Can & end making

 

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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Crown’s laser-etched tabs used for World Cup promotion

Can maker Crown has revealed that laser-etched tabs used on Coca-Cola drinks cans as part of its FIFA World Cup promotion in the Middle East, could be used on other beverage brands around the world. Coca-Cola launched its 2010 FIFA World Cup promotion on beverage cans using the tabs from Crown Bevcan Europe & Middle East.

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OKL expands into Brazil

OKL Can Line, a supplier of equipment to the beverage can industry, has expanded into Brazil. The US company has signed an agreement with Canpar to service OKL customers in Brazil, Argentina and Chile. It will be headed up by Andreia Cardoso.

Lieb joins Sandvik

David Lieb has joined Sandvik as business development manager for can tooling. Lieb has 30 years of experience in the can industry giving him extensive knowledge of the can making process, including machinery, tooling, materials and lubrication.