The twin-roll beader of the CAN-O-MAT.II is now also available in the CAN-O-MAT.I. Down gauging is always the target for can makers to reduce their costs. The limit of down gauging is given by the minimum of axial load and panelling which is mostly influenced by beading. This is why the down gauging process is […]
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The Bronze Metpack 017 Innovation Award was presented to Valspar for its next-generation valPure V70 non-BPA line of coatings for light metal packaging. The industry’s highest honour for innovation was awarded at the Metpack Conference in Essen, Germany. “We’re thrilled to be recognised with this prestigious award,” said Flavio Marchi, Valspar’s global marketing director for […]
The canned food industry has asked president Donald Trump and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross to exclude tinplate steel from tariffs and other restrictions.
Our first keynote speaker for Asia CanTech has been finalised with ORG Packaging confirmed for the event which takes place on 30 October-1 November in Bangkok, Thailand.
Wolfgang Niemsch, chairman of the Metpack committee, welcomed in the 2017 edition of the show with a positive message of prosperity within the metal packaging sector.
AVT has announced that it will provide live demonstrations of Titan, an in line 100% inspection solution for metal decorating applications and Mercury, a digital ink control system at Metpack.
The Can Makers has launched an enhanced version of its popular Can Creator (www.cancreator.com) app for craft drink brands.
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has welcomed the launch of Metal Packaging Europe as an overarching European association that brings together manufacturers, suppliers, and national associations, to promote the beneﬁts of rigid metal packaging.
The Can Makers will sponsor the first ever can bar to appear at SIBA BeerX in Sheffield, UK on 16-19 March.
It’s always a pleasure getting January out of the way; the month is a long one with little joy to be had.
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.
Early bird registration for Asia CanTech 2017 is now open.
Research carried out by GfK and commissioned by BCME reflects a positive upward trend in popularity for the can, particularly with younger age groups.
Evert van de Weg explores the latest developments within the aluminium bottle can sector.
I’ve just returned from an enjoyable couple of days visiting Moravia Cans based in the Czech Republic. Although it was a tricky journey – landing in Vienna, driving through Slovakia and into the Czech Republic, it was certainly a worthwhile visit.
Winners from the Indie Beer Can Festival 2016 are now commercially canning their beer, it has been revealed.