April 2013

April’s issue looks at environmental initiatives taking place such as the Hindustan Tin Works led Canvironment Week (pages 27 & 28), which seems to have become a truly global event.
Will Geller, general manager North America at Quality by Vision, writes about can seaming inspection (pages 14 & 15) and how technology has transformed this process.
There is also an article by Rich Grimley president and chief executive of Rexam Beverage Can North America (page 31) discussing how the world’s largest canned beverage market is performing and as with most thing what happens in the US often takes place in the rest of the world sooner or later.
David Sterrett, vice president of engineering at Shenandoah Automation, offers his views on autonomous maintenance for can lines (pages 18 & 19) and revealing what a truly difficult and rewarding job working in this industry can be.

‘Gag’ lemonade launched

A gag feature will be hidden in a series of cans developed in association with a Finnish TV show. Rexam has worked with Finnish drinks firm Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas Oy to create a new can design for its Duudesons Jekkulimonadi known as gag lemonade. The soft lemonade drink is named after the Dudesons who are best […]


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