Can & end making
Ball Corporation has announced its plan to build a new US aluminium beverage packaging plant in Pittston, Pennsylvania, with production scheduled to begin in mid-2021.
German beverage creator Black Labels Company (BLC) has launched MALUMA, the first collagen protein drinks in Ardagh’s slim 250ml cans.
Pending approval from antitrust authorities, KHS Group will be acquiring a stake in can seaming specialist Ferrum Packaging AG.
Despite all the news in the mainstream media being positive regarding the upsurge in the demand for cans, I was unfortunately alerted to a ridiculous article in CNN recently. The article states that the chemical BPA, found in the lining of canned foods and many plastics and in thermal receipts, was linked to a 49 per cent greater risk of death within 10 years, according to a new study.
Spanish company Producto de Aldea has chosen Ardagh’s 250ml Slim Wine Can as the new packaging option for its premium wine drinks, previously only available in a classic glass bottle.
Welcome to the 2020 Supplier Profile issue. It’s certainly a year that’ll live long in the memory, with the Covid-19 pandemic having caused chaos to many businesses globally. It is however testament to the strength of the can making business how the industry has rallied around to ensure consumers have had products on the shelves and coping with the intense demands a pandemic brings.
In a continued effort to help combat Covid-19, Ball Aerosol Packaging Devizes (UK) has reached out to collaborate with Reabrook Ltd and the Lindal Group to design, produce and fill 25,000 cans of Rainbow hand sanitiser.
The infinitely recyclable cans show four scenes that capture the essence and traditions of sardine fishing in the port of Douarnenez and nearby Pointe de Penmarc’h.
Flawsome!, the sustainable brand that transforms wonky and surplus fruit, has launched its lightly sparkling fruit water cans into retail in Belgium.
The Canpack Group and Giorgi Global Holdings, Inc have jointly announced Canpack’s acquisition of an industrial property in Olyphant, Pennsylvania.
The Box, producer of custom-made tin box packaging, has received a nomination in the NL Packaging Awards for its storage tin for Klepper & Klepper liquorice.
New energy drink Ninja Melk has reportedly enjoyed a successful European launch of its online shop that delivers its slimline Ardagh cans direct to consumers at home.
The Rexona Recycled Refreshed antiperspirant can is made up of a patented aluminium alloy and 25% post-consumer recycled (PCR) material.
Macsa ID’s latest SPA F-100 series is capable of coding up to 172,000 cans per hour, reportedly with guaranteed legibility, traceability and security, even in hot and humid environments.