aluminium

 

PPG launches powder liner for aerosol cans

PPG’s packaging coatings business has announced that it will feature Hoba Purair coating, a Bisphenol A non-intent powder liner for the internal protection of aluminium aerosol cans during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris, 3-4 February.

Can shipments on the up

Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) reports that aluminium beverage can shipments for alcoholic drinks were up 2.8%, while shipments for non-alcoholic beverages (largely carbonated soft drinks) declined 1.6% in Q4 2015.

Xolution secures deal to meet demand

Xolution have announced the successful closure of a £45 million equity investment round with Iventure management, Singapore to fund the production capacity increase for its next generation XO2.0 resealable beverage can technology in order to meet global market demand.

Novelis publishes sustainability report

Novelis has published its yearly sustainability report, detailing significant progress towards increasing the use of recycled aluminium and using natural resources more efficiently.

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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