An Indian can maker has won the Supreme Award at Asia CanTech 2013. Easy Pack of India took the award for its Speciality can that uses reverse seaming technology. Held last week in Surabaya, Indonesia, the awards honoured innovations in the Asian can making industry at a prestigious gala dinner. Here is a round-up of […]
REGULARS 3 Comment 6 World News 32 New Products New cans and ends in the market place 33 New Equipment The latest machinery and equipment for the can line 34 Filling Focus An indepth look at how the international canned beer market 58 Candid Alexander Mohr, external affairs director at the Association of European Producers […]
At least three new can shapes are in development following the launch of Budweiser’s bow-tie can, according to the company that created the machinery to make the can. Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, vice president branded package solutions, at Belvac Production Machinery wouldn’t be drawn on who the company is working with but at least three […]
Budweiser has announced that Belvac’s innovative shaping machinery produced its new Bow-tie can, arguably the most innovative introduction to the market for 30 years. Bill Speidell, strategic initiatives, Belvac Production Machinery reveals the details of the shaping technology behind the Belvac Vertical Shaper. Read the full article in this month’s CanTech International.
I’ve just finished the May issue of Cantech International this month has a focus on canned beer and it’s been a real pleasure to explore the topic this month. At first glance the market may not seem to be in the best of health but once you’ve spoken to a few people and dug down […]
Brewer Anheuser-Busch is to launch a bow-tie version of its beer can next month, according to reports in the United States. The design builds on a rebranding of the can from 2011, Budweiser’s 12th can design since the brewer began offering the beer in cans in 1936, which prominently featured the company’s bow-tie. The brewer […]
The latest issue of CanTech International includes an interview with Ball’s Gerrit Heske. The latest oven technology is revealed and there is a review of the Tinplate Conference that recently took place in Barcelona, Spain. There is also a look at the rise of energy drinks in cans and the reasons why fillers are choosing cans as their package of choice. The area of printing is also covered in-depth in this issue.
The May issue of CanTech International includes articles on can shaping techniques, the can market in China and an update on the used and refurbished equipment sector.
There are also previews of two upcoming shows – Cannex and the International Metal Decorators Association’s annual convention.
Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Rick Clendenning, president and CEO, INX International Ink Features: Moving into the mainstream: A move into the mainstream could be the way forward for aluminium bottles, according to Bill Speidell from Belvac. […]
You will be hearing more from me from now on as I have recently taken over editorial responsibility for CanTech International. Having previously worked as assistant editor on the magazine, I have already met a number of people in the industry and have been impressed by the passion with which they speak about metal packaging. […]
Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Philippe Wolper, managing director of APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging Features: Neck defects: In our fourth and final article on neck defects, Roger Baker of Belvac Production […]