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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.

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.

AkzoNobel invests $13.3m in UK innovation hub

More than 100 of the coatings industry’s leading scientists are being brought together by AkzoNobel in a new $13.3 million research and innovation hub which could revolutionise the company’s portfolio.

Investment from Ardagh in Rugby plant

Ardagh Group has announced an important investment in its Rugby manufacturing plant for the purpose of converting its beverage can production capabilities from steel to aluminium.

What’s the Apeal?

November 2016 saw the appointment of Alexis Van Maercke as the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging’s (Apeal) new secretary general. CanTech finds out how he is settling in.

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.

Vacuum upgrade at Ball UK

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.

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’.

BAMA confirms aerosol introduction course

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced plans to run a course providing an introduction to aerosol technology at St Paul’s Hotel in Sheffield.

A true all-rounder

The dynamics of the can making industry have changed significantly over the past few months with the recent Ball acquisition of Rexam. In an industry exclusive, Evert van de Weg speaks with the recipients of Ball’s divested part of its business, Ardagh Group.