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Mar 2, 2020
Lindal launches sustainable new aerosol platform
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Feb 25, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched Microban 24, a new brand of antibacterial home sanitising products, including an aerosol spray, to keep surfaces protected against bacteria for up to 24 hours. According to the company, Microban 24 kills 99.9% of bacteria on contact but also keeps working throughout the day. Bacteria can survive on surfaces anywhere from several... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2020
Italy-based Cosmosol has partnered with UK-based Salvalco to trial its ‘revolutionary’ Eco-Valve technology. The two companies will work towards providing a solution for customers, developing zero-volatile organic compound (VOC) emission bulk formulas alongside new packaging to replace existing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) butane valves with Eco-Valve. Salvalvo’s... [Read More]

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Feb 3, 2020
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has won two awards at the ADF&PCD and PLD event, which took place in Paris, France at the end of January 2020. Unilever’s Dove Men & Care aerosol can, which was manufactured by Tubex, won the ADF Sustainability Award at the event. The can is manufactured with a patented alloy slug, and its weight reduction is nearly 20%... [Read More]

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Dec 4, 2019
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has scooped two WorldStar awards. The awards, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), celebrate innovations in packaging design and technology. According to the WPO, WorldStars are given “based on the judges’ consensus that a pack is superior in its category and market and better in its class in execution or innovation... [Read More]

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Nov 11, 2019
Aptar Beauty + Home has launched its ‘newest edition of innovation’, Apollo, a two-in-one dispensing aerosol actuator giving consumers greater flexibility of choice in how they use the product. The company received a 2019 ADF Innovation Award for its use of the Apollo actuator in combination with MONAT’s Studio One Strong Flexi-Hold Hairspray. The technology allows... [Read More]

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Nov 6, 2019
Multinational engineering and steel production firm thyssenkrupp has launched brand new features for its packaging app. The new additions to the Packaging Steel App, which was initially launched in 2016, provide users with even more digital information about tinplate and its use as a packaging material. Version 3.1, which is available now, includes interactive conversions... [Read More]

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Nov 1, 2019
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has announced the winners of its 2019 World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards. The panel, formed of ten specialist journalists, chose a winner in two categories: cans already on the market and prototypes. The winner in the category of aluminium cans already on the market was Coombs Family... [Read More]

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Oct 28, 2019
Global packaging firm Ball Corporation has announced plans to build its first dedicated aluminium cups manufacturing facility in Georgia, US. The company hopes to serve the growing demand for innovative and sustainable beverage packaging in the US. The new facility will be built adjacent to Ball’s existing aluminium beverage can manufacturing plant and is expected... [Read More]

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Oct 15, 2019
European recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) will be the same price or more expensive than virgin PET next year, according to market data firm S&P Global Platts Analytics. A report by Materials Recycling World (MRW) says the warning raises questions over whether plastic waste can be curbed. S&P Global Platts Analytics found that virgin PET prices had... [Read More]

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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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