Can & end making


BAMA announces winners of Can Do awards

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced Dorset Local authorities as the winner of its Can Do Awards 2011. The awards recognise and reward the best local authority recycling campaigns that include empty aerosols.

New general manager at CMbE

Jim Cozier has been appointed as the new general manager of CarnaudMetalbox Engineering. UK-based CMbE is a market leader in the design, development and manufacture of can making machinery.

New tabs create tough image

Norwegian beverage company Mack has chosen Rexam Beverage Can Europe to create a unique polar bear cut-out tab for its newly designed Arctic Beer series. Rexam worked closely with Mack to create a new can design that has a strong appeal to young urban males aged between 18-35, in particular positioning the series as a beer for the tough and adventurous.

Crown reports strong results

Crown Holdings reported strong third quarter results with global beverage can unit volumes rising by three per cent. For the three months to the end of September net sales were up 9.9% at US$2,423 million, mainly driven by the pass through of raw material costs.