Volume 31, May 2018

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In this issue: The Canmaker, Volume 31, May 2018

Closed-loop colour control: just around the corner?
Editorial board member Amir Novini discusses the possibility of controlling decoration inks with a closed-loop system

Built on Innovation
Czech Republic-based canmaker Moravia is using D&I technology to make award-winning shaped aluminium aerosol cans

Always something new
Richard Moore explores the latest trends in the canned drinks market in China

Sealing the deal
An Austrian project with good connections believes it can succeed in resealable can ends

Countdown to Cannex
More highlights in a second preview of the 2018 Cannex & Fillex canmaking technology show, being held in China this month

Slim and sleek cans go on a diet
A recent study highlights the trend in lightweighting slim and sleek beverage cans

Speed with flexibility
The latest developments in the manufacture of D&I two-piece cans

Deck out the cans
Digital printing systems are featured in a review of metal decoration advances

US tax cuts: a benefit that could aid capex
Recent tax cuts could boost merger and acquisition activity among canmakers

Canmaking that saves food waste
Could a mobile canning system help farmers process and preserve food?

Beverage cans drive the circular economy
Recyclability of aluminium beverage cans plays a key role in the circular economy, as two recent factory visits further highlights

Not such a sterile market
How is the retorts equipment industry developing the sterilisation process?

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