Together with Ardagh Group and seafood company Cofisa, Metal Packaging Europe showcased a brand new Canstruction at the Alimarket Conference in Madrid on 13 June.
Production has begun at AkzoNobel’s new powder coatings plant in Changzhou, China.
Ball Corporation has awarded six of its metal packaging manufacturing plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for making significant progress towards the company’s sustainability and business goals.
Ball Corporation has partnered with Spanish water brand Aguas Minerales de Firgas to produce aluminium cans for its new range of Sou Tea and Sou Tonic drinks.
Sacmi Automation & Inspection Systems Division has successfully tested its new decorated cap inspection system, the Decocap 360-3D, at its plant in Asturias, Spain.
Crown has recognised three of its facilities for outstanding sustainability achievements from 2015 to 2016.
Lithography and varnishing company Litalsa has relied on AVT inspection equipment for its various printing lines since 2013.
Sri Lanka’s can making industry has entered a new phase with the opening of GM Metal Packaging’s decorative tinplate can production plant that is serving the customers who previously have been supplied from the company’s main factory in Guangdong Province in China. David Hayes reports.
The dynamics of the can making industry have changed significantly over the past few months with the recent Ball acquisition of Rexam. In an industry exclusive, Evert van de Weg speaks with the recipients of Ball’s divested part of its business, Ardagh Group.