Healthy outlook

The New Year is the time when consumers typically hyper-focus on their health, so naturally brands are responding to this, as well as overall trends concerning wellbeing.


Can-do attitude

This year has certainly felt a bit ‘move over Covid, there are new problems in town.’ However, as the December 2022/January 2023 edition of CanTech International will convey, our industry shows us time and time again that it’s poised to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.


John Hrdlick to retire from INX

Following a 49-year career in the industry, John Hrdlick has announced his retirement as president and CEO of INX International Ink Co; Bryce Kristo will be promoted and serve as the new president and CEO.

Gin(ie) in a bottle

A spirits businesses based in Herefordshire, England, has announced a switch from glass to aluminium bottles for its gin products; a move that hopefully inspires more beverage companies to do the same.


Positive steps forward

Details of Ireland’s planned Deposit Return Scheme is welcome news this week, especially for those in the metal packaging sector who have been lobbying for schemes to adopt a variable rate.

Stranger times

Having now returned from my extended trip across Thailand and then Bali, the feeling’s a mixed one. Obviously I’ve got the post-holiday blues, but the UK is increasingly a stranger place to be right now.

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