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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.

December 2012/January 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes an interview with Ball’s Gerrit Heske. The latest oven technology is revealed and there is a review of the Tinplate Conference that recently took place in Barcelona, Spain. There is also a look at the rise of energy drinks in cans and the reasons why fillers are choosing cans as their package of choice. The area of printing is also covered in-depth in this issue.

October 2012

The October issue of CanTech International includes a preview of our annual conference Asia CanTech 2012. Other articles look at steel packaging developments and the used and refurbished equipment market. Another article offers tips on how to keep your can line in top condition while there is an explanation of vacuum systems. There is also a look at how the beverage can has changed over the years.

September 2012

The September issue of CanTech International includes articles on China, South Africa and the canned wine market. There is also a look at how leading US canned food manufacturers have united to drive research-based messaging aimed at brands, retailers and consumers.

July/August 2012

The July/August issue of CanTech International includes a look at how one industry supplier ended up having a starring role in the feature film Dark Shadows. There are also updates on the metal decorating, closures and decorative can markets. Plus much more.

June 2012

The June issue of CanTech International includes Cannex and IMDA show reviews. There is also a look at the growth of the craft beer market and updates on the latest curing, coating and inspection systems.

May 2012

The May issue of CanTech International includes articles on can shaping techniques, the can market in China and an update on the used and refurbished equipment sector.
There are also previews of two upcoming shows – Cannex and the International Metal Decorators Association’s annual convention.

April 2012

There is an exclusive interview with Stolle’s chief operating and technical officer Greg Butcher in the April issue of CanTech International.
Other articles in this issue include a look at the areas of three-piece cans, beverage filling and aerosol production. Plus much more.

March 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at the reasons why more craft brewers in the US are switching to aluminium cans, a technical article that looks at the maintenance of ovens and a look at sustainability issues. There are also reports on handling and conveying, seaming and the US. Regulars including Candid, Knight’s Knowledge and Clarke’s can corner are also included.

February 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at Wilco AG’s range of leak testers, reports on sustainability and environmental developments, the first in a series of technical articles based on the Technical Forum at last year’s Asia CanTech conference, an article that looks at how can makers can improve line efficiency, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.

December 2011/January 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at Rexam’s range of beverage cans and the markets they serve, Stephen Clarke’s latest technical article in which he discusses beverage end manufacturing, reports on Brazil, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.

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