This year has certainly felt a bit ‘move over Covid, there are new problems in town.’ However, as the December 2022/January 2023 edition of CanTech International will convey, our industry shows us time and time again that it’s poised to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
KHS supports Beavertown Brewery with expansion goals
London-based Beavertown Brewery has made an investment of around £40 million in a project to build the most modern brewery in the UK, with Dortmund-based KHS Group making a considerable contribution to this endeavour.
Roeslein Michigan City celebrates safety milestone
As of 17 November 2022, Roeslein Michigan City has had 717 days without a lost time injury.
The season of goodwill
With a difficult winter and festive period ahead for many, it’s been encouraging this week to hear of some charity-related activity in the metal packaging world.
Recycling rate of aluminium beverage cans remained high in 2020
Aluminium beverage can recycling achieved a record level of 510,000 tonnes, representing a total greenhouse gas emissions saving of 4.2 million tonnes of CO₂eq.
Can handle it
Roberto T Alves, mechatronics engineer at CTA Engenharia, discusses the beverage can industry in Brazil and the company’s handling solutions for the production chain
Casa Azul’s canned tequila soda expands its presence across US
On the heels of its launch in August, Casa Azul is expanding its distribution at key retailer locations across the country. Casa Azul Tequila Soda is a premium canned tequila soda made with real tequila from Jalisco, Mexico crafted with natural fruit flavours and agave nectar.
Crown among Newsweek’s 2023 list of America’s most responsible companies
Crown Holdings, Inc. has been named in America’s Most Responsible Companies 2023 list by Newsweek, in partnership with global research and data firm, Statista.
John Hrdlick to retire from INX
Following a 49-year career in the industry, John Hrdlick has announced his retirement as president and CEO of INX International Ink Co; Bryce Kristo will be promoted and serve as the new president and CEO.
AkzoNobel nominates Ben Noteboom for supervisory board
AkzoNobel has announced that Ben Noteboom will be nominated as a member of the supervisory board at the annual general meeting being held in April 2023, with a view to electing him as chair.
North American aluminium demand rises
The Aluminum Association has released preliminary estimates showing 6.3% year-to-date demand growth for the aluminium industry in North America through the third quarter of 2022.
Trivium joins UK Aerosol Recycling Initiative
Trivium Packaging, the global supplier of infinitely recyclable metal packaging, has committed to funding the UK Aerosol Recycling Initiative launched by Alupro.
Alupro announces sponsorship of 2023 Student Starpack Awards
Alupro has been announced as the latest sponsor of the 2023 Student Starpack Awards, the competition organised by the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3).
Roeslein Poland undergoes full-scale renovation
The new space, which will be ready for occupancy in January 2023, will allow Roeslein’s Poland team to better organise its departments and workflow as well as allow an increase in production capacity and to manufacture larger modules.