Metal decorating

 

Glow-in-the-dark can

Russian Favorit Stolica has relaunched its Black Jack brand with Russia’s first glow-in-the-dark beverage can. The new cans have updated graphics that include fluorescent ink and will be used across the Black Jack range of cocktail-inspired alcopops, including Mojito, Tequila Boom, Sex-on-the-Beach and Rum and Coke. Rexam Russia is producing the 50cl cans for the […]

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Ball’s designs recognised at Golden Image Awards

During the 2013 Golden Image Awards Competition – held last month in Orlando, Flordia – The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association recognised Ball Corporation for its industry-leading specialty container designs. Ball swept the digitally printed container category with four winning entries: – Gold – Maryland Decorated Tin – Silver – Outer Banks Popcorn Tin – Bronze – Fisher’s Popcorn New […]

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Dagger Falls goes pink with cans for cancer awareness

Idaho-based Sockeye Brewing has partnered with Crown Beverage Packaging North America to launch its flagship Dagger Falls IPA brand in limited-edition pink cans. The concept is to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place every October. Discussions of the project began in May of this year, with Crown laying the groundwork over the summer […]

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South Africa converts to aluminium cans

Between 100-200 million South African Rand (£6.1m-£12.2m) a year will flow into the scrap metals and recycling industry as a result of the conversion from tin-plated steel cans to aluminium cans, providing an additional 2,000-3,000 people a source of income from collecting and selling used cans, estimates South Africa’s sole beverage can manufacturer Nampak Bevcan. […]

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Sheet-fed press collaboration

Hebenstreit Metal Decorating GmbH and Manroland Sheetfed GmbH have agreed on a strategic co-operation to provide high-end sheet-fed offset presses to the metal packaging market. Manroland will support Hebenstreit with printing technology as well as manufacturing, R&D and service support on a worldwide basis. Hebenstreit engineers and markets a complete range of metal printing solutions […]

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Rexam gets Big Wood deal

Controversial drinks maker Big Wood Brewery has launched four premium craft beers in Rexam cans. The brewer has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans. Jack Savage, Morning Wood, Bark Bite and Bad Axe are available now in Rexam 16oz cans. Jack Savage American Pale Ale is made from all American hops, while […]

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Canaries beer goes thermochromic

A popular beer served on the Canary Islands has started using new cans with thermochromic ink. Tropical, a Canary Island beer brewed by Compañia Cervecera de Canarias a subsidiary of SABMiller, has chosen Rexam to make its new 50cl cans. Produced out of Rexam’s German plant in Berlin, the can incorporates thermochromic ink into a […]

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Sleek look for all natural sodas

A soda made from all natural ingredients is now available in Sleek cans. Dry Soda, which is sweetened with just a small amount of pure cane sugar, is now available in the United States in 12oz sleek cans. It is made with only four all natural ingredients and claims to contains one-quarter to one-third of […]

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Crown gambles on games market

The games market is expected to be worth (US)$100 billion by 2015 and Crown would like a piece of it. Analysts attribute the industry’s growth to the combination of a higher standard of living and the increased perception of the importance of pursuing leisurely activities. Crown Speciality Packaging North America, a division of Crown Holdings, […]

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