Canmakers in China suffer closures amid power crisis

Canmaking plants in China have been closed temporarily in the past weeks amid a power crisis in the country. Baosteel and CPMC are among the...

Ball’s plants in South America awarded dual ASI certification

Ball Corporation has become the first canmaker in South America to achieve a dual certification by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for responsible production,...

Ball to limit minimum can order for new customers

Ball has raised the floor on minimum orders for beverage cans, with reports from the US claiming that the world’s largest canmaker has told...

Norsk Hydro moves ahead with Michigan recycling plant

Norwegian canstock maker Norsk Hydro is on course to build its planned aluminium recycling plant in the US. Located in Cassopolis, Michigan, the site is...

AMP to build a beverage can plant in Northern Ireland

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) is building a new beverage can facility in Northern Ireland to supply its customers in Ireland, the UK and Europe. AMP,...

AMP boosts decoration capability with digital printing purchase

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has bought Canada’s Hart Print to provide digital beverage can decoration capabilities in North America. AMP expects the purchase of Hart...

Top sustainability award for Trivium; design competition announced

Trivium Packaging’s eco-friendly policies have been recognised with a top-level award from a business sustainability ratings agency. Ecovadis awarded the canmaker its platinum ranking for...

Alcoa to restore aluminium smelting capacity

Alcoa Corporation is restarting a mothballed aluminium smelter in Australia, and has also revealed more details of its low-carbon smelting process called Elysis. Australia’s Portland...

Envases and Tecnocap win UK metal packaging awards

A one-of-a-kind paint pail and a spring water product that’s claimed to be the first bottled in a container made from fully-recycled aluminium took...

Altana completes takeover of Henkel sealants business

German chemicals provider Altana has taken the final step in its acquisition of Henkel’s closure materials business, which supplies sealants for packaging including cans...

AMP expands end making capacity in Brazil

A second production line for beverage ends has been installed by Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) at its Manaus plant, located in the Amazonas region...

Cans take honours at international beer, cider competition

Canned beers and ciders dominated at the International Brewing & Cider Awards, with drinks packaged in aluminium taking awards in more than 20 of...

Second line for WilCraft Can mobile canner

US mobile canner WilCraft Can is expanding capacity to serve small and medium-size beverage makers in the midwest. The Wisconsin-based service provider has bought a...