beverage cans

 

Novelis to sell foil business and focus on beverage cans

Aluminium rolling and recycling specialist Novelis has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its North American consumer foil products business to Reynolds Consumer Products. The transaction includes foil manufacturing plants in Toronto, ON, and Vancouver, BC, in addition to sales offices and distribution facilities located in Montreal, QC, Mississauga, […]

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 […]

Rexam issues interim management statement

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has issued its interim management statement for the period from 1 July 2013. The company states that results for the group are in line with its expectations, and that its financial position is unchanged from that at 30 June 2013. Overall global volumes in beverage cans were up 3% […]

November 2013

This month’s issue looks at the increasingly successful aerosol can, with a series of articles detailing its origins, latest developments, and a look at what lies ahead for this interesting category. Elsewhere, we explore the marketing possibilities that a can has to offer, many of which are only just being realised for the first time. […]

Can remains most recycled beverage container

Industry recycling of aluminium beverage containers in the United States continued its decade-long upward trend in 2012 with a rate of 67%, according to data released by the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). This is the highest recycling rate since the early 1990s and the second highest […]

Crown opens three new beverage can facilities in China

Crown Holdings, a supplier of metal packaging products, has announced the official opening and commercialisation of three of its Chinese facilities in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province). “These new plants will primarily supply local customers, although they may also be called upon to serve other parts of the country,” says […]

South Africa converts to aluminium cans

Between 100-200 million South African Rand (£6.1m-£12.2m) a year will flow into the scrap metals and recycling industry as a result of the conversion from tin-plated steel cans to aluminium cans, providing an additional 2,000-3,000 people a source of income from collecting and selling used cans, estimates South Africa’s sole beverage can manufacturer Nampak Bevcan. […]

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Resealable can shortlisted for innovation award

Can2close, a resealable beverage can, has been named as a finalist in the 2013 Beverage Innovation Awards. Judged by a panel of industry experts, can2closes’s concept was nominated in the ‘Best Closures’ category. The resealable beverage can end is a new mechanism that replaces the standard stay-on tab opening of beverage cans with a simple […]

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Aluminium awards honour Novelis

Novelis has been named Aluminium Fabricator of the Year, and its Yeongju, South Korea, Recycling Centre was the Best Brownfield Technology Project winner at the Global Awards for Aluminium Excellence. The Yeongju Recycling Centre is the largest aluminum beverage can recycling facility in Asia. It uses state-of-the-art recycling technology, including a de-coater that increases the […]

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Novelis opens South American plant

A leading rolled aluminium company has opened a new plant and the continent’s largest recycling centre. Novelis has recently announced the opening of its expanded aluminium rolling operations in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The expansion increases production capacity at the plant by more than 50% to greater than 600,000 metric tons of aluminium sheet per year. […]

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Sleek look for all natural sodas

A soda made from all natural ingredients is now available in Sleek cans. Dry Soda, which is sweetened with just a small amount of pure cane sugar, is now available in the United States in 12oz sleek cans. It is made with only four all natural ingredients and claims to contains one-quarter to one-third of […]

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