Can & end making


Dark forces at work

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.

Our definitive guide

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.

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