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Soup maker buys tinned biscuit business

A British canned soup and food maker has snapped up a Scandinavian tinned biscuit business. Campbell Soup Company has announced it has entered into an agreement to buy Kelsen Group from Maj Invest a private equity firm and several other investors. Based in Denmark Kelsen is a producer of quality-baked snacks that are sold in […]

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New orders drop 21.8% for Schuler

The Schuler Group says it is still on course to deliver business targets despite revealing a heavy fall in new orders. The business, announced today (14 May), a slight increase in sales and earnings for the first six months of the current fiscal year 2012/13. In the period from October 2012 to the end of […]

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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Aluminium aerosol can production up 5% in 2012

World production of aluminium aerosol cans almost reached the 7 billion mark a new record for the industry in 2012, according to new report. The total volume of 6.93 billion cans is a rise of 5% on 2011 and was driven by rises in Asia, North and South America as well as the Middle East […]

CIM enters Europe

Cincinnati Industrial Machinery (CIM), a leading supplier of can washers, industrial ovens and dryers for the metal packaging industry will sell directly into Europe for the first time in 40 years.

December 2012/January 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes an interview with Ball’s Gerrit Heske. The latest oven technology is revealed and there is a review of the Tinplate Conference that recently took place in Barcelona, Spain. There is also a look at the rise of energy drinks in cans and the reasons why fillers are choosing cans as their package of choice. The area of printing is also covered in-depth in this issue.