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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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Whisky in a can could be banned in Scotland

A new canned whisky, which is on sale in the Caribbean and South America, has come in for criticism from the Scotch Whisky Association. Panama-based company Scottish Spirits has launched the 33cl aluminium cans, the first time straight whisky has been sold in a can.

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Bericap moves into Asia

German beverage closures manufacturer, Bericap, has opened a production facility in Singapore. The plant will provide a direct service to customers in the ASEAN-zone, which was up until now served by a sales office and deliveries from Bericap China and other Bericap facilities.

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A Christmas tree in a can from Arnoldi

Arnoldi Europe has come up with the ultimate canned product for the festive season – a Christmas tree in a can. The company have seemingly mastered the art of canning just about anything that will grow in the ground, including herbs, vegetables, flowers and small trees under the brand name MicroGiardini (small garden).

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Acquisitions everywhere

Ardagh Glass Group recently completed the acquisition of global metal packaging group Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn). The enlarged organisation will be known as Ardagh Group after both the European and US regulatory authorities approved the deal. The group will employ approximately 14,000 people and have annual revenues of over €3 billion ($4bn). […]

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