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In this issue: The Canmaker, Volume 31, January 2018
One size clearly does not fit all
Gone are the days when a few standard sizes of beverage can met market needs. Customer innovation is now driving ever-more diverse ranges, and canmakers are responding accordingly
Perseverance pays off
Rough weather in North America last summer had a significant impact on the vegetable canning industry with inevitable consequences for canmakers. But, as did Ardagh and Silgan, they responded well, says Arthur Stupay in his latest industry analysis
Onto the podium
In the final third report about the winning entries for the Cans of the Year Awards, those that were given bronze are featured, with as ever some interesting designs
A lightweight beverage end is emerging as the most popular worldwide. How has the CDL end reached such market dominance?
A healthy outlook
The North American drinks market has long been the world’s largest by volume. But a recent conference in New York showed how it is gradually being overhauled by some surprising upstarts