UK’s Deposit Return Scheme should be about 10 pence per can

A charge of about 10 pence on single-use beverage cans and plastics bottles has been recommended for the planned new Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)...

Environmental move for Huss cans

A brewer in Arizona is the latest to launch a new range of beers in 12oz aluminium beverage cans produced by Ardagh.Huss Brewing Company’s...

Ball prints ‘minimalist’ can labels for Dutch spelt beer

Aluminium cans with almost blank labels have been specified by Dutch craft brewer Brouwerij Homeland for its spelt beer.The 330ml cans are being made...

Canmaking equipment exports from China could be hit by US tariffs

Exports of canmaking machinery from China to the US are also being caught by the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on imports of...

European tinplate sell-off possible as Thyssenkrupp chief executive resigns

German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and Indian-owned Tata Steel Europe could be forced to sell some of their packaging steel assets in order to win European...

Special-edition canned beers for the World Cup score well with fans

The strong international interest in the FIFA World Cup and a spell of fine weather suggests that beer and beverage producers will be reporting...

New chairman for UK beverage can industry body

UK beverage can industry body, Can Makers, has appointed Marcel Arsand as its new chairman.Arsand, who takes over from Martin Constable, has more than...

Tata Steel upgrades its IJmuiden tinplate line

The continuous-annealing tinplate line at Tata Steel Packaging’s Ijmuiden mill in the Netherlands has been restarted following an upgrade, which included the installation of...

Sealing a growth strategy in Italy

Pneumatic Scale Angelus is expanding its Parma factory in Italy, which was opened only in 2014. Paul Hill visited the company Nestling in Italy’s ‘food valley’...

Putting the ‘spray’ in ‘inspiration’

As the number of aerosols filled in the UK hits record levels, the sector’s national association showcased the most recent technical challenges and innovations...