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Nov 15, 2019
Canadian aerosol manufacturer fined for environmental offences
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Nov 12, 2019
Prime Controls, a manufacturer of double  metal sheet sensors and controls for the can-making, automotive, appliance and other metal forming industries, has been honoured by the Dayton Business Journal awards in Ohio, US. The US firm was recognised in the 'elite' awards, which celebrate the best in business. This is the fifth consecutive year that Prime Controls has... [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 6, 2019
Ball Metalpack will close its Springdale, Arkansas plant in the second quarter of 2020. According to a report by Arkansas Democrat Gazette, the plant closure will leave 76 full-time workers without jobs. In a statement, Ball Metalpack’s CEO Jim Peterson said the plant will continue to make steel packaging for aerosol and food products as it phases out work. Production... [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 31, 2019
Aerosol and liquid products firm Precise Packaging has opened a new production facility in Massachusetts, US. The company, acquired by PLZ Aeroscience in August, is a leading contract manufacturing partner of aerosol and liquid products for premier brands in the personal care, home fragrance and over-the-counter (OTC) end markets. The new 15,000 square-foot production... [Read More]

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Oct 31, 2019
US chemicals firm DuPont has announced its 2030 sustainability goals, committing to reducing its emissions by 30%. The company revealed it is aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30%, including sourcing 60% of electricity from renewable energy. The company highlighted nine key priorities in its sustainability plan, including designing 100% of its products... [Read More]

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Oct 30, 2019
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has achieved its 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable energy in the US and Canada. The firm exceeded its original goal by extending the purchase of 100% renewable energy to western Europe. This significant step means Procter & Gamble (P&G) has switched to 100% renewable energy in three major markets, representing over... [Read More]

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Oct 28, 2019
Global consumer goods company Unilever has released its Q3 results, showing growth led by its emerging market business and home care division. The two areas grew by 5.1% and 5.4% respectively. In the beauty and personal care division, Unilever reported underlying sales grew by 2.8%, with 2.1% from volume and 0.7% from price. Deodorants performed well, with continued... [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 28, 2019
Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro has released its Q3 results, revealing a smaller-than-expected drop in earnings due to increased production in Brazil. The firm’s underlying earnings before financial items and tax was NOK 1,366 million (€133.7 million) in Q3, down from NOK 2,676 million (€262 million) in the same period last year. This... [Read More]

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Oct 28, 2019
German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has announced its new CEO. The current CEO, Hans Van Bylen, will not be able to work an additional term after 35 years with the company due to personal reasons. Van Bylen will hand over the role to his successor, Carsten Knobel, effective 1 January 2020. Knobel joined Henkel in 1995 and has been on the Management Board... [Read More]

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Oct 18, 2019
Winners of the annual BAMA (British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association) awards 2019 have been revealed. The BAMA Forum and Awards Dinner were hosted at Oulton Hall Hotel in Leeds, recognising innovation across the aerosol sector. Winners, runners up and highly commended entrants were chosen from five categories: Aerosol Packaging, Sustainability, Process Safety and... [Read More]

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Oct 17, 2019
Aerosolex, the Russia supplier of products to the aerosol industry, recently celebrated on year of successful operations. The anniversary on 8 September marked one year since the launch of the high-purity dimethyl ether (DME) Propelan®, a multi-purpose, stable, odourless and colourless chemical used by manufacturers of aerosol products. “Over the course of last... [Read More]


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