CMB Engineering


CMB Engineering wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

CMB Engineering has been awarded the Queen’s Award for International Trade 2014. The award recognises the firm for its contributions to International Trade and its growth in overseas earnings over three years. “We are delighted to have been recognised for CMB Engineering’s contribution to international business trade,” says Andrew Truelove, general manager at CMB Engineering. […]

CanTech sponsors CMB Academy of canmaking

CMB Engineering recently opened the CMB Academy of Canmaking and Seaming in the company’s headquarters at Shipley, Yorkshire. The new Academy – a first in the industry – will serve as a platform to train the company’s existing customer base, offering in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of seaming and canmaking. Present at the opening of […]

Intercan and CMB Engineering terminate licensing agreement

Intercan has agreed with CMB Engineering to terminate the licensing agreement that was in place in relation to technical co-operation and manufacturing of Beverage Can Decorators. This will be effective on 31 May 2014. The Sovereign Decorator will continue to evolve and will be part of Intercan’s future plans. The name ‘Sovereign’ is the registered […]

WorldSkills success for CMB Engineering apprentices

The CMB Engineering apprentice scheme aims to equip young individuals with the engineering skills required to succeed in the industry. In March last year CMB Engineering apprentices Andrew Maguire, George Moffat and Daniel Gebhard won first prize in the Manufacturing Team Challenge at the national WorldSkills UK competition, qualifying them to compete at the WorldSkills […]

CMB Engineering adds Head of Quality to Management Team

CMB Engineering has created a Head of Quality role within its organisational structure. Alan Grogan has been appointed to the role to focus on optimising the current business systems utilising an integrated management approach and implementing tools designed to meet the needs of their customers and employees. “We are extremely pleased and fortunate to have […]

CMB Engineering apprentice takes gold at the Skills Show

Dominic Trees, a third-year apprentice at CMB Engineering, won a gold medal in the Mechanical Turning competition at the UK’s Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills and careers event.   The show also plays host to the WorldSkills UK national competitions, where apprentices from companies across the country test their talents. In total, over 60 […]

New global service manager for CMB Engineering

Leading provider of can making machinery CMB Engineering has appointed a new global service manager. Gareth Ashton (pictured) takes on the role as the company continues to enhance its support and sales roles to provide customers worldwide with engineering contacts. Ashton draws on more than 35 years of engineering experience gained with can makers as […]

CMB Engineering apprentices awarded medal of excellence

Three apprentices from a can making equipment manufacturer took fourth place at an international tournament. The team of three from British-based CMB engineering took home a medallion of excellence in the Manufacturing Team Challenge at the WorldSkills International tournament, held from the 2 to the 7 July in Leipzig, Germany. The team beat off stiff […]

CMB Engineering creates new role for Asian markets

CMB Engineering has created a new role aimed at supporting the company’s sales in Asia. The British-based maker of can making machinery has appointed Lawrence Corbally (pictured) as its sales manager for Asia. CMB Engineering claims it has seen “strong growth” in the can making sector in Asia driven by the rising middle-class in the […]

Young apprentices are UK champions

A team of young engineers from canmaking equipment manufacturer CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMB Engineering) have won first prize in the Manufacturing Team Challenge category at the national WorldSkills UK competition. The team were recognised for the design and production of a solar powered rubbish bin, capable of crushing cans and bottles. The winning engineers (pictured left […]

March 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes features on drying technology for cans, handling and conveying and caps and closures. There is also an in-depth look at the soft drinks market.

Long to take on cycle challenge

Adrian Long, acting sales manager at CarnaudMetalbox Engineering, is getting back on his bike to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

McKenzie to leave CMbE

CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMbE), a leading manufacturer of can making technology, has announced the departure of sales manager Chris McKenzie.

Passionate about cans

Earlier in the year I used a previous blog entry to talk about how important it is for younger talent to come through in the metal packaging industry. There is an ageing workforce and as more specialists reach retirement age, knowledge is going to be lost. For some, can making might not seem like the […]