Cantec has unveiled its new high speed Can-o-mat.2PC machine for the production of two-piece food cans. This is a suitable back end machine for necking, flanging, beading and light testing for DWI food can production at high speeds.
CMB Engineering in Shipley, UK has invested in a set of benchtop gauges from Sencon to equip its manufacturing QC lab and its new Academy of Canmaking and Seaming. A Front End Gauge (trimmed can) and a Back End Gauge (finished can) are in the QC lab, while the training Academy is using a Dome […]
It’s just before the awards dinner on day one as I write this from the Asia CanTech secretariat office here in Bangkok. We kicked off the day with a keynote speech from Craig Jones at Rexam, who took us through the company’s ambitious vision for the coming years. It was interesting to hear about their […]
At Metpack (Essen, Germany, May 6-10) Sencon will be launching both automatic and semi-automatic versions of a new non-contact Back End Gauge for measuring dimensional features on finished cans. Both gauges use Sencon’s own proven solid-state optical technology to replace the mechanical contact transducers used on conventional systems, which are subject to wear, sticking and […]
A new company has been formed by Sencon’s three-piece division splitting off to form an independent business. Called Innosen the company will take over the portfolio of former Sencon products aimed at the three-piece market. This portfolio includes equipment like the widely used SC231 double sheet detector, which will now be called the IS231. A […]
The June issue of CanTech International includes Cannex and IMDA show reviews. There is also a look at the growth of the craft beer market and updates on the latest curing, coating and inspection systems.
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 […]