Asymmetric shaping for aluminium bottles to be launched by Montebello

A process developed by Canada’s Montebello Packaging could soon be manufacturing aluminium bottles in asymmetric shapes with minimum orders down to 30,000 units.Primarily an...

Beverage can market in Asia promises growth for Crown

Higher global beverage can volumes, with good results in Asia, contributed to slightly improved sales for canmaker Crown Holdings in the second quarter. Sales...

Higher-quality ends for luncheon-meat cans from G&M

Denmark-based canmaker Glud & Marstrand has invested in a new production line to optimise the production of ends for luncheon-meat (LM) cans.The line is...

Innovation revealed in MiniVault coffee can from Crown

More technical details of the MiniVault can developed by Crown Beverage Packaging North America for coffee maker La Colombe have been revealed.The MiniVault can...

Crown and Princes launch ‘Love Canned Food’ campaign

Food canner Princes and canmaker Crown Food Europe have collaborated to launch the ‘Love Canned Food’ campaign in the UK in a bid to...

Oregon food canning operation to be bought by Seneca Foods

Norpac Foods, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Oregon, USA, is selling its vegetable canning business to Seneca Foods, the billion-dollar operation with plants across...

Restart for the smelter at Alcoa’s Warrick aluminium coil mill

The competitiveness of Alcoa’s Warrick aluminium rolling mill in Indiana, which supplies the food and beverage can industry, is expected to improve with the...

Super heroes feature on Crown’s Jean Paul Gaultier fragrance packs

Continuing a two-decade relationship between French haute-couture fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier and canmaker Crown, a new range of fragrance packs have been launched.The...

Easy steps towards lowering recall risks

There are four easy-to-implement steps in reducing the risks of a recall for the canners of low-acid foods, says Greg Jacob* The average cost of...

Can it be so? Craft beer embraces aluminium!

Aluminium cans are increasingly the packaging of choice as craft brewers develop their businesses in the US, reports Richard EstradaThe aluminium can, once the Cinderella...