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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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Crown launches sleek format in Asia

Can maker Crown has announced the commercialisation of two sites in southeast Asia. The facilities are in Nong Khae, Thailand and Da Nang, Vietnam. The Nong Khae plant will begin producing beverage cans on one line this month, with the aim of annual production capacity to be 500 million two-piece 33cl aluminum cans. Frank Koh, […]

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New roles for Jennings

CanTech International editorial board member Simon Jennings has been invited to to join the board of directors as an independent non executive director of Hulamin and GZI Industries. Hulamin is a South African listed aluminium company and GZI Industries is a pan African bevcan business owned by Standard Chartered, Ashmore, Verod and other equity investors. […]

Global beverage can volumes up 6% for Crown

Strong sales in Brazil and Asia Pacific drove a 6% global volume increase in beverage can sales for Crown. Crown also said European beverage cans posted a strong start to the year with a 4% increase in sales volumes, however sales of canned food on the continent fell 2%. Net sales in the first three […]

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CMB Engineering creates new role for Asian markets

CMB Engineering has created a new role aimed at supporting the company’s sales in Asia. The British-based maker of can making machinery has appointed Lawrence Corbally (pictured) as its sales manager for Asia. CMB Engineering claims it has seen “strong growth” in the can making sector in Asia driven by the rising middle-class in the […]