Can & end making

 

Competition helps

The news that can making company Impress is to be acquired by Irish packaging group Ardagh Glass could be good news for the industry. London-based private equity company Doughty Hanson has agreed to sell the shares of Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn) to the glass bottle manufacturer. The enlarged business will trade as […]

Beans meanz cans

After shifting 442 million cans of Heinz Beanz in one year alone some people might be left wondering whether there really is a need for the company to add a new packaging format to its iconic range. Heinz claims its new Fridge Pack format will allow bean lovers to enjoy the product as they like […]

All ideas welcomed

You will be hearing more from me from now on as I have recently taken over editorial responsibility for CanTech International. Having previously worked as assistant editor on the magazine, I have already met a number of people in the industry and have been impressed by the passion with which they speak about metal packaging. […]

World Cup fever

With the football World Cup in South Africa now just over two weeks away, most of the staff at Bell are starting to get excited about the possibility of England lifting the famous trophy for only the second time in our history. Obviously we’re just praying none of our games goes to penalties. As the […]

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Chasing the jackpot

After arriving back from Las Vegas a few pounds lighter (unfortunately not in weight), I have been attempting to get to grips with our new website. At times this has been a bit like working out how to play the slot machines, but now we’ve ironed out most of the teething problems I am sure […]

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