CMB apprentices win gold at WorldSkills

Three apprentices from CMB Engineering have won first place for the second time at the National WorldSkills UK competition which took place in Birmingham on the 13-15 November. Dominic Trees, Patrick Devanney and Chris Renwick, were the three apprentices compete at this year’s Manufacturing Team Challenge. The contestants had to design, manufacture, assemble and test […]

Expect the unexpected

Technical Management in the Aerosol sector does not necessarily spring to mind to female science graduates, not least of all because there is little information about the great career opportunities through the usual graduate and recruitment consultancies.

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“Size does matter” in metal packaging

Size does matter at least when it comes to metal packaging, says Dr Ulrich Roeske, chairman of the executive board of Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein. Speaking at Euro Cantech last week Roeske (pictured), who is at the helm of one of Europe’s largest tinplate suppliers, said “Size does matter especially when it comes to merchants.” Speaking in […]


Euro CanTech open

As all Euro CanTech packages include all entries, meals and accommodation please remember to book your package in advance. It will ensure there are still hotel rooms available, badges are printed in advance and there is no risk of late booking fees. If you are only visiting day passes are also available, click here to […]

Depot displays can boost sales

Canned food giant Heinz is encouraging depots to get creative with the way they present key products in a bid to increase sales to wholesalers. According to the firm “eye-catching” displays of instantly recognisable products help to significantly increase sales. The latest Heinz in-store competition to support this initiative encouraged wholesalers to be imaginative when […]


June 2013

The June issue of CanTech International features an exclusive look at how a British company dealt with water issues around the installation of a brand new can line in sub-Saharan Africa. You can also read about expansion work at Nampak, Africa’s largest packing business and how they’re converting steel lines to aluminium. There is also […]

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