Ardagh picks up top award for beverage can

Ireland-based canmaker Ardagh has won top prize in the ‘Best Can/ Alubottle’ category at the 2019 World Beverage Innovation Awards for its Jupiler beer...

Production of Daiwa’s bottle cans starts in China

Bottles developed in Japan and made from polyester-coated aluminium are being manufactured in China for the first time.The resealable New Bottle Cans are being...

Crown showcases its green credentials at BrauBeviale in Germany

Sustainability has taken centre stage on canmaker Crown’s stand at this year’s BrauBeviale show at Nuremberg in Germany (November 11-14).The canmaker reported on the...

Sustainability accreditation attained by three more Ardagh beverage can plants

Three more beverage can plants in the US operated by Ardagh Group have been accredited to the main international standard for environmental sustainability.The plants...

Canmakers challenge Cola-Cola’s PET sustainability comparison

Claims made by Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey about the comparative sustainability of aluminium cans and plastic bottles have been challenged by the Can...

Ball reveals two-stage thermochromic technology at BrauBeviale

A complete redesign of Ball Corporation’s entire special effects range and new temperature-reactive technology is being unveiled at this year’s BrauBeviale show, which takes...

Tata Steel Europe appoints new chief commercial officer

Karl Haider has taken up the role of chief commercial officer for Tata Steel in Europe to further strengthen the company’s focus on its...

Yorkshine New Material adds film-laminating line

More polyester-laminated packaging steel capacity has been added in China with the start-up of a production line by Yorkshine New Material.The line, with an...

Loaded with promise

Breakneck economic change is bringing new opportunities – and challenges – to the metal packaging industry in India and the wider sub-continent.

All change in food cans

A key development in the food can sector in August was the proposed sale by Ardagh Group of its food and aerosol can businesses,...