New chief executive for Oberg Industries

Oberg Industries has promoted Mark Paolillo to the role of chief executive officer to oversee the strategic direction of the business.Formerly director of sales...

Novelis teams up with Georgia Tech to launch innovation hub

Global aluminium canstock supplier Novelis has joined forces with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) to establish a centre of innovation at the...

Innovative aluminium aerosol can is 20 per cent lighter

A lightweight aluminium aerosol can, developed by German manufacturer Tubex in conjunction with slug supplier Neuman Aluminium to make Unilever’s Dove Men & Care...

Crown opens new US graphics studio

To help North American beverage brands maximise the impact of their packaging graphics and speed product launches, Crown Beverage Packaging North America, part of...

Increasing demand for canned beer in Russia

The share of packaged beer in Russia that is sold in cans reached almost a quarter of the market last year, reports the Baltika...

Jamestrong opens third new plant for making infant formula cans

A third new canmaking facility has been inaugurated in Australia and New Zealand by Jamestrong Packaging in as many years as demand growth for...

CMB Engineering appoints new sales manager

CMB Engineering (CMbE), a global provider of canmaking machinery, has announced the appointment of Andrew Wilkinson as sales manager for Europe, the Middle East...

Coca-Cola joins the rush to canned water with the Dasani brand

Global beverage giant Coca-Cola plans to start packing its Dasani water brand in cans and aluminium bottles in the US as part of a move to reduce the impact of its waste packaging.

Craft beer success in Canada

The success of craft beer today is down to the pioneering efforts of a handful of adventurous brewers. While some of the big breweries...

Profits rise in US despite a lag in food cans

Shipments of food cans in the US in the seasonally-low first quarter of this year were 5.65 billion, down 5.2 per cent compared with...