Wine can designer Barokes buys out largest investor

Australian wine can inventor Barokes Wines has taken back control of the company in a management buyout from its majority shareholder.The Melbourne-based brand said...

Hydro to focus on canstock in restructuring of its rolling business

Aluminium producer Hydro will in future focus on the canmaking and automotive sectors in a restructuring of its rolling business.The global supplier of body,...

Canmakers could benefit from Indian plan to ban single-serve plastic bottles

Canmakers supplying the Indian drinks market can expect to see a boost in sales after the government said it would begin banning single-use disposable...

Best year yet for can recycling campaign in UK

Growing demand for music and other festivals in the UK to be plastics-free has boosted consumer interest in the Every Can Counts drinks can...

Chinese steel mill HBIS expands into printed tinplate

China-based steel manufacturer HBIS Group Hengstrip has expanded into offering coated and printed packaging materials with investment in two Japanese-made decorating lines.Liu Fengchao, chief...

Two-tone tabs make Ardagh’s cans prize winners

Canmaker Ardagh has produced customised drinks cans with two-tone coded tabs to help promote the latest edition of a popular video game.The cans will...

Crown Mexico receives supplier award from MillerCoors

Brewer MillerCoors has recognised canmaker Crown Beverage Packaging Mexico as its 2018 Packaging Materials Supplier of the Year and Packaging Materials Most Valuable Plant.The...

Eyuan expands into ROPP production in China

Chinese end manufacturer Eyuan has expanded into the production of roll-on pilfer-proof (ROPP) caps for use on aluminium bottles.The canmaker, which started making food...

Craft beer success in Canada

The success of craft beer today is down to the pioneering efforts of a handful of adventurous brewers. While some of the big breweries...

Profits rise in US despite a lag in food cans

Shipments of food cans in the US in the seasonally-low first quarter of this year were 5.65 billion, down 5.2 per cent compared with...