Rexam JV wins Shingo Prize

The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded Rexam’s joint venture with Envases Universales in Guatemala with the Shingo Prize.

Limited edition Pilsner Urquell cans

Rexam has collaborated with Czech beer brand Pilsner Urquell to create a range of limited edition cans celebrating Pilsner’s sponsorship of the Czech Republic´s national ice hockey team, due to take part in the World Championships in Prague later this year. The cans are designed using Rexam’s Super Premium Editions technology and high definition printing, […]


Rexam Supplier Excellence Award programme

Rexam recently celebrated the award-winning achievements of six of its top US suppliers. The Rexam Supplier Excellence Award programme acknowledges the suppliers that consistently ensure reliability, quality, innovation and cost effectiveness throughout the company’s supply chain. The 2014 awards were presented to: Redwood Logistics took the Supplier of the Year award for being a true […]

‘Excellence in Supply’ award for Henkel

At Rexam’s annual Supplier Awards for Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Henkel took the award for ‘Excellence in Supply.’ Henkel provides adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, and was recognised for its high quality standards, reliability and on-time delivery. Alex Jennings, Rexam’s chief procurement officer, says, “Over the past seven years, Henkel […]

Trading update from Ball

Ball has released a trading update for Q1 2015. Highlights from the update include: • First quarter comparable earnings per diluted share of 69 cents vs. 81 cents in 2014, including 7 cents per diluted share for unfavorable currency effects in the quarter • Multiple growth capital projects underway to benefit 2016 and beyond • […]


Rexam issues trading update

Rexam has issued a trading update for the period from 1 January 2015. Results for the Group are in line with the company’s plans. • Overall global beverage can volumes were up 5% (3.5% excluding the acquisition of UAC) in the first quarter • Volumes in Europe were strong driven by good growth in energy […]

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12th Annual Rexam Supplier Awards

Rexam brought together 75 suppliers from 47 different companies to recognise accomplishments in driving growth within the beverage can industry recently at its 12th annual Rexam Supplier Awards. AkzoNobel was declared ‘Supplier of the Year’ for its collaborative approach to developing a global partnership with Rexam that is underpinned with comprehensive local plant support. In […]

Feilong selects Rexam cans

Feilong has selected Rexam to produce a can for its new traditionally-inspired rice beer. The can uses various ink combinations to incorporate Feilong’s Chinese cultural influence; two shades of white re-create a traditional Chinese silk pattern, and the Feilong symbol – meaning flying dragon – is brought to life with an array of colours. Jonnie […]

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Four Peaks selects Rexam cans

Four Peaks Brewing Company has launched five of its beers in Rexam 12oz cans. The beers include: • Kilt Lifter Scottish-Style Ale • Peach Ale • Sunbru Kölsch-Style Ale • Hop Knot India Pale Ale • 8th Street Pale Ale Later in the year the company will launch a seasonal offering, Pumpkin Porter, in the […]


Ball second request from FTC

Ball has today announced that it has received a Request for Additional Information, or “second request,” from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The request is in connection with the FTC’s review of Ball’s recommended offer to acquire Rexam PLC.and is a standard part of the […]

It’s the rates that matter

Metal is infinitely recyclable. That’s not under dispute, it’s a fact. But how many times have you heard this phrase bandied about, be it in marketing literature for a promotional campaign or elsewhere? It seems that, too often, we hear of the recyclability of metal in our industry as opposed to what really matters – […]