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Decision time

This week is an important milestone, and no, I’m not referring to the upcoming General Election in the UK. I’m of course referring to the deadline for next year’s Global Can Supplier Awards.

Deadline day

Deadlines for entries to the 2020 edition of the Global Can Supplier awards is soon upon us. Suppliers have until 13 December to nominate your product innovations.    

Not bottling it

Whether you know claret from your Beaujolais is immaterial, there are a wealth of options now at your disposal for ready to drink wine. And most importantly, most of these new products are in canned format and at an attractive price point.

Is DRS really thought through?

Aluminium packaging recycling body, Alupro, has urged caution to avoid unintended consequences of a Deposit Return Scheme. It predicts that two-thirds of shoppers will switch from buying infinitely recyclable cans to plastic bottles, and one in five people will lose their deposit as they continue recycling at home. An ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme for drinks […]

Rice Rice baby at Asia CanTech 2019

Crown Bevcan and Closures of Thailand scooped the prestigious Supreme Cup at this year’s Asia CanTech Awards, with its Cheers Selection Riceberry Selection can.

It’s time to talk about it

To honour World Mental Health Day, which took place on Thursday 10 October, we examine how the can making industry can be doing more to protect the health of its workforce.

A word from the events team

Bell Publishing has announced that the hotel is now confirmed for CanTech The Grand Tour next February. The chosen location is Novotel New Delhi Aerocity hotel in New Delhi, India.

Bagging that award

Can makers are reminded that there are now only two weeks left to enter the Asia CanTech Awards.

An essential coating for Asia CanTech

Our annual trade show in Asia is warming up nicely with the news that Sonia Perna-Darghouth, director Asia Marketing at The Sherwin-Williams Company’s Packaging Coatings Division, will be participating in this year’s Candid Forum feature.

Another string to our bow

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

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