• Silgan Dispensing launches noiseless sprayer Sinfonia Elegance

    (2021-06-15 01:09:40)
    Silgan Dispensing announced the launch of its newest spray, Sinfonia Elegance. Sinfonia Elegance is an evolution of Silgan Dispensing’s Sinfonia Spray, noted for its wide range of customization options. Sinfonia Elegance provides the same versatility in a new noiseless version and a softer force-to-actuate. It features customizable heads, closures, ferrules, and overcaps and comes in full metal and plastic options… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • FDA approves Sandoz aerosol MDI

    (2021-06-14 16:00:35)
    The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a June 4, 2021 release that it had approved an abbreviated new drug application submitted by Sandoz for albuterol sulfate inhalation aerosol 90 mcg (base)/actuation in a metered dose inhaler (MDI) on June 1. The drug is used for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm (i.e., narrowing of the airways) in… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Brazilian Aerosol Association gets new President

    (2021-06-09 20:34:43)
    José Maria Granço of Brasilata Embalagens Metálicas S/A has been appointed President of the Brazilian Aerosol Association (Associação Brasileira de Aerossóis e Saneates Domissanitários or ABAS), following the death of 2020 ABAS President Antal Geörge Almásy in December. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • PRECISION launches ACCUSOL 3, upgraded version of its iconic actuator

    (2021-06-07 13:24:30)
    PRECISION has announced the launch of ACCUSOL® 3 —the upgraded and environmentally friendly version of its original design. ACCUSOL® was the first actuator offered with a trigger for industrial and technical applications, among others, and has been the reference all around the world for decades, according to PRECISION. Group Marketing & Business Development Director Alexandre Basson said, “ACCUSOL® 3 was… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • L’Oréal USA to open 2nd company HQ in LA area

    (2021-06-06 01:21:02)
    L’Oréal USA announced it will be opening a second company headquarters at 888 North Douglas in El Segundo, California in early 2022. A major milestone for the L’Oréal Group’s largest subsidiary, L’Oréal USA’s second company headquarters will bring together the teams from its California-based brands – NYX Professional Makeup, Urban Decay and Pulp Riot, which are currently based in three… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • APEAL: Recycling of steel packaging in Europe hits all-time high of 84%

    (2021-06-05 01:17:19)
    Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit a new all-time high of 84%, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. It is an increase of 1,5% and is the ninth consecutive year in which the overall recycling rate has risen. Alexis Van Maercke, Secretary General of APEAL, said: “Once again, this… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Admiral Products honored with 9 print excellence awards

    (2021-06-04 13:52:57)
    Admiral Products, Inc., a Cleveland, OH-based printer that specializes in custom labels for the packaging industry, was recently awarded nine 2021 Print Excellence Awards from Graphic Media Alliance. Each year, Graphic Media Alliance holds its Print Excellence Awards competition to recognize Ohio, Michigan and Northern Kentucky printers who have demonstrated excellence in 35 categories. The awards ceremony took place at… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • The race is on for recycled aluminum aerosol containers

    (2021-05-28 16:43:13)
    Over the last decade, the global aluminum aerosol can industry has seen an average growth rate of about 3.5%, according to the International Organization of Aluminum Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). In other voluminous end-use markets, such as the automotive and building industries, aluminum has also been in increasingly high demand. For several years, the demand for aluminum products with recycled… FULL ARTICLE >>

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