Blogs

 

A sign of the future- CBD?

At Bell Publishing we’ve been inundated with canned CBD products in the past few weeks. It certainly seems like a craze that seems no sign of slowing.

Winning the cup competition

Hot on the heels of the recent positivity to do with metal packaging, Ball Corporation has launched a pilot of infinitely recyclable aluminium cups in the US.

Prepping for Asia

With many of you currently enjoying a well-earned summer break, It’s a great chance for us to focus your minds briefly with some housekeeping for the next few months here at CanTech International.

The sustainable magazine

As a publishing company Bell is always looking at ways of ensuring its sustainability credentials, not least due to our commitment to the metal packaging industry and the reduction of single use plastic in society.

An essential guide

Our Supplier Profile issue has recently gone to press. This year our profile takes the form of our standalone August issue, bringing the number of yearly editions of CanTech International to 11 from 10 previously.

Cans and wine – what’s not to like?

It’s great to see the inaugural International Canned Wine competition take place recently in California, US. Although taking place in the US, Wines from the US, France, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and England competed in the event.

A logical move?

There was some breaking news during the week, as Ardagh will combine its Food & Speciality Metal Packaging business with Exal Corporation, a producer of aluminium containers, to form Trivium Packaging.

Have we got it right?

The can making industry’s Most Valuable Players (MVP) list is now available in our July issue.

Modern life’s great travesty

As a human race we’ve made great strides in technological advancements; we’ve put a man on the moon, developed the world wide web, and increased the ability to communicate and advance ourselves.

Just the tonic

An interesting story hit the headlines in the UK over Easter, when shadow home secretary Diane Abbott was caught drinking a can of Marks & Spencer’s mojito on a London Overground train.

Making our pitch

Over the years, it’s amazing how we have consistently lost the PR war when comparing the metal packaging industry to plastics and PET.