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New speakers announced for Asia CanTech

Newly announced speakers from the Ardagh Group and Crown Packaging have joined the lineup for Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Robert Zanetto, business development director Metal-Asia for Ardagh Group, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker.

Ardagh set to buy Italian can maker

Ardagh Group has announced that it has agreed to buy Finanziaria di Partecipazioni Industriali (Fi Par), its first acquisition in the metal packaging sector since it was formed from Ardagh Glass and Impress Holdings last November.

January/February 2011

The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.

Acquisitions everywhere

Ardagh Glass Group recently completed the acquisition of global metal packaging group Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn). The enlarged organisation will be known as Ardagh Group after both the European and US regulatory authorities approved the deal. The group will employ approximately 14,000 people and have annual revenues of over €3 billion ($4bn). […]

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Ardagh Glass completes acquisition of Impress

Ardagh Glass Group has today (7 December) completed the acquisition of global metal packaging group Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn). Both the European and US regulatory authorities have approved the deal to create an enlarged organisation which will be known as Ardagh Group.

Competition helps

The news that can making company Impress is to be acquired by Irish packaging group Ardagh Glass could be good news for the industry. London-based private equity company Doughty Hanson has agreed to sell the shares of Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn) to the glass bottle manufacturer. The enlarged business will trade as […]

September/October 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Gregor Spengler, secretary general, European Tube Manufacturers Association Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Preview: What’s coming up at the conference and meeting point for can makers and fillers in Asia Pacific No drain, […]

November/December 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Saket Bhatia, senior vice president marketing, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd Features: Ready to Impress: Research is key to efforts at Impress to make a better can. Suzanne Christiansen visits the company’s R&D […]

May/June 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: John Bigley, general manager of Impress Paint and Coatings, has taken over as chairman of the UK’s Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association Features: Wine cans catch on: The recent London International Wine Fair […]

March 2008

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Andrew Garner, CEO of Lindgens Metal Decorating Coatings & Inks Features: Cans to Impress: Francis Labbé came to London to extol the virtues of cans, especially microwaveable ones, with a new book […]