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Keynote confirmed for Asia CanTech 2015

John Bigley, managing director at Jamestrong Packaging – Australia and New Zealand, will give a keynote presentation at Asia CanTech 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. He will give a market report on the Australasian marketplace with regard to metal packaging. John, a 30 year veteran of the industry, started out at Metal Box as a service […]

Torus appoints Bastech for sales support

Torus Measurement System has announced the appointment of Bastech Industrial PTY as its local representative for technical sales support and customer service in Australia and New Zealand. Bastech, based in New South Wales, Australia, is owned and managed by Chris Donaldson, a previous employee of Torus Measurement Systems. Torus supplies manual and automated inspection equipment […]

Cans for summer brew

An Australian craft brewer is to unveil a canned version of its summer beer for the first time this Friday (13 September). Mountain Goat has said it is due to unveil its new Summer Ale in 375ml cans in time for this weekend. The beer is brewed using wheat malt and un-malted wheat, which are […]

Canned food for film tickets hits 20 year mark

A New Zealand initiative aimed at providing canned food for the needy has marked 20 years of operation. The Wattie’s Cans Film Festival 2013, which runs across the country, helps people in need by collecting much needed cans of food for The Salvation Army food banks across the nation. Throughout those years people have supported […]


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