Rexam to close Dmitrov beverage can plant in Russia

August 3: Russia’s first beverage can plant is being shut down just 11 years after it was opened.

Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia, which bought the Dmitrov plant near Moscow from Rostar two years ago, says it will stop production at the end of the high season.

The decision follows a collapse in demand for drinks cans in Russia, which was once the fastest-growing region in Europe.

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