Can & end making

 

Crown to build Brazilian can plant in Belem

Crown Embalagens, a subsidiary of Crown Holdings, has announced that it will build a beverage can plant in Belem, Northern Brazil. The plant will produce two-piece aluminium beverage cans in multiple sizes and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2012.

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APEAL names new managing director

Philip Buisseret has been appointed managing director for the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL). Apeal is a federation of four multi-national producers of steel for packaging, ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel Packaging, Rasselstein-ThyssenKrupp and US Steel Kosiçe.

Novelis to expand aluminium recycling at German plant

Novelis, a leader in aluminium rolled products and can recycling, is investing $18 million (€13m) into the construction of a new recycling centre at Aluminium Norf (Alunorf) in western Germany. Construction has already started on a multi-chamber melting furnace and ancillary equipment that will recycle 50,000 metric tons of aluminium scrap per year to feed the rolling mills of Alunorf, the world’s largest aluminium rolling complex.

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