canvironment week

 

April 2013

April’s issue looks at environmental initiatives taking place such as the Hindustan Tin Works led Canvironment Week (pages 27 & 28), which seems to have become a truly global event.
Will Geller, general manager North America at Quality by Vision, writes about can seaming inspection (pages 14 & 15) and how technology has transformed this process.
There is also an article by Rich Grimley president and chief executive of Rexam Beverage Can North America (page 31) discussing how the world’s largest canned beverage market is performing and as with most thing what happens in the US often takes place in the rest of the world sooner or later.
David Sterrett, vice president of engineering at Shenandoah Automation, offers his views on autonomous maintenance for can lines (pages 18 & 19) and revealing what a truly difficult and rewarding job working in this industry can be.

Marketing matters

I’ve been thinking about marketing and how well, or sometimes badly, the metal packaging industry promotes itself. The sustainability message is starting to get across as can recycling rates continue to rise. However, a quick search on Google shows that more can be done. Searching ‘sustainability cans’ returns 1,930,000 results while ‘sustainability glass’ returns a […]

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February 2012

Articles in this issue include a look at Wilco AG’s range of leak testers, reports on sustainability and environmental developments, the first in a series of technical articles based on the Technical Forum at last year’s Asia CanTech conference, an article that looks at how can makers can improve line efficiency, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.

Canvironment Week gains more support

Four new can making companies have joined Canvironment Week 2011 – a campaign that promotes the sustainability credentials of metal packaging. Nampak and Collect-a-Can from South Africa, ASA from Italy and Emballator from Sweden have all joined the campaign.

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