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Steely resolve

Aside from the merger of Ball and Rexam last year, the most significant news story of the past 12 months has been the on-going saga with Tata Steel in the UK.

Posted 1 March 2017

A unique insight

As I touched upon last week, Evert van de Weg is a valued member of the team, which is epitomised in his contribution to the forthcoming month’s issue. This month he speaks with Ferrum on the company’s record on innovation and heritage within can making.

Posted 23 February 2017

Building up to Metpack

It’s that time of year again as we build up to show season here at Bell Publishing. Our March issue sees your essential guide to Metpack, with April taking a more detailed look at the company’s exhibiting at the show.

Posted 15 February 2017

Circular thinking

The Circular Economy has dominated the discussions at the 14th International Recycling Congress so far on day one.

Posted 7 February 2017

Moving on up

It’s always a pleasure getting January out of the way; the month is a long one with little joy to be had.

Posted 2 February 2017

Day two at ADF

Last week I reported on the first day of the ADF Forum show. Here is my round-up of day two: On day two of the show, communications manager Ellen Wauters provided an overview on the European Metal Packaging Industry in Europe (Empac). Wauters explained the latest on Empac’s work on marketing metal as a permanent material and ‘The Forever Story’.

Posted 25 January 2017

A big deal

Greetings from a very cold Paris, where I have been at the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) show.

Posted 19 January 2017

Being that early bird

I am your typical journalist when it comes to completing articles and deadlines at the last minute. One of my resolutions for the year ahead is to be a little more organised when it comes to planning articles and events throughout the year.

Posted 11 January 2017

A Happy New Year

A Happy New Year to all of you from the team at Bell Publishing and CanTech International. We like to think that 2016 was a successful time for us with Euro CanTech and Asia CanTech being well received, and the launch of our magazine app.

Posted 4 January 2017

Festive cheer

Our latest issue of CanTech International has just gone to press. The highlight of this month’s issue is unquestionably our exclusive interview with Ardagh’s new CEO of its metal food and speciality division, Woep Möller.

Posted 16 December 2016

Sending our condolences

It is with great sadness to learn that Sean Lydon passed away last weekend at the age of 29.

Posted 7 December 2016

Bringing you a scoop

I’m just putting the finishing touches to the last issue of CanTech International for the calendar year and it promises to be a cracker (pun intended)! The highlight is undoubtedly our exclusive interview with Ardagh’s new CEO of its metal food and speciality division, Woep Möller.

Posted 1 December 2016

Black Friday!

I’m sure it’s not just me whose inbox has been inundated with Black Friday offers this week. In keeping with the theme, we are offering a special 20 per cent off our online subscription.

Posted 24 November 2016

After the lord mayor’s show

I hope those of you who attended last week’s Asia CanTech had an enjoyable and productive time out in Malaysia. On behalf of the organisers at Bell Publishing, let me just say a huge thank you for all those who attended.

Posted 16 November 2016