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Feb 19, 2020
LINDAL breaks ground on new $25m facility in Brazil
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Feb 18, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has signed a deal with UK-based recycling firm Viridor to source 200 million bottles’ worth of recycled plastic (high-density polyethylene) over the next five years. Under the deal, P&G will receive recycled plastic feedstocks from Viridor to produce home cleaning product packaging. Plastic supplied under the deal will be from post-consumer... [Read More]

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Feb 18, 2020
The Household & commercial products association (HPCA) has reorganised its staff to better position the company to ‘address the changing landscape’ of the sector. Dr. Steve Bennett, who has worked with the HCPA for 10 years, will now lead the Scientific Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, International Affairs and Strategic Alliances & Industry Relations departments... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
Silgan Holdings, a leading supplier of rigid packaging for consumer goods products, has acquired aerosol overcap manufacturer Cobra Plastics. Cobra Plastics manufacturers and sells injection moulded plastic closures for a range of consumer products, with a focus on the aerosol overcap market. Adam Greenlee, president of Silgan Holdings, said: “The acquisition of Cobra... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
Tennis champion Serena Williams has signed a deal with Procter & Gamble’s brand Secret to support its gender equality work. As part of the partnership, Williams will appear in ads for Secret’s ‘All Strength No Sweat’ campaign, which is due to be released next month. Secret creates antiperspirants and deodorants in both stick and aerosol format. According... [Read More]

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Feb 11, 2020
Mauser Packaging Solutions subsidiary BWAY Corporation’s aerosol can manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, US has been sold for $16.65 million (€15.25 million). The fully occupied facility, which was owned by Leasco Management, was bought by a private buyer from Southern California. The multi-million-dollar deal was brokered by NAI Hiffman, with the property marketed... [Read More]

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Jan 31, 2020
The winners of the 2020 ADF Awards have been revealed. On 29 January at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, winners in the personal care, household, pharmaceutical, industrial & technical application, aerosol packaging technology and sustainability categories were announced. The ADF and PCD awards, now in their 14th and 16th years respectively, are designed to highlight... [Read More]

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Jan 28, 2020
Provisional data published by the UK Environment Agency (EA) on 10 January has indicated that aluminium exceeded the 2019 packaging recycling target of 112,000 tonnes (61%). According to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), the data shows that 114,748 tonnes were collected for recycling – a 15% increase compared to 2018. The data indicates that... [Read More]

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Jan 27, 2020
A woman was seriously injured after a ‘freak accident’ involving a barbecue and an aerosol insect repellent in Australia. The woman, believed to be in her sixties, suffered severe burns after a can of insect spray fell onto a lit barbecue, resulting in an explosion. The incident occurred in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia, on 26 January. According... [Read More]

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Jan 24, 2020
On 29 & 30 January 2020, ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2020 will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (visit the World Aerosols team at booth W39 to collect your free magazine!) The annual event will bring aerosol industry experts from far and wide to discuss the latest in aerosol development and innovation. Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, the topic of politics... [Read More]

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Jan 24, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced its second quarter fiscal year figures, reporting net sales of $18.2 billion (€21.58 billion), an increase of 5% compared to the same time last year. According to the report, beauty segment organic sales increased 8% year-on-year, and skin and personal care organic sales increased ‘double digits’, driven by ‘premium... [Read More]

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Jan 17, 2020
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association has announced a ‘make over’ of its technology course. Set over two days, the course covers aerosol regulation, formulations and filling, as well as advice on propellants, valves and containers from industry experts. As part of the new format, BAMA’s course will incorporate a practical workshop in the UK aerosol... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has welcomed its fifth member. APEAL confirmed the new member, Liberty Liège-Dudelange, which operates three steel production sites in two countries, joined the association on 16 October. Liberty Liège-Dudelange is a subsidiary of international metals and industrial group Liberty House, part of the... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
Major packaging firm TricorBraun has acquired Minneapolis, US-based Packaging Solutions Inc. (PSI), a packaging distributor serving markets including personal care and pharmaceutical. PSI has more than 25 years of experience in the industry as a distributor and custom designer of a full range of containers, closures and component options in plastic, metal and glass.... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
The ADF Awards shortlist has been revealed, ahead of the ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2020 event at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on 29 and 30 January. Now in their 14th year, the ADF Awards are designed to single out the best innovations in the aerosol and dispensing sector. Tubex, KAO, Toyo and Anyway Spray are among the brands that have been shortlisted in the 2020... [Read More]

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Jan 13, 2020
A medical officer in Jamaica is urging citizens to use aerosol sprays to protect themselves from mosquitoes amid an outbreak of dengue fever. Dr Marcia Graham, medical officer of health for Westmoreland, is urging people not to take non-paracetamol-based medication if they suspect they have contracted dengue fever, as it may cause bleeding. While addressing the monthly... [Read More]


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