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Valspar Packaging Award-Winning Innovation, valPure V70

The Bronze Metpack 017 Innovation Award was presented to Valspar for its next-generation valPure V70 non-BPA line of coatings for light metal packaging. The industry’s highest honour for innovation was awarded at the Metpack Conference in Essen, Germany. “We’re thrilled to be recognised with this prestigious award,” said Flavio Marchi, Valspar’s global marketing director for […]

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Alive

Whilst away on holiday I got to thinking about survival. Why, you may ask, did this cross my mind? Well, I was on a skiing holiday in the Alps and it occurred to me that cans – specifically canned foods – can play an important role when it comes to living in mountain regions, and […]

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Ball acquires Sonoco’s Ohio facilities

Ball Corporation has completed its acquisition of Sonoco’s metal end and closure facilities in Canton, Ohio. The Canton plants employ approximately 100 people and produce multiple-sized closures for the food can market. They will become part of Ball’s global metal food and household products packaging division. “We are always looking for opportunities to expand into […]

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Are cans convenient?

A new survey by Canadean finds that one in five (22%) consumers consider tinned food difficult to open. With British consumers spending over £8bn on the most convenient food products, manufacturers will increasingly adopt easier to open packs such as pouches for vegetables, soups, meat, and fish. Of British consumers, an incredible 22% find tinned […]