Cantec has unveiled its new high speed Can-o-mat.2PC machine for the production of two-piece food cans. This is a suitable back end machine for necking, flanging, beading and light testing for DWI food can production at high speeds.
Roland ten Klooster, professor of packaging design and management at Holland’s University of Twente has explained the benefits of design possibilities offered by steel for packaging in an article commissioned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal).
Caldicot Metal Decorating has upgraded two of its presses, including a Crabtree FastReady four-colour press and a four-colour KBA MetalStar with high performance GEW UV curing systems to improve reliability and energy efficiency.
An all-in-one Fondü bowl produced by Ardagh for Emmi has won a WorldStar Award, recognising the best world packaging in 2016.
ITRI has been shortlisted for an Edie Sustainability Leaders Award 2017, with the opportunity to be awarded the sustainable supply chains category.
Crown has launched a microsite to help brand owners experience the various design possibilities offered by metal packaging.
The dynamics of the can making industry have changed significantly over the past few months with the recent Ball acquisition of Rexam. In an industry exclusive, Evert van de Weg speaks with the recipients of Ball’s divested part of its business, Ardagh Group.
Since 2007, Moravia Cans has been the third largest supplier of aluminium aerosol cans in Europe. With innovation at the heart of its company ethos, Can Tech International editor Alex Fordham , was keen to find out more about the Czech based manufacturer of aerosol impact extruded aluminium cans.