Rexam and SABMiller selected to produce Birell beer cans

Rexam has collaborated with brewing company SABMiller to produce a range of new designs for non-alcoholic Birell beer cans. The cans incorporate Rexam’s thermochromic inks and matt over finish. The thermochromic inks change colour when the beverage reaches the ideal temperature for consumption, and the matt over varnish adds a soft finish. Commenting on the […]

Trelleborg to exhibit latest products at Asia CanTech

Trelleborg Coated Systems printing solutions operations is due to showcase its latest products for can printing at the Technical Conference and Exhibition at Asia CanTech 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 27 to 29. Recently added to Trelleborg’s printing blanket portfolio for cans in the Asia-Pacific region are two products for three-piece can printing. The […]


Sun Chemical extends SunCure Lite range

Sun Chemical has announced addition to its SunCure range of inks, SunCure Lite, a series of UV curable, lithographic inks, designed for commercial printing and non-food packaging applications. Utilising energy efficient UV curing lamp technologies, based on formulations developed in collaboration with DIC Corporation, the ink formulations absorb the specific spectral output of Low Energy […]


One trillion served

Jack Knight recently took up the challenge to see how many items were printed on metal worldwide.

New facility for INX

INX International UK officials are set to host an opening event at its new manufacturing facility in Heywood, England, on 16 April.  The largest dedicated two-piece ink structure outside the United States reflects the company’s effort to accommodate expanded business in the beer and beverage can market throughout Europe and the Middle East. “This new […]

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INX and CTI announce collaboration

INX, a provider of inks for beer and beverage cans, and Chromatic Technologies (CTI), a manufacturer of speciality inks such as thermochromic, photochromic, ‘Reveal’ and security inks, are set to join forces. The two companies will continue to be owned and operated independently and negotiate separate long-term supply agreements. The announcement follows CTI’s launch of […]

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