Jean Paul Gaultier perfume cans

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe have extended their partnership with Jean Paul Gaultier to launch a new metal perfume can design to the market. The new packaging for the Jean Paul Gaultier “Classique” Intense range combines a bright gold metal body with a warm sienna ink to highlight the word Intense, making it seem […]

Lone Tree Brewing invests in canning system

Lone Tree Brewing Company, Colorado, has invested in the Cask Semi Automated Canning system. “With the reputation of Cask – excellent customer service, compact design and the ability to be mobile fit all the criteria we were searching for. It was time to invest in the Cask Semi Automated Canning system (SAMS),” states John Winter, […]

Limited edition Scottish Coke bottle

Ardagh Group, France, has crafted and produced a limited edition 25cl aluminium bottle of Diet Coke to commemorate Homecoming Scotland 2014. Adorned in tartan and thistle, the design aims to symbolise the recognisable emblems of the Scottish nation. Its launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Ltd ‘s East Kilbride factory, a […]

World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards

AEROBAL has announced the winners of the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award 2014: Innovative ideas for print and design and the environment. The judging panel was made up of journalists from can magazines from around the world. A can produced by German manufacturer Tubex for Dove deodorant won the award for best can already on […]


Silver for Rexam at ABRE Awards

Rexam was awarded the silver trophy for the Alcoholic Beverage Packaging category at the 2014 ABRE Brazilian Packaging Awards. The beverage can maker beat competition with the FUSION aluminium bottle for Smirnoff Ice. The bottle, which holds 11oz, is unique in the Ready to Drink (RTD) category in the country; it is the lightest bottle […]

Rexam to open graphics and design studio

This month, Rexam will open a new state-of-the-art graphics and design studio, designed to provide a unique offering for customers with on the spot design expertise, platemaking and proofing. The studio is based in Luton, UK, and will act as a one-stop-shop, showcasing Rexam’s graphic and design capabilities for customers. There features a dedicated suite […]


CanTech TV is coming your way

Many of our faithful readers will have noticed that CanTech TV has been providing an outline of the can making process for quite some time now via a series of video clips. Now, as useful as this is to the layperson, we are fairly confident that you’re all au fait with the process by now […]

Shirley Temple Soda Pop Company selects Crown cans

The Shirley Temple Soda Pop Company has partnered Crown Beverage Packing North America to reintroduce Hollywood’s Original Shirley Temple Soda Pop to the retail market in 12oz beverage cans. “It was extremely important that the vivid design and signature colors be reproduced crisply and cleanly,” said Chet Prater, president of the company. “Crown’s team was […]

Fourpure choose Rexam for bespoke design

Rexam has partnered with Fourpure Brewing Co (an independent British craft brewer) to develop unique designs for their newly canned craft beer range. The brand is switching from glass bottle to aluminium cans, with designs depicting the skyline of each city from which the characteristics of the beer are inspired – six in all. Daniel […]


Rexam showcase circular economy initiative

A circular economy is regenerative in its design and is considered to be at the heart of the future ‘resource efficiency’ agenda, according to Rexam. The beverage can maker has created a unique infographic with engaging illustrations, which highlights the three key stages of beverage cans within the circular economy – manufacturing, consumption and recycling. […]


Crown launches luxury tins for Nicolas Feuillatte

Crown is currently manufacturing two newly-designed metal tins for the world-renowned Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne brand. Produced in Châtillon-sur-seine, Burgundy (France), the new striking and elegant tins, manufactured for Nicolas Feuillatte’s X’ploration range, follow the precise luxury design requirements of the brand by featuring delicate patterns that outline an intricate map of the world. Motifs employed […]

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