The Brexit vote was the main topic in the British aerosol packaging market in July. The packaging suppliers interviewed by EUWID said the most noticeable short-term impact of this historic referendum is to be found in the currency exchange rates.
Can suppliers with plants in Britain are among those who currently stand to profit from the devaluation of the pound. The currency exchange rates render the situation less favourable for European suppliers who cannot boast any production sites in Britain.
The situation in the area of aerosol cans made of aluminium has relaxed noticeably in the first half of 2016 compared to the previous year.
Suppliers of aerosol packaging made of tinplate were on the whole satisfied with business developments for the first six months.