can makers


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 […]

The Can Makers appoints new chairman

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK manufacturers of drinks cans, has appointed Martin Constable as the new chairman. Martin takes over from Graham Fenton. Martin Constable comments, “It is certainly an exciting time to be chairman of the Can Makers. We’ve seen strong market performance for drinks cans across the board, […]


Euro CanTech 2015 gets underway

The second Euro CanTech conference and exhibition got underway yesterday at the Hotel Arts in Barcelona. Registration opened at midday with the exhibition doors opening at 14.00. As always, the exhibition hall was busy with both can makers and suppliers circulating the room, taking in the vast array of equipment and information on offer at […]

MetalMatters campaign in Wrexham

Wrexham Council has become the 50th local authority to benefit from MetalMatters, the industry-funded communications campaign to increase household recycling of metal packaging. It is the fourth campaign the programme has run in partnership with Waste Awareness Wales. Previous campaigns include Newport, which achieved a 9% increase in metal capture at a cost of 31p […]

En la Ciudad!

Literally translated this title means In the City, and for Barcelona things are livening up ahead of Euro CanTech 2015, as more and more of you are registering to attend as the date draws ever closer. Our speakers, from around the world, are honing their presentations, suppliers are readying table top exhibition materials and can […]

Record year for UK drinks can market

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing UK drinks can manufacturers, has reported another year of record growth in 2014. Drinks can deliveries reached 9.819 billion for the first time, an increase of 228 million units, up 2.4% on 2013 across the combined beer and cider and carbonated soft drink (CSD) can markets. Growth […]


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