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Lindal invests $3.5+ million in Mexican facility

Lindal Group, a leading aerosol packaging solutions provider, has positioned itself for future market growth in Mexico. The first initiative involves Lindal de Mexico, now solely owned by the Lindal Group, after the company bought out the 49 per cent held by the previous ownership. The company has also invested more than $3.5 million to […]

Sudwerk Brewing selects Rexam cans

Sudwerk Brewing is launching its California Dry Hop Lager in Rexam 12oz cans, which will be available at select retailers across California. California Dry Hop Lager features a blend of pine and citrus hop aromas mixed with the crisp refreshment of a German Helles lager. “The time was right for us to join the legion […]

Ziggy Zoggy available in Rexam cans

Silver City Brewery is to offer Ziggy Zoggy Summer Lager as its first offering in aluminium with its launch in 12oz cans from Rexam. Brewed in the tradition of German style “Zwickelbier,” Ziggy Zoggy is an unfiltered lager that balances a crisp and elegant honey-like malt flavour with assertive, classic German hop character. “When we […]

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Thai Union to buy King Oscar

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) is to buy seafood company ‘King Oscar’. King Oscar Holding AS is owned by the private equity fund Procuritas Capital Investors IV in the Nordic Region. The company is number one in the premium sardine category in Norway, USA and Australia, posting sales of USD 80 million […]

Ball broadens Netherlands operation

Ball has announced the expansion of its beverage can manufacturing plant in Oss, Netherlands. The company is to build an additional production line for 50cl aluminium cans at the existing plant location. “In the Benelux countries, more and more breweries are choosing cans for their beer packaging,” said Colin Gillis, president, Ball Packaging Europe. “The […]

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Burnside Brewing Company selects Rexam cans

Burnside Brewing Company is launching its Couch Select Lager in Rexam 12oz cans. Couch Select Lager is a Helles style pale lager brewed with pilsner malt, American Tettnang hops and fermented with the Bohemian lager yeast strain. “Cans have a nostalgia to them that is very appealing,” said Jay Gilbert, owner and manager, Burnside Brewing […]

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Big Wood Brewery selects Rexam cans

Big Wood Brewery has added a fifth beer to its lineup of craft beers in Rexam 16 ounce cans. Amigo Grande features the tagline “Cerveza De Playa,” which roughly translates into “Beer of the Beach.” Amigo Grande is a Mexican Style Lager with five percent alcohol by volume (ABV). It joins Big Wood’s Jack Savage […]

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AkzoNobel expands in China

AkzoNobel has completed the expansion of its Industrial Coatings site in Songjiang, near Shanghai, in China, doubling annual production capacity and creating the company’s biggest plant for packaging coatings in the world. Work started in 2012, when around €14 million was invested in the facility to add production lines for packaging coatings and epoxy and […]

TRAC set to become TORUS Measurement Systems

TRAC Measurement Systems Ltd (TMS) and TRAC Americas Inc (TAI) will now operate as a stand-alone Measurement Group called TORUS Group, enabling them to focus on further development of their measurement product and service offering. The company’s main site, based in Telford, UK, and the Denver site in the US are set for expansion to […]

Rexam acquires majority stake in UAC

Rexam PLC has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 51% stake in beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing Limited (UAC) for US$122m. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to complete in Q3 2014. UAC makes beverage cans and can ends out of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The […]

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Sixty years of canmaking in Dutch beverage can plant

In his welcoming speech on 21st December at the Ball plant in Oss (Netherlands), plant manager Peter Kauw referred briefly to the status of canmaking in the Netherlands 60 years ago. “Mister Frits Drijver, founder, managing director and main shareholder of the then leading Dutch canmaker Thomassen & Drijver, decided overnight in 1952 and virtually […]

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CIM expands international presence

Cincinnati Industrial Machinery (CIM) has expanded its international presence into the European market with the addition of two new partners based in the United Kingdom. With this expansion, CIM now has operations across three continents; the United States of America, China and the United Kingdom. Craig Fisher joins the firm as a European Field Service […]

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Aluminium Closures – Turn 360°, the all-round sector focus

The pan-European promotional campaign ’Aluminium Closures – Turn 360˚’ has been extended to include new contents. The multilingual internet campaign portal www.aluminium-closures.org provides detailed information on the numerous advantages offered by aluminium closures.   By expanding the scope from wine to spirits, water, and oils, the extensive promotional campaign – directed in particular at decision-makers […]

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