Can & end making

 

Second filler to use wine in can technology

French filler Cacolac has signed a contract with Australian company Barokes licensing them to fill wine in a can using Vinsafe technology. The Vinsafe process is the only wine-in-a-can packaging system, combining long shelf life with high product quality and managed by global patents.

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MP visits British can making plant

British Member of Parliament Mark Lancaster recently visited Rexam Beverage Can’s Milton Keynes plant to gain an insight into can making first hand. The plant visit allowed Mr Lancaster, who is the MP for Milton Keynes North, the opportunity to gain a better understanding of both the workings of the plant itself and Rexam as a company.

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New look for Pepsi Istanbul

Rexam Beverage Can has teamed up with Pepsico Beverages Turkey to design a can for Pepsi Istanbul, a limited edition lemon and mint twist on the classic drink. Hülya Avsar, one of country’s most famous celebrities and spokesperson for local Pepsi campaigns, designed the 33cl cans, produced at Rexam’s Manisa Plant in Turkey.

Budweiser cans get new look

US brewer Anheuser-Busch has revealed a new design which will be seen on cans of Budweiser. The new look can will roll out of US breweries and into the hands of American beer drinkers this summer, before debuting in markets around the world later this year.

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Apeal to host summit

Apeal’s Steel for Packaging Summit will take place in Kosice, Slovakia, on September 20th 2011. Apeal (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) and US Steel Europe will co-host Steel for Packaging, Green solutions for Central Europe at the US Steel Europe plant in Kosice.