Canned water start-up plans to replace “unsustainable” plastics bottles

Austrian spring water is being marketed in resealable aluminium cans in a bid to cut the volume of plastics bottles that "end up damaging...

Russian end making plant wins prestigious Shingo award

The end manufacturing operation at Ball’s Naro Fominsk beverage can plant in Russia has won a 2017 Shingo award for operational excellence.Awarded by the...

Digital printing focus at metal decorators’ annual conference

The focus is on digital printing at this week’s International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) annual conference, being held in Oakbrook, Illinois, USA.Keynote speaker on...

Tinplate production starts up at new mill in Turkey

Production has started at a new steel mill in Turkey that has the capacity to produce 250,000 tons of tinplate for packaging a year.The...

Second beverage can plant in India for Can-Pack

Poland-based canmaker Can-Pack SA is building its second beverage can plant in India.The two-piece D&I canmaking plant is located in the northern state of...

Ball employees break record in Let’s Can Hunger food drive

Employees at canmaker Ball Corporation collected a record 112 tons (269,655 pounds) of canned food and donated more than US$332,000 to help address hunger...

Pakistan’s first D&I beverage can plant starts production

Production has started at Pakistan’s first two-piece beverage can plant near Faisalabad.First announced in April 2015 the Pakistan Aluminium Beverages Cans Limited (PABC) plant...

Canmaking machinery facility appears on national TV in US

Canmaking equipment manufacturer Stolle Machinery was featured on television last month when its Canton, Ohio, facility provided the backdrop for a live broadcast.The programme...

Horizontal innovation versus ambidexterity

Horizontal innovation is a great way for an organisation to be innovative, says Antonio Teixeira  Specialised literature has registered a movement of companies in search...

Hot tip tempts craft brewers into cans

Quality standards for canned craft beers are key to selling through leading retailers. John Nutting talks to a UK-based contract packer  A contract beer packer...

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