Jill Sayles


The Lonely Aerosol

Here’s a quirky sounding campaign for you, with the news that Alupro in the UK, has launched The Lonely Aerosol digital engagement campaign to encourage consumers to recycle their empty aerosol cans. Running between 18 January and mid-March, it will see social media users targeted with a series of creative digital animations.

Strength in numbers

This week came the news of another acquisition, when global packaging company, TricorBraun, announced that it had acquired beverage packaging companies Zuckerman Honickman (ZH) and Vessel Packaging (Vessel), strengthening the company’s position in the beverage packaging market.

Happy New Year!

I hope you had a good festive break and all the best for 2022. This week, I’m bringing to your attention a post by the Brewers Association in the US reporting on the postponement of Ball’s implementation of minimum order requirements until 1 March 2022.

Festive greetings!

As we wind down for the festive season, I hope you are able to enjoy a break and have the time to reflect on a successful year, despite the ongoing issues brought about by the pandemic. It’s encouraging to see the metal packaging industry is largely weathering the storm and I wish you all the best for 2022. 

Recycling facilities

According to new research by Every Can Counts, the British public think parks and beaches are the most in need of improved recycling facilities.

Key to the Budverse

On Monday this week, Budweiser joined the non-fungible token (NFT) craze, with the release of a line of NFTs called the Budverse Cans Heritage Edition.

Pupweiser holiday cans

There’s something festive for this week with the news that Budweiser has unveiled its limited-edition 2021 holiday cans featuring its Pupweiser contest winner and the launch of the competition for next year.  

Catch the early bird

If you are not already aware, I would like to bring to your attention that early bird rates for supplier packages to CanTech the Grand Tour 2022 close very soon on 15 November, so make sure you don’t miss out!

Christmas dinner in a can

You may have recently read about Heinz which has started the festive season by launching its first ever canned Christmas Dinner Big Soup – complete with turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing and chunky potatoes…

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