aerosol cans

 

BAMA releases annual aerosol filling figures

The UK aerosol filling figures have remained robust, figures released by the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) show. Following two years of strong year on year increases, the sector has stabilised with overall growth of just 0.1 per cent. In 2013, 1466.5 million cans were filled in total within the UK compared with 1,464.7 million […]

Henkel Beauty Care selects aerosol cans from Ball

Henkel Beauty Care has selected aerosol cans from Ball for its beauty care brand, Fa. Ball manufactures the extruded aluminum can using a new metal technology, which utilises recycled aluminum to create a metal alloy that exhibits increased strength and allows lightweighting of the container without affecting package integrity. This technology allows Ball to lightweight […]

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Aerobal reports record result for 2013

Aerobal, the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers, has reported a record result for 2013. With output rising by 2% to more than seven billion cans, the industry continued its upward trend. Aluminium cans account for nearly 50% of the total worldwide output of aerosol cans. Aerobal secretary general Gregor Spengler says the further […]

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What to expect from METPACK

METPACK 2014 will be held at Messe Essen on May 6-10. The eighth edition of the world fair for metal packaging will count more than 230 exhibitors for the first time, and an area of more than 10,000 square metres has already been occupied – more than ever before in the history of METPACK. At […]

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Lighter, more stable metal packaging

The topic of lightweight products is of growing interest to the packaging and consumer goods industries: for example, the less an aluminium aerosol can weighs, the lower the material and transportation costs will be. The aerosol can produced by Schuler’s ICON V-Drive vertical drawing and ironing press weighs around 20% less than conventional containers. Following […]

New rules for aerosols in the post

The rules have changed regarding aerosols being sent by post within the UK, according to BAMA.   The Royal Mail has issued revised Guidance on their terms and conditions. It includes changes to aerosols that may be sent in the post to UK destinations.   There are two changes:   The maximum size of aerosols […]

Ball to cease production at aerosol plant

Ball Corporation has announced that it will cease production at the company’s Danville, Ill., steel aerosol packaging manufacturing plant during the second half of 2014. Ball will redeploy the plant’s assets to other existing company facilities and will continue to supply the plant’s customers. The Danville plant produces three-piece welded aerosol cans and ends for […]

The growing aerosol agenda

In last month’s issue, we featured an in-depth analysis of the growing aerosol trend, and since going to press, we have been deluged with more positive stories that point towards its rise in prominence. Celebrating a wide array of newly designed aerosols, Aerobal recently held its annual World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards, which CanTech International […]

Aerosol cans help drive Ball earnings

Ball Corporation has reported third quarter net earnings attributable to the corporation of $115.2 million, up on $115.1 million from the same quarter of 2012. Improved operational results were put down to better than expected global beverage can volumes, an improved seasonal vegetable harvest and solid execution companywide. In the Americas and Asia, metal beverage […]

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World Aluminium Aerosol selects can award winners

The winners of the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards 2013 were presented at this year’s Aerobal congress, the global association for manufacturers of aluminium aerosol cans. A truly global competition, the 18 Aerobal members with their production facilities in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa account for about 75% of production worldwide. […]

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Matte and gloss printing for aerosols

At the 28th FEA International Aerosol Congress in Madrid, Ball introduced its Matte & Gloss printing technology for impact extruded aerosol cans and beverage bottles. By enabling customers to combine the two finishes on the same can, the Matte & Gloss printing process can help differentiate and enhance a product’s shelf appeal through sight and […]

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Crown marketing director gives aerosol market insight

Lee Bradley, European marketing director, Crown aerosols Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings offers an insight into the global lubricants market and how aerosol packaging technology is contributing to its future growth. The outlook for the lubricant industry is extremely bright. According to the latest market research from Freedonia Group, 37 million metric tons […]

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Aerosol giant Unilever cuts 1m tonnes of CO2

Unilever has announced it has reduced its carbon footprint by more than a million tonnes of CO2. The company, makers of deodorants including Axe, called Lynx in the UK, Ireland Australia and New Zealand, Dove and many other products, announced the news yesterday (15 April). According to Unilever, the UK’s largest deodorant manufacturer, since 2008 […]