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Novvia acquisition spurs nationwide ambitions of US metal packaging distributor

US-based Novvia Group has bought the Californian metal, plastic and glass packaging distributor Rhino Container. Novvia, which has its headquarters in St Louis, Missouri-based and...

Packaging distributor TricorBraun expands can business

Global packaging distributor TricorBraun has acquired beverage can service providers Zuckerman Honickman and Vessel Packaging. Canada-based Vessel Packaging was founded in 2013 as a mobile...

Coca-Cola gives popular Fresca brand alcoholic twist

The Coca-Cola Company plans to launch a range of canned ready-to-drink alcoholic cocktails based on its Fresca soft drink brand, called Fresca Mixed. Coca-Cola has...

New managing director for Hoffmann’s canmaking business

Swiss canmaker Hoffmann Neopac is reorganising its leadership team to support the growing metal packaging business unit. André Seiler, currently president of the Swiss Metal...

Canning equipment manufacturer Ska widens portfolio with acquisition

US-based canning equipment manufacturer Ska Fabricating has acquired depalletising and palletising system specialist GR-X Manufacturing. Founded in 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, GR-X Manufacturing specialises...

Compostable multi-packs for cans launched in Brazil

Multi-packs for beer cans that are compostable have been launched by AmBev in Brazil. The multi-packs are made from reused corn straw as part of...

Ball delays implementation of new minimum can orders

Ball Corporation has postponed the implementation of its minimum order requirements for non-contracted customers until 1 March 2022. Last November, the canmaker said it would...

Ball donates to Colorado wildfire relief efforts

The Ball Foundation, the charitable arm of canmaker Ball Corporation, will donate US$1 million and provide other disaster relief efforts to aid communities in...

Vibration isolation system helps reduce spoilage

UK-based vibration isolation system specialist Farrat has recently helped a canmaking plant in Europe to reduce spoilage and increase productivity of a cupper press. The...