energy drinks


Drink cans strong as demand for aluminium drops

New figures have revealed a 4.6% drop in demand for aluminium packaging by German based manufacturers. The figures show volume losses through 2012 with packaging manufacturers producing a total of 320,025 tons (t) down from 2011’s total of 335,490t. The figures were released today (15 April) by Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA), a federation of product-oriented […]

Red Bull reveals can contamination threat

Red Bull has revealed a blackmailer is attempting to extort money by threatening to contaminate cans of its energy drink. The blackmailer is allegedly threatening to place cans of the drink contaminated with faeces on supermarket shelves in Austria. According to a statement by Red Bull the company decided to go public about the plot […]


Growth for CSD can market

The Can Makers, the body representing the UK manufacturers of beverage cans, has revealed that a total of 5,147 million carbonated soft drink (CSD) cans were shipped in 2012 – an increase of 0.6% on shipments in 2011.


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.