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Indian can maker wins Asia CanTech Supreme Award

An Indian can maker has won the Supreme Award at Asia CanTech 2013. Easy Pack of India took the award for its Speciality can that uses reverse seaming technology. Held last week in Surabaya, Indonesia, the awards honoured innovations in the Asian can making industry at a prestigious gala dinner. Here is a round-up of […]

September 2013

This issue contains the annual Supplier Profile, the essential guide to equipment, materials, tools and services for the metal packaging industry – this year it is bigger and better than ever. But there is also so much more to read! Mall/Herlan has unveiled high speed bottle necking and shaping machine in Italy, and in China, […]

Stolle Machinery buys Ultra Punch

Can making equipment manufacturer Stolle Machinery has purchased a supplier of die components. As part of the deal 20 employees of Ultra Punch, of Dayton US, have joined Stolle’s Ohio operations. Founded in 1973 in Miamisburg, Ohio, near Dayton home of the easy-open end (EOE), Ultra Punch specialises in making high precision punches and die […]

Out of Africa

Managing director of Nampak Bevcan, Erik Smuts, tells CanTech International the company started up its new high speed aluminium can line at the beginning of May and plans to increase the operational speed to full production capacity in the third quarter of this year.

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New look for DWI cans

Ardagh claims to have revolutionised the drawn walled and ironed (DWI) can making process. Its new 400g can, produced for Bonduelle, uses 15% less material due to a 43% reduction in wall thickness. Ardagh estimates if one billion cans were to convert to the new design, the material saving would be equivalent to the weight […]

January/February 2011

The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.