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Rexam releases half year results

Rexam has announced that its half year results are in line with its strategy and expectations. Beverage can volumes have risen by 4% but underlying profit was slightly down from the same period last year due to foreign exchange translation and metal premium costs. Graham Chipchase, Rexam’s chief executive, said: “Results for the half year […]

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One trillion served

Jack Knight recently took up the challenge to see how many items were printed on metal worldwide.

Hindustan Tin Works celebrates export of 1bn ends

Hindustan Tin Works will celebrate the export of its “1bn ends” at the Metal Packaging Plaza during the upcoming Interpack show (May 8 – 14, Messe Dusseldorf, Germany.) The company is aiming to position itself as a global end manufacturer by exporting its products like metal ends, components, cans, printed sheets to the major brand […]

Applied Vision increases Latin American support

Two new offices established to directly serve Mexico and Central/South America. Applied Vision Corporation has opened two satellite offices to support its increasing customer base in Mexico City and Central/South America in São Paulo, Brazil. Primary contacts Juan Hernandez (Mexico), and Javier Hernandez (Central/ South America) come to Applied Vision with years of industry experience. “Our […]

Online design portal and can catalogue launched

Rexam, one of the leading global beverage can makers, has launched an online design portal that aims to support its customers in obtaining the best printed design for their cans. The recently launched portal is accompanied by a new Global Can Catalogue that provides customers with an overview of Rexam’s extensive range of cans, Fusion […]

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Novelis opens South American plant

A leading rolled aluminium company has opened a new plant and the continent’s largest recycling centre. Novelis has recently announced the opening of its expanded aluminium rolling operations in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The expansion increases production capacity at the plant by more than 50% to greater than 600,000 metric tons of aluminium sheet per year. […]

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New Age debuts thermochromic ink can

Soft drinks maker New Age has worked with can maker Rexam to launch its drink Classic in a can with thermochromic ink. The innovative ink turns green, red or blue to create a unique artwork once the contents reaches a chilled drinking temperature. Three flavours (pictured) Classic Citrus, Classic Tonic and Classic Diet Tonic are […]

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“Challenging” first half for Rexam

Can maker Rexam revealed global sales grew by 1% for the five months to the end of May compared with the same period in 2012. However, overall operating performance in the first half of the year will be slightly below that of last year. In 2012 sales from continuing operations for the company were in […]

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IMDA preview

Countless hours are spent attempting to generate the right design to deliver motivating and informational images to the consumer.

Rexam launches new printing technology globally

Following the launch of Editions last year in South America Rexam is now launching its new printing process globally. Using the latest patent pending technology, Editions allows Rexam to produce eight to 24 designs of the same label simultaneously on a single pallet. This printing innovation allows can fillers to deliver several designs to one […]

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Aluminium aerosol can production up 5% in 2012

World production of aluminium aerosol cans almost reached the 7 billion mark a new record for the industry in 2012, according to new report. The total volume of 6.93 billion cans is a rise of 5% on 2011 and was driven by rises in Asia, North and South America as well as the Middle East […]

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