Global Aerosol Cans Market Report 2015 – Market Size, Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates 2014 – 2020

The global volume sale of aerosol cans was 15.03 Billion units in 2014 and is estimated to reach 17.83 Billion units by 2020, growing at 3.1% y-o-y, while in terms of revenue; the value was USD 56.4 Billion in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a rate of 3.8%, reaching USD 70 Billion in 2020.

Growth by Region:

Europe has the highest market share of 35% in 2014 while APAC region is the fastest growing market during the projected period. Major end use industries are personal care and home care and thus, with increase in disposable income in the emerging countries, the growth of aerosol can market is expected to grow in line. On the other hand, pharmaceutical industry prefers to use aerosol cans as sprayers for pain relief medicines.

Drivers vs. Constraints:

Big retailers like Wal-Mart, Target, etc. are driving the FMCG companies to better the packaging of the products in order to appeal to the customers within their limited available shelf space. This is pushing the companies to go for technological advancements in the aerosol can industry.

Art from a can? Stewartville artist discovers aerosol muse

With so much to see at the Olmsted County Fair, it’s easy to bypass Brandon Cole’s ordinary white tent, but the artwork inside this Stewartville native’s stand is anything but ordinary.

Vivid and detailed, Cole’s paintings aren’t created with paintbrushes, they’re made with spray paint.

“I love anything art,” he said. “But this completely frees my mind.”

An artist since his youth, Cole decided to expand his work after one of his sculptures won the Freshwater Society’s Water is Life contest in 2010.

“That was the first time my art was in the community. I got a lot of comments, it pushed me to do more,” Cole said.

Six years ago, Cole saw spray paint artist Cosmo Kid at the Mower County Fair. A 4-H member, Cole would spend every free moment at the fair watching the Cosmo Kid, learning the art by watching him and YouTube videos.

“One day, he threw me up on stage, and I’ve been doing it ever since.” Cole said.

In 2004, Cole started showing his work at Stewartville Summerfest, and this year he expanded to Thursdays on First and Art Blitz. Encouraged by people’s reactions, Cole applied to the fair.

Armed with only paper and spray paint, Cole doesn’t start a piece with any preexisting idea. “I just start with color on paper,” he said.

The paintings take 5 to 15 minutes to create, and on a good day Cole can sell as many as 75 paintings.

His art is dependent on the weather — too cold and he can’t paint, too humid and the paint gets sticky — so Cole only paints in the spring and summertime.

“There are less than 500 people in the world that do this, especially in this way,” Cole said.

But art remains a hobby for Cole, who works at Cardinal of Minnesota. He says he likes to have fun with it, and sells his paintings to buy more paint. If given the opportunity to travel with his art, ‘I’d probably take it’, he said, but he doesn’t see that in his future.

For now, Cole is hoping to expand his work to more fairs and festivals next year. He will be at the Olmsted County Fair all week.

Aerosol Format Appeals to 9 out of 10 Consumers

The vast majority of consumers – 92% – say they buy or use aerosols, new research for the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) shows.

The research amongst 2000 GB adults was conducted by Populus for BAMA and asked those 9 out of 10 people who do buy or use aerosols, what it was they liked.

The benefits of aerosols will be of interest to brand owners, retailers and packaging designers in making their decision about incorporating aerosols into their product range. Of those questioned

  • 92% agreed aerosols were easy to use;
  • 86% said they are easy to direct just where you want the product to go;
  • 80% thought they were airtight, clean and hygienic;
  • 79% thought they were efficient;
  • 78% agreed they make no mess or spills; and
  • 75% liked the fact that they are sealed so cannot be contaminated.

Of those who buy or use aerosols, when asked what they do with empty containers, 70% recycle: 61% recycle at the kerbside with household recycling; and 9% take their empty aerosols to a can bank.

When asked what kind of aerosols people recycle, deodorants / antiperspirants unsurprisingly come out top with 85% of recyclers citing these products. Air fresheners are also sustainably handled after use by households that recycle, with 72% in this category saying they include empty aerosol air fresheners in their household recycling.

Asked about recycling patterns there were distinctions across the UK as to which areas are best at including empty aerosols as part of their household recycling. The top cities for recycling were Hull (78%), Cardiff (73%), Manchester (71%) and Birmingham (69%).

BAMA represents the entire aerosol supply chain and has over 80 members.

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