Filling the world’s cans

The global beverage market has been reshaped in the past couple of years as a new generation of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks threaten to...

Flexibility in filling

Krones subsidiary Kosme has begun installing middle- market canning equipment as part of a targeted campaign to capitalise on the growth of start-up beverage...

Sales rise prompts Toyo Seikan to improve forecast

Toyo Seikan’s sales in the first-quarter rose almost 13 per cent, prompting the Tokyo-based canmaker to substantially up its estimates for its half- and...

Showa Aluminium Can changes its name to Altemira Can Company

Showa Aluminium Can (SAC), one of Japan’s largest manufacturers of aluminium cans and bottles, has changed its name to Altemira Can Company. Based in Tokyo,...

Tata Steel launches ‘low-carbon’ steel

Steel canstock made with a reduced carbon footprint has been launched by Tata Steel Nederland to meet growing demand. The steelmaker expects to be able...

CarnaudMetalbox Engineering appoints new sales manager

CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMbE), a global provider of canmaking machinery, has appointed Zach Cheatham as sales manager for the Americas. Cheatham will be based in the...

Sales up at Ball despite flat US shipments and losses in Russia

Beverage can volume growth in Europe helped Ball recover from last quarter’s slump in shipments, but two mothballed plants in Russia and slower demand...

Colep moves into the aluminium aerosol can sector

Portugal’s Colep Packaging has moved into the aluminium aerosol can sector with the purchase of a 40 per cent stake in Spain’s ALM. Porto-based Colep,...

Gaosen plans fifth beverage can plant in China

China’s Gaosen Packaging is planning to build a new canmaking plant at Hefei city in Anhui Province, to make up to one billion aluminium...

Finalists announced for metal packaging award

Six canmakers have made it to the final of the 2022 UK Packaging Awards. Nominated in the Metal Pack of the Year category, which is...

Strong sales and volume growth in the Americas boosts AMP’s results

Higher shipments and the recovery of rising costs led Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP)’s strong performance in the quarter to the end of June.  Global beverage...

Automatic end compound weight and placement gauge

An automatic end compound weight and placement gauge that is said to significantly reduce the cost and potential errors associated with manual checks has...

DRD lines retooled for downgauging

To help customers cope with the rising cost of tinplate, Chinese equipment manufacturer Golden Wing Machinery has retooled its DRD canmaking lines to handle...

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