Canmaking legend Jean Silbereis dies at 89

May 28: Possibly the world’s most knowledgeable expert on canmaking, Jean Silbereis, has died in Switzerland aged 89. A founding member of The Canmaker’s editorial board, his canmaking career has influenced many of the improvements that have shaped the can’s history. Silbereis began making cans in Switzerland in the 1930s and in 1955, Nestlé’s technical…

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