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Aujan Industries completes Coca-Cola deal

Aujan Industries, one of the largest independent beverage companies in the Middle East, has agreed to sell half of the equity in its existing beverage business to the Coca-Cola Company for US$980 million.

BAMA announces winners of Can Do awards

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced Dorset Local authorities as the winner of its Can Do Awards 2011. The awards recognise and reward the best local authority recycling campaigns that include empty aerosols.

Canvironment Week gains more support

Four new can making companies have joined Canvironment Week 2011 – a campaign that promotes the sustainability credentials of metal packaging. Nampak and Collect-a-Can from South Africa, ASA from Italy and Emballator from Sweden have all joined the campaign.

Bomb lager launched in cans

US Brewer Bomb Beer Company has launched Bomb Lager in 12oz cans from Rexam. Bomb Lager is a traditional Bavarian Helles made from imported barley malt, noble hops and lager yeast. Each batch undergoes a long, cold fermentation process to produce a delicate and smooth flavour profile with a beautiful head that provides delicate yet firm lacing on the glass.

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Silgan to supply cans to Nestlé

Can maker Silgan has acquired Nestlé Purina PetCare Company’s steel can making assets for its pet food products. As part of the deal, the US company has also entered into a long-term supply agreement with Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

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Supplier excellence recognised by Rexam

Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia recently held its annual supplier awards ceremony in the UK. The awards recognised supplier excellence throughout 2010 and took place at Sopwell House in St Albans. More than 100 guests, including 40 suppliers, attended the event.

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