Trivium seeks to lure young Americans to manufacturing

Canmaker Trivium Packaging is rallying to inspire a new generation of Americans to work in the manufacturing industry. Throughout October, the Dutch-based manufacturer of food...

Aerosol can shipments down as manufacturers struggle with rising costs

Global shipments of aluminium aerosol cans were down in the first six months of the year as manufacturers battled rising costs. Aerobal, which represents manufacturers...

Price rise for Sun Chemical products

Sun Chemical is raising its prices for inks, coatings and adhesives as the costs of production rise amid surging global inflation and tight labour...

Nevada to get another beverage can plant: this time it’s Crown

Crown has revealed that the beverage can plant it planned to build in the south west US will be in Nevada, with the news...

Ball to build a beverage can plant in Nevada

Ball is planning to build another beverage can plant in the US in the latest step to meet rising demand that has required canmakers...

Canpack breaks ground on its second US plant

Construction work has started on Canpack’s second canmaking plant in North America. The Polish company is investing US$380 million in the 862,000sqft beverage can located...

Silgan expands dispenser business with acquisition of Gateway Plastics

Silgan Holdings, the US maker of food cans, plastic containers, closures and dispensing systems for consumer goods has acquired Gateway Plastics. Connecticut-based Silgan paid US$485...

Ball expands beverage can operations in Argentina

Operations are being expanded by Ball at its Argentine beverage can plant in the Burzaco Industrial Park of Buenos Aires. The world’s largest canmaker will...

Deluxe print effects added to aluminium monobloc bottles

New printing technology could help cosmetic, perfume and personal care brands give their aluminium bottles a more luxurious look and feel, says UK packaging...

Ardagh and Novelis donate to free canned water charity in Brazil

Canmaker Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) and canstock supplier Novelis are working with Brazilian partners to donate canned water to hospitals and disadvantaged people in...

Brazil’s Loja da Lata launches fancy cans for motorsport fans and children

Brazilian metal decorator Loja da Lata has unveiled resealable and reusable coffee cans, and holiday gift containers for children, all with a motorsport theme. Loja...

US and Australian craft brewers get funding for in-house canning

Local governments in the US and Australia are offering funding to support and expand canning lines at craft brewers, realising that the firms offer...

Trivium aluminium bottles help Pelee Island wines enter fast-growing market

A switch to aluminium bottles made by Trivium Packaging has enabled a Canadian vineyard to enter the growing single-serve wine market. Pelee Island Winery in...