can makers


India: all aboard?

In our upcoming issue, Atit Bhatia of Hindustan Tin Works has written a piece on the future of can making in India. He commented: The Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, envisions a breakthrough in the manufacturing sector. He talks about the concept of “Make in India” as a major indication of his focus to […]

Lifetime Achievement Award

William H. Collins, chairman of Apex Tool Works, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s LATAMCAN Canmakers Conference held in Guadalajara, Mexico, November 19-21.

Hiperbaric and Desmasa join Cepeda to enter the can making industry through Cepeda Can Tech

Hiperbaric, the world-leading manufacturer of High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment for the food industry, together with Hi Tech special industrial machinery manufacturer Desmasa and Cepeda are the three shareholders of newly established Cepeda Can Tech. Cepeda Can Tech has strong industrial and technological back up from parent companies Hiperbaric and Desmasa, from which can makers […]

Can making or canmaking?

At the recent Latamcan conference in Guadalajara, Mexico, it came to my attention that there are two trains of thought on the way in which we refer to our industry. Is it one word or two? Personally, I would go for the latter. A can, as we know it, is a singular object and therefore […]

Never-ending recyclability of metal

The Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) has developed a new recycling mark in a bid to highlight the never-ending recyclability of metal. Research from MPE found that consumers do not fully understand the value of recycling or what happens with the metal once it is collected. Research carried out across the UK, France and Spain showed […]


On it’s way…

The November issue of CanTech International is nearly ready to go. We have been working hard as always to get everything ready, and with Asia CanTech starting just next week we haven’t stopped for a second here in the office. Aluminium is the focus this time, and we kick off the issue with an interview […]

CanTech TV is coming your way

Many of our faithful readers will have noticed that CanTech TV has been providing an outline of the can making process for quite some time now via a series of video clips. Now, as useful as this is to the layperson, we are fairly confident that you’re all au fait with the process by now […]

Ghost Ship is UK’s ‘best independent canned beer’

Adnams Ghost Ship by Adnams was awarded the title ‘best independent beer in a can’ at the Indie Beer Can Festival this month. It is a citrusy Pale Ale brewed using Citra hops. The judging team praised its luscious notes of tropical fruit, beautifully balanced malts, and sparkling amber appearance. Emma Hibbert, marketing director at […]

Trelleborg to exhibit latest products at Asia CanTech

Trelleborg Coated Systems printing solutions operations is due to showcase its latest products for can printing at the Technical Conference and Exhibition at Asia CanTech 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 27 to 29. Recently added to Trelleborg’s printing blanket portfolio for cans in the Asia-Pacific region are two products for three-piece can printing. The […]


Rexam confirms for Euro CanTech 2015

Global can maker Rexam is to attend the Euro CanTech conference in Barcelona next March (23-25) as a guest and keynote speaker participant. John Revess, director of group sustainability at Rexam, will give his views on the industry to the delegation, which will comprise high level executives from around the industry, from can makers and […]

Linde to speak at Euro CanTech 2015

Anders Linde, secretary general at Metal Packaging Europe, is to give a keynote address at Euro CanTech 2015. The conference will take place in Barcelona from 23-25 March next year and has already proved popular with suppliers and can makers alike. The high level speaker schedule is filling up fast and further announcements will be […]


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