Independent Can to buy Ball’s speciality tin plant

Independent Can Co, the US-based speciality canmaking firm, has agreed to buy Ball’s nearby plant in Maryland in a deal worth about US$25 million.The...

UK and South African aerosol can associations renew ties

The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) and South Africa’s Aerosol Manufacturers Association (AMA) have signed a reciprocal agreement.BAMA said in a press release that...

Aryum and Tubex win Aerobal awards

Turkey’s Aryum and Germany’s Tubex have won this year’s aluminium aerosol can awards held by the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers, Aerobal.Aryum...

New BPA-NI internal spray is like “liquid lamination”

A new internal spray coating for drinks cans that is described as “liquid lamination” is in commercial production by inks and lacquer manufacturer Metlac...

Turkey’s Aryum to expand aerosol can production

Turkish canmaker Aryum Aluminum Aerosols is installing another monobloc canmaking line at its Tuzla plant near Istanbul this year.Aryum’s managing director Orkun Baysan told...

Double win for Virojanglor at Luxury Packaging Awards

French fancy can manufacturer Virojanglor was a double winner at last week’s Luxury Packaging Awards held in London.Best known for its decorated tinplate secondary...

Unique codes on cans improve product traceability

To help brands improve product traceability, a code scanning system has been developed by canmaker Crown that assigns every can with a unique and...

Beverage cans continue to gain share in Brazil’s beer market

Cans are continuing to gain share in Brazil’s beer market, despite the fact that it is shrinking.Beer consumption in the first half of 2016...

Stamp of approval for craft brewers

The body that represents independent craft brewers in the UK is helping consumers to find out if the beer in the hand is the...

Canned water: the new craft beer?

Should canmakers be encouraging drinks manufacturers to pack more water in aluminium cans? John Nutting looks into recent trends Consumption of bottled water will exceed...
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