Hygiene demands drive can quality

Alex Commins has been chief executive of Australia’s Jamestrong Packaging for two years. John Nutting asked him how he views the canmaker’s future

The growing market for canned infant-formula in China has provided the impetus for investment at Australasia’s Jamestrong Packaging, which last month opened its sixth canmaking plant. Increasingly stringent hygiene demands from the baby-food brands have revolutionised the manufacturing processes of canmakers like Jamestrong, from label design and metal decorating through to fabrication, all of which…