Second Showa beverage can plant in Vietnam completed

Completion of Showa’s second beverage can plant in Vietnam has been celebrated with a ceremony at the facility in Da Nang City.The new two-piece...

Ardagh invests in its seafood can plant in Morocco

Leading canmaker Ardagh is expanding its seafood can plant in Morocco after 10 years of operation. The investment at the Casablanca plant will increase capacity by incorporating...

New record recycling rate for packaging steel in Europe

The average recycling rate for steel cans in Europe has hit a new record high of 79.5 percent, according to APEAL, the Association of...

Solar array first for Crown’s aerosol can plant in South Carolina

A canmaking plant in the US is the first Crown facility worldwide to be installed with a solar array that provides a large amount...

Launch imminent for self-heating can technology after funding round

A more efficient type of self-heating drinks can technology could soon be commercialised, following investment funding that will enable product development to be completed.HeatGenie,...

Prime example of quality management standards

US-based Prime Controls, which markets double sheet detectors and controls for the canmaking industry, has achieved a widely-recognised quality management standard.The company says that...

Production starts at Ball’s new beverage can plant in Arizona

Commercial production of beverage cans has started at Ball’s new plant in Arizona.Construction of the Ball Beverage Packaging facility at Goodyear, near Phoenix, was...

Crown’s decorating excellence recognised at the IMDA

Crown’s canmaking plant at Aurora in Illinois was the winner of the top prize at the Excellence in Decorating Quality Awards presented during the...

Cannex & Fillex 2018 Show Report part 1

Record breaker Last month’s Cannex & Fillex was the biggest canmaking industry show ever held in Asia. Printz Holman, Paul Hill and Peter Brown report...

A Khmer love affair with canned beers

One of Cambodia’s strongest beer brands has been created in just seven years using canning lines from Krones. Paul Hill reports In Cambodia, the diversified...