The pioneer who sparked a revolution

Sanjay Bhatia was the catalyst that brought D&I beverage cans to India. He tells Mark McCord that the transformation of HTWL isn’t over yet

Time to reinforce the good news about canned foods

With coronavirus impacting every continent – by early May there had been 3.6 million confirmed cases of which 1.2m had recovered, and 250,000 deaths worldwide – the nature of this plague gives the impression that there will be a long tail until the virus is beaten.Coronavirus is a reminder of how vulnerable we really are, and how we must...

Canned wine for connoisseurs

Canned wine, both in Europe and North America, is growing fast. But behind the scenes urgent detective work is going on to solve a mystery that is – quite literally – kicking up a stink. Paul Gander investigates

Printing with a new purpose

Servo control of registration, faster label changes and the emergence of digital decoration are all raising beverage can label quality to new levels, reports Mark McCord

Technology brings cans to the art gallery

New inks, varnishes and printing techniques are helping to sharpen competition and win the attention of consumers. Mark McCord reports

Canned foods: a saviour in this time of crisis

As coronavirus continues to spread, the challenge for the canmaking industry has been in meeting increased demand for cans for food and beverages. Arthur Stupay reports

Heinz modernisation in the UK moves up a gear

Investment continues at the huge Kraft Heinz integrated canmaking and canning plant near Wigan in north-west England, as Rick Pendrous discovered during a recent visit

A vision of the future

Sustainability and innovation are key areas of focus for canmaker Ball. Kavitha Sivasubramaniam spoke to Ron Lewis, its president of beverage packaging in Europe, Middle East and Africa, (EMEA) to find out more

Adapting to change as coronavirus takes hold

Change is a word that is disliked in our industry. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard “I don’t like change”. But growing up as the son of a career soldier, my life was constantly about change as we moved around the world. I have lived in Singapore, the Middle East, the UK, Bermuda, Malaysia and Australia,...

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