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Canvironment Week gains more support

Four new can making companies have joined Canvironment Week 2011 – a campaign that promotes the sustainability credentials of metal packaging. Nampak and Collect-a-Can from South Africa, ASA from Italy and Emballator from Sweden have all joined the campaign.

Empac gains new members

European Metal Packaging (Empac), the association which brings together European producers of rigid metal packaging and their supply chain partners, has announced the addition of two new associate members. KBA-MetalPrint and Sidermec/Indumet will both support Empac in its mission to defend and promote the rigid metal packaging industry in Europe by conveying its many unique advantages.

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Ardagh set to buy Italian can maker

Ardagh Group has announced that it has agreed to buy Finanziaria di Partecipazioni Industriali (Fi Par), its first acquisition in the metal packaging sector since it was formed from Ardagh Glass and Impress Holdings last November.

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 […]

World Cup fever

With the football World Cup in South Africa now just over two weeks away, most of the staff at Bell are starting to get excited about the possibility of England lifting the famous trophy for only the second time in our history. Obviously we’re just praying none of our games goes to penalties. As the […]

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