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An update on Asia CanTech

In case you missed it in last week’s CanTech newsletter, we have an update for you about our Asia CanTech conference in Vietnam later this year (9-11 November), courtesy of conference director, Neil McRitchie.

Thomas T. Fischer

The emerging markets sector is said to represent 41 per cent of global consumer expenditure by 2020. With this in mind, CanTech International caught up with Thomas T. Fischer, vice president investor relations and corporate affairs at Crown.

Ball’s R. David Hoover Sustainability Awards

Ball is honouring seven of its 58 global manufacturing plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for making a substantial impact toward Ball’s sustainability goals, both inside the plant and within their communities, in 2014. The annual award recognises one plant in each region of Ball’s global beverage can business and its global food […]

Intercan to ship two to Asia

Intercan Group is to ship two IPP8 Proofing Machines to Asia in the coming weeks. Peter Strode (MD) said: “We are particularly pleased with the current orders as one of these machines is sold to Bao Steel for a new plant in Vietnam and the other is for Hanil Can, South Korea. “For Bao Steel […]

Showa Denko Group to acquire Vietnam-based Hanacans

Japan based Showa Denko and its wholly owned subsidiary Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) have reached an agreement with major shareholders of Rexam-Hanacans Joint Stock Company (Hanacans), of Vietnam, to acquire 91.75% of shares in the company. SAC became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell aluminum beer cans in 1971 and since then […]

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Novelis completes expansion in Korea

Novelis, an aluminium rolling and recycling specialist, has announced the completion of a two-year, $400 million expansion programme in South Korea. The expansion of its Yeongju and Ulsan plants increases the company’s production capacity in the region by more than 50% to approximately one million metric tons of aluminium sheet per year. “Investing further in […]

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Crown boosted by Q2 results

Crown Holdings’ second quarter results showed gross profit improved to US$375 million compared to $340 million in same the period in 2012. The company explained this was primarily due to increased beverage can sales volumes and lower depreciation expense. Overall Crown reported global beverage can volumes were up 3% in the second quarter and up […]

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Global beverage can volumes up 6% for Crown

Strong sales in Brazil and Asia Pacific drove a 6% global volume increase in beverage can sales for Crown. Crown also said European beverage cans posted a strong start to the year with a 4% increase in sales volumes, however sales of canned food on the continent fell 2%. Net sales in the first three […]

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Long to take on cycle challenge

Adrian Long, acting sales manager at CarnaudMetalbox Engineering, is getting back on his bike to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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