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Aluminum packaging scores as a functional and ecological all-rounder on Packaging Day

Packaging is a constant companion of consumers in everyday life. They make an important but often neglected contribution to our society. Many consumers are unaware that aluminum packaging only accounts for around one percent of the packaging marketed in Germany, although the high-performance all-rounders are apparently omnipresent.


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An interview with GDA packaging and recycling experts Gregor Spengler and Jörg Schäfer

Due to its properties, aluminium is a popular packaging material – also in the cosmetics industry.

What are the great benefits of aluminium for cosmetic products?


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Aluminum packaging is way ahead in product protection and sustainability

Material properties as part of the solution for more resource efficiency

In addition to the overarching COVID-19 discussions, the topics of resource efficiency, sustainability and recycling remain high on the agenda of packaging manufacturers, brand owners and consumers.


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The market situation for aluminum tubes and aerosol cans will worsen in the third quarter of 2020

Reliable forecasts are essential for sufficient planning security

After an overall satisfactory market development in the first half of 2020, the deliveries of aluminum tubes and, in particular, aluminum aerosol cans to the German market are now significantly declining.


ALUMINIUM Trade fair

ALUMINIUM World Trade Fair postponed

ALUMINIUM, the world's leading trade fair for the aluminium industry, which was to take place in Düsseldorf from 6 to 8 October, has been postponed to 18 to 20 May 2021 due to the serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The accompanying ALUMINIUM Conference will also be postponed into the next year.