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Oct 15, 2019
European recycled PET could soon be more expensive than virgin PET
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Sep 30, 2019
UK chemicals manufacturer James Briggs is launching a new anti-corrosion aerosol primer using graphene. The Manchester-based firm is hoping to ‘transform’ the automotive aerosol primer market with its new Graphene Anti-Corrosion Primer (part of its Hycote range), which will be launched in October. The spray, developed in partnership with graphene technology firm... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2019
Aerosol and dispensing firm Lindal Group has picked up a joint award with chemical company, DuPont, at the ADF & PCD New York Packaging Innovation Awards. The winning product in the Technical Application category was the GREAT STUFFTM SMART DISPENSERTM, the world’s first polyurethane foam dispenser with an automatic tip seal to reduce product cure. The technology... [Read More]

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Sep 6, 2019
Sustainability in packaging is set to be a key theme at the ADF & PCD New York on 17-18 September. In keeping with this theme, Exal Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of impact extruded aluminium containers, will present the findings of its inaugural Buying Green research survey. The survey was conducted by the Boston Consulting Group and includes responses... [Read More]

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Aug 27, 2019
Unilever’s Dove Men & Care has won the German Packaging Award 2019 in the economic efficiency category. The award-winning aluminium aerosol can was created by the German can manufacturer Tubex. The company is known for its continuous development of sustainable and efficient packaging. Dove Men & Care was manufactured using a new patented alloy for slugs,... [Read More]

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Aug 20, 2019
Fully-integrated aluminium company Hydro has launched two greener product ranges to help its customers promote aluminium products made from recycled post-consumer scrap or primary metal from hydro-powered smelters. Both the Circal and Reduxa ranges use certified materials with full details of their carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint and complete traceability. Hydro Reduxa... [Read More]

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Aug 15, 2019
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has launched a new lightweight aluminium can, designed with sustainability in mind. In 2018, Tubex and slug supplier Neuman Aluminium developed a patented slug for aluminium aerosol cans that weigh considerably less than standard aluminium cans. Tubex then focused on weight reduction as a priority. The firm worked out that by... [Read More]

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Aug 14, 2019
The shortlist for the Packaging Innovation Awards 2019 has been revealed. The awards, by Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD), are designed to showcase new technology and excellence in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. This year's awards will take place at the ADF & PCD event in New... [Read More]

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Jul 17, 2019
Aerosol valves specialist Precision Global has announced the start of a major construction project to expand and upgrade its factory in Thailand. The project is designed to optimise workshop layouts, to increase valve and injection molding parts production capacities, and to expand warehouse storage space. The expansion represents an addition of 2,350 square metres... [Read More]

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Jul 17, 2019
Aerosol packaging company Crown Holdings has announced that it is ahead of schedule to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations. Just three years into the company’s five-year plan, Crown has achieves 94% of its Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions reduction target. As of 31 December 2018, the packaging company had achieved a... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 2019
Peter Morgan, Lindal Group UK sales manager, has announced that he will be retiring on 31 July. Morgan joined Lindal in 1985 at the company Leighton Buzzard site and has been a key part of UK-business growth. Morgan said, ‘’I joined Lindal at a time when there were great opportunities to increase business and over the last 34 years, it has been a pleasure to... [Read More]

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May 22, 2019
It’s being reported that Itaconix will withdraw its polymer RevCare NE100S from the market and transition to using the Nouryon Amaze SP product. According to Nouryon, Amaze SP is a natural polymer that offers humidity-resistant style retention and is typically used in hairspray, mousse and gel. Itaconix said on Tuesday that – under the previously-announced... [Read More]

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May 22, 2019
Lindal Group have announced the retirement of their John Hopkins, UK sales director, who will be leaving on 24 May after 40 years with the company. He will be replaced by Paul Wharton, former global director of sales development at Tetra Pak International. Based at the Lindal Leighton Buzzard site, Hopkins has worked in various sales positions during his tenure and says... [Read More]

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May 15, 2019
American sunscreen brand Coppertone has a new owner, just in time for beach season. Bloomberg reports that Beiersdorf AG agreed to buy the Bayer AG Coppertone brand of sun-care products for $550 million (€490 million), bolstering a line of skin creams that already includes the Nivea brand. The deal for the brand, which had sales of about $213 million (€190... [Read More]

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May 9, 2019
Coster inaugurated its UK Barlborough site in 2014 starting with aerosol valve assembly in a 5000 sqm large production area. The operation, which is based on a fully automated production system, has become a benchmark for the aerosol industry, with over 1 billion valves already supplied into UK market. Following the success of the valve assembly plant, Coster has moved... [Read More]

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May 8, 2019
Korean consumer goods company LG Household & Health Care (LG H&H) has agreed to acquire New Avon LLC (Avon North America) for $125 million (€111.6 million) in cash. The agreement was signed with an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management and Avon Products, with LG H&H acquiring Cerberus’ majority interest and Avon’s minority interest in Avon... [Read More]


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