personal care

 

Patrick Heskins

An interview with Patrick Heskins, managing director of the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA).

Jim Peterson

Interview with Jim Peterson, Ball Corporation’s senior vice president and chief operating officer.

Aerosols on the rise

According to figures released by the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) the UK aerosol sector has grown for the fourth year running. The annual UK filling figures show an overall increase of 3% for 2014 compared with the previous year. In total, UK producers filled 1509.7 million cans last year, with aerosols produced for both […]

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New generation of coatings

PPG Industries’ packaging coatings business has announced that it will feature new generation of coatings for the protection of monobloc aerosol cans and aluminum and plastic tubes during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris, 4-5 February. PPG’s packaging coatings meet new requirements and provide higher application solids and one-component simplification, according to Robyn McMillan, […]

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Lindal invests $3.5+ million in Mexican facility

Lindal Group, a leading aerosol packaging solutions provider, has positioned itself for future market growth in Mexico. The first initiative involves Lindal de Mexico, now solely owned by the Lindal Group, after the company bought out the 49 per cent held by the previous ownership. The company has also invested more than $3.5 million to […]

Smaller is better for Crown

Consumer preference for smaller, travel-sized packaging continues to grow in the United States. To help cosmetic and personal care brands capitalise on this opportunity, Crown Aerosol Packaging North America, offers a complete range of slim 45mm diameter aerosol containers, featuring a lean, easy-to-grip ergonomic profile with a range of decorative finishes and textures to create […]

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 […]