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Used equipment dealers join forces

The two largest used can making machinery dealers have joined forces to offer a one stop shop for can makers around the world. US based Container Fabrication Machinery (CFM) and MEM Holland have agreed to share technical knowledge, support and their available inventory to can makers.

Molson makes switch to aluminium bottles

Brewer Molson Coors is set to make a switch from glass bottles to aluminium bottles for three of its biggest beer brands. The packaging format switch is at the heart of a £7.3 million rebrand of Carling but Molson is also moving Coors Light and Caffrey’s into aluminium bottles.

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New speakers announced for Asia CanTech

Newly announced speakers from the Ardagh Group and Crown Packaging have joined the lineup for Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Robert Zanetto, business development director Metal-Asia for Ardagh Group, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker.

New can size from Ball

Ball has announced the launch of its newest can size – the 8oz trim can. The small, lightweight can is ideal for juices and other beverages for portion-conscious consumers, and is unbreakable, quick-chilling and 100% recyclable.

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