These are all the posts that have been tagged with capacity.
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 […]
The Aluminium Association of the United States, the Aluminium Association of Canada and European Aluminium applaud the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) for the Section 332 report that confirms oversupply is harming the global industry and that China’s capacity growth has far exceeded all other countries.
G20 leaders will meet in Germany to discuss topics for the global agenda, most notably trade and investments.
The US Department of Commerce will hold a hearing on the Section 232 investigation on the impact of aluminium imports on US national security.
AkzoNobel has opened a performance coatings production facility in Santo André, Brazil, which will enable the company to be more agile in responding to local customer needs and regional market demands.
Camden Town Brewery has unveiled a new site in Enfield, UK, which is the largest investment to London’s brewing industry for 30 years. Megan Humphrey met CEO Jasper Cuppaidge for a behind the scenes tour of the facility.
Cantec has unveiled its new high speed Can-o-mat.2PC machine for the production of two-piece food cans. This is a suitable back end machine for necking, flanging, beading and light testing for DWI food can production at high speeds.
Caldicot Metal Decorating has upgraded two of its presses, including a Crabtree FastReady four-colour press and a four-colour KBA MetalStar with high performance GEW UV curing systems to improve reliability and energy efficiency.
Having completed a $4 million expansion at its Charlotte, NC facility last year, INX International has concluded finishing touches connected to the project.
Pneumofore has replaced five vacuum pumps, model UV30 from the year 2000 with 130.000 hours of operation with three new pumps, model UV50 VS90 at Ball’s factory in Wakefield, UK.
Crown has added a manufacturing line in its Périgueux, France plant to help meet demand from consumers in Europe and around the world.
A truck loaded with two piece cans leaving the premises every eight minutes is evidence of large production capacity.
Cantec has developed a new end making press named End-o-mat.100 to operate a double row tooling up to dia. 153 mm (603) at 6 out, which gives a capacity of more than 1000 end per minute.
SouthCoat has grown into a significant player on the EMEA market for metal packaging coatings.
Shaped cans seem to have become more popular for coffee and milk powder as of late and there are several processes on the market, like mechanical forming, blow molding or high pressure forming.