Features

 

A stronger platform for us all

AkzoNobel recently released its new generation of coatings for the internal protection of three-piece food cans. Alex Fordham visited the company headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to find out the potential benefits for the three-piece food can market.

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The Portuguese caviar

Alex Fordham recently visited Comur, the Portuguese sardine company, which still skins and de-bones its sardines by hand.

A sense of nostalgia

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.

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Leading the way

Since 2007, Moravia Cans has been the third largest supplier of aluminium aerosol cans in Europe. With innovation at the heart of its company ethos, Can Tech International editor Alex Fordham , was keen to find out more about the Czech based manufacturer of aerosol impact extruded aluminium cans.

Made in Yorkshire

Alex Fordham attended Carnaud Metal Box’s (CMB) open day on 12 July to celebrate their achievement of producing 100 Die Neckers and 1000 Bodymakers. There was also an opportunity to speak with the company’s senior management about its new reformat brand.

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Hopportunity Knocks

CanTech International was granted the opportunity of visiting the Indie Beer Can Festival on 13 May 2016. The event saw the UK and Ireland’s leading independent brewers converge on the trendy Hoxton Arches in London. Here is Alex Fordham’s round-up of the show.

Let’s twist again

With experience in the caps and closures market dating back to the 1960s, there is nobody better placed to write a feature than regular CanTech International correspondent, Evert van de Weg. He examines the convenient cap and the technology behind twist off closures.

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