US craft brewer Oskar Blues Brewery has launched its home-brewed root beer in Alumi-Tek bottles from Ball.
Rexam has announced the proposed sale of its personal care business for $709 million (£452m) to Sun Capital and Silgan.
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has launched a new microsite – www.steelforpackaging.org – which is designed to highlight the key supply chain benefits of steel for packaging.
Amcor Flexibles has teamed up with Swiss machine manufacturer Rychiger to launch the MediCan – an easy-open can that is being used for healthcare products.
Iñaki Llona (pictured right) has been appointed global business leader for Sun Chemical’s metal decorating inks business.
The UK achieved the single biggest annual increase in recycling rates for aluminium packaging and drinks cans in 2011.
The Office of Fair Trading has referred AkzoNobel’s proposed takeover of Italian based packaging coatings producer Metlac to the Competition Commission. This follows OFT concerns that the merger may remove a competitive supplier from the market.