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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 […]

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

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