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September 2011

The September 2011 issue of CanTech International, available online to subscribers.

Sourisseau to lead Crown’s European cans and closures business

Didier Sourisseau has been appointed senior vice president of Crown Food Europe – cans and closures. Sourisseau, who previously served as vice president of Crown’s worldwide speciality packaging business unit, is aiming to drive the growth of the company’s food and closures businesses in Europe.

Bericap moves into Asia

German beverage closures manufacturer, Bericap, has opened a production facility in Singapore. The plant will provide a direct service to customers in the ASEAN-zone, which was up until now served by a sales office and deliveries from Bericap China and other Bericap facilities.

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More than 300 jobs to go in Novelis closure

More than 300 jobs will be lost after Novelis confirmed its Bridgnorth foil rolling facility would close by the end of April. The aluminium firm first revealed it was considering closing the operation in September when it launched a 90-day consultation with the 319 employees at the UK site.

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