To meet demand for more environmentally friendly packaging from European food and beverage brands, Crown Food Europe has launched metal closure technology featuring a PVC-free compound.
Crown has celebrated the opening of its new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York with a ribbon cutting ceremony, which took place on 9 May.
Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached another all-time high of 77.5%, according to figures issued by the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal).
The value of steel for packaging, a permanent material in a circular economy has been highlighted by leading environmental consultants.
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has welcomed the launch of Metal Packaging Europe as an overarching European association that brings together manufacturers, suppliers, and national associations, to promote the beneﬁts of rigid metal packaging.
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (Apeal) has welcomed the European Parliament (EP) plenary vote on the Circular Economy Package (CEP).
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).
Apeal (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has welcomed the result of the European Parliament’s (EP) environment committee (ENVI) vote on the review of the WPD and PPWD, two key pieces of legislation which are relevant to the industry.
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.