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Feilong selects Rexam cans

Feilong has selected Rexam to produce a can for its new traditionally-inspired rice beer. The can uses various ink combinations to incorporate Feilong’s Chinese cultural influence; two shades of white re-create a traditional Chinese silk pattern, and the Feilong symbol – meaning flying dragon – is brought to life with an array of colours. Jonnie […]

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Schuler expands product portfolio

Schuler has expanded its product portfolio to include bodymakers, neckers-flangers and light testers, thanks to a license acquired by the Japanese can making company Universal Can Corporation (UCC). Speaking of the acquired technology Johannes Linden, head of Schuler’s Systems Division, says, “The proven machine design will be enhanced by our powerful Research, Development & Engineering […]

INX International’s Jim Bailen recognised

Acknowledging over 30 years of achievements in the ink industry, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers bestowed a Printing Ink Pioneer Award to INX International Ink Co executive Jim Bailen at its Centennial Convention’s awards and black tie dinner on 23 March in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Jim has served as lead project engineer […]

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The Can Makers appoints new chairman

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK manufacturers of drinks cans, has appointed Martin Constable as the new chairman. Martin takes over from Graham Fenton. Martin Constable comments, “It is certainly an exciting time to be chairman of the Can Makers. We’ve seen strong market performance for drinks cans across the board, […]

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First ever Cradle-to-Cradle beverage can certification

Carlsberg has been awarded a bronze level certification from the Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute for cans supplied by Rexam into the UK market. The award marks the first time a beverage package has been certified by the Institute. The certification is part of Carlsberg’s Circular Community initiative, of which Rexam was a founding partner back […]

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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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Rexam designs cut-out tab for Carlsberg

Rexam has been selected by Carlsberg to design a cut-out tab using the Hop leaf, part of the original Carlsberg logo designed by Danish artist Thorvald Bindesbøll in 1904. Produced out of Rexam’s Recklinghausen and Mont plants, the tabs will be available on all 33cl and 50cl cans. It will be first implemented in Norway […]

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Novelty tin for Fox’s biscuit brand

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe has launched a novelty tin for the Fox’s biscuit brand Vinnie’s Biscwits Selection range shaped like the character Vinnie’s head. The matte varnished design features Vinnie munching on a biscuit set against a metallic purple background finish. The triple-embossed gold banner reinforces Fox’s current seasonal range, and helps strengthen […]

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Crown to showcase confectionery packaging at ProSweets

Crown Aerosols and Specialty Packaging Europe has announced that it will be showcasing its premium and sustainable packaging solutions for confectioners at ProSweets, a tradeshow for the confectionery industry, February 1-4, 2015, Cologne, Germany. In addition, the company will feature an array of packaging designs and finishes for European confectionery brands. Crown will be on […]

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Crown wins gold at Starpack awards

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe is celebrating a number of successes in the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Starpack Awards 2014. At the awards ceremony, which took place in London, UK, the team was honored with gold, silver and bronze across multiple categories for its work with some of Europe’s beverage and […]

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The restaurant that ‘can’

Canned fish can sometimes be viewed as a slightly lower end product in certain countries. A functional product for that tuna mayonnaise sandwich or a few sardines on toast for a quick snack, but one restaurant pop-up in London’s Soho has been making canned fish ‘sexy’ for the past six months. The idea was hit […]

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Hiperbaric and Desmasa join Cepeda to enter the can making industry through Cepeda Can Tech

Hiperbaric, the world-leading manufacturer of High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment for the food industry, together with Hi Tech special industrial machinery manufacturer Desmasa and Cepeda are the three shareholders of newly established Cepeda Can Tech. Cepeda Can Tech has strong industrial and technological back up from parent companies Hiperbaric and Desmasa, from which can makers […]

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