Impact of lightweighting highlighted by Crown

The impact of the continued lightweighting of aluminium beverage cans has been highlighted by leading canmaker Crown as it celebrates its 125th anniversary.The bodies...

Desktop beer canning reaches bars in the US

Fans of craft beer in the US are now able to have their draft brews individually canned at the bar.As many craft brewers...

End of the line for steel beverage cans in Spain?

The steel D&I beverage can could soon be eliminated from Spain if decisions being made by canmakers Crown and Ardagh are carried through.Spain was...

Welsh brewer launches first canned range

Newport-based brewer Tiny Rebel has launched its first range of canned beers this week at a series of events in Cardiff, London, Manchester, Leeds...

Pop-art labels promote canned craft beers in Atlanta

Striking labels designed by an American pop-artist are being used to promote a canned craft beer soon to be launched by an Atlanta-based brewery.Second...

Crown celebrates 125 years of metal packaging in 2017

Crown Holdings, for many years the largest global canmaker and most diverse in its range of metal packaging products, this year celebrates its 125th...

Matching canned beers for couples on Valentine’s Day

A brewery in Poland has launched canned beers for couples to celebrate Valentine’s Day.The Sulimar Brewery, which produces beers under the Cornelius brand in...

Ardagh to convert UK beverage can plant from steel to aluminium

Ardagh Group is planning to convert its canmaking plant at Rugby in the UK from producing steel beverage cans to aluminium.The former Ball Packaging...
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Billion can baby

By all accounts, almost as many cans of Red Bull are produced in China as are made for western markets. The diverse Reignwood group...

Moving onto the third dimension

In this month’s column, Joe Finan of INX International delves into the concept of lightness and the colour difference measures used in our industryLast...

Reinventing tradition

Ultra-violet domination