Unilever cuts its carbon footprint with Ball’s ReAl cans

Weight-saving technology is being used for the relaunch by Unilever of Rexona and Sure antiperspirant aerosol sprays in Europe.The aluminium cans are made by...

Share a Coke campaign extended to surnames

Coca-Cola is relaunching its ‘Share A Coke’ promotional campaign using new angles with, in the UK, bottles and multi-packs of cans featuring holiday destinations...

Canmaking industry body formed in South Africa

An organisation that will represent the interests of the metal packaging industry in South Africa has been formed.MetPac-SA, which has membership within the canmaking...
Metal packaging manufacturer Crown Holdings has outlined its new environmental sustainability goals up to 2020 in a submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) climate change program.

“Solid start” for Crown as it increases beverage can capacity

With four beverage can plant projects due to increase its capacity, Crown says that it is off to a “solid start” this year with...

Spam producer Hormel awards suppliers for improvement

Canmakers are among a number of suppliers to Hormel Foods – the maker of canned Spam luncheon meat, Valley Fresh meats and Stagg Chili...

Special Ardagh finishes for American Lager brewed in St Louis

Canmaker Ardagh has helped design and manufacture cans with a special finish for the launch of a lager produced in St Louis, Missouri, by...

Special effects draw attention to Crown’s speciality cans in Paris

The full range of shapes, textures and special effects that are possible in metal packaging will be displayed by the speciality packaging unit of...

Independent Dutch drinks filler rejects private equity offer

Refresco, one of the leading independent soft drink fillers in Europe, has turned down an acquisition proposal from a French private equity group.The board...

Ball’s Widget Can relaunched for the craft brewing industry

The draft-beer experience in which a foamy head is produced when poured from a can is being revived for the craft brewing industry at...