Seal of sustainability

A range of metal closures designed by equipment manufacturer Blema Kircheis is expected to replace plastic overcaps. Danielle Ingram reports

German equipment manufacturer Blema Kircheis has developed a range of slip-on lids made of tinplate, suitable for round metal cans and cardboard composite cans, and adapted a series of its machines to produce the lids. The lids were designed to be more sustainable by helping the metal packaging industry cut down on the use of…