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.


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.


One-litre can released in Europe

A new one-litre can has been launched by Rexam in Western Europe. The can maker introduced the two-piece King Can into the German market in March.

New ‘chalice’ can from Stella Artois

Stella Artois, the world’s best-selling Belgian beer, is now available in a unique 440ml aluminum can. The sleek, silver can features the silhouette of Stella Artois’ signature chalice glass.

Hindustan Tin Works now exporting to China

Indian can maker Hindustan Tin Works (HTW) has added China to its list of export destinations. While China exports millions of cans to the entire world, Hindustan Tin has started exporting metal can components to China.

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