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N.A. aerosol production at all-time high.


May 7, 2015
by Canadian Packaging staff

WASHINGTON, DC—The North American aerosol products industry remains strong and growing, according to the 64th annual Consumer Specialty Products Association’s (CSPA) Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey.

Aerosol product production in North America (which includes Canada, Mexico and the U.S. and Puerto Rico) rose in 2014 to an estimated 4.52 billion units— an historic high.

The survey findings are an annual indicator of the business strength of the aerosol products industry.

“The CSPA’s comprehensive snapshot of the North American and U.S. aerosol industry is a powerful tool that businesses have used for more than a half century to inform planning, investment, sales, and research and development decisions,” says CSPA president and chief executive officer Chris Cathcart.

He continues, “The CSPA’s comprehensive snapshot of the North American and U.S. aerosol industry is a powerful tool that businesses have used for more than a half century to inform planning, investment, sales, and research and development decisions.”

Additional survey highlights include:

  • North American production rose 1.5 percent from 2013;
  • U.S. aerosol products production reached 3.8 billion in 2014;
  • U.S. household products production rose 1.5 percent from 2013;
  • U.S. insect spray production rose 8.3 percent from 2013;
  • U.S. personal care products production fell 1 percent from 2013;
  • U.S. food products production increased 2.3 percent from 2013;
  • U.S. paints and finishes production rose 1 percent from 2013.

Research on the data was conducted by the independent firm, Association Research, Inc. To purchase the survey, visit http://bit.ly/CSPApublications.

For more information on aerosol products, visit www.aerosolproducts.org.

The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) is the premier trade association representing the interests of companies that manufacture, formulate, distribute and sell more than $100 billion annually in the U.S. of familiar consumer products that help household and institutional customers create cleaner and healthier environments. CSPA member companies employ hundreds of thousands of people globally.

Products CSPA represents include disinfectants that kill germs in homes, hospitals and restaurants; candles, and fragrances and air fresheners that eliminate odors; pest management products for home, garden and pets; cleaning products and polishes for use throughout the home and institutions; products used to protect and improve the performance and appearance of automobiles; aerosol products and a host of other products.

Through its product stewardship program, Product Care, and scientific and business-to-business endeavors, CSPA provides members a platform to effectively address issues regarding the health, safety and sustainability of their products. For more information, please visit www.cspa.org.






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