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…
AkzoNobel has opened a new performance coatings production facility in Chonburi, Thailand.
Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached another all-time high of 77.5%, according to figures issued by the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal).
Coors Light has rolled out a summer promotion that marks the first application of photochromic inks in partnership with Crown Beverage Packaging North America.
To meet demand for more environmentally friendly packaging from European food and beverage brands, Crown Food Europe has launched metal closure technology featuring a PVC-free compound.
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.
I can imagine there are a few jaded individuals this week as it’s back to normality after a busy show schedule. For me at least, Metpack certainly lived up to expectations and it was a delight to see so many of you sampling our refreshments on our stand. Neil’s Morgan safely arrived back on home soil too!
The Aerosol Association of Australia and its UK counterpart, the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has signed a reciprocal cooperation agreement.