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Alamance Foods launches Whipt dairy-free, vegan aerosol whipped cream

February 1, 2023

Whipt, a dairy-free substitute for whipped cream that comes in three varieties, has been introduced by Alamance Foods of Burlington, NC. The varieties include Oat, Almond and Coconut.  According to the company, Whipt will make it possible for vegans to enjoy all the advantages of whipped cream. “When vegans consciously adopt a vegan lifestyle, they lose […]

Registration open for MAA Spring Meeting

January 31, 2023

The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) will hold its Spring Meeting on Thursday, March 16 at Topgolf St. Louis, Chesterfield, MO (just outside of St. Louis). Special Guest Speaker Joe Sonderman, Former Senior VP of Operations, Aerofil (now KDC/One), will present Aerosol Facility Safety & Regulatory Programs. Sonderman is a manufacturing veteran with more than 40 years […]

New CEO for Unilever

January 30, 2023

On January 30, Unilever announced the appointment of Hein Schumacher as its new CEO following an extensive, global search process. He will replace Alan Jope, who announced his intention to retire in September 2022. Schumacher is currently CEO of the global dairy and nutrition business Royal FrieslandCampina and became a Non-Executive Director of Unilever in […]

Paris ADF Innovation Award winners announced

January 27, 2023

The winners of the 2023 Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) Innovation Awards were announced during a ceremony at Paris Packaging Week held at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France on Jan. 25–26. Concept of the year Winners  Refillable Bag-on-Valve – Coster Group: Coster has designed the overall industrial layout of the refill machine to […]

Aerosol & Dispensing Forum opens in Paris

January 25, 2023

Paris Packaging Week 2023—featuring the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design and Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks Paris (ADF&PCD and PLD Paris)—officially opened on Jan. 25 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France. The event will wrap up on January 26.

PRECISION launches two actuators—SMART 35 and STYLISH 52—powered by STORM Technology

PRECISION has launched two new actuators—SMART 35 and STYLISH 52, powered by STORM Technology, which negates the need for an insert while maintaining spray quality. Both SMART 35 and STYLISH 52 are one piece, have no insert nor overcap, and are extremely light. According to the company, this new generation of actuators offers aerosol industry […]

PLZ Corp. names Finley new CEO

January 24, 2023

On Jan. 24, North American independent specialty aerosol and liquid product manufacturer PLZ Corp., Downers Grove, IL, announced the appointment of Brett Finley as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 15. Finley brings to PLZ more than 25 years of specialty manufacturing industry leadership and will focus on leveraging PLZ’s extensive R&D resources and product breadth […]

German Aluminum Aerosol Can Update

January 23, 2023

Manufacturers satisfied with 2022 demand; skilled worker shortage requires new ideas The German Aluminum Association (Aluminium Deutschland e. V. or AD) announced that manufacturers of aluminum aerosol cans and tubes are satisfied overall with their deliveries to the German market in 2022. Deliveries of aluminum aerosol cans saw a strong increase of 15% to 573 […]

CCL Industries acknowledges the passing of Alan Horn

January 20, 2023

CCL Industries Inc.has acknowledged the passing of Alan D. Horn, a long serving member of the Board of Directors. “Alan was an insightful, steadfast and trusted advisor; and more importantly, a friend to the Lang family for many years,” said Donald G. Lang, Executive Chairman of the company. “His significant contributions to the Company date […]

New President & VP for French Aerosol Committee

January 19, 2023

Nathalie Thys has announced that she will step down as President of the Le Comité Français des Aérosols (French Aerosol Committee or CFA) at the end of March as she takes early retirement. Laurent Flond of L’Oréal has been appointed the new President; Marion Grebert of Climalife is the new CFA VP. The CFA thanked […]