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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Feilong selects Rexam cans

Feilong has selected Rexam to produce a can for its new traditionally-inspired rice beer. The can uses various ink combinations to incorporate Feilong’s Chinese cultural influence; two shades of white re-create a traditional Chinese silk pattern, and the Feilong symbol – meaning flying dragon – is brought to life with an array of colours. Jonnie […]

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Sarten to join forces with Japanese Mitsui

Turkish packaging firm Sarten Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. has announced its agreement to bring Mitsui & Co., LTD. on board as a partner with 15% of its shares. “We aim to become the number one packaging company in our region. After the transfer of 15% shares of our company, which was previously owned 100% […]

Massilly Group acquires Linar

The Massilly Group has announced the acquisition of Russia-based Linar from the Lindal Group. The acquisition of Linar will increase the size of Massilly’s aerosols industrial footprint and enable a closer relationship with its customers. Linar, founded in 2002, serves the cosmetics and industrial markets. It is currently operating two tinplate aerosol lines from Nevinnomyssk, […]

Rexam and Efes Rus launch seasonal can

For the past 15 years Rexam and Russian drinks company Efes Rus have engaged in a strategic partnership which has resulted in the creation of many innovative products. Their most recent product has been the development of a winter limited edition can for the Velkopopovicky Kozel dark beer brand. The new can joins a portfolio […]

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Carlsberg selects Rexam cans for festive launch

Carlsberg has selected Rexam’s 1 litre and 750ml King for a launch of limited edition Christmas cans of their Tuborg Pilsner beer. Rexam’s 1 litre can is the largest two piece aluminium beverage can available on the global market. Dr. Linda Boos, director of corporate communications and CSR Carlsberg Germany GmbH says, “Working with Rexam […]


KBA’s MetalStar 3 is a best-seller

In the three months since this year’s METPACK, KBA-MetalPrint’s MetalStar 3 has proven to be a best-seller. Over 50 printing units of the MetalStar 3 have been sold worldwide, from two-colour to eight-colour printing presses with integrated UV coating towers, as well as with purely thermal drying as six-colour printing presses with the MetalCoat 480 […]