Brazilian steelmaker agrees to sell canmaking plant to Can-Pack

Poland’s Can-Pack has agreed to buy South America’s only manufacturer of two-piece tinplate beverage cans, the Cia Metalic do Nordeste plant, from Brazilian steelmaker...

New sustainability targets aimed for at Ball Corporation

Ten new sustainability targets are detailed in Ball Corporation’s fifth biennial sustainability report, which details the canmaker’s progress toward its updated priorities – product...

Sale of canmaker Metalic Nordeste in Brazil imminent

The sale of Brazil’s only manufacturer of tinplate two-piece beverage cans is expected to be announced imminently by its owner, the steelmaker Cia Siderúrgica...

Cans preserve the quality of marijuana in Colorado

A number of marijuana products have been launched in the US using cans to help preserve the drug’s aroma and integrity.They are being produced...

Embossing features on slim cans from Australia

A slim can format with a novel design that is said to be new to the Australian market is one of the latest entries...

Canned water brand’s sales double in two years

Sales of a canned sparkling water brand have doubled in the past two years as consumers turn away from sweetened colas.The La Croix range...

Crown helps celebrate 150 years of Guinness in Singapore

To celebrate 150 years of Guinness brands being sold in Singapore, special cans have been produced by canmaker Crown for a limited batch of...

Mobile canning speeds up the switch to cans in craft brewing

The speed with which US craft brewers are switching to aluminium cans is on the increase. Goodwater Brewery in Vermont started up in January, but...

Soft drinks to pop again?

The declining consumption of carbonated soft drinks in the US has hit volume sales of beverage cans, with no signs of the trend bottoming...

What is colour?

In this month’s column, Joe Finan of INX International discusses the nature of colour and how it fits into Physics We have so far in...
The Canmaker August 2016
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