Can & end making
APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has said it is disappointed by the resolution to refuse to grant authorisation for continued uses of chromium trioxide.
Following the succesful launch of the Monaco line of spirit cocktail beverages, Atomic Brands, is extending its lineup with new Moscow Mule and Kentucky Mule offerings.
WaveGrip will be showcasing its craft beer G1 applicator as well as its sustainable and colourful multi-packing carriers at this year’s Craft Brewers Conference in April.
At this year’s Cannex, Sencon will launch two new non-contact gauges for shell and progression measurement of beverage and food ends that exceed the limitations of other automatic end gauges.
Robert Budway, president of the Can Manufacturers Institute wrote a letter to the President of the US, opposing the quotas on aluminium and steel.
Some 8.14 billion aluminium aerosol cans were manufactured around the globe in 2018, and the member companies of Aerobal produced the lion’s share at 6bn cans.
APEAL has welcomed a decision by the European Commission’s REACH committee to agree to authorise the continued uses of chromium trioxide for the passivation of ETP, and for the manufacture of ECCS.
Deadlines for entries to the Can Maker awards, and voting for the Supplier Awards have been extended until Friday 1 March – don’t miss your chance to influence these prestigious industry awards!