The latest in the PPG/AkzoNobel saga this week has been particularly interesting, with the news that PPG has decided to withdraw its proposal and not pursue an offer. With a visible conflict between the company and its shareholders, it will be interesting to see how long AkzoNobel can see off careful admirers…
Coors Light has rolled out a summer promotion that marks the first application of photochromic inks in partnership with Crown Beverage Packaging North America.
Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) president, Robert Budway, has presented a case to the US Commerce Department that tinplate steel should be exempt from tariff and other import restrictions.
WaveGrip has partnered with providers of contract canning services for small to medium volume beverages producers WeCan, taking the canning line to the production facility.
Crown has celebrated the opening of its new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York with a ribbon cutting ceremony, which took place on 9 May.
The UK aerosol sector has continued to thrive according to figures released today (11 May) by the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA). It follows five consecutive years of overall growth.
The Italian company PrintabLED has won the industry Gold Metpack Innovation Award 2017, for its high performance UV-LED systems of the same name for paint and printing systems.
Urban Chestnut Brewing (UCB) has partnered with Ardagh Group to develop and release an on-premise only package for St. Louis, US available at local bars and restaurants.
Ball has showcased its widget can at the Craft Brewers Conference (10-13 April) in Washington DC, US.
Multi-packing solution for beverage producers WaveGrip has entered the US market by joining forces with Palmer Canning.
Sri Lanka’s can making industry has entered a new phase with the opening of GM Metal Packaging’s decorative tinplate can production plant that is serving the customers who previously have been supplied from the company’s main factory in Guangdong Province in China. David Hayes reports.