Volume 31, July 2018

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

Metals make their mark on the Circular Economy
Editorial board member Jan Driessens discusses the life cycle and recyclability of metal packaging and its advantages compared with other packaging materials

Sidermec cuts a figure in Europe
What began as a small Italian operation is now a major tinplate supplier for canmakers in the European market

Cannex & Fillex show report
This second report from the recent Cannex & Fillex event highlights the growing number of equipment suppliers from Asia looking at export markets

US retailers cut back their stock inventories
Following increased costs, inventory adjustments and inflation within the food can market, Arthur Stupay looks into results from Ardagh and Silgan.

Wales is at the centre of steel packaging research
Could the collaborative venture between academia and industry at Swansea University lead to new developments in steel can technology?

Putting the ‘spray’ in ‘inspiration’
The current technical challenges and innovations in the aerosol sector were showcased at the recent British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association event.

Sealing a growth strategy in Italy
Seaming equipment specialist Pneumatic Scale Angelus is expanding its Parma-based factory

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