New BAMA Guide on safe warehousing of aerosols

In our last blog we talked of the importance of the training which BAMA provides regarding the handling of aerosols. Training is vital of course. However, having regard to the rules for warehousing and logistics is something that everyone engaged in handling and storage needs to be aware of. This is where BAMA’s thorough guide […]

Warehousing and transporting aerosols requires guarantees of compliance and safety

Some training can be an optional extra; whilst other types of training deliver health, safety or even the future security of your company’s business. BAMA is justifiably proud of its work over several decades to raise standards and improve safety in the aerosol industry. Apart from the manufacturing of aerosols, we also attend to safety […]

BAMA’s Chief Executive reviews the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum

The team and I recently attended the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris and felt a short review may be of interest for those unable to make it this year. It was a good opportunity to meet several of our member companies who were present there as well as seeing what other companies outside of […]

The Benefits of Membership

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association, BAMA, is launching a new pamphlet, ‘BAMA – The Benefits of Membership’ at Making Cosmetics 2016 on 15-16th March at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The Association is exhibiting at the Show and is for the first time organising one of the seminars, on the afternoon of 15th March, which […]

New Year Message from BAMA’s Chief Executive

A very Happy New Year to one and all. Six months into my position here at BAMA, I thought it appropriate to review my first half year and what we have to look forward to in the coming months. So what happened in the second half of last year? After a month of job sharing […]

MetalMatters: An industry partnership that keeps delivering recycling success

This month Rick Hindley, Executive Director of the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro), tells us about the success of the MetalMatters programme which promotes kerbside recycling to local authorities and consumers. Alupro is project managing the programme on behalf of funding partners. MetalMatters is the metal packaging industry’s flagship programme to encourage householders to recycle […]

Jonathon Porritt, leading environmentalist and campaigner, praises the aerosol sector

Fourteen years ago, sustainability and aerosols would have been unlikely to have been seen by most people as a natural partnership. Today, Jonathon Porritt, the campaigning British environmentalist, perhaps best known for his championing of Green issues, his advocacy of the Green Party and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has written the Foreword […]

What do bikes and aerosols have in common?

The Brompton Bicycle company’s spokesman was interviewed on Radio 4’s Today Programme recently bemoaning the lack of talent emerging from the UK’s schools and colleges. There is an engineering skills shortage. And so it is in the aerosol industry. We reported in our May blog on what one member company is doing to tackle the […]