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Supplier excellence recognised by Rexam

Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia recently held its annual supplier awards ceremony in the UK. The awards recognised supplier excellence throughout 2010 and took place at Sopwell House in St Albans. More than 100 guests, including 40 suppliers, attended the event.

Cans of Coors Light to feature new cold indicator

Cans and bottles of Coors Light will feature a new design which indicates when the beer reaches the “peak of refreshment”. As part of its upcoming Super Cold Summer, brewer Miller Coors is debuting its latest cold-acticated technology: New Coors Light two-stage super cold activation, which makes it easy to see when the beer goes from cold to super cold.

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MPE to launch at Interpack 2011

Metal Packaging Europe, a new trade body representing the united interests of producers and suppliers of metal packaging across Europe, will launch at this year’s Interpack, held in Düsseldorf, Germany on 12 – 18 May 2011. MPE brings together metal packaging manufacturers, metal producers and their existing trade associations (APEAL, BCME, EAA, EMPAC) from across […]

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Wilson returns to Crown’s food business

James Wilson has been promoted to president of Crown Food Packaging North America. The promotion marks his return to the food business, where he served as vice president, sales and marketing for four years.

Conference line-up revealed

The lineup for this year’s Metpack Conference has been revealed. Focusing on Modern Can Technology, the conference will feature eight speakers who will be presenting the latest research results and new manufacturing technologies all relating to metal packaging in 2011.

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Rexam to build new can plant in Brazil

Rexam has announced that it will build a new beverage can plant close to the city of Belem, Northern Brazil. The plant will have a capacity of 1.2 billion cans and is expected to be operational by mid 2012.

New appointments at Novelis

Aluminium producer Novelis has announced a number of senior management appointments in an effort to accelerate its global integration strategy. These appointments include the creation of global roles in the areas of manufacturing excellence and recycling, as well as global product line management positions.

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