Rexam’s beverage can plant in Águas Claras, Brazil, has been awarded the Shingo Prize – acknowledged as the highest global recognition for operational excellence.
Articles in this issue include a review of Asia CanTech 2011, an article about manufacturing methods used for making aerosols and a report on Apeal’s recent Steel Summit in Slovakia, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.
Mall + Herlan’s steel monoblock can has been nominated for a German packaging award. The one-piece steel aerosol can design has been nominated by the German Packaging Institute for one of the awards to be presented at the Brau Beviale show in Nürnberg.
Perm Machine & Tool has been recognised for its export efforts after winning two awards.
US company Sensory Analytics, LLC won the Metpack Innovation Gold Award for its SpecMetrix measurement system.At Metpack 2011, the most pioneering new products are honoured with the Metpack Innovation Award.
Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia recently held its annual supplier awards ceremony in the UK. The awards recognised supplier excellence throughout 2010 and took place at Sopwell House in St Albans. More than 100 guests, including 40 suppliers, attended the event.
Ardagh Group has picked up two awards for its innovative metal packaging at Alufoil 2011. The company scooped the technical innovation award at Alufoil 2011 for its Deep Drawn End (DDE) development.
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced the launch of its Can Do Awards 2011 in a bid to recognise and reward the best local authority recycling campaigns that includes empty aerosols.
Hindustan Tin Work’s Canvironment Week has been awarded the Environment Initiative of the Year Award at Ambrosia Indspirit 2010. Ambrosia Indspirit is an Alcobev trade event in Asia. This year it was held in Mumbai, India.
Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Jay Gouliard, vice president of global packaging, Unilever Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Review: Speakers at Asia CanTech 2010 agreed that metal packaging will be around for many years to come. Alec Peachey […]
Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Vorasit Dejthamrong, manufacturing manager, Swan Industries (Thailand) Features: Making metal first: Asia CanTech 2009 represented an opportunity for can makers and suppliers to come together under one roof to discuss the industry. […]