can-making

 

Asia CanTech 2015 Review

After registration on day one, the tabletop exhibition opened and the room was bustling from the off. Early indications were that it would be a very well attended event in terms of local can makers.

12th Annual Rexam Supplier Awards

Rexam brought together 75 suppliers from 47 different companies to recognise accomplishments in driving growth within the beverage can industry recently at its 12th annual Rexam Supplier Awards. AkzoNobel was declared ‘Supplier of the Year’ for its collaborative approach to developing a global partnership with Rexam that is underpinned with comprehensive local plant support. In […]

Nampak to expand within Africa

As part of Nampak’s continuing strategy of expanding its African footprint, the company today announced that it had acquired ownership of the Alucan beverage can plant in Agbara, Nigeria. The plant has the capacity to manufacture one billion cans per annum and boasts the latest technology to supply Nigerian consumers with world-class beverage cans for […]

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Rexam invests in joint R&D venture

Rexam PLC has announced it has taken an equity stake in Magnaparva Packaging (MP Packaging) to help develop new technologies for its beverage can making process. MP Packaging is part of Magna Parva, a UK based advanced engineering and research and development company. Recognised by the UK Government for sustainable innovation in packaging, Magna Parva […]

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Critical features measured with non-contact back end gauges

Sencon has introduced an automatic Finished Can Master and benchtop Finished Can Gauge, which measure dimensional features on finished (necked) cans. Both gauges make all of their measurements using solid-state optical metrology that is wear-free and has proven its reliability on Sencon’s widely used End Progression Gauge over the last 12 years. Using non-contact optical […]

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