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Ball Packaging Europe scooped the top award at the Euro CanTech Awards, which took place at the InterContinental hotel in Berlin, Germany on 5 April 2016.

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Xolution secures deal to meet demand

Xolution have announced the successful closure of a £45 million equity investment round with Iventure management, Singapore to fund the production capacity increase for its next generation XO2.0 resealable beverage can technology in order to meet global market demand.

Noah’s Spring Water opts for Cap Can from Rexam

Noah’s Spring Water has added the Rexam 24oz Cap Can with closure technology from Dayton Systems Group (DSG) to its packaging mix, becoming the only bottled water available in this aluminium container. Noah’s Spring Water comes from Adobe Springs in California, has a natural 8.4pH quality and contains 110 mg of magnesium per litre, nearly […]

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Cap Can for Cock’n Bull

Cock’n Bull Ginger Beer – the original Moscow Mule mixer – has added the Rexam 24oz Cap Can with closure technology from Dayton Systems Group (DSG) to its packaging lineup. This packaging option gives consumers the ability to reseal the beverage should they not wish to consume it in a single serve. “This 24 oz. […]

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Increased production of resealable can ends

Xolution, a Germany-based manufacturer of the resealable beverage can end, has announced a major increase in its production capacity to 400 million units annually by January 2016 to meet global demand. XO equipped beverage cans have an integrated plastic opening mechanism that enables users to reseal their beverage cans once they have been opened. The […]

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Ball acquires Sonoco’s Ohio facilities

Ball Corporation has completed its acquisition of Sonoco’s metal end and closure facilities in Canton, Ohio. The Canton plants employ approximately 100 people and produce multiple-sized closures for the food can market. They will become part of Ball’s global metal food and household products packaging division. “We are always looking for opportunities to expand into […]

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Novelis announces closure of Ouro Preto aluminum smelter

Novelis has announced that it will focus its operations in Brazil on its core business of aluminium rolling and recycling. As a result of this, the company will cease operations at its Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, primary aluminum smelter at the end of 2014. “The decision to end operations at Ouro Preto is consistent with […]

Weidenhammer composite cans with Peel-off Top

Weidenhammer Packaging Group, suppliers of composite cans, has released a new generation of impermeable containers, which can be used to pack perishable products and oxygen-sensitive bulk goods. The new Peel-off Top composite can has a special metal closure similar to ones used on standard tin cans, which makes the can extremely gastight. Attached directly to […]

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Survey shows preference for aluminium closures

A survey of 6,000 consumers undertaken by IPSOS to discover consumer preferences on wine and spirit closures has confirmed that the majority prefers an aluminium closure to other closure options due to its convenience. The study, which took place in five major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK) and the USA, was commissioned […]

Kerbside first for Alupro

Two more UK local authorities are to launch Alupro’s “Leave Your Cap On” recycling communications campaign, which encourages recyclers to screw the aluminium caps back onto glass bottles before recycling. The new campaigns have seen ‘Leave your cap on’ stickers applied to over 870 glass banks across Leeds and 191 in North Lincolnshire. In addition […]

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