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French authorities confirm BPA risks to unborn babies

Unborn babies face ‘potential risks’ if exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) a chemical commonly used in food cans, a new report claims. Epoxy resins containing BPA have been used as coatings on the inside of many food and beverage cans since the 1950s. Risks to people have been highlighted before, but for the first time […]

Mama’s Little Yella Pils debuts in ‘stovepipe’ cans

Czech-style pilsner Mama’s Little Yella Pils will now be available in Ball’s royal pint aluminium can. The launch follows the release of brewer Oskar Blues’ Dale’s Pale Ale in the royal pint cans, which holds 19.2oz or 568ml, last year. Ball claims to be the only can manufacturer in North America who makes the royal pint, […]

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Beverage can making process: Training videos (Part 3)

Videos which show the drying and initial internal coating parts of the beverage can making process are now available to watch online. There is an explanation of each part of the process above each video. This latest upload continues CanTech’s look at how a beverage can is produced. Keep checking back for new videos. Videos are courtesy of Ball Packaging Europe. The idea of these videos is to help those who are new to the industry to learn about can making.

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Beverage can making process: Training videos (Part 2)

In the second upload of a 14 part series of videos, CanTech Online continues its look at how a beverage can is produced. The latest videos show the washing, outside coating and printing parts of the process. Once again there is an explanation of each section of the process above each video. Keep checking back for new videos. Videos are courtesy of Ball Packaging Europe. The idea of these videos is to help those who are new to the industry to learn about can making.

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