• CAPCO launches revamped Make More Magic website

    (March 21, 2019)
    The Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) has relaunched the Make More Magic website to provide an improved digital hub for key stakeholders in the industry, to foster community and to better educate consumers on the uses, environmental impacts and safety of aerosol products. With the perception of aerosols often clouded by dated information and misconceptions, Make More Magic encourages manufacturers,… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Brexit uncertainty affects British aerosol can market

    At the end of February 2019, the British market for aerosol cans was characterized by uncertainty over the looming Brexit, according to www.EUWID-Packaging.com. While can suppliers reported that some of their customers wanted to prepare for all contingencies by stockpiling, respondents also said that many fillers were not taking any precautions and were simply waiting. Major brands surveyed by EUWID… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • McBride to officially close its Hull plant on March 31

    (March 20, 2019)
    McBride will official shutter its Hull, UK-based aerosol factory on March 31. This will result in the loss of 117 jobs. The company said it experienced “substantial losses” in its aerosol department, heavy restructuring costs in 2018 (£15.8 million [$20.8 million]) and faced extreme margin pressures and competition in the UK. However, sales rose from £212.3 million to £220.9 million… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ADF&PCD Shanghai program announced, set for March 27-28

    L’Oréal, Beiersdorf and Kao are just some of the global brands taking to the stage as part of the ADF Conference at ADF&PCD Shanghai 2019. The educational program offers visitors the chance to hear from the industry’s brightest minds, as well as seeing the sector’s most cutting-edge technologies firsthand. China’s only dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume & cosmetic… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • U.S. Court of Appeals asked to revisit HFCs ruling

    (March 13, 2019)
    U.S. chemical manufacturers Honeywell International and Chemours, along with the Natural Resources Defense Council, in early March 2019 once again asked a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to maintain the Obama-era authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban high-GWP HFCs in certain applications. The action was first reported… FULL ARTICLE >>

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