Details announced for the BAMA Forum 2015

BAMA (the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association), is to hold its annual Forum on 15-16 October 2015. The event will again take place at The Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield. The results of the BAMA Awards will also be announced at a gala dinner to be held on 15th October. Both the event and the Awards […]

The Appliance of Science

Nick Swift is from The Association of Science Education which runs the website SchoolScience.co.uk. He has been working with BAMA for many years to promote aerosol Science and Technology to schools. Nick is this month’s guest blogger. If you work in the education business you are constantly bombarded by messages from industry, universities and government […]

BAMA Guides Members through ‘Red Tape’

BAMA has issued a reminder to members that keeping a close eye on the emerging new rules is crucial to enable companies in the aerosol and retail sectors to stay ahead. New official ‘red tape’ could make life very difficult for some varieties of aerosols. BAMA believes that what it describes as ‘creeping red tape’ […]

Staying ‘on course’ this February

BAMA is ‘on course’ to improve training in the industry. Only a month into 2015, we are holding three events to help improve knowledge in the industry. One of BAMA’s key strengths, many members say, is its attention to safety and training. Because our members and potential members are all over the UK, one of […]

Practical Toolkit introduced to help BAMA Members Plan for the Future

We have just completed a major study undertaken in conjunction with Forum for the Future. This was a follow up to a similar exercise undertaken in 2001. The Future of Aerosols 2, which has just been completed, has resulted in a practical ‘toolkit’ for sustainability to be used by our member companies in further developing […]

Apprenticeships…. back in vogue!

Cogent Skills is the UK’s strategic body for skills in the science industries, led by sector employers. Lesley Coombes, Business Development Manager at Cogent is our guest blogger for July and informs you about the various Apprenticeships available. We work with employers to develop, design and deploy skills solutions for the science industries. We support […]

Waitrose Gives Top Tips

The importance of suppliers trying to see things through the retailers’ eyes was one of the key messages that members of BAMA at the 2014 Forum heard when Clare Norman, Waitrose Technical Manager for Household, Baby & Pets, presented her topic – ‘The future of aerosols – a retailer perspective’. Ms Norman explained that Waitrose […]

Colour & Design

Aerosol packaging is an ever evolving design challenge. Designers and brand owners are always keen to make the pack designs fresh, appealing, sustainable and difficult to copy or counterfeit. All consumer good packaging must have shelf-appeal of course; but for aerosols, where people cannot smell or touch the product before they purchase, the need for […]