May 15: An easy-to-open and lighter-weight paint can that is claimed to raise standards for consumer convenience, sustainability and lower carbon emissions has been launched by Impress.

Developed in the UK by Impress Norwich, part of Specialities division, the Ringo can weighs 10 percent less than a traditional metal paint can, which Impress says will provide a saving of almost 500 tonnes of steel in the manufacturing process at constant volumes. “This is a key element of modern packaging and reinforces the metal can’s sustainability credentials,” says Impress.

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