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.
With experience in the caps and closures market dating back to the 1960s, there is nobody better placed to write a feature than regular CanTech International correspondent, Evert van de Weg. He examines the convenient cap and the technology behind twist off closures.
The national recycling rate for all aluminium packaging stands at 55% and the estimated recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans has reached 69% but the figures could be even higher, suggests the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro).