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Frauman joins APEAL

Evelyne Frauman has been appointed quality and environment manager for the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL). APEAL is a federation of four multi-national producers of steel for packaging ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel Packaging, Rasselstein-ThyssenKrupp and US Steel Kosiçe.

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Bericap moves into Asia

German beverage closures manufacturer, Bericap, has opened a production facility in Singapore. The plant will provide a direct service to customers in the ASEAN-zone, which was up until now served by a sales office and deliveries from Bericap China and other Bericap facilities.

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Blackstone, Dinamia to buy Spanish can maker Mivisa

US based Blackstone Group is leading a consortium of private equity funds which have agreed to buy Spanish can making company Mivisa. No financial details of the acquisition have been disclosed but Dinamia said that as part of the agreement it will pay up to €9.5 million ($12.58m) for a maximum five per cent stake in Mivisa’s parent Sofamen XXI, Reuters reported.

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Roeslein enters Chinese market

US-based Roeslein & Associates, systems integrator in the two-piece container industry, has officially opened a new engineering and manufacturing facility in China. Roeslein China operations comprises of a brand new, 3,000 square metre facility located 30 minutes from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

A Christmas tree in a can from Arnoldi

Arnoldi Europe has come up with the ultimate canned product for the festive season – a Christmas tree in a can. The company have seemingly mastered the art of canning just about anything that will grow in the ground, including herbs, vegetables, flowers and small trees under the brand name MicroGiardini (small garden).

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BWAY announces acquisition of Phoenix Container

BWAY Holding Company, a leading producer of metal containers in North America, has expanded its operations with the acquisition of Phoenix Container. Phoenix Container is a US producer of steel pails based in North Brunswick, New Jersey, where it operates one plant producing a wide range of steel pails used for packaging industrial and consumer products.

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