aluminium bottles

 

Aerosol can burst tester launched

CMC-Kuhnke has released an improved aerosol can burst tester that involves a semi-automated burst/buckle tester designed to check the pressure at which the aerosol end will buckle, and the pressure at which the aerosol can will burst.

Life Down Under

As we approach the first anniversary of the Ardagh sale of their Australasian entities to Shanghai Yuanlong Investment Co. Ltd, Jamestrong’s managing director, John Bigley, reflects on some of the challenges in the Australasian market.

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Noah’s Spring Water opts for Cap Can from Rexam

Noah’s Spring Water has added the Rexam 24oz Cap Can with closure technology from Dayton Systems Group (DSG) to its packaging mix, becoming the only bottled water available in this aluminium container. Noah’s Spring Water comes from Adobe Springs in California, has a natural 8.4pH quality and contains 110 mg of magnesium per litre, nearly […]

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Thank you very much

2014 has been an exciting year for the metal packaging industry. The rise in popularity of aluminium bottles, thermochromic inks and the trend towards personalisation are of particular note, as well as developments worldwide in terms of new can plant openings and investments in up and coming markets. Most have seen steady growth, while others […]

Germânia 55 launches in lightest aluminium bottle

Rexam has secured another share of the recently established Brazilian aluminium bottle market with Germânia 55 beer in Fusion bottles. It is the first beverage of this type to be launched in the Fusion bottle, considered to be the lightest bottle in the South American market. “After the success of Germânia 55 in 24oz cans, […]

Budweiser launches gold aluminium bottles from mall//herlan

Budweiser has launched limited edition gold aluminium bottles featuring the FIFA World Cup Trophy as part of its ‘Rise as One’ campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The aluminium-bottles are manufactured on a mall//herlan machine-line at Impacta in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The limited edition aluminium trophy bottle will be introduced simultaneously in more […]

Online design portal and can catalogue launched

Rexam, one of the leading global beverage can makers, has launched an online design portal that aims to support its customers in obtaining the best printed design for their cans. The recently launched portal is accompanied by a new Global Can Catalogue that provides customers with an overview of Rexam’s extensive range of cans, Fusion […]

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World’s fastest bottle maker unveiled

Can making equipment provider mall/herlan has unveiled what it claims is the world’s fastest bottle maker. Revealed in a small town on the outskirts of Milan in northern Italy The Bottlemaker is able to produce 500 bottles per minute and can, according to the firm, could even in principle achieve a rate of up to […]

July/August 2013

This issue is packed with news, features, products and equipment. It contains a four page contains review of Euro CanTech (see page 14) and looks at how the three-piece can market, in particular, is under attack from plastic alternatives (see page 34). In the UK lager in a can is well established and the country […]