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New can size from Ball

Ball has announced the launch of its newest can size – the 8oz trim can. The small, lightweight can is ideal for juices and other beverages for portion-conscious consumers, and is unbreakable, quick-chilling and 100% recyclable.

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June 2011

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Greg Frisby, industry manager, Sensory Analytics Features: Marvellous Metpack: A record number of visitors attended this year’s Metpack as Messe Essen once again proved to be the central international meeting place in […]

May 2011

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Steve Gogerty, chairman of Canned Food UK and business development manager, Crown Food UK & Ireland Features: Integrating inks: Sun Chemical is in the process of integrating metal decorating inks manufacturer DIC […]

Blackstone cleared to buy Mivisa

The European Commission has cleared the purchase of Spain’s leading can making company Mivisa by private equity group Blackstone. Mivisa is a Spanish company that manufactures and supplies metal food cans. Blackstone is a US based global asset manager and provider of financial advisory services.

March/April 2011

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Evelyne Frauman, quality and environment manager, Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) Features: Knight’s knowledge: Jack Knight is senior international technical service manager for INX International Ink Co. He […]

Heristo’s products enhanced by Crown’s easy-open ends

One of the leading food canners and private label suppliers in Germany has teamed up with Crown Food Europe to incorporate Easylift easy-open ends on its products. Heristo is promoting convenience for its products by incorporating the easy-open ends on its Buss range of ready meals and soup and its Saturn pet food products.

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January/February 2011

The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.

November/December 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Jay Gouliard, vice president of global packaging, Unilever Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Review: Speakers at Asia CanTech 2010 agreed that metal packaging will be around for many years to come. Alec Peachey […]

September/October 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Gregor Spengler, secretary general, European Tube Manufacturers Association Features: Asia CanTech 2010 Preview: What’s coming up at the conference and meeting point for can makers and fillers in Asia Pacific No drain, […]

July/August 2010

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Rick Clendenning, president and CEO, INX International Ink Features: Moving into the mainstream: A move into the mainstream could be the way forward for aluminium bottles, according to Bill Speidell from Belvac. […]