DIGITAL EDITION – August 2021
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Pint-sized weight savings
The recent advances in lightweighting aluminium beverage cans are reaching the larger sizes, as Phil Rogers found in his latest analysis.
Unprecedented boom for food & speciality cans
VIEW FROM THE BOARD
Editorial board member Mark Smyth wonders if the growing demand for for and speciality cans observed last year will continue.
Colep Packaging’s chief executive Paulo Sousa talks about the canmaker’s re-organisation and his plans for the newly created business.
Serving customers great and small
Operations chief at Soudronic, Ruedi Umbricht is working to ensures that makers of three-piece welded cans, large and small, have the equipment they need.
Manufacturing for the future
The co-founder of a newly-formed Italian can making machinery manufacturer reveals the trends that shaped the development of its first equipment.
Riding the storm
Indian canmakers Bharat Tin Works and Shetron talk about the recent challenges that they face in the manufacture of three-piece tinplate cans.
We go together
LUBRICANTS AND CHEMICAL TREATMENTS
The latest innovations in lubricants and chemical treatments include a pin-chain oil and accompanying application systems developed in tandem.