Volume 30, March 2017


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In this issue: The Canmaker, Volume 30, March 2017

Light at the end of the tunnel
We round up Crown Holdings’ beverage can manufacturing projects in North and Central America, and in Europe

Strength in numbers
Australia-based Jamestrong Packaging has completed the installation of a KBA Metalstar 3 printing line at is Milperra, New South Wales, facility

Flexible tools
The flexibility required by canmakers who need to scale up as bottle can demand rises is possible with Mall//Herlan equipment

Another way to measure colour
It is not uncommon to see both spectrophotometers and camera-based systems employed in tandem

Canmakers bounce into the New Year
The global canmakers showed strong performance in both sales and earnings in the final quarter and full year of 2016

Will the ‘sugar tax’ hit sales of cans?
The UK’s Soft Drinks Industry Levy is due to be introduced in April next year and canmakers are keen to know what commercial effects if any the new measures are likely to have

Smaller is beautiful
Craft beer canning systems are diversifying with bar-top seaming machines now available

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