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Life Down Under

As we approach the first anniversary of the Ardagh sale of their Australasian entities to Shanghai Yuanlong Investment Co. Ltd, Jamestrong’s managing director, John Bigley, reflects on some of the challenges in the Australasian market.

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Safety first

I noticed recently that aside from the obvious business of producing quality products, safety is top of the list of priorities without exception in this business.

Ball improves on sustainability goals

Ball has released its 2014 global sustainability data, indicating noteworthy improvements toward its corporate and operational sustainability priorities and goals since issuing its biennial sustainability report. “For Ball, sustainability is an integral part of who we are,” said Bjoern Kulmann, Ball’s director of sustainability. “Each and every day, our employees around the world remain focused […]

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Rexam JV wins Shingo Prize

The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded Rexam’s joint venture with Envases Universales in Guatemala with the Shingo Prize.

Cans recycling challenge

The US Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) has received top honors in the Great American Can Roundup’s (GACR) Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge. As the top recycling service academy for the 2014-2015 GACR Challenge, all 896 cadets of the USCGA’s eight companies participated in the competition to recycle more than 3,100 aluminum beverage cans. An award ceremony took place […]

12th Annual Rexam Supplier Awards

Rexam brought together 75 suppliers from 47 different companies to recognise accomplishments in driving growth within the beverage can industry recently at its 12th annual Rexam Supplier Awards. AkzoNobel was declared ‘Supplier of the Year’ for its collaborative approach to developing a global partnership with Rexam that is underpinned with comprehensive local plant support. In […]

Aerosols on the rise

According to figures released by the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) the UK aerosol sector has grown for the fourth year running. The annual UK filling figures show an overall increase of 3% for 2014 compared with the previous year. In total, UK producers filled 1509.7 million cans last year, with aerosols produced for both […]

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