Beat the post-show blues

Asia CanTech may be over for another year, but there’s still plenty of social media posts from the show to enjoy, as well as gearing up for CanTech the Grand Tour in 2024.

Keeping the excitement going

With Sarah Hills now on board at CanTech, our colleagues back from two successful industry showcases, and Asia CanTech on the horizon, there is much to celebrate this week at Bell Publishing.

Low temperature, high impact

With Henkel’s appearance at Asia CanTech fast approaching, Alex Rivers speaks to Emily Mullins, global market strategy manager for surface treatment solutions, and Damien Fourcade, sustainability manager for metal packaging, about the company’s low temperature beverage cleaner

Familiar but new beginnings

Following our LinkedIn post last week, CanTech International is pleased to announce Sarah Hills as the publication’s new sales manager – read an introduction from her here!

Events past, present & future

I’m back – as a Mrs (still a Rivers though) and getting back up to speed, while some of team CanTech attend the IMDPA Annual Conference, and the rest of Bell Publishing gears up for the busy month ahead of our industry-leading events.

Creating visual appeal

The aerosol can market, driven by factors such as convenience and sustainability, particularly in the personal care sector, presents a dynamic landscape for metal decoration. Alex Rivers reports, and speaks with INX International’s Alex Folloso about the opportunities and challenges involved

Unpacking the research

Steve Davis, product line director at test and inspection specialist, Industrial Physics, discusses the company’s latest packaging research and the opportunities that innovation presents for can makers and fillers in the next five years

Getting the right treatment

Germany-headquarted Plasmatreat made its debut at the Metpack conference in May 2023, showcasing its project with coatings specialist, Actega, and can manufacturer, Brasilata, in Brazil. Here, the company dives into the highlights of its plasma technology for CanTech International

Easy open end evolution

Evert van de Weg charts the history of easy open ends in both beverage and food can markets since the 1970s, following the developments up to the present day

The intelligent way

Generative AI offers the can sector significant productivity improvements, but care is needed in its roll-out. Laura Syrett reports from London

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