Scott Breen, vice president of sustainability at the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), will be focusing on how the can is tailor-made for the circular economy during his keynote speech at this year’s Virtual Asia CanTech Conference.
Hello everyone. It is good to be back as interim editor of CanTech International. In case anyone doesn’t know I previously edited the title between 2009 and 2013 and thoroughly enjoyed my time working in the sector.
A lot has changed during my time away from the industry and developments in metal packaging continue at a rapid pace. In the UK we’re about to go into another national lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although I’m hopeful that we won’t see a repeat of the panic buying scenes that the country witnessed before the first lockdown, demand for canned products will likely increase.
As of 1 January 2021, CM Packaging will begin utilising the Hoffmann The Tin brand for all marketing endeavours.
The grants will be made available to Material Recovery Facilities (MRF) for aluminium can capture equipment, which will ensure used beverage cans (UBC) are accurately sorted, sold and recycled.
Ball Corporation has joined Arsenal as Official Sustainable Aluminium Packaging Partner .
Firstly we begin with news that editor Alex Fordham has left us to pursue a different career path. We thoroughly enjoyed working with him and would like to thank him for his time and dedication to CanTech International over the last five years. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours. Which means we must welcome in a new team member.
Remedy has become the first canned kombucha brand to be stocked in UK Tesco Superstores.
Canpack Middle East, global manufacturer of beverage and food packaging, has been recognised in the Medium Sized Business category as a sustainability leader.