This morning I heard a song on the radio from The Specials – (Dawning of A) New Era and this was rather apt for the week we have had in the industry. We finally learnt the news that Ball has finally completed the acquisition of Rexam for the princely sum of $6.1 billion.
Having already secured the services of Kian Joo and Tata Steel to present as keynote speakers at Asia CanTech 2016, Bell Publishing has announced that the new president of Crown’s Asia Pacific division, Robert H. Bourque Jr., will also be presenting at the show.
Hello from Chicago where I’m here for the International Metal Decorators Association’s annual conference.
Aside from a nightmare journey back from Denver which included flight delays, an incompetent taxi driver and being sat next to the passenger from hell (don’t ask!), my week in Denver for Cannex was a really enjoyable one and a valuable experience as far as my can making education goes.