Stolle global expansion begins

Stolle Machinery has begun a programme of expansion that will increase both its machining and customer service capabilities around the globe. The first three expansions are expected to be completed by summer of 2016 and will result in better control of production, parts as well as increased servicing capabilities for customers. The three major expansions […]

CMB apprentices to represent UK at WorldSkills in Brazil

A team of young engineers from CMB Engineering has excelled in this year’s Manufacturing Team Challenge category at the national WorldSkills UK competition, winning first prize for the design and production of a remote control forklift. The WorldSkills competition rewards talent and seeks to increase knowledge across a number of industries by encouraging apprenticeships, skills […]

U.Can Cook with new app

UK consumers spent £2.3 billion on canned food last year, with an increase from the previous year of over 26 million people purchasing canned food goods. What’s more these store cupboard staples are now being consumed in over 99% of UK households. To meet this popularity, Canned Food UK has launched a smart new app […]


Ball improves on sustainability goals

Ball has released its 2014 global sustainability data, indicating noteworthy improvements toward its corporate and operational sustainability priorities and goals since issuing its biennial sustainability report. “For Ball, sustainability is an integral part of who we are,” said Bjoern Kulmann, Ball’s director of sustainability. “Each and every day, our employees around the world remain focused […]


Cap Can for Cock’n Bull

Cock’n Bull Ginger Beer – the original Moscow Mule mixer – has added the Rexam 24oz Cap Can with closure technology from Dayton Systems Group (DSG) to its packaging lineup. This packaging option gives consumers the ability to reseal the beverage should they not wish to consume it in a single serve. “This 24 oz. […]


CMB expands in Shipley

CMB Engineering has announced the expansion of its operations with the development of a new 1,900 square-foot production facility in Shipley, UK.

CMB launches new spray machine

CMB Engineering is set to launch its new 3200 Reformat Lacquer Spray Machine, the first in its Reformat Range, to meet the evolving demands of the canmaking industry. This new lacquer machine offers improvements in process control; its control system is adapted to modern IT environments and incorporates smart technology, removing the need for a […]

CCE’s new high speed canning line

Coca-Cola Enterprises’ new £16.6m high-speed canning line at its Sidcup site is now operational and will increase on-site production with the line’s capacity increasing from 57,600 cans per hour (cph) to 110,000cph. The new high-speed line, replacing an older line on-site, is CCE’s only multi-formatted line in Great Britain (GB) designed to produce both the […]


AkzoNobel trading update

AkzoNobel has published a trading update for Q1 2015. Highlights from the update include: • Operating income up 42% at €306 million (2014: €216 million), reflecting the effects of process optimisation, reduced restructuring expenses, lower costs and favorable currencies • Revenue up 6% due to 8% favorable currency effects • Improved performance with ROS at […]

CMB expands in Shanghai

CMB Engineering is expanding its global operations with the opening of a new office in Songjiang District, Shanghai in a bid to better service its customers throughout China and Asia-Pacific region. The new facility will increase the speed of delivery of tools and equipment to CMB’s customers, will be used as a sales and spares […]

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