Volume 30, April 2017

April Contents

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

Let’s consider more responsible recycling
Editorial board member Jan Driessens thinks the canmaking industry should encourage and promote voluntary deposit systems as a means of recycling beverage cans

Evolution matters
Two canmaking industry organisations, Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) and European Metal Packaging (Empac), have merged into a new structure under the name Metal Packaging Europe

All change in Europe
A number of new beverage canmaking facilities are opening this year in the Netherlands, Hungary and Poland

Technology gets smart
In a first preview, we reveal what some exhibitors are planning to showcase at the upcoming Metpack show in Essen, Germany

Good prospects for food cans
Higher volumes and profits are expected for manufacturers of food and aerosol cans this year as the results for Silgan and Ardagh indicate

Wrapping up
This month’s colour column completes Joe Finan’s discussion of colour and reviews the main points made in the last year

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