Rexam announces winners of the Supplier Excellence Award programme

Rexam recently brought together seven beverage can suppliers from across the US to celebrate their achievements in 2013 as part of the Rexam Supplier Excellence Award programme. Now in its 11th year, the programme recognises suppliers that consistently ensure reliability, quality and cost effectiveness throughout the the company’s supply chain. The 2013 awards were presented […]

IMDA gets off to a flying start

The 80th IMDA Conference at the Indian Hilton Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, Illinois, got underway yesterday- 21st May. Following a successgul golf day the day before, the conference was opened by Janelle Harris, president of the IMDA, at the members’ breakfast. She remarked that the conference has gone from strength to strength over the years and […]


Rexam Supplier Awards winners announced

The 11th annual Rexam Supplier Awards saw over 45 suppliers from across Europe, Asia and the Middle East come together to celebrate the achievements of those in their industry. The event was held at the Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, UK. Suppliers were recognized in three categories, Supply, Quality and Cost. The ‘Supplier of the Year’ prize […]

Aerosol of the Year 2013 to be extended

The winner of the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ (BAMA) Awards 2013 – Unilever – has announced that its winning product format is to be extended. The compressed aerosol can technology, which ckaimed the Aerosol of the Year 2013 award, is to be extended across its entire range of male deodorant brands. Unilever, a member of BAMA, […]


Upcoming METPACK awards

The eighth global METPACK fair is due to be held at Messe Essen on May 6-10, 2014. Around 230 exhibitors from 25 countries will introduce their new developments for the manufacture, refinement, painting and recycling of metal packaging. Particularly pioneering innovations will be acknowledged with the METPACK Innovation Award on the Wednesday of the fair, […]

CMI wins Gold in Media Contest

Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) won top honours for its sustainability microsite and direct marketing piece from the Association TRENDS’ 2013 All-Media Contest. In partnership with Fixation Marketing, CMI launched the B2B sustainability microsite, Cans: The Sustainable and Smart Solution. The site aims to promote metal cans as the best packaging choice for food and drinks. […]


Easylid closure rolled out across Europe

European paint manufacturers seeking the latest in convenience packaging now have access to the Easylid closure from Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings. Designed to make the opening and reclosing of paint cans significantly easier, the technology made its market debut in Finland and is now available for adoption […]

Ball’s designs recognised at Golden Image Awards

During the 2013 Golden Image Awards Competition – held last month in Orlando, Flordia – The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association recognised Ball Corporation for its industry-leading specialty container designs. Ball swept the digitally printed container category with four winning entries: – Gold – Maryland Decorated Tin – Silver – Outer Banks Popcorn Tin – Bronze – Fisher’s Popcorn New […]


American Can RoundUp winner announced

The Great American Can RoundUp Industry Challenge, sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), has declared Rexam Beverage Can North America as the 2012-2013 competition winner. This year, the aluminium can industry collected and recycled 178,000 pounds of beverage cans, raising more than $133,600 (£83,000) for local charities across the United States. Rexam’s North American […]

Indian can maker wins Asia CanTech Supreme Award

An Indian can maker has won the Supreme Award at Asia CanTech 2013. Easy Pack of India took the award for its Speciality can that uses reverse seaming technology. Held last week in Surabaya, Indonesia, the awards honoured innovations in the Asian can making industry at a prestigious gala dinner. Here is a round-up of […]

Recognising the best in metal

In the October issue of CanTech International, we featured an in-depth look at the ‘next generation food can’ produced by Ardagh in conjunction with vegetable canner Bonduelle. Since going to print at the start of last month, word has reached us that the can has now been formally recognised for its unique properties, and has […]

The growing aerosol agenda

In last month’s issue, we featured an in-depth analysis of the growing aerosol trend, and since going to press, we have been deluged with more positive stories that point towards its rise in prominence. Celebrating a wide array of newly designed aerosols, Aerobal recently held its annual World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards, which CanTech International […]

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