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Can shipments on the up

Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) reports that aluminium beverage can shipments for alcoholic drinks were up 2.8%, while shipments for non-alcoholic beverages (largely carbonated soft drinks) declined 1.6% in Q4 2015.

25 years of modular integration

Roeslein & Associates is this year celebrating its 25th Anniversary. CanTech editor Richard Piper travelled to Saint Louis, Missouri, to uncover just what makes this long serving integrator tick.

Meet me in St Louis

Last week I travelled to Missouri to visit Roeslein and Associates. The company has been operating for 25 years, and to mark the occasion CanTech has decided to run an article in order to uncover what makes it tick. Have you heard of an integrator? Perhaps you have. But in case you’re unfamiliar it is […]

Finch’s beer transitions to cans

Chicago-based craft brewer Finch’s Beer has selected Rexam’s 16 oz cans for its beers. Finch’s has already launched Secret Stache Stout, Hardcore Chimera, Finch’s Pale Ale and Nuclear Winter in Rexam cans with Sobek & Set, Fascist Pig and Threadless coming soon, followed by Wet Hot American Wheat this summer. Secret Stache Stout features rich […]

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Rexam invests in Panama

Rexam, has announced that it has completed an investment in Envases Del Istmo SA (Endelis), a single line beverage can plant in Colón, Panama. Their investment partner is Envases Universales de Mexico (EUM). Long term supply agreements have been secured with SABMiller and Florida Ice & Farm Company SA (FIFCO), whose affiliates previously owned the […]

Thank you very much

2014 has been an exciting year for the metal packaging industry. The rise in popularity of aluminium bottles, thermochromic inks and the trend towards personalisation are of particular note, as well as developments worldwide in terms of new can plant openings and investments in up and coming markets. Most have seen steady growth, while others […]