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New appointments at Crown

Crown Bevcan Europe and Middle East, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has announced the appointments of Matt Twiss as marketing and business development director and Noé Gailly as marketing manager – new product development.

‘Excellence in Supply’ award for Henkel

At Rexam’s annual Supplier Awards for Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Henkel took the award for ‘Excellence in Supply.’ Henkel provides adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, and was recognised for its high quality standards, reliability and on-time delivery. Alex Jennings, Rexam’s chief procurement officer, says, “Over the past seven years, Henkel […]

Rexam issues trading update

Rexam has issued a trading update for the period from 1 January 2015. Results for the Group are in line with the company’s plans. • Overall global beverage can volumes were up 5% (3.5% excluding the acquisition of UAC) in the first quarter • Volumes in Europe were strong driven by good growth in energy […]

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Crown expands Goleniow plant

Crown Bevcan Europe and Middle East is investing in a new manufacturing line at its Goleniow plant to produce 200 diameter (50mm) ends. The Goleniow plant, located in west Poland, currently produces a range of metal closures serving different food markets. The new line has a projected production capacity of 2.4 billion ends per year […]

Nachtergaele to attend Euro CanTech

Joris Nachtergaele, incoming secretary general of Metal Packaging Europe (MPE), will be attending this year’s Euro CanTech, which will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 23-25 March. The Euro CanTech conference and exhibition brings global suppliers together with can makers and fillers from across Europe and the Middle East. No other event offers the same opportunity […]

Rexam acquires Arab Can Manufacturing

Following an announcement in February last year, Rexam has completed the aquisition of a 51% stake in Arab Can Manufacturing Limited (UAC). The company is to be renamed Rexam UAC. UAC makes beverage cans and can ends and is situated in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The plant has an annual capacity of 1.8 billion cans in […]