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Colour control

In this article I will talk about the affect ink and water balance has on colour control.

Crown and WD-40 launch cans in support of US troops

Crown Aerosol Packaging North America has teamed up with WD-40 to launch a limited edition series of collectible cans to honour American military forces. The series consists of four different designs. Three depict air, sea and land themes while one combined graphic showcases all five military branches, including the Coast Guard.

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Green politician visits Ball’s Hassloch plant

The chairman of the German Green Party was recently shown the latest can making innovations and technologies during a tour of Ball Packaging Europe’s Hassloch plant. Cem Özdemir was shown the German plant’s digital printing line for beverage cans which features a globally unique technology brought to market by Ball Packaging after extensive research and development.

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January/February 2011

The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.

March 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Vince Major, commercial director of Crown’s UK Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia regions, is now chairman of The Can Makers Features: Tinplate turns to gold: The huge swings in tinplate prices and other […]

March 2008

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Andrew Garner, CEO of Lindgens Metal Decorating Coatings & Inks Features: Cans to Impress: Francis Labbé came to London to extol the virtues of cans, especially microwaveable ones, with a new book […]

January/February 2008

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: John Gardner, vice president communications, corporate affairs, HR & recycling, Novelis Europe Features: Lifting the loop: Easylift, Crown’s development in the EO end market, makes opening cans easier than ever. Evert van […]