Keynotes announced for Asia CanTech 2023
We are pleased to announce that Robert Budway, president, and Scott Breen, vice president of sustainability for the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), have been confirmed as keynote speakers at Asia CanTech 2023.
Crown reflects on innovation wins
As Crown Holdings looks back on 2022, the company is reflecting on numerous accolades that its global teams were awarded, including at the Asia CanTech conference in Bangkok, Thailand.
Can Makers appoints new chairman
The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK, has confirmed the appointment of Tim Conybeare, commercial director UK & Ireland, Crown Bevcan EMEA, as its new chairman.
AkzoNobel achieves 100% renewable energy in North America
All of AkzoNobel’s locations in North America are now operating on 100% renewable electricity – helping to drive the company’s ambition of reducing carbon emissions across the full value chain by 50% by 2030 (baseline 2018).
PPG names new packaging coatings global technical director
PPG has named Polina Ware as its new packaging coatings global technical director, effective 9 January 2023.
German aluminium tube and aerosol can manufacturers satisfied with demand in 2022
The manufacturers of aluminium tubes and aerosol cans organised in the Tubes, Cans and Impact Extruded Parts Division of the German Aluminium Association (Aluminium Deutschland) have reported that they are satisfied overall with their deliveries to the German market in 2022.
AMP welcomes first CDP rating
Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has been awarded a leadership CDP rating of A- for water management and a B rating for climate change.
Mixed-Up Cocktail Co reports strong growth
Mixed-Up Cocktail Co, creator and processor of ready-to-drink canned cocktails under the parent company Little Toad Creek Distillery, has announced the company’s notable 2022 market growth.
Sterbak takes over managing director role at IST Metz
Tim Sterbak is taking over sole management of UV specialist IST Metz, while former MD Christian-Marius Metz focuses on the business of the Metz holding company.
APEAL appoints new president
APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has appointed Luc Brantjes, Tata Steel’s packaging division director of sales, as the association’s new president.
Stolle to celebrate 500th Concord Decorator
At the end of January 2023, Stolle Machinery will complete assembly of its 500th Concord Decorator machine, one of the world’s most widely-used decorators for printing colour labels on two-piece beverage can bodies.
Tackling the energy crunch
Vladislav Vorotnikov studies the impact of the skyrocketing energy prices on the metal packaging industry in Europe
thyssenkrupp Rasselstein reinforces multichannel communication
German tinplate manufacturer thyssenkrupp Rasselstein is launching the “Initiative Lebensmitteldose“ (ILD) information portal, the Food Can Initiative, which aims to address retailers and food manufacturers about the sustainability benefits of tinplate.
LME announces board changes
The London Metal Exchange has announced that the LME chair, Gay Huey Evans CBE, will not seek re-election and will step down once a new chair has been appointed.