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Rexam’s US operations chief moves to the UK

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Rich Grimley, Rexam’s operations chief for its beverage canmaking business in North America, will fr... Read more

Thermochromic cans for non-alcoholic beer

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Global brewer SABMiller’s Birell non-alcoholic range of beers is to be sold in the Czech Republic in... Read more

Aluminium coffee cans worry steel makers

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Packaging steel manufacturers in Japan are reportedly concerned that coffee brand owners and canmaki... Read more

Canmakers to meet next week in Hong Kong

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Canmakers, suppliers and customers are meeting next week at The Canmaker Summit in Hong Kong.Being h... Read more

Unilever recognises Ball’s aerosol can investments

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Canmaking firm Ball Corporation has been recognised by its key aerosol can customer Unilever for inv... Read more

US beverage can recycling rate hits 66.7%

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Aluminium cans remain the most recycled beverage packaging in the US with 66.7 percent of drinks can... Read more

Constellium’s Wise canstock move in the US

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Europe’s leading supplier of aluminium coil to the canmaking industry, Constellium, will increase it... Read more

Stevia-sweetened Pepsi launched in US

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PepsiCo’s answer to Cola-Cola Life, the stevia-sweetened cola with fewer calories, has been launched... Read more

World’s largest aluminium recycling centre opens

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The world’s largest aluminium recycling plant was officially opened today in Germany by Novelis, the... Read more

Rexam to convert to aluminium in Spain

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Europe’s leading beverage can manufacturer Rexam is planning to convert its two canmaking plants in ... Read more

“Guilt-free” energy drink launched in the US

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Following its success in Europe and Asia, Global Functional Drinks has launched its E-ON energy drin... Read more

Canned seafood is the star in London’s Soho

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Canmaking products have an up-market outlet in London’s Soho with the opening of Tincan, a restauran... Read more

Tubex wins aluminium aerosol can award

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German aerosol canmaking firm Tubex has won the commercial category in this year’s World Aluminium A... Read more

Machinery supplier Bibra celebrates its 125th

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German canmaking machinery manufacturer Biagosch & Brandau (Bibra) is celebrating its 125th annivers... Read more

Official opening for new metal decorating plant

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More than 100 attended an open day at Independent Can Co’s new canmaking plant at Vandalia in Ohio l... Read more

Balanced touch for Rexam’s sleek cans

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Tactile printing on sleek beverage cans is the latest combination of canmaking techniques to be expl... Read more

Crown canmaking site to become a housing estate

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The site of the former Metal Box canmaking plant at Perry Wood Walk in Worcester, UK, is to be used ... Read more

Retailers lead UBC recycling by example

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UK retailers involved in the Every Can Counts programme, which is supported by canmaking firms, are ... Read more

Multiple awards for South Africa’s Nampak

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Canmaking firm Nampak won a total of two medal and 16 certificates at the recent AfriStar Awards, an... Read more

Strong first half for UK drinks can sales

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Shipments of beverage cans from the canmaking industry to UK fillers grew by 7.1 percent in the firs... Read more

Washington brewer moves into canning

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A brewery in Silverdale, Washington has begun using cans for the first time after working with canma... Read more

Sustainability targets set for canmaker Rexam

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Canmaking firm Rexam has updated its sustainability aims, including commitments to reducing the over... Read more

Tobacco tin range launched by Hoffmann

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Switzerland-based canmaking company Hoffmann Neopac has launched a range of decorative tins designed... Read more

Novelis partners with World Wildlife Fund

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The leading supplier of aluminium coil for canmaking plants, Novelis is the first metals company to ... Read more

Ball to expand aerosol canmaking in US and India

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Canmaking giant Ball Corporation is planning to expand its production of impact-extruded aluminium a... Read more

Good times for canned independent beer in UK

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The UK’s ‘best independent beer in a can’ is Adnams Ghost Ship, a title awarded at last week’s Indie... Read more

Ball leads in sustainability again

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A top canmaking company has been listed for the second year as an industry leader in sustainability ... Read more

Silgan buys Van Can's canmaking plants

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Most of the assets of US-based Van Can Co, including two canmaking plants, have been acquired by S... Read more

Rexam’s campaign boosts can recycling in Europe

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More than 3.3 tonnes of used beverage cans were collected as part of Rexam’s annual can recycling in... Read more

Rexam opens dedicated European design centre

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Beverage canmaking firm Rexam has welcomed the first visitors to its Design Centre, a facility which... Read more

Aerosol can production up in Europe

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Output of the aerosol canmaking industry in Europe increased by 1.83 percent year-on-year to 5.52 bi... Read more

Pakistan’s first D&I drinks can plant planned

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Investment plans for a canmaking plant that will serve the Pakistan and Afghanistan drinks markets h... Read more

Cut backs for Ball’s Oakdale food can plant

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Ball is to scale down its canmaking operations in California following an announcement by ConAgra Fo... Read more

Milkshakes promoted by the Amazing Spider-Can

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Russian milkshake manufacturer Alcon Group has teamed up with canmaking firm Rexam to produce a rang... Read more

Japan’s Toyochem expands in S E Asia

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Canmaking coatings supplier Toyochem, part of the Japanese Toyo Ink Group, opened last month two new... Read more

Crown’s 360 End makes canned beer topless

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Topless beer drinking will be on offer next week at the National Football League opening home game f... Read more

Cans are key to cocktail relaunch

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Once only available in US restaurants, the popular Shirley Temple non-alcoholic cocktail has been re... Read more

Texan brewer goes large with multi-pack

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Texas-based craft brewer Austin Beerworks has introduced what may be the largest beverage can multi-... Read more

Incinerator ash to boost UK aluminium recycling

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The UK’s aluminium can recycling rate is set to rise when the metal recovered from incinerators is i... Read more

Green energy recognised at London canmaker

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A British canmaking factory has been shortlisted for an award that recognises its investment in rene... Read more

Strong growth for canned food in Turkey

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With the canned food market in Turkey showing strong growth, Crown Food Europe is planning to showca... Read more

Empty cans pay for burgers in Sweden

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McDonald’s is attracting younger customers in Sweden by letting them pay for burgers with used bever... Read more

Sales rise as Ardagh Group expands

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Sales in the canmaking operations of Ardagh Holdings grew by 2 percent in the three months to the en... Read more

Last chance to enter the Cans of the Year Awards

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Registration to the canmaking industry’s Cans of the Year Awards closes in the next few days.The Can... Read more

Crown to buy Heineken’s Mexican packaging unit

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Crown Holdings will significantly increase its share of the North American beverage canmaking indust... Read more

Global can market to grow by 3 percent a year

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A market analysis forecasts that the global food and beverage can sector will grow at an annual comp... Read more

Safety first for auto pail closing system

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Manufacturers that use steel pails are the target for an automatic sealing system for the clamping r... Read more

Aluminium packaging recycling association turns 25

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The UK’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Th... Read more

Largest ever aluminium recycling site to open

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Leading supplier of aluminium coil for canmaking plants, Novelis will inaugurate the world’s largest... Read more







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From canning to end making

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

China's Xiamen Baofeng is planning to become the world's leading manufacturer of aluminium ends for beverage ...Read more

Canmaking's road to China

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

With Cannex, the world trade show for metal packaging, being held in China on 1-4 June 2015, Mónica Higuera talks to local industry ...Read more

Happy 50th birthday to the D&I drinks can

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Thursday, 20 February 2014

The two-piece drawn & wall-ironed (D&I) drinks can was first produced commercially 50 years ago in March 1964, reports John Nutting, who charts its development and impact on the metal ...Read more

Bryan Donkin, the world's first canmaker

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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the first canmaking and canning plant being established and Bryan Donkin helped make it happen. Many people contributed to the development of preserved foods in th...Read more


Third line to start up at plant in Saudi Arabia

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Canmaking capacity at the plant in Saudi Arabia in which a controlling stake is being acquired by Rexam is about to be ...Read more

Food continues to drive Crown’s sales growth

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Monday, 20 October 2014

The impact of Crown’s acquisition of Mivisa’s food canmaking operations earlier this year continues to drive its growth with global sales in the third quarter of US$2.59 billion, up by ...Read more

Japan’s Daiwa wins Can of the Year award

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

A stunning decorated tinplate coffee can from Daiwa Can Corporation in Japan has won the canmaking industry’s top accolade in 2014. Little did Hollywood action stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis kn...Read more

Baosteel starts up its 6th bevcan plant in China

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

Production of two-piece beverage cans has started up at Baosteel Packaging’s latest canmaking plant in ...Read more


Tinplate rules with an invisible seam

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

The Adidas toiletries brand owned by Coty has switched back to using tinplate aerosol cans largely as a result of a canmaking design change that improves their appearance, making them ...Read more

Asian canmaker orders Schuler conversion press

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

An Asian canmaking firm has ordered a high-output beverage end press that is the result of collaboration between Germany's Schuler and Japan's Showa Machine Tool Co. The Smartline SA-S press converts ...Read more

Positive charge improves pin chain life

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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

An electrostatic lubricator for the chains used in beverage can pin ovens is expected to extend chain life and reduce the amount of oil mist that contaminates the cans. Launched by ...Read more

New range of seamers from PSAngelus

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Tuesday, 4 March 2014

A completely new range of can seaming machines that addresses the most pressing issues faced by food and drinks canning operations will be launched next month (April) by PneumaticScaleAngelus (PSA). The ...Read more

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