beverage cans

 

Ball’s R. David Hoover Sustainability Awards

Ball is honouring seven of its 58 global manufacturing plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for making a substantial impact toward Ball’s sustainability goals, both inside the plant and within their communities, in 2014. The annual award recognises one plant in each region of Ball’s global beverage can business and its global food […]

Record year for can sales

Canadean, the market research company responsible for compiling Beverage Can filling figures for BCME, has confirmed that 2014 was a record year for can sales, with an impressive 63 billion cans filled across Europe. Highlights of the research includes: – Carbonated Soft Drink (CSD) fillings increased by 5% – Beer fillings increased by 2%, which […]

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Schuler expands product portfolio

Schuler has expanded its product portfolio to include bodymakers, neckers-flangers and light testers, thanks to a license acquired by the Japanese can making company Universal Can Corporation (UCC). Speaking of the acquired technology Johannes Linden, head of Schuler’s Systems Division, says, “The proven machine design will be enhanced by our powerful Research, Development & Engineering […]

Can-Pack UK joins Alupro

Can-Pack UK has been announced as the newest member of the Aluminium Packing Recycling Organisation (Alupro). Can-Pack UK Ltd is wholly owned by the Can-Pack Group, which is headquartered in Krakow, Poland. The company manufactures aluminium beverage cans supplying a variety of both domestic and export clients. Philp Fisher, managing director Can-Pack UK says, “Having […]

Red Brick selects cans from Novelis

Red Brick Brewing Company, the oldest operating craft brewery in Georgia, US, has selected evercan aluminium cans from Novelis for its beer. Novelis’ evercan is the world’s first certified high-recycled content aluminium can sheet. Red Brick will expand its beverage packaging options to include evercan aluminium cans for all of its year-round offerings, beginning with […]

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Increased production of resealable can ends

Xolution, a Germany-based manufacturer of the resealable beverage can end, has announced a major increase in its production capacity to 400 million units annually by January 2016 to meet global demand. XO equipped beverage cans have an integrated plastic opening mechanism that enables users to reseal their beverage cans once they have been opened. The […]

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All aboard for Barcelona

Euro CanTech 2015 is right around the corner and things are hotting up in preparation here at CanTech headquarters. Our speaker slots are fully booked now and the tabletop exhibition is set to be as bustling as always. The line-up is truly fantastic across the board, as we bring together industry professionals to discuss and […]

New appointments at Ball Packaging Europe

Ball Packaging Europe has appointed Dennis Schuilenburg as its new marketing director and Joerg Deppmeyer as general manager. Both have previously worked in the fast-moving consumer goods world (FMCG). Dennis Schuilenburg joins Ball from Samsung Electronics Benelux, where he served as the director of marketing. He has also previously held leading positions for consumer brand […]

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Rexam acquires Arab Can Manufacturing

Following an announcement in February last year, Rexam has completed the aquisition of a 51% stake in Arab Can Manufacturing Limited (UAC). The company is to be renamed Rexam UAC. UAC makes beverage cans and can ends and is situated in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The plant has an annual capacity of 1.8 billion cans in […]

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

The Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), in collaboration with aluminium industry leaders such as Ball and Rexam, has introduced a comprehensive standard that aims to improve the industry’s environmental, social and governance performance throughout its entire value chain, including plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. After a year-long development effort, the ASI Performance Standard will […]

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Alu cans still top sustainable choice

Aluminium cans are the most recycled and recyclable beverage container on the market and they are becoming even more sustainable according to a report by environmental research firm PE International. The report updates a prior life cycle assessment study released in 2010, and shows that an aluminium can made in the US and Canada today: […]

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