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Rexam acquires Arab Can Manufacturing

Following an announcement in February last year, Rexam has completed the aquisition of a 51% stake in Arab Can Manufacturing Limited (UAC). The company is to be renamed Rexam UAC. UAC makes beverage cans and can ends and is situated in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The plant has an annual capacity of 1.8 billion cans in […]

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2014 has been an exciting year for the metal packaging industry. The rise in popularity of aluminium bottles, thermochromic inks and the trend towards personalisation are of particular note, as well as developments worldwide in terms of new can plant openings and investments in up and coming markets. Most have seen steady growth, while others […]

Crown offers 550ml beverage can

Crown Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A. (Crown Brazil), a joint venture of Crown Holdings and Évora S.A. of Porto Alegre, Brazil, is now offering a 550ml beverage can that brands can use to leverage the growing culture of sharing beverages. The can enables consumers to easily share their beverage with friends or family, yet retains […]

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Hiperbaric and Desmasa join Cepeda to enter the can making industry through Cepeda Can Tech

Hiperbaric, the world-leading manufacturer of High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment for the food industry, together with Hi Tech special industrial machinery manufacturer Desmasa and Cepeda are the three shareholders of newly established Cepeda Can Tech. Cepeda Can Tech has strong industrial and technological back up from parent companies Hiperbaric and Desmasa, from which can makers […]

Crown showcases new packaging solutions

Crown Bevcan Europe and Middle East will be at Hall 4 Booth 231 at Brau Beviale in Nuremberg, Germany, displaying a range of packaging solutions. Crown has developed a range of solutions designed to build stronger relationships between brands and their consumers including its Smartcan, which uses an app designed for promotional uses such as […]

What’s a can opener?

Last night I had to reach for an object that I had hitherto thought of as obsolete – my can opener. In a world that is geared towards convenience I actually found myself feeling slightly put out by the inconvenience of turning the lever. It sounds lazy doesn’t it? But should the industry be looking […]

Busy times ahead!

As the supplier profile issue has been sent to the printer’s you may have thought that things would relax a little here at CanTech HQ.

One billion ends for HTW

Hindustan Tin Works Ltd (HTW), celebrated the export of its “One billion’th end” at the Metal Packaging Plaza during the Interpack show, the world’s largest packaging exhibition, held at Messe Dusseldorf, Germany. This landmark achievement is a huge step forward in HTWs plans to become a major supplier of ends across the world. On this […]

Metpack: The Metpack Conference

Anders Linde, secretary general of Metal Packaging Europe, opened the Metpack conference with a review of the history of the can, claiming that its invention ‘has changed the world.’ At the conference, nine international experts gave an overview of new technologies and recent research results. Linde’s opening speech addressed the historical significance of the can, […]

Hindustan Tin Works celebrates export of 1bn ends

Hindustan Tin Works will celebrate the export of its “1bn ends” at the Metal Packaging Plaza during the upcoming Interpack show (May 8 – 14, Messe Dusseldorf, Germany.) The company is aiming to position itself as a global end manufacturer by exporting its products like metal ends, components, cans, printed sheets to the major brand […]

Asia CanTech Platinum packages sold out

Platinum packages for the upcoming Asia CanTech conference in Bangkok are now sold out! Gold and Silver packages are still available, as are Can Maker packages, so book now! The early bird deadline ends 31 May. For more information, please visit the website: www.asia-can.com or contact Megan Freeman at megan@asia-can.com. Held from 27-29 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia CanTech […]

Seaming systems from Lanico

Lanico will be presenting a range of stainless can seaming machines at this year’s Interpack. The automatic model V1 10 SVA 50 T is designed for low volume production and laboratory applications, and is stainless and splashproof. The machine can operate as a stand-alone unit or in combination with a filling machine. By means of […]

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