Volume 31, August 2018

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In this issue: The Canmaker, Volume 31, August 2018

What’s behind Ball’s new JV?
Following the formation of Ball Metalpack, Arthur Stupay investigates the figures behind the joint venture

Meeting the needs of the ‘greener’ generation
Editorial board member Joe Finan emphasises the environmental advantages of metal packaging and the importance this has for younger consumers

Investment delivers results at Tinmasters
UK metal decorator Tinmasters has invested in new equipment, in response to growing demand for decorated tinplate

Canmakers seek better control
To make the most of Industry 4.0, canmakers are being urged to start sharing best practice with their competitors

Aluminium canstock price volatility rises
Turbulence in the aluminum canstock market looks set to continue. What does this mean for canmakers and their buyers?

Collateral damage
How will US import tariffs on metals impact the domestic economy, including the cost of packaged food and beverages?

Seaside adventures
Since installing a high-speed canning line, a UK contract beer packer has seen a 30 percent increase in business

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