According to the latest Global Scotch Whisky Insights Report, worldwide demand for single malt Scotch whisky has surged in recent years, with export figures in 2016 topping £1 billion for the first time.
Ardagh Group has been awarded the title of ‘Packaging Company of the Year’ at the UK Packaging Awards, held in London on 22 November.
Record label Island Records has partnered with Crown Bevcan Europe and Middle East to launch what it claims is the world’s first “Shazamable” can for its Session IPA Beer.
WaveGrip is launching a new automatic version of its entry level G1 applicator for lower volume beverage producers.
Nomis Consultancy’s Simon Jennings introduced ‘Open Clean’, a new innovation for the beverage can industry on the third day of Asia CanTech
Ball Corporation’s #WidgetInside technology is allowing nitro fans to take beer on the go this ‘Nitrovember’.
At the recent Smithers Pira Sustainability in Packaging Europe conference in Barcelona, Metal Packaging Europe underlined the importance placed by consumers for clear facts on packaging materials’ recycling performance.
According to a new analysis by Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), aluminium beverage cans are the most recycled drinks package in the world.
Our November issue shortly goes to press where we make use of some new contributors. Editorial board member Andrew Truelove outlines how his company, CarnaudMetalbox, has used the global WorldSkills competition to help develop the next generation of can making engineers and professionals.
In response to growing demands for greater flexibility for shorter-run, multi-version beverage packaging, Tonejet will put the spotlight on digital printing direct to the can at InPrint in Munich (14-16 November).