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Crown announces new lightweight beverage end

Crown Asia Pacific has announced the launch of its new lightweight SuperEnd beverage ends which it says reduce metal use by over 10% when compared to conventional 202 diameter (52mm) ends.

Celebrating 25 years

The October issue of CanTech sees Bell Publishing celebrating the 25-year anniversary since the first issue of the CanTech International magazine was published.

New keynote confirmed for Asia CanTech

Thongchai Oranrigsupak, vice chairman of the Thai Metal Packaging Association, has been confirmed as the latest keynote speaker at this year’s Asia CanTech.

September 2017

Focus: Asia Curing systems Inspection & testing Metal decorating SUPPLIER PROFILE SUPPLEMENT

A refreshing change

Neil and I have just returned from Portugal, where we visited Comur’s fish canning shops in Lisbon, followed by a trip to Aveiro to see the packing plant and museum.

Football without cans is nothing

One of the aspects of my job I particularly enjoy is finding quirky stories to do with metal packaging and the public’s love for cans. This week I stumbled upon an interesting story to do with a flag from some football supporters in the UK, or soccer for those of you reading from the other side of the pond.

Gary confirmed for Asia CanTech

Robert L. Gary, chief commercial officer, Stolle Machinery Company, has been confirmed as the latest member of Asia CanTech’s Candid Forum panel.

A changing landscape

In this year’s CanTech MVPs list, unsurprisingly Ardagh feature strongly, with its CEO, Paul Coulson (‘The Cooler’ to some), at number three on the list.

Playing the Trump card?

The most pertinent story of the past couple of weeks has been the intense debate between the CMI and the Aluminium Association.

Taking the SLAC

Our first Candid Forum member for Asia CanTech has been finalised with SLAC’s Chris McKenzie confirmed for the event

Taking the SLAC

Our first Candid Forum member for Asia CanTech has been finalised with SLAC’s Chris McKenzie confirmed for the event which takes place on 30 October-1 November in Bangkok, Thailand.

A forum for discussion

With preparations in full swing for our upcoming Asia CanTech show this October, we can now make another announcement regarding the show.

All’s fair in love and cans

The latest in the PPG/AkzoNobel saga this week has been particularly interesting, with the news that PPG has decided to withdraw its proposal and not pursue an offer. With a visible conflict between the company and its shareholders, it will be interesting to see how long AkzoNobel can see off careful admirers…