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First thermochromic can ends revealed

Can maker Rexam has launched what it claims are the first thermochromic printed ends. Available to brands in 12 different colours and on 200 and 202 ends, thermochromic ink changes colour indicating the can is perfectly chilled and ready to be drunk. The technology has been used on the actual can bodies before, most recently […]

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May 2013

REGULARS 3 Comment 6 World News 32 New Products New cans and ends in the market place 33 New Equipment The latest machinery and equipment for the can line 34 Filling Focus An indepth look at how the international canned beer market 58 Candid Alexander Mohr, external affairs director at the Association of European Producers […]

Sly Fox first to use removable end

Helles Golden Lager will be the first commercial use of Crown’s new full aperture end in North America. The can, which is the ninth canned beer by Sly Fox Brewing of Pennsylvania, will have a fully removable lid and both brewer and can maker believe the combination is a perfect fit for beer. “This technology […]

March 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes features on drying technology for cans, handling and conveying and caps and closures. There is also an in-depth look at the soft drinks market.

February 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International features an interview with Stanislaw Wasko, first vice president and operational director of Poland-based can making group Can-Pack. Anders Linde, the secretary general of Metal Packaging Europe, looks at the organisation’s work to get metal recognised as a permanent material by the European Parliament. There is also a look at the aerosols market, leak testing for cans plus much more.

December 2012/January 2013

The latest issue of CanTech International includes an interview with Ball’s Gerrit Heske. The latest oven technology is revealed and there is a review of the Tinplate Conference that recently took place in Barcelona, Spain. There is also a look at the rise of energy drinks in cans and the reasons why fillers are choosing cans as their package of choice. The area of printing is also covered in-depth in this issue.

September 2012

The September issue of CanTech International includes articles on China, South Africa and the canned wine market. There is also a look at how leading US canned food manufacturers have united to drive research-based messaging aimed at brands, retailers and consumers.