August 9: Crown Holdings is planning to build a new canmaking plant in northeast Brazil to meet growing demand which increased by ten percent last year.
“Demand for aluminium beverage cans in Brazil is strong and the positive trends are expected to continue with an improving Brazilian economy,” said Frank Mechura, president of Crown’s Americas division.
“Brazil is an important market for us and our joint venture partner in that country, Petropar SA. This expansion demonstrates our commitment to support the growing needs of our global and local customers and to help them continue to build their brands in the region,” said Mechura.

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