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Nov 5, 2020
ADF&PCD and PLD Innovation Awards deadline extended
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Oct 29, 2020
thyssenkrupp Rasselstein has welcomed the EU Commission’s decision to temporarily approve the use of chromium trioxide for the production of rasselstein packaging steel. On publication in the EU Official Journal of 10/21/2020, thyssenkrupp’s products became subject to the following new review times for the use of chromium trioxide: approval for the passivation (treating/coating)... [Read More]

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Oct 14, 2020
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2021 has been rescheduled by organiser Easyfairs. The event, which incorporates the leading aerosol and dispensing forum, was originally scheduled to take place on 20 and 21 January 2021 but has been postponed to 22 and 23 June. Along with the change in dates, a new programme of digital and face-to-face activity has been announced to drive... [Read More]

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Oct 12, 2020
Nobel laureate Mario Molina, who helped to discover the damaging effects of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which were commonly used in aerosol products, has died. The UC San Diego researcher, who shared the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping discover that CFCs were destroying the Earth’s ozone layer, died on 7 October at the age of 77. According to an obituary... [Read More]

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Oct 9, 2020
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has announced the winners of its World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award. The jury, formed of well-known trade journalists from leading packaging magazines and other specialist media from all over the world, awarded the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award 2020 to cans produced by Turkish manufacturer... [Read More]

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Sep 24, 2020
Entries for the European Aerosol Federation’s (FEA) Global Aerosol Awards 2020 will close on 7 October. The awards are open for products, projects, or campaigns across seven categories, to celebrate the ‘genius, creativity, and technical excellence’ of the aerosol industry. The categories are as follows: Innovative Product 2020 – Aimed at encouraging innovation... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2020
After ‘satisfactory’ market development in the first half of the year, the deliveries of aluminium tubes and aerosol cans to the German market are now ‘significantly declining’. The Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA) reported that in the first six months of 2020, deliveries of aluminium aerosol cans were already in decline compared to the previous year’s... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2020
On 24 September, the European Aerosol Federation’s FEAerosol2020 virtual event will take place, hosting an exclusive conference programme. Attendees will be able to watch pre-recorded and live presentations and access unique content from world-class plenary speakers, leading thinkers and innovators in the field of aerosol packaging and technology. Covering all... [Read More]

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Sep 7, 2020
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) has released its annual global aerosol filling data. The figures show 5.4 billion aerosols were filled in Europe in 2019, compared to 5.5 billion in 2018. In terms of the overall market share, the UK, Germany, and France provided more than 60% of the annual aerosol production in Europe across all segments. Together with Italy,... [Read More]

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Sep 1, 2020
The aluminium industry is expecting an 'economic dip' in 2020, according to the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA). According to the GDA, the German aluminium industry saw restrictions in production in all areas in the first half of 2020, though it is expecting a slight recovery in the second half of the year. Production of raw metal fell by more than 14%,... [Read More]

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Aug 27, 2020
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) has released the details of Virtual FEAerosol2020, which will replace its planned event in Lisbon, Portugal. On 24 September, from 11am to 4pm, the Virtual FEAaerosol2020 event will offer an excellent opportunity for the aerosol community, from fillers and brand owners to researchers, to share their knowledge and expertise. The... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2020
Canada announced a $3.6 billion (€2.28 billion) tariff on US aluminium products one day after US President Donald Trump imposed a 10% tariff on some Canadian aluminium products. According to a report by the BBC, Canada and the US reached a deal in 2019 to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports that had been imposed on grounds of national security. President Trump... [Read More]

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Jun 18, 2020
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) event in Lisbon, Portugal, has been postponed to 21 and 22 September 2022. In light of the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, the FEA decided to postpone FEAerosol2020, which was originally scheduled to take place on 23 and 24 September. In place of the 2020 event, the FEA will host a virtual event on 24 September to provide... [Read More]

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Jun 4, 2020
Some sectors within the aluminium industry, including the automotive sector, have been “hit to the core” by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA), a German association of aluminium companies. However, the organisation says there is also positive news from other sectors, such as packaging. GDA claims the aluminium packaging... [Read More]

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May 26, 2020
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has decided to move online with a digital event scheduled from 4-10 June. The We Cosmoprof event will provide key players with an innovative and free platform, which will include matchmaking software, ‘Cosmoprof My Match’, which will encourage the relationship between supply and demand using an exclusive algorithm, selecting the most... [Read More]

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May 6, 2020
Aptar Beauty + Home has mobilised its resources in the fight against COVID-19. The dispensing and packaging solutions giant said it “moved promptly” to reorganise its production facilities, helping to deliver essential supplies to customers as they began manufacturing health and safety products for first-line responders. Manufacturers all over the world have... [Read More]

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