How green is your supply chain?

As part of the canmaking industry’s efforts to help with tackling global climate change, the pressure to achieve ‘carbon neutrality’ by 2050 is becoming acute. Perhaps...

Slower growth

The recent growth in North American food can shipments may have peaked. Although for the full 2021 year shipments grew to 28.7 billion units,...

AMP director elected to lead La Boîte Boisson

Robert-Jan ter Morsche, Ardagh Metal Packaging’s (AMP) director of regulatory affairs for Europe and energy transition, has been appointed president of GIE La Boîte...

Manufacturers and consumers drive up Brazil’s steel can recycling rate

The volume of steel cans recycled in Brazil increased by nearly four-fifths in the first quarter of 2022, reports local can recycling organisation Prolata...

Novelis to build low-carbon canstock and UBC recycling hub

Canstock manufacturer Novelis is building a new $2.5 billion low-carbon aluminium recycling and rolling plant at Bay Minette, Alabama. The facility, which Novelis says is...

Work starts on Baosteel’s first plant in Cambodia

Construction has begun on Baosteel Packaging’s first canmaking plant in Cambodia, expanding the presence of Chinese canmakers in the South East Asian country. The canmaker...

Expansion for independent beverage canmaker in Turkey

A newly-established independent beverage can manufacturer in Turkey is already planning to install its second production line. Lion Packing, which is already shipping slim and...

Beverage can production starts at Vobev in Utah

Vobev, the newly-established ‘one-stop-shop’ that plans to develop drinks for brand owners in self-manufactured packaging, has started to make cans at its plant near...

Ball volumes slump in South America but pass through of metal costs boosts sales

Ball Corporation suffered a sharp first quarter fall in beverage can shipments in South America which slowed its global growth while the company –...

Orora invests in more canmaking capacity 

Australia’s Orora is to add more beverage can capacity at its plant in New South Wales to meet what it describes as long-term demand...

Canmakers have reduced their environmental impact, says MPE

Europe’s canmakers significantly reduced their contribution to climate change between 2000 and 2018, according to an environmental study by Metal Packaging Europe (MPE). The body,...

DRD lines retooled for downgauging

To help customers cope with the rising cost of tinplate, Chinese equipment manufacturer Golden Wing Machinery has retooled its DRD canmaking lines to handle...

Compact depalletiser for craft brewers launched by Ska

Packaging equipment manufacturer Ska Fabricating has launched a low-speed depalletiser for craft drink producers and brewers that have limited space. Operating at up to 30 cans...

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