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Canmakers boost the bottom line

Despite the leading drinks firms reporting lower volumes in the third quarter, their suppliers in the metal packaging industry were able to...

Silver Service

The canmakers who took home silver awards in the 2023 Cans of the Year, and their winning entries, are reviewed by Michelle...

Investment firm buys out African beverage can business

Global investment business Oppenheimer Partners has taken control of a key manufacturer of aluminium beverage cans in Nigeria and South Africa. South African businessman Jonathan...

APEAL appoints new general secretary

The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, APEAL, has announced the appointment of Steve Claus as its new general secretary. Claus joined APEAL...

Candy Can debuts Wonka-inspired canned beverages

Soft drinks manufacturer Candy Can is launching two limited-edition canned drinks in new flavours to mark the release this month of the film Wonka,...

Corona Extra gets designer upgrade with colour-changing cans

US-based Constellation Brands’ beer brand Corona Extra is celebrating Christmas with a colour-changing wintery blue can that depicts a snowy night-time scene on a...

Belvac cuts cost of transition from PET to aluminium bottles

Belvac Production Machinery has developed an aluminium bottle design that is suitable for use on PET filling lines. The Belvac Carrier Ring Bottle was launched...

Canmakers boost the bottom line

Despite the leading drinks firms reporting lower volumes in the third quarter, their suppliers in the metal packaging industry were able to increase their...

Canpack’s third-quarter shipments rise as Muncie plant comes online

Can shipments at Canpack increased in the third quarter, buoyed by rising demand in Europe and by the Poland-based beverage can manufacturer's newest plant...

Candy Can design delivers another award for Ardagh Metal Packaging

The cans and decorated ends produced by Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) for beverage brand Candy Can have been honoured at the 21st World Beverage...

Alupro grades its performance in first impact report

UK aluminium recycling organisation Alupro has released its first progress report, assessing the national impact of campaigns it ran last year in its bid...

Chinese canstock manufacturer Betterlid joins ASI

China-based aluminium canstock manufacturer Guangdong Betterlid Packaging Material has become an Industrial Users member of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Deputy general manager Ding Yong...

Silver Service

The canmakers who took home silver awards in the 2023 Cans of the Year, and their winning entries, are reviewed by Michelle Russell Bold, unique...

Saving graces

Specialists in scrap management and recycling are devising new and sustainable ways of managing the waste generated by can manufacturing processes. Nisa Ali reports...

Detect reject

Upgrades to the latest test and inspection systems are more effectively identifying defective cans on production lines, enabling canmakers to increase productivity, writes Mark...

Reaching out

Listening to younger consumers, adopting open innovation, communicating sustainability, and embracing the fourth industrial revolution were some of the ideas exchanged at The Canmaker...
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