Report lifts lid on the growing Ardagh Group

Having been a privately-owned packaging manufacturer for much of its 19 years, Ardagh has been the least well-documented of the leading global canmakers.But Ardagh’s...

Kiwi infant formula expansion to benefit canmaker Jamestrong

Leading canmaker in Australasia, Jamestrong Packaging is expected to benefit from an expansion by one of its infant formula customers in New Zealand.Synlait Milk...

Brewdog expands its craft brewing influence in the US

US canned craft beer producer Scofflaw Brewing has signed a partnership agreement with fast-growing Scots craft brewer, Brewdog.The one-year deal will provide Atlanta-based Scofflaw...

Campbell Soup completes acquisition of Pacific Foods

US canned soup giant Campbell Soup Company has completed the acquisition of Oregon-based natural produce business Pacific Foods for US$700 million in cash.Pacific Foods,...

When size doesn’t matter

A new generation of can measuring systems is able to cope with the wider range of can sizes that need to be manufactured in...

Bouncing back after the storms

Following a storm-impacted third quarter, the outlook is for a bounce in volumes while canmakers focus on improving efficiencies and margins, says Arthur Stupay The...

Investing in a global future

Poland-based canmaker Can-Pack’s global expansion has continued with a new beverage can plant in the Netherlands. Paul Hill was there for the official opening Since...

Anarchy rules in the US canned craft beer sector

A collective of US craft brewers that use cans – including Perrin, Cigar City, Squatters, Wasatch and one of the canned beer pioneers, Oskar...

Thai investor lines up to take a stake in Saigon Beer

A subsidiary of Thai Beverage could emerge as the largest foreign shareholder in Saigon Beer when state-owned shares in Vietnam’s leading brewer are offered...

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