Home Tags Europe

Tag: europe

Independent Dutch drinks filler rejects private equity offer

Refresco, one of the leading independent soft drink fillers in Europe, has turned down an acquisition proposal from a French private equity group. The board...

Canmaking industry bodies morph into Metal Packaging Europe

Two canmaking industry organisations, Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) and European Metal Packaging (Empac), have merged into a new structure under the name Metal...

Ball to close beverage can plant in Germany

To remain “cost competitive” in the Europe’s beverage can market, Ball is planning to close its plant at Recklinghausen in Germany at the end...

Jerry Gifford to become operations chief at Crown

Crown’s president in Europe, Jerry Gifford, has been promoted to chief operating officer for the global canmaker, based in its headquarters in the US. Gifford,...

Location of Ball’s new beverage can plant in Spain revealed

Ball’s new beverage can plant in Spain will be constructed at Cabanillas del Campo, northwest of the capital Madrid. More details of the project were...

More brewing acquisitions in Europe by Japan’s Asahi

Five Eastern European beer brands are to be bought by Asahi Holdings from Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) in what is the largest acquisition of...

Ball beefs up role of bevcan plant in Serbia

New product capabilities have been installed at Ball’s beverage can plant in Serbia that will enable it to play an increasing part of the...

Cans are increasingly the consumer’s preferred drinks pack

The metal can is increasingly the consumer’s drinks packaging of choice, with 77 percent of consumers aged 14-17 using canned drinks at least once...

Groups line up to bid for Eastern Europe beer brands

Bids are being prepared for a number of beer brands in Eastern Europe – including Pilsner Urquell, Tyskie and Lech – that could raise...