• Tubex launches new lightweight aluminum aerosol can

    (August 23, 2019)
    German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has launched its new light weight aerosol aluminum can “Designed for Sustainability and Recycling.” Tubex and slug supplier Neuman Aluminum developed a patented slug for aluminum aerosol cans with a considerable weight reduction compared to a standard aluminum can. It was seen by Tubex as a step to focus even more on weight reduction. Tubex… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Ball to sell Argentine steel aerosol packaging facilities to Envases del Plata S.A

    Ball Corp. announced on Aug. 21 an agreement to sell its tinplate steel aerosol packaging facilities in Garin and San Luis, Argentina, to Envases del Plata S.A., an Argentinian metal packaging company. The transaction is expected to close later this year. Post-close, Ball will continue to manufacture aluminum aerosol containers and aluminum slugs around the world from its eight facilities located in Canada, Czech… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • PLZ Aeroscience aquires Precise Packaging

    PLZ Aeroscience Corporation (PLZ) announced on Aug. 22 that it has acquired Precise Packaging from an affiliate of Trive Capital. Based in Fall River, Massachusetts, Precise is a manufacturer of small-format aerosol and liquid products for the personal care, home fragrance and over-the-counter end markets. CEO Shaun Gaus will continue leading Precise. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Aerosol Association of Australia moves location

    (August 14, 2019)
    The office of the Aerosol Association of Australia Inc. has moved. Effective August 12, the Association’s new physical and postal address is: Suite 704 368 Sussex Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same. For more info, visit www.aerosol.com.au. FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ADF&PCD New York announces shortlist for Innovation Awards

    (August 12, 2019)
    The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) announced the shortlist for its annual Packaging Innovation Awards. See release below for full information: Download the PDF file . FULL ARTICLE >>
  • rePlanet closes all recycling centers in California

    Story courtesy of the Orange County Register Recycling center rePlanet has closed all of its 284 centers in California, resulting in hundreds of layoffs. Los Angeles-based Consumer Watchdog has called for CALRecycle, the state agency in charge of recycling, to require the retail outlets to begin redeeming bottles and cans for cash. CALRecycle, a department of the state EPA, said… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Doug Raymond

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    Nicholas Georges

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    Consumers are demanding increased transparency from all facets of…
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    International Regulatory Influences
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    Ozone-Depleting Substances & Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations

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    Corrosion Corner
    W. Stephen Tait

    The corrosion of refillable multiple-use packaging—Part II

    With SUSAN WHITWORTH Tait, Ph.D. Executive Director & CFO,…
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