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January/February 2011

The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.

Roeslein enters Chinese market

US-based Roeslein & Associates, systems integrator in the two-piece container industry, has officially opened a new engineering and manufacturing facility in China. Roeslein China operations comprises of a brand new, 3,000 square metre facility located 30 minutes from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

November/December 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Jay Gouliard, vice president of global packaging, Unilever Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Review: Speakers at Asia CanTech 2010 agreed that metal packaging will be around for many years to come. Alec Peachey […]

The thrill of Brazil

The news that leading beverage can manufacturer Rexam is set to further increase its capacity in Brazil came as no surprise to me. Brazil appears to be a buzzword in the can making world at the moment and the manufacturers seemingly cannot get enough of it. As reported on www.cantechonline.com, Rexam will increase its capacity […]

Competition helps

The news that can making company Impress is to be acquired by Irish packaging group Ardagh Glass could be good news for the industry. London-based private equity company Doughty Hanson has agreed to sell the shares of Impress Coöperatieve U.A. for €1.7 billion ($2.2bn) to the glass bottle manufacturer. The enlarged business will trade as […]

September/October 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Gregor Spengler, secretary general, European Tube Manufacturers Association Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Preview: What’s coming up at the conference and meeting point for can makers and fillers in Asia Pacific No drain, […]

All ideas welcomed

You will be hearing more from me from now on as I have recently taken over editorial responsibility for CanTech International. Having previously worked as assistant editor on the magazine, I have already met a number of people in the industry and have been impressed by the passion with which they speak about metal packaging. […]

April 2010

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Rudi Roeslein, CEO, Roeslein & Associates, Inc. Features: Food for thought in the US: The canned food market in the US is set for slow but steady growth, according to market research […]

January/February 2010

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Vorasit Dejthamrong, manufacturing manager, Swan Industries (Thailand) Features: Making metal first: Asia CanTech 2009 represented an opportunity for can makers and suppliers to come together under one roof to discuss the industry. […]

September/October 2009

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: André Balbi, president and CEO, Rexam Beverage Can Americas tells Suzanne Christiansen about his plans for this vast region Features: Asia CanTech 2009 A Major attitude: The chairman of the Can Makers, […]

May/June 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: John Bigley, general manager of Impress Paint and Coatings, has taken over as chairman of the UK’s Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association Features: Wine cans catch on: The recent London International Wine Fair […]

March 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Vince Major, commercial director of Crown’s UK Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia regions, is now chairman of The Can Makers Features: Tinplate turns to gold: The huge swings in tinplate prices and other […]

January/February 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Simon Jennings, managing director of Rexam Beverage Can Asia Pacific, reveals why resilience is crucial in troubled economic times – and why he can’t get enough of cans Features: Success is in […]