Can & end making


Asia CanTech 2011

This year’s lineup of keynote speakers is almost complete and we are all looking forward to Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Conference manager Chrissy Payne has informed me that there is now a waiting list only for supplier packages. Ho Chi Minh City was chosen as the venue after we received many requests to hold it […]

New speakers announced for Asia CanTech

Newly announced speakers from the Ardagh Group and Crown Packaging have joined the lineup for Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Robert Zanetto, business development director Metal-Asia for Ardagh Group, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker.

New can size from Ball

Ball has announced the launch of its newest can size – the 8oz trim can. The small, lightweight can is ideal for juices and other beverages for portion-conscious consumers, and is unbreakable, quick-chilling and 100% recyclable.


Blema Kircheis celebrates 150 years

German can making machinery company Gebrüder-Leonhardt Blema Kircheis celebrated its 150th anniversary last month. Fritz Eulitz (pictured right with owner and CEO Uwe Leonhardt), the 98-year-old great grandson of Erdmann Kircheis, who established the company in 1861, attended a party at Aue in Saxony.