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Rexam and SABMiller selected to produce Birell beer cans

Rexam has collaborated with brewing company SABMiller to produce a range of new designs for non-alcoholic Birell beer cans. The cans incorporate Rexam’s thermochromic inks and matt over finish. The thermochromic inks change colour when the beverage reaches the ideal temperature for consumption, and the matt over varnish adds a soft finish. Commenting on the […]

EFES RUS LAUNCH LIMITED EDITION HD CAN FROM REXAM

Rexam has partnered with Efes Rus to develop a limited edition can to celebrate its 2014 partnership with Euroleague basketball. The eye-catching 500ml can design uses eight colour HD printing to achieve a high quality photographic finish. The design brings to life the sponsorship and reflects the brand truths energy, positivity and modernity. Efes Rus […]

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Crown opens three new beverage can facilities in China

Crown Holdings, a supplier of metal packaging products, has announced the official opening and commercialisation of three of its Chinese facilities in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province). “These new plants will primarily supply local customers, although they may also be called upon to serve other parts of the country,” says […]

Cans move in on Polish craft beer

A Polish craft beer, previously only available in glass bottles, is to be released in cans for the first time. Polish brand Piwo na Miodzie Gryczanymi is the first canned beer brand from the Jabłonowo Brewery launched under the Manufaktura Piwna label. It is being packaged for the first time in 500ml aluminum cans, produced […]

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Crown unveils new can sizes for China

Crown Beverage Packaging is to introduce several new aluminum beverage can sizes for the Chinese market. The company has announced the 185ml, 300ml and 330ml sleek and 500ml will now be available as alternatives to the traditional 330ml size. “Expanding our product line reflects Crown’s commitment to helping customers stay in tune with changing consumer […]

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Out of Africa

Managing director of Nampak Bevcan, Erik Smuts, tells CanTech International the company started up its new high speed aluminium can line at the beginning of May and plans to increase the operational speed to full production capacity in the third quarter of this year.

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First thermochromic can ends revealed

Can maker Rexam has launched what it claims are the first thermochromic printed ends. Available to brands in 12 different colours and on 200 and 202 ends, thermochromic ink changes colour indicating the can is perfectly chilled and ready to be drunk. The technology has been used on the actual can bodies before, most recently […]

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‘Damme Cold’ cans

Molson Coors has introduced a two-stage cold activation to Coors Light 440ml and 500ml cans to the UK. The cans feature cold indicators of ‘Cold’ and ‘Damme Cold’ which are activated when the beer reaches perfect drinking temperatures. The initiative, launched last month for the UK market, draws on Coors Light’s successful ‘Closest to Cold’ […]

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