economy

 

Prime Controls makes influential fastest growing list

Sensor and control manufacurer Prime Controls has been named on an influential business magazine’s top 5000 fastest growing private companies in America. The company came in at number 3044 on Inc Magazine’s 32nd annual 500|5000 list. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the one of the most important segments of the economy – […]

Tripling of Schuler’s Chinese site

Increasing demand for metal packaging including beverage cans and aerosol containers was behind a huge investment in manufacturing facilities. The world’s largest press manufacturer, Schuler, has more than tripled its capacity at its production facility in Dalian, China. Its site has grown from 5,000 to 16,000 square meters in less than one year. The new […]

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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Colour matching

Jack Knight from INX International provides more tips on how to control costs associated with ink. Here he discusses choosing the right pigments.

Novelis opens recycling expansion

Novelis, the world’s largest producer of rolled aluminium, has officially opened its €14 million recycling centre expansion at Aluminium Norf (Alunorf) in Neuss, Germany.