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Recognising the best in metal

In the October issue of CanTech International, we featured an in-depth look at the ‘next generation food can’ produced by Ardagh in conjunction with vegetable canner Bonduelle. Since going to print at the start of last month, word has reached us that the can has now been formally recognised for its unique properties, and has […]

Asia CanTech 2014

Date: 27-29 October Location: Bangkok, Thailand Contact: megan@asia-can.com Web: www.asia-can.com

The growing aerosol agenda

In last month’s issue, we featured an in-depth analysis of the growing aerosol trend, and since going to press, we have been deluged with more positive stories that point towards its rise in prominence. Celebrating a wide array of newly designed aerosols, Aerobal recently held its annual World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards, which CanTech International […]

October 2013

This month’s issue features a look at how a German organisation is achieving greater levels of downgauging, details on the ‘next generation food can’, and a full Asia CanTech preview. Also included is the first in a series of articles from Rexam – looking at the importance of seamer interchangeability – along with our usual […]

Changing perceptions of canned foods

– I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Atit Bhatia – senior vice president of Hindustan Tin Works and member of our editorial advisory board – who provided some great insight into the current state of the can making market in India. Noting the fact that the canned food market in the country is […]

PLATINUM AND GOLD PACKAGES SOLD OUT AT ASIA CANTECH

Only silver attendance-only and can maker packages are now available for the successful Asia CanTech event in Surabaya, Indonesia. All platinum presentation slots are booked and all gold tabletop packages have sold out. Don’t miss out. The agenda includes keynote presentations from: Hiroshi Ueno General Manager, Universal Can – Japan John Bigley Managing Director, Metal Australasia, Ardagh – […]

Crown opens three new beverage can facilities in China

Crown Holdings, a supplier of metal packaging products, has announced the official opening and commercialisation of three of its Chinese facilities in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province). “These new plants will primarily supply local customers, although they may also be called upon to serve other parts of the country,” says […]

Asia CanTech Technical Session

Details of the Asia CanTech 2013 problem solving Technical Session have been released. Industry experts from Stolle will facilitate the high level technical discussion on various process issues in the plant that can cause both quality and efficiency problems throughout the can making production line. The extended discussion, which will include a dedicated question and […]

AkzoNobel considers job cuts

AkzoNobel has announced plans to phase out the production of organic peroxides at its Netherlands site by the end of 2016. Under the plans, the production activities currently carried out at the plant will be moved to other existing production facilities in Europe, North America, and China over the next three years. Approximately 215 employees […]

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Book now for Asia CanTech

Asia’s best conference for can makers and suppliers is selling out fast. Asia CanTech, which will be in its seventh year in 2013, will take place at the outstanding JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya, Indonesia from 11-13 November 2013. The event prides itself on attracting can makers and fillers from across Asia as well as global […]

Propak Asia 2014

Date: 11 – 14 June 2014 Location: Bangkok, Thailand Web: www.propakasia.com

Crown marketing director gives aerosol market insight

Lee Bradley, European marketing director, Crown aerosols Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings offers an insight into the global lubricants market and how aerosol packaging technology is contributing to its future growth. The outlook for the lubricant industry is extremely bright. According to the latest market research from Freedonia Group, 37 million metric tons […]

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Domino results reveal revenue rise

Strong growth in the US and Asian market has offset poorer performing parts of Europe for Domino Printing Sciences. In the company’s 2013 interim results statement, released today (25 June), it was also revealed the business was increasing its research and development (R&D) budget by 25%. Revenue for the firm, which makes printers to stamp […]

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