Aluminium bottles could be made at 3,000/minute

Manufacture of stylish lightweight aluminium bottles at much higher speeds is expected to be possible with a newly-developed necking and shaping machine.

The rotary machine from Germany’s Mall+Herlan – due to be launched next month – will enable canmakers to produce a range of bottle styles at up to 3,000 per minute, more than ten times as fast as current production lines.


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