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.
Alex Fordham recently visited Comur, the Portuguese sardine company, which still skins and de-bones its sardines by hand.
Nomis Consultancy’s Simon Jennings introduces Open Clean, a new innovation for the beverage can industry.
At Metpack, the news that SLAC are in advanced negotiations to acquire Intercan Group took many within the metal packaging industry by surprise. But what are the implications for the industry? Alex Fordham speaks with Intercan’s owner Peter Strode to find out more.
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.
The dynamics of the can making industry have changed significantly over the past few months with the recent Ball acquisition of Rexam. In an industry exclusive, Evert van de Weg speaks with the recipients of Ball’s divested part of its business, Ardagh Group.
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.
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.
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.