Sarten to set up factory in Qatar

Turkish canmaker Sarten is set to expand its packaging operations by opening a can plant in Qatar.It is understood that Turkey's leading canmaker will...

Canned sports drink highlights Chinese culture in the Forbidden City

Cans of a sports drink marketed by Jianlibao and decorated with patterns from a Chinese emperor’s robes are being used as part of a...

Support for variable rate DRS by Scottish MPs welcomed by industry

A Scottish Parliamentary Committee report on the proposed deposit return scheme (DRS) in Scotland has been broadly welcomed by representatives of the soft drinks...

Metal Recycles Forever launches microsite

A dedicated microsite has been launched by Metal Packaging Europe (MPE), the European association representing metal packaging, to further promote its Metal Recycles Forever...

Independent beverage can plant planned for Florida

A beverage can plant is being planned for construction in Florida by a Miami-based drinks firm following land-use approval last week by commissioners at...

Three new canmaking lines for Jiamei Food Packaging in China

Chinese packaging manufacturer Jiamei Food Packaging is planning to build three new canmaking lines and has launched an initial public offering on the Shenzhen...

MPMA urges regulators to set strict recycling rules

The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association has called on regulators to issue tough recyclability classifications for packaging, urging them to recognise only products that will...

Hoffman Neopac acquires Dutch canmaker

Switzerland-based canmaker Hoffman Neopac has acquired its longstanding metal packaging partner CM Packaging, which is based in the Netherlands.As of 1 January 2020, the...

Harmony between baling speed and size

A waste extraction system for beverage canning lines has been developed by US-based Harmony Enterprises. The ExtractPack Pro Intermediate Liquid Extraction Baler is said...

Innovating to meet changing demands

There was no shortage of smart ideas in the metal packaging that won Silver Awards in the Cans of the Year 2019. Mark McCord...

Loaded with promise

All change in food cans