New chairman for the Can Manufacturers Institute

A new chairman has been elected by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), which represents the interests of the canmaking industry in North America.Jim Peterson,...

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...

€100m funding for Galician fish canners

The government in the autonomous region of Galicia, in north-west Spain, has pledged to invest 100 million euros ($108.9m) in the seafood canning industry,...

Camden Town Brewery to move into £30m facility in July

Camden Town Brewery, the UK craft brewer acquired two years ago by Anheuser-Busch InBev, is planning to open its new £30 million production plant...

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...

Colourful graphics on cans promote crafty cocktails

A range of ‘craft’ cocktails launched in the UK exploits the use of dramatic and colourful graphics on cans.Distributed by Tipple Brands, HappyDown is...

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...

Illinois craft brewer expands into cans

A new canning line has been commissioned by craft brewer Alter Brewing in Illinois and its first canned beers have been distributed this week...