bcme

 

Record year for can sales

Canadean, the market research company responsible for compiling Beverage Can filling figures for BCME, has confirmed that 2014 was a record year for can sales, with an impressive 63 billion cans filled across Europe. Highlights of the research includes: – Carbonated Soft Drink (CSD) fillings increased by 5% – Beer fillings increased by 2%, which […]

,

MetalMatters campaign in Wrexham

Wrexham Council has become the 50th local authority to benefit from MetalMatters, the industry-funded communications campaign to increase household recycling of metal packaging. It is the fourth campaign the programme has run in partnership with Waste Awareness Wales. Previous campaigns include Newport, which achieved a 9% increase in metal capture at a cost of 31p […]

October 2012

The October issue of CanTech International includes a preview of our annual conference Asia CanTech 2012. Other articles look at steel packaging developments and the used and refurbished equipment market. Another article offers tips on how to keep your can line in top condition while there is an explanation of vacuum systems. There is also a look at how the beverage can has changed over the years.

Metal matters

The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) took part in a debate on metal packaging’s contribution to a resource-efficient Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels. Patricia Mobbs, communications manager, reports on the event

,

Can sales increase in Europe

Beverage can sales increased by 6% in Europe during the first half of 2011 compared with the same period of 2010, according to industry association Beverage Can Makers Europe. Soft drinks were the main benefactors of the good weather conditions with a healthy increase in sales of 8% on the comparable period in the first half of 2010.

Back on track

The latest statistics from BCME (Beverage Can Makers Europe) show that despite tough economic conditions last year, there was strong growth in the beverage can market in Europe. In 2010, the European beverage can market hit 54.1 billion cans, up 5.2 per cent from 2009. The UK market fared particuarly well and reached an important milestone in 2010, passing the nine billion can mark, up seven per cent on 2009.

, ,

March/April 2011

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Evelyne Frauman, quality and environment manager, Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) Features: Knight’s knowledge: Jack Knight is senior international technical service manager for INX International Ink Co. He […]