nampak

 

June 2013

The June issue of CanTech International features an exclusive look at how a British company dealt with water issues around the installation of a brand new can line in sub-Saharan Africa. You can also read about expansion work at Nampak, Africa’s largest packing business and how they’re converting steel lines to aluminium. There is also […]

Angolan can market boosts Nampak

South African based packaging company Nampak has revealed strong beverage can demand from Angola in particular has boosted profits on the continent. However, the key South African market proved tougher for Nampak with the company reporting “a marked downturn” in consumer spending in the second quarter resulting in reduced demand for most types of packaging. […]

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September 2012

The September issue of CanTech International includes articles on China, South Africa and the canned wine market. There is also a look at how leading US canned food manufacturers have united to drive research-based messaging aimed at brands, retailers and consumers.

Marketing matters

I’ve been thinking about marketing and how well, or sometimes badly, the metal packaging industry promotes itself. The sustainability message is starting to get across as can recycling rates continue to rise. However, a quick search on Google shows that more can be done. Searching ‘sustainability cans’ returns 1,930,000 results while ‘sustainability glass’ returns a […]

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Canvironment Week gains more support

Four new can making companies have joined Canvironment Week 2011 – a campaign that promotes the sustainability credentials of metal packaging. Nampak and Collect-a-Can from South Africa, ASA from Italy and Emballator from Sweden have all joined the campaign.