Unilever UK and Swallowfield honoured
British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA), which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, has recognized innovation, success and continued improvements in the UK aerosol industry at the BAMA Awards 2011. Unilever UK was announced the winner of the economic sustainability category for the ergonomic design, innovative formulation and environmental benefits of its New Sure for Women Antiperspirant Aerosol. Swallowfield Plc was highly commended for its role in creating global demand for UK-made aerosol products, while Ball Aerocan’s Right Guard was recognised for excellent on shelf differentiation.
In addition, Unilever took first prize for its outreach programme to train, inspire and recruit local talent into the company in the social responsibility category, in which Swallowfield’s interactive health and safety training was also highly commended.
Finally, Swallowfield won the environmental benefits category for significantly reducing its utilities and CO2 emissions.