Bid by Sweden’s SSAB for Tata’s IJmuiden packaging steel business makes compelling logic

SSAB’s bid for Tata Steel’s IJmuiden integrated steelworks in the Netherlands, including its packaging steels business, fits in with the Swedish steelmaker’s strategy of focusing on added-value sectors of the industry, a leading analyst has claimed.“Tinplate is a novel market for SSAB, but the Covid epidemic has shown markets such as food cans can be both profitable and provide...

Canmaking could form part of new technological cluster in Russia

A beverage can plant could form part of the Krasnoyarsk Technological Valley park being constructed in south east Russia. The Russian federal government has approved the establishment of the Krasnoyarsk Technological Valley, a new technological ‘cluster’ of businesses, which is expected to be one of the main centres for the production of a wide range of aluminium products in the...

Renewables power Crown’s North American beverage can operations

Global canmaker Crown Holdings has signed a deal to use only renewable energy to power its North American beverage can plants.The move means that the 14 North American facilities complement Crown’s renewable initiatives elsewhere, including in the UK, which moved to using carbon-neutral electricity in 2018.The US-based company said the 15-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) it signed with...

Brazilian canmakers commit to improving aluminium recycling system

The Brazilian Association of Aluminium Can Manufacturers (Abralatas) and Brazil’s environment minister Ricardo Salles have signed an agreement aimed at improving the recovery of used beverage cans and maintaining the country’s already high recycling rate.The ceremony was attended by the minister, executive president of Abralatas Cátilo Cândido, president of the Brazilian Aluminium Association (ABAL) Milton Rego and president of...

Colorado restaurants switch to Ball’s aluminium cups

US fast-food operator Birdcall is switching to Ball’s aluminium cups as part of a plan to stop using single-use plastics at its restaurants in Colorado next year.Birdcall, best known for crispy chicken sandwiches and salads, is to partner with Ball Corporation to launch the canmaker’s Ball Aluminum Cup. The company joins the sustainable cup programme alongside Ball Arena in...

Tata’s packaging steels part of a possible sale, but not Trostre

Tata Steel’s packaging steel operations in the Netherlands are likely to be part of a deal to sell the steel maker to Sweden’s SSAB.But the tinplate and lamination lines at Tata Steel UK’s mill in South Wales are not part of the deal.Stockholm-based SSAB, which currently has no tinplate interests, confirmed it is in talks with Tata Steel Europe...

Polyester-lamination plant is a prelude to Toyo Seikan’s North American debut

A polyester-laminated canstock plant to be built in the US is part of a plan by Japan’s Toyo Seikan Group to launch its aTULC beverage cans in North America.The US$15 million investment at Canton in Stark County, Ohio, is to be constructed by PolyTech America. The Florida-based joint venture includes Toyo Seikan and its subsidiary Toyo Kohan, which has...

Printing-plate manufacturer Dantex reinforces production capability to canmakers

Dantex Group is expanding its printing plate cutting lines to meet surging orders from makers of two-piece beverage cans and aerosol cans.The Bradford, UK-based company aims to step up production of pre-cut plates by initially expanding output at its Bensheim site in Germany.The move will include the introduction of new guillotine technology, which can better cut master plates...

Two end conversion systems start production at Enpack Metal Technology

China’s Enpack Metal Technology started up the first two beverage end conversion lines at its new Yangzhou plant in October.The lines supplied by SLAC Precision Equipment have a combined capacity to produce 6.8 billion ends a year.The SLAC Hexad systems are based on Minster ECH125 presses in which six lanes of progression dies are fitted into the space that...

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