a PLZ Aeroscience Company, discusses product formulation and development for 2020’s vital product – hand sanitiser. There is no denying the massive impact that COVID-19 has had on everyday life worldwide. Whether it’s a school, office building or retail outlet, tightly packed desks, shared common areas and... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jan 12, 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has abandoned its acquisition of shaving subscription firm Billie following a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint filed in December. According to the FTC, P&G’s abandonment of the acquisition is “good news” for consumers who value low prices, quality, and innovation. Ian Conner, director of the Bureau of Competition,... [Read More]

[Product News]
Jan 11, 2021
A popular brand of spray paint has initiated a recall of some of its cans due to safety concerns. The bottom of the cans containing Rust-Oleum’s Professional Galvanising Bright Compound Spray can detach unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard. The firm has received six reports of the container bottom detaching, including one reported injury. The product is used... [Read More]

[Product News]
Jan 11, 2021
TUBEX Rangendingen and Kao Corporation have both been recognised in the World Star Awards 2021. Working with Unilever, TUBEX developed a sustainable aluminium aerosol can, which is formed of 25% post-consumer recycled material. The aerosol can is 14% lighter than the previous design, thanks to a new alloy and slight modification of the can’s shape. A partial 50% internal... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jan 7, 2021
Ball Metalpack has announced plans to launch a new high-speed aerosol can line at its can manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, US. The steel manufacturing line is expected to be operational at the DeForest facility in the second quarter of 2021. It will be Ball third to be added within 12 months in the firm’s US plant network, joining recently added high-speed aerosol... [Read More]


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