November 8: The new Impress plant in the US dedicated to the manufacture of easy-open food ends is officially opened tomorrow just two years after the project was first given the go-ahead and 14 months after construction started.


The facility at Conklin, New York, will be making advanced lightweight tinplate full-aperture easy open ends for the food canning industry. The ends have been developed for the North American market at the Impress research & development centre at Crosmières in France where 0.18mm ends were designed for the European market.


To continue reading,
please login or subscribe to The Canmaker

Previous articleInnovation means team work for Brasilata
Next articleHayes takes over as Ball's chief executive in January