Crown Holdings reported strong third quarter results with global beverage can unit volumes rising by three per cent. For the three months to the end of September net sales were up 9.9% at US$2,423 million, mainly driven by the pass through of raw material costs.
Worldwide production of aluminium aerosol cans is expected to increase this year, breaking last year’s record of about six billion units.
US Brewer Bomb Beer Company has launched Bomb Lager in 12oz cans from Rexam. Bomb Lager is a traditional Bavarian Helles made from imported barley malt, noble hops and lager yeast. Each batch undergoes a long, cold fermentation process to produce a delicate and smooth flavour profile with a beautiful head that provides delicate yet firm lacing on the glass.
Limited edition cans of Diet Coke have hit the shelves in America. The latest evolution in Diet Coke’s iconic ‘Stay Extraordinary’ campaign features a modern new look for fall on the Diet Coke aluminium can and a series of new adverts on television and out-of-home.
Applied Vision is set to significantly expand the size of its headquarters in Akron, Ohio, US. The company designs and manufactures application-specific inspection systems for the food and beverage industry.
US brewer Anheuser-Busch has revealed a new design which will be seen on cans of Budweiser. The new look can will roll out of US breweries and into the hands of American beer drinkers this summer, before debuting in markets around the world later this year.