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Aquarena Beverage selects Rexam cans

Aquarena Beverage is launching its new drink, FUGA Life, in 12 oz Sleek cans from Rexam. FUGA Life contains no artificial ingredients and was created in partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation. It features a pink lemonade flavour and a proprietary blend of 100% natural caffeine from Yerba Mate, green tea and coffee beans. […]


Budweiser launches gold aluminium bottles from mall//herlan

Budweiser has launched limited edition gold aluminium bottles featuring the FIFA World Cup Trophy as part of its ‘Rise as One’ campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The aluminium-bottles are manufactured on a mall//herlan machine-line at Impacta in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The limited edition aluminium trophy bottle will be introduced simultaneously in more […]

Mike’s Hard Lemonade selects cans from Rexam

Mike’s Hard Lemonade has selected 8 oz Sleek cans from Rexam for three of its beverages, including Mike’s Harder lemonade, Mike’s Harder black cherry lemonade and Mike’s hard smashed apple ale. “This unique packaging option is another way that we are responding to the needs and wants of our customers who are increasingly looking for […]


Bell’s Brewery selects cans from Ball

Craft beer maker Bell’s Brewery has selected cans from Ball Corporation for two of its most popular brews. Oberon Ale and Two Hearted Ale from Bell’s Brewery is now available in 16 oz cans. Bell’s plans to roll out the rest of their seasonal lineup in 16 oz can four-packs with Best Brown and Winter […]


Rexam and Jim Beam team up for World Cup Cans

Rexam has collaborated with Jim Beam Germany to produce limited edition World Cup cans. The new designs will be featured on Jim Beam Bourbon and Cola 330ml and are creating using Rexam’s Editions technology that allows multiple designs of the same label to be printed simultaneously on one pallet. Aiming to encourage consumer engagement during […]

New appointments at the LME

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Mr Walid Al Attar as a member of its Aluminium Committee. Mr Al Attar, responsible for marketing and sales at Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), is the first representative from the Middle East to sit on the committee. “We welcome Mr Al Attar to the committee,” said Garry Jones, […]

Griffin Claw Brewing selects Rexam cans

Griffin Claw Brewing Company has selected Rexam 16 ounce cans for its beers. Norm’s Raggedy-Ass IPA, the company’s flagship brand, features a smooth, sweet body with enough malt to balance the huge hop profile of grapefruit and citrus flavors. El Rojo Red Ale has a strong malt character while also delivering the desired bitterness reminiscent […]

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Vision Experts reports success at Metpack

Vision Experts has reported success at Metpack 2014 in Essen. Can makers and contract printers from around 40 countries showed their interest in the new solution for 100% inspection of metal decorated sheets. Vision Experts could demonstrate realistically on a machine how VE 4000+ METAL works. “We are very happy with the feedback to our […]


Ball recognised for green efforts

Newsweek, in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and sustainability experts, has ranked Ball Corporation third among 500 US companies on overall environmental performance. The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the US by market capitalisation and score them based on performance on eight key performance indicators. The eight key indicators are: […]

Ball partners Red Cross to support flooded communities

Ball Corporation has earmarked a total of €50,000 in funds and products through its partnership with Red Cross to support communities in Serbia and Bosnia facing large scale flooding. Devastating rains over the course of the last several weeks in Serbia and the surrounding areas have claimed the lives of more than 30 people and […]


Dont miss the Early Bird discount for Asia CanTech 2014!

Don’t miss the Early Bird Discount, which expires on 31st May. All packages qualify for considerable discounts. WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND? To see some of the latest technologies in use around the world To help you become a more efficient manufacturer To make savings using new processes To get advice and help with technical issues […]

The Outlook for Metal Cans report

Omega Research Associates has published the third edition of The Outlook for Metal Cans. The report looks at the competitive position of metal cans around the world, including end-use markets, growth prospects, environmental considerations, and the impact of competitive materials and systems. The report found that the US market for metal cans is in its […]


Mall//herlan at Metpack

This year at Metpack in Essen, Germany, mall//herlan presented a range of new products at its stand: For the beverage industry, the firm has launched a machine for the production of aluminium bottles. The machine can produce 500 bottles a minute using standard equipment and up to 3000 a minute when tailored equipment is in […]


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