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Sleek can format fuels dispute

A dispute has broken out over who owns the right to use the Sleek name for a new beverage can format. It follows...

Uniseal wins innovation award

Soudronic’s Uniseal system, an automatic thermo-sealing machine for peel-off ends, was awarded the Metpack show’s innovation award in April. Peel-off ends are increasingly popular...

Speak with one voice, says Crown’s Apted

In the battle against discriminatory legislation such as Germany’s deposit system, the metal packaging industry must target the regulators in Europe, said Bill Apted,...

Lightweight bottle cans to take off in US?

Lightweight bottle cans could soon be adopted for drink brands in the US market following the launch of new manufacturing technologies. And that means...

Polymer-coated cans for Europe

Drinks cans made from polymer-coated steel – a technique that reduces the environmental impact of their manufacturing plants – came a step closer to...

Impress buys more canmaking capacity in the US

Impress Group has expanded its canmaking capacity in the US with the acquisition of a can and endmaking plant in Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick,...

Ball to shut food can plant

Ball Corporation is planning to close one of the two food can plants it operates in Canada by the end of the year. The...

Soudronic wins innovation award

Soudronic’s Uniseal, an automatic thermo sealing machine for peel-off ends, was awarded the Metpack ... show’s innovation award. Special recognition was given...

Belvac teams up with Rexam in bottle can arena

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