May 2013


3 Comment

6 World News

32 New Products
New cans and ends in the market place

33 New Equipment
The latest machinery and equipment for the can line

34 Filling Focus
An indepth look at how the international canned beer market

58 Candid
Alexander Mohr, external affairs director at the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) explains his role


12 News Focus
Anheuser-Busch this month launches an attempt to reassert the dominance of its
flagship lager Budweiser with an innovative bow-tie shaped can

14 Used & refurbished equipment
Competitive pricing and limited availability of more up-to-date second-hand can making machinery

18 IMDA 2013 preview
Jack Knight from INX International introduces a preview of the International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) conference
for which he is also president.

21 Lubricants
CanTech International correspondent Evert Van de Weg looks at how Fuchs Lubritech, a leading lubricant producer, is coping with ever changing

27 Can shaping
Budweiser has announced that Belvac’s innovative shaping machinery produced its new bow-tie can, arguably the most innovative introduction to the
market for 30 years. Bill Speidell, strategic initiatives, Belvac Production Machinery reveals the details of the shaping technology behind the Belvac
Vertical Shaper

28 Aerosol update
Success of the British aerosol sector flies the ‘Made in Britain’ flag says Dr John Morris, chief executive of the British Aerosol
Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA)

40 Craft beer update
Russ Phillips updates readers on the canned craft beer market in the US

41 Buyers Guide

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