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Sep 18, 2019
European Aerosol Federation (FEA) 2018 results revealed
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Sep 17, 2019
Organisers of METPACK 2020, the world’s leading trade fair for metal packaging, have reported ‘promising registration numbers’ and new exhibitors for next year’s event. The programme includes a job fair, special historical exhibitions and the METPACK conference. The event is scheduled to take place at the Essen exhibition centre in Germany from 5-9 May 2020.... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2019
The German aluminium industry is expecting a slight economic downturn, according to the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA), the federation of the German aluminium industry. According to a report by Recycling Magazine, the German aluminium industry is reducing production in many areas. Aluminium conversion in Germany totalled around 185,100 tonnes during January-June... [Read More]

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Sep 13, 2019
Albert P. Caruso, a pioneer in the manufacturing of pepper spray devices, has died aged 85. Born in Kenmore, New York State, Caruso worked for seven years as a life and health insurance agent for Manhattan Casualty Co. in Syracuse, before founding his own insurance firm in 1960. Caruso dabbled in several industries over the years, according to Insurance News. As a child,... [Read More]

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Sep 11, 2019
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has reported a slight slow-down in the production of aluminium aerosol cans in the first half of 2019. Despite rapid growth in previous years, AEROBAL claims that year-on-year, its member companies’ production fell by 1% to around three billion cans. Gregor Spengler, AEROBAL’s... [Read More]

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Sep 10, 2019
North America’s leading independent aerosol and liquid contract fillers, Aerofil, will unveil an augmented reality (AR) tour of its new high-speed aerosol line at ADF & PCD New York. The event, held at the Altman Building in Manhattan, will provide a platform for Aerofil to lead visitors through its new fully automated high-speed personal care product aerosol... [Read More]

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Sep 9, 2019
James Briggs, one of the largest consumer chemicals businesses in Europe, has been bought by Rochdale, UK-based Tetrosyl. The company, which is based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, was founded in 1830. It has the capacity to distribute up to 150 million aerosols and 30 million litres of product annually, Insider Media reports. James Briggs was previously owned by... [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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Sep 4, 2019
Colep, a leading global player in the consumer goods packaging and contract manufacturing sector, has welcomed a new board member. Charlie Sharman is joining the firm’s Board of Directors as a non-executive director. He has over 30 years of experience in delivering successful large-scale lean transformations across a range of industries. Sharman’s career began... [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 23, 2019
Leading US manufacturer of speciality and liquid aerosol products PLZ Aeroscience has acquired Precise Packaging. The firm bought Massachusetts-based Precise, the leading manufacturer of small-format aerosol and liquid products, from an affiliate of Trive Capital. CEO Shaun Gaus will continue to lead Precise. Based outside Chicago, PLZ Aeroscience is the North American... [Read More]

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Aug 22, 2019
Packaging company Ball has announced an agreement to sell its tinplate steel aerosol packaging facilities in Garin and San Luis, Argentina. The firm is selling its facilities to Envases del Plata S.A, an Argentinian metal packaging company. The deal is expected to close later this year. Ahead of the sale, Ball will continue to serve the growing demand for sustainable... [Read More]

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Aug 21, 2019
German industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate thyssenkrupp’s climate targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). The SBTi has also confirmed that thyssenkrupp is acting in line with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate conference. The SBTi is a collaboration between the Carbon Disclosure Project, the United Nations Global... [Read More]

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Aug 21, 2019
Workers in the US city of Boston are spraying aerosol insecticides at night to combat the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. A second case of the virus, which is carried by mosquitos, has been recorded during laboratory testing by the state Department of Public Health. The department confirmed that the infection was found in a man between the ages of 19 and 30... [Read More]

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Aug 20, 2019
The British Aerosol Manufacturer’s Association (BAMA) annual Forum and Awards Dinner will take place in Leeds, UK this autumn. The event, taking place on 16-17 October, is now in its 11th year. The BAMA Awards will focus on four key categories: Aerosol of the Year – A new product made in the UK but sold anywhere in the world Aerosol Packaging – Aerosol... [Read More]


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