With a world production volume of 6.93 billion cans, the aluminium aerosol industry achieved a 5% increase in demand from 2011 – 2012 in Asia, North and South America and the Middle East.
The industry, which has achieved an average growth of 7% over the last six years, saw a rise in demand for deodorants, hairsprays, pharmaceuticals and household products.
Some estimate that world production will exceed 7 billion aerosol cans for 2013.
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Source: Packaging Europeback