Can shipments jump at Ardagh even as sales flatline

Ardagh benefitted from surging demand for beverage cans in 2019 but that was not enough to mitigate the effects of lower prices and “an unfavourable product mix” in Europe on the canmaker’s bottom line.Dublin-based Ardagh said demand for its drinks cans rose 4 per cent in the fourth quarter, and 5 per cent throughout the year. Even so, overall...

Baosteel Packaging to build eighth beverage can plant in China

Baosteel Packaging Co, one of China’s largest beverage can manufacturers, is planning to build a new plant, its eighth, at Lanzhou, the capital of northwest Gansu province.The plans for the Lanzhou Baosteel Can Manufacturing plant include the construction of an ‘intelligent’ D&I production line and support facilities that will enable it to exploit demand for beverage cans in the...

Showa prepares for falling can sales in Japan

Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) is reducing canmaking capacity at its plants in Japan in anticipation of an expected domestic decline in sales this year, as it expands production in Vietnam.Although the cut backs in Japan and expansion in Vietnam were announced last year, the news comes as SAC’s parent, Showa Denko – the Japanese diversified group –reported in...

UK coatings body attacks EU’s pigment ‘carcinogen’ classification

Concerns that a key pigment used in coatings and inks could be outlawed by the European Union (EU) have been voiced by the British paints industry.The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has raised concerns about the scientific basis and knock-on effects of the EU’s decision to classify titanium dioxide – used as a white pigment in coatings and inks used...

Chinese end maker to extend expansion plans that will triple output 

Jieyang City Hualong Easy Open End Company is planning to significantly increase production capacity this year, extending an expansion programme that is expected to triple output.The Chinese manufacturer of aluminium, tinplate and tin-free steel easy-open ends (EOE) will install new presses supplied by US-based Minster Machine Company during 2020. The investment will complement a radical upgrading of plant last...

New-look Spitfire beer cans ready for take off using Canpack’s matt finish

Canpack is using a new matt varnish to rebrand one of the UK’s most popular canned beers.Shepherd Neame, the UK’s oldest brewer, has relaunched its 500ml cans of Spitfire Amber Ale with a new logo and design that features one of its namesake fighter aircraft on the label. The design uses the matt finish to enhance the colour contrast...

Crown makes progress against 2020 sustainability goals

Crown Holdings has made significant progress against its sustainability goals for 2020 while revealing a roadmap for future action, in a report just published.The canmaker’s 2019 Sustainability Report details its environmental, social and governance achievements from fiscal years 2017 and 2018.The document also outlines focus areas for Crown’s next set of sustainability goals, which will formally be announced in...

Ardagh recognised for green activities

Canmaker Ardagh has received prestigious recognition for its environmental activities and engagement with suppliers.The company has been presented with Leadership class rating from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for climate change (A-) and for supplier engagement (A). Ardagh’s efforts for water security have been rated as Management class (B).CDP, a global environmental impact group, drives companies and governments to...

Novelis gears up for growing beverage can demand

Global aluminium canstock supplier Novelis is tapping into growing demand for aluminium beverage cans as brands switch from PET and glass packaging in response to consumer demand for more sustainable packaging.Novelis will meet this demand by sweating its existing assets and bringing on more capacity in Brazil over the next year or so, said its chief executive Steve Fisher.Fisher...

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