June 2011


  • Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line
  • New Products: New cans and ends in the market place
  • Candid: Greg Frisby, industry manager, Sensory Analytics


  • Marvellous Metpack: A record number of visitors attended this year’s
    Metpack as Messe Essen once again proved to be the central international
    meeting place in the metal packaging sector
  • A contemporary conference: Focusing on Modern Can Technology, the
    Metpack conference featured several speakers who discussed further
    optimisation of the tinplate surface and its coatings as well as recent technologies in can making. Alec Peachey reports
  • Discussing metal: There was a unique focus on metal at the world’s
    largest packaging show in Düsseldorf, Germany, 12-18 May
  • Knight’s knowledge: Jack Knight is director international technical service for INX International Ink Co. In his latest contribution for CanTech International, he discusses colour and process control
  • The endurance of aerosols: The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
    Editorial board member and director of BAMA Sue Rogers looks back over the past 50 years and makes some predictions for the future
  • Ibea inspects: Now in its 20th year, Ibea has provided inspection systems
    to the world’s biggest can makers. Alec Peachey spoke to the company’s sales engineer Frank Hube
  • Designer deco: The IMDA’s annual meeting in Bloomingdale, Illinois, US,
    once again revealed the credentials of metal decorating
  • The Bodymaker: Continuing our series of technical articles in CanTech
    International, Adrian Long, sales manager for CMB Engineering and a member of the editorial board, looks at spoilage reduction in the bodymaker
  • Coatings are key: There have been a number of developments in the area of curing over the years. CanTech International correspondent Evert van de
    Weg takes a closer look at the areas of UV and heating systems

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