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Crown launches Peelfit can

Crown has launched a proprietary metal can, Peelfit designed specifically for the dry food market to address demands for greater convenience, light weighting and product protection.

Life Down Under

As we approach the first anniversary of the Ardagh sale of their Australasian entities to Shanghai Yuanlong Investment Co. Ltd, Jamestrong’s managing director, John Bigley, reflects on some of the challenges in the Australasian market.

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Ball acquires Sonoco’s Ohio facilities

Ball Corporation has completed its acquisition of Sonoco’s metal end and closure facilities in Canton, Ohio. The Canton plants employ approximately 100 people and produce multiple-sized closures for the food can market. They will become part of Ball’s global metal food and household products packaging division. “We are always looking for opportunities to expand into […]

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Asia CanTech Awards 2014 – the winners

The results of the Asia CanTech Awards 2014 were announced last night at the Gala Dinner during Asia CanTech in Bangkok. As always the level of entries was exceptionally high and likewise the quality of the containers. For more news on the conference, exhibition and award winners, make sure you read the next issue of […]

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In-house production line for canned fish producer

Crown Food Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has installed an aluminium can production line inside the Rabo de Peixe plant of Cofaco, the leader in the Portuguese canned fish market. Located in Cofaco’s plant on São Miguel Island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, the in-house line serves to meet a growing […]

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 […]

Amcor MediCan for healthcare products

Amcor Flexibles has teamed up with Swiss machine manufacturer Rychiger to launch the MediCan ­– an easy-open can that is being used for healthcare products.

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