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Rising demand among South American consumers for canned beer prompted one of the continent’s oldest breweries to switch to metal packaging, reports...

Reptile style

A New Zealand craft brewer has switched from glass to locally-sourced aluminium cans as it aims to appeal to craft drinkers. Mark...

Molson Coors to invest £100m in UK over next five years

Molson Coors Beverage Company is planning further investments to expand its brewing and packaging capacity in the UK beer market, with more than £100...

Linhardt acquires India-based canmaker

Aluminium can and tube manufacturer Linhardt has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Pioneer Group, based in Mumbai, India. The agreement covers Pioneer Extruders...

CMI appoints new communications director

The US-based Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) has appointed a new director of communications, as Sherrie Rosenblatt steps down as vice-president of marketing and communications,...

Constellation Brands’ profit surges as canned beer sales climb

Constellation Brands’ profit jumped in 2023, boosted by canned beer sales after a rival’s market-leading brand suffered catastrophic losses when a marketing campaign backfired. The...

Canpack profit doubles and rising US can shipments drive growth

Profits at canmaker Canpack more than doubled in the fourth quarter (Q4) as production from its new US beverage can plants helped boost sales,...

Spam sends flowers to fans in Hawaii

The company behind Spam canned luncheon meat has launched a collectors-edition can decorated with flowers that celebrate the brand’s popularity in Hawaii. Minnesota-based Hormel Foods...

CCL Containers go large for one litre aluminium bottles

US canmaker CCL Containers has said that the demand for larger aluminium bottles from consumers and commercial customers is continuing to rise, as it...

Crown’s operations in Mexico gain further ASI certification

Crown Holdings has received Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Chain of Custody Standard certification for its canmaking facilities in Mexico as it works to meet...

Sapling Spirits flies skyward with miniature aluminium bottles

Miniature screw-top aluminium bottles will replace the plastic packaging formerly used by Virgin Atlantic airlines for its on-board servings of vodka. The 5cl resealable bottles...

Ball backs recycling initiative at Colorado ski resort

Ball Corporation has joined an initiative which has installed a reverse vending machine (RVM) at a popular American ski resort, the latest move in...

Sales at Pakistan’s beverage can maker exceed expectations

Profits almost doubled at Pakistan Aluminium Beverage Can (PABC) last year as it continued to boost sales of two-piece cans. The Faisalabad-based canmaker said profit...

Digital printer plans expansion with $38m funding

Velox, a manufacturer of direct-to-can digital printing equipment, has secured funding of US$38 million that will allow the company to increase its global footprint and...

UK Prime Minister visits CarnaudMetalbox Engineering site

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has visited canmaking equipment manufacturer CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMbE) at its Shipley site in Yorkshire. The Premier made a stop at...

Coca-Cola chooses aluminium cans for Smartwater

The Coca-Cola Company’s water brand Glacéau Smartwater has swapped its plastic packaging for aluminium cans in the US in a move aimed at offering...
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