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Ball expands impact extruded aerosol plant

Ball Corporation has announced plans to add a new high-speed line in its impact extruded aerosol can manufacturing plant, Devizes, UK. The additional line will begin production during the fourth quarter of 2015. “As a leader in the production of metal aerosol packaging, Ball is continually working to optimize its global and regional manufacturing footprint […]

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Crown to showcase confectionery packaging at ProSweets

Crown Aerosols and Specialty Packaging Europe has announced that it will be showcasing its premium and sustainable packaging solutions for confectioners at ProSweets, a tradeshow for the confectionery industry, February 1-4, 2015, Cologne, Germany. In addition, the company will feature an array of packaging designs and finishes for European confectionery brands. Crown will be on […]

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Rexam and Efes Rus launch seasonal can

For the past 15 years Rexam and Russian drinks company Efes Rus have engaged in a strategic partnership which has resulted in the creation of many innovative products. Their most recent product has been the development of a winter limited edition can for the Velkopopovicky Kozel dark beer brand. The new can joins a portfolio […]

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December/ January 2015

Focus: Asia Market/consumer trends Printing technology and consumables Oven technology Asia CanTech review

The first LED Tech Talk

IST METZ recently hosted the first LED Tech Talk, an event taking account of the increasing significance of LED technology, whose use in the printing industry has grown in the past few years. IST METZ supplies both conventional UV systems with medium-pressure mercury discharge lamps and LED systems. The LED Tech Talk was designed to […]

Ball wins World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award from AEROBAL

Ball has recently won the 2014 World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award from AEROBAL for its ‘U Homme’ deodorant can prototype. The can features Ball’s Matte & Gloss printing technology, and was selected as this year’s winner by an international jury comprised of journalists from the world’s leading can magazines and packaging journals. Using its unique […]

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KBA’s MetalStar 3 is a best-seller

In the three months since this year’s METPACK, KBA-MetalPrint’s MetalStar 3 has proven to be a best-seller. Over 50 printing units of the MetalStar 3 have been sold worldwide, from two-colour to eight-colour printing presses with integrated UV coating towers, as well as with purely thermal drying as six-colour printing presses with the MetalCoat 480 […]

World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards

AEROBAL has announced the winners of the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award 2014: Innovative ideas for print and design and the environment. The judging panel was made up of journalists from can magazines from around the world. A can produced by German manufacturer Tubex for Dove deodorant won the award for best can already on […]

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Rexam to open graphics and design studio

This month, Rexam will open a new state-of-the-art graphics and design studio, designed to provide a unique offering for customers with on the spot design expertise, platemaking and proofing. The studio is based in Luton, UK, and will act as a one-stop-shop, showcasing Rexam’s graphic and design capabilities for customers. There features a dedicated suite […]

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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 […]

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Masas to increase capacity

Masas Decorative Metal Packaging, Turkey’s leading producer of decorative cans, is planning to install a new printing machine that will almost double the company’s production capacity. Plans to install a new printing line, for which the supplier has not been decided, follow a sustained period of business growth over the past three years. The company’s […]