November 27: The engineering contract for Chinese canmaking company Cofco Pack’s first two-piece aluminium D&I beverage can line has been awarded to Omnitech International, based in Colorado.
A two-piece can for Wanglaoji herbal tea of the type that will be made by Cofco Pack on its new line
Cofco Pack, part of the diversified Cofco group, is one of China’s fastest-growing canmakers and has long been a leading supplier of three-piece welded cans to Guangzhou Wanglaoji Pharmaceutical, the biggest domestic producer of herbal teas.
Earlier this year Wanglaoji invested in a project to expand its filling lines with three new operations at Beijing, Hangzhou and Wuhi. These use aluminium two-piece cans with special coatings suitable for pasteurisation.
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