Volume 31, March 2018

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

‘Recyclable’ is no longer enough
Our latest addition to The Canmaker’s editorial board, William Boyd, explains that marking a product as ‘recyclable’ is inadequate. It must be recycled

Imaging is everything
An Iraq-based canmaker is raising the quality of its drinks cans with the latest pre-press systems

Blade runner
An investigation into a technique that for ten years has successfully increased the life of scraper blades on sheet coating machines around the world

A surprisingly strong outlook
Global canmakers Ball and Crown reported impressive financial results in the final quarter of 2017, says business analyst Arthur Stupay

Aluminium cans march on in Paris
The recent Aerosol & Dispensing Forum held in Paris provided a platform for the metal packaging industry to show off its innovations

Responding to demand
The manufacture of seaming machines and tooling is in equal parts driven by new technology and demand from a global customer base

Positioning for growth
Coca-Cola’s leading bottler in Germany has invested in one of the most productive rotary canning machines available, supplied by KHS

A more detailed version of this article together with a package of news, reports and business intelligence is available to all members of The Canmaker Gold Club.

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