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Rexam suppliers continue to invest in wine in cans

Rexam Beverage Can Europe has worked with one of its filling partners, DIS, to install new equipment that will allow the company to fill wine in cans. This installation will allow a smoother and more precise filling technique, and will ensure that cans filled with wine under the Wild Pelican brand, are 100% perfect when landing on the retailers’ shelves for consumers’ enjoyment.

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First keynote speaker lined up for Asia CanTech 2011

Gihan Atapattu, president of Ball Asia Pacific, is the first keynote speaker confirmed for Asia CanTech Vietnam 2011. Atapattu has been at Ball for just over a year after joining the company from SML Group (Hong Kong) where he was chief executive officer for three years.

Personal care drives aerosol growth

UK aerosol fillings increased by 3.3% over the previous year, according to the latest annual figures from the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA). The data, released by the trade body yesterday (1 June), highlights the success of the metal pack format.

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Hindustan Tin Works now exporting to China

Indian can maker Hindustan Tin Works (HTW) has added China to its list of export destinations. While China exports millions of cans to the entire world, Hindustan Tin has started exporting metal can components to China.

Baosteel to build can plant in Vietnam

Baosteel Group is planning to build its first overseas beverage can plant in Vietnam, according to reports. The Chinese company, which is the world’s second-largest steel maker by output, hopes the steel beverage can plant will help meet the increasing demand from the Southeast Asian market.

Mueller joins Crown’s board

Crown Holdings has announced that Josef Mueller has been elected to the company’s board of directors. The board now has 12 members. Mueller has spent his entire 35-year career with Nestlé for which he most recently served as chairman and CEO of the company’s Greater China Region until his retirement in 2007.

Bericap moves into Asia

German beverage closures manufacturer, Bericap, has opened a production facility in Singapore. The plant will provide a direct service to customers in the ASEAN-zone, which was up until now served by a sales office and deliveries from Bericap China and other Bericap facilities.

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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.

March 2010

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Marcus Greenbrook, international sales manager, GEW Features: High recycled content: How can already high tinplate recycling rates be further improved in Germany? Rasselstein wants to know Life in a niche: CM Packaging has moved premises from Elburg to Dronten in a €5m new […]