Lankwitzer adds UV options to can coatings range

German paint producer Lankwitzer Lackfabrik has diversified with a range of UV coatings for metal packaging. The Berlin-based company offers coating systems based on UV-curing,...

Canstock supplier Novelis joins UK decarbonisation project

US canstock supplier Novelis is working with businesses across the North West of England and Wales on HyNet, a low-carbon and hydrogen energy project. HyNet...

INX helps metal decorators go back to school

INX International Ink, North America’s third-largest ink producer, is offering free online courses for canmakers and other metal decorating clients. The classes are designed to...

White Claw backs UK and Ireland recycling campaign

The global hard seltzer brand White Claw is helping to fund a recycling initiative in the UK and Ireland. Every Can Counts (ECC) works to...

ORG profits from low-alcohol trend in China

China’s largest manufacturer of aluminium two-piece beverage cans ORG Technology is producing and filling the cans for Coca-Cola’s newest low-alcohol launch in China. The sparkling...

AMP reveals new cans of many colours for energy drink brand

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has introduced a range of new colour-transforming inks for metal packaging. Working with the Colorado-based ink maker CTI, Ardagh has developed...

Ball Metalpack expands two-piece food can capacity at Milwaukee

A high-speed D&I canmaking line for two-piece steel cans has started commercial production at Ball Metalpack’s plant at Milwaukee in Wisconsin. The canmaker, which produces...

Higher-speed digital printing developed by Crown and Velox

A direct-to-shape digital decoration process for beverage cans that is five times faster than current systems is being jointly developed by canmaker Crown and...

New technology group formed from Klinghammer, Bertil Ohlsson, and Larsen

Three manufacturers of canmaking equipment – Klinghammer Can Technology, Bertil Ohlsson Can Technology, and Larsen Can Technology – have merged to form Klinghammer Group...

Silgan buys end maker in Italy

Easytech Closures, the family-owned manufacturer of easy-open and sanitary food ends in Italy, has been bought by US-based canmaker Silgan for US$36.5 million. The end...

Toyo Seikan’s ‘compact’ canmaking line to be installed in Texas

The first installation in North America of Toyo Seikan’s new ‘compact’ aTULC beverage can production line will be at American Canning in Austin, Texas,...

Krones fits out greenfield brewery site for Brazil’s Petrópolis

Filling equipment manufacturer Krones has installed two new canning lines for Brazilian brewery firm Petropolis Group. The lines have been built along with two glass...

Resealable can end improved to suit pasteurised beverages

Key improvements to enhance the compatibility of the Click Cap resealable beverage end have been implemented by Austria-based developer Top Cap Holding. A new venting...