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Dates announced for Euro CanTech 2015

The dates for Euro CanTech 2015 have now been announced. The event will take place 23-25 March 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Suppliers booking both Euro CanTech 2015 and Asia CanTech 2015 together can receive a 10% discount on the price of both packages. To find out more about Euro CanTech 2015, click here. 

Asia CanTech as popular as ever!

Platinum presentation packages are being booked up fast for Asia CanTech 2014, with day 1 sold and ONLY 3 slots available for day 2, so please book now to secure yours. For more information please visit the website www.asia-can.com or contact Megan Freeman at [email protected] Held from 27-29 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia CanTech […]

Vision Experts selects Henko Inc. as Asia sales partner

Vision Experts has appointed Henko Incorporated as its new excliusive sales partner for its print inspection solutions for metal decorated sheets. Henko conveniently reaches out to the Asia region with its Head Office in Singapore and offices in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Shanghai and Bangkok. Henko provides services such as line system integration, equipment […]

Showa Denko Group to acquire Vietnam-based Hanacans

Japan based Showa Denko and its wholly owned subsidiary Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) have reached an agreement with major shareholders of Rexam-Hanacans Joint Stock Company (Hanacans), of Vietnam, to acquire 91.75% of shares in the company. SAC became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell aluminum beer cans in 1971 and since then […]

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December 2013

In this month’s issue we take a look back at Asia CanTech 2013, which was held in October at the Marriot Hotel in Surabaya, Indonesia. Keynote speaker Hiroshi Ueno, general manager of Universal Can, gave an insightful update on the aluminium bottle market in Japan and Asia, while Christof Frohs from Ibea spoke about in-line […]

Cans Fashion Week

The past few weeks have been particularly busy for the can making industry. In addition to Asia CanTech – which concluded it’s successful three day stay in Indonesia this past week – last week was also designated ‘Canvironment Week’, an annual campaign initiated and promoted by Hindustan Tin Works in India. The initiative aims to […]

Indian can maker wins Asia CanTech Supreme Award

An Indian can maker has won the Supreme Award at Asia CanTech 2013. Easy Pack of India took the award for its Speciality can that uses reverse seaming technology. Held last week in Surabaya, Indonesia, the awards honoured innovations in the Asian can making industry at a prestigious gala dinner. Here is a round-up of […]

Can makers flock to Asia CanTech

Asia CanTech has once again proved a roaring success. With the best ratio of can makers to suppliers in the event’s history – with over 110 can makers in attendance – exhibitors and delegates alike found the conference, held at the Marriott hotel in Surabaya, Indonesia, extremely valuable. The top-level keynote speakers delivered valuable insight […]

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 […]

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 […]

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