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Layoffs planned at Silgan canmaking plant in California

US-based canmaker Silgan Containers will reportedly “temporarily” lay off 58 employees at its Sacramento, California, canmaking plant. The news comes weeks after it emerged...

AMP and Crown finance scheme to improve US recycling rate

Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) and Crown Holdings are financing leases for can recovery equipment at US recycling facilities in a bid to boost the...

UK drinks maker forecasts doubled sales with new canning line

A UK soft drinks maker said it expects sales to double this year after the installation of a new canning line helped secure its...

New canning line rouses brewer Sleeping Giant

Canada’s Sleeping Giant Brewing Company has expanded capacity with the installation of new canning equipment. The new kit is making it easier and faster to...

Private equity firm acquires US beverage packager Krier

Private equity firm Celerant Capital has acquired US beverage can packager Krier Foods. The sale was struck for an undisclosed sum. Celerant’s previous takeovers have...

Trivium pledges to cut more greenhouse gas emissions

Trivium Packaging has pledged to make further cuts to its greenhouse gas emissions as the canmaker seeks to meet demands from investors, regulators and...

Canpack moves to new headquarters

Poland-based canmaker Canpack is moving to a new headquarters within its home city of Krakow, with architects briefed to design a space that reflects...

CCL Container hopes The Matrix will be everywhere

CCL Container has launched an unusually-shaped aluminium bottle with customisable decoration, called The Matrix. The US-based aluminium aerosol can and bottle manufacturer is using proprietary...

Can Makers presents Accolade awards for beverage can designs

Can Makers, which represents manufacturers of beverage cans in the UK, has announced the first winners of its new competition that celebrates metal packaging...