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May 2014

Filling Focus: Beer Lubricants Washers and dry-off ovens Metpack show issue IMDA preview

April 2014

Regulars: New products; Filling Focus; Candid Features: Aerosols; Water Recycling; Metpack 2014

March 2014

Regulars: Equipment news; Filling focus; Candid Features: Soft drinks; Beverage Cans: Taiwan and China; Seaming

February 2014

Regulars: Candid Craft Beer Update FillingFocus News Features: Metal Packaging Europe Aerosols: BAMA Recycling: Alupro

December 2013

In this month’s issue we take a look back at Asia CanTech 2013, which was held in October at the Marriot Hotel in Surabaya, Indonesia. Keynote speaker Hiroshi Ueno, general manager of Universal Can, gave an insightful update on the aluminium bottle market in Japan and Asia, while Christof Frohs from Ibea spoke about in-line […]

November 2013

This month’s issue looks at the increasingly successful aerosol can, with a series of articles detailing its origins, latest developments, and a look at what lies ahead for this interesting category. Elsewhere, we explore the marketing possibilities that a can has to offer, many of which are only just being realised for the first time. […]

October 2013

This month’s issue features a look at how a German organisation is achieving greater levels of downgauging, details on the ‘next generation food can’, and a full Asia CanTech preview. Also included is the first in a series of articles from Rexam – looking at the importance of seamer interchangeability – along with our usual […]

September 2013

This issue contains the annual Supplier Profile, the essential guide to equipment, materials, tools and services for the metal packaging industry – this year it is bigger and better than ever. But there is also so much more to read! Mall/Herlan has unveiled high speed bottle necking and shaping machine in Italy, and in China, […]

July/August 2013

This issue is packed with news, features, products and equipment. It contains a four page contains review of Euro CanTech (see page 14) and looks at how the three-piece can market, in particular, is under attack from plastic alternatives (see page 34). In the UK lager in a can is well established and the country […]

June 2013

The June issue of CanTech International features an exclusive look at how a British company dealt with water issues around the installation of a brand new can line in sub-Saharan Africa. You can also read about expansion work at Nampak, Africa’s largest packing business and how they’re converting steel lines to aluminium. There is also […]

May 2013

REGULARS 3 Comment 6 World News 32 New Products New cans and ends in the market place 33 New Equipment The latest machinery and equipment for the can line 34 Filling Focus An indepth look at how the international canned beer market 58 Candid Alexander Mohr, external affairs director at the Association of European Producers […]

April 2013

April’s issue looks at environmental initiatives taking place such as the Hindustan Tin Works led Canvironment Week (pages 27 & 28), which seems to have become a truly global event.
Will Geller, general manager North America at Quality by Vision, writes about can seaming inspection (pages 14 & 15) and how technology has transformed this process.
There is also an article by Rich Grimley president and chief executive of Rexam Beverage Can North America (page 31) discussing how the world’s largest canned beverage market is performing and as with most thing what happens in the US often takes place in the rest of the world sooner or later.
David Sterrett, vice president of engineering at Shenandoah Automation, offers his views on autonomous maintenance for can lines (pages 18 & 19) and revealing what a truly difficult and rewarding job working in this industry can be.

March 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes features on drying technology for cans, handling and conveying and caps and closures. There is also an in-depth look at the soft drinks market.

February 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International features an interview with Stanislaw Wasko, first vice president and operational director of Poland-based can making group Can-Pack. Anders Linde, the secretary general of Metal Packaging Europe, looks at the organisation’s work to get metal recognised as a permanent material by the European Parliament. There is also a look at the aerosols market, leak testing for cans plus much more.