sustainability

 

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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Coke CCE looks to the future of manufacturing

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has released the initial findings from its industry research partnership with Cranfield University; a white paper entitled Sustainable Manufacturing for the Future. The paper considers the current and future landscape of sustainable manufacturing across the food and drink industry in Great Britain, investigating the challenges and opportunities the industry needs to address […]

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June 2015

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Novelis joins Circular Economy 100

Novelis has announced its induction into the Circular Economy 100 (CE100), a global platform aiming to bring together companies, emerging innovators, cities and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

CCE’s new high speed canning line

Coca-Cola Enterprises’ new £16.6m high-speed canning line at its Sidcup site is now operational and will increase on-site production with the line’s capacity increasing from 57,600 cans per hour (cph) to 110,000cph. The new high-speed line, replacing an older line on-site, is CCE’s only multi-formatted line in Great Britain (GB) designed to produce both the […]

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Second Self Beer Company selects Novelis’ evercan

Novelis, an aluminum rolling and recycling specialist, and Atlanta brewery Second Self Beer Company have announced the launch of Second Self beer in aluminum cans, made from Novelis’ evercan. “At Second Self we spend a lot of time perfecting the flavor profile of every beer we make, from how it first hits the pallet to […]

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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 […]

Ball’s R. David Hoover Sustainability Awards

Ball is honouring seven of its 58 global manufacturing plants with the R. David Hoover Sustainability Award for making a substantial impact toward Ball’s sustainability goals, both inside the plant and within their communities, in 2014. The annual award recognises one plant in each region of Ball’s global beverage can business and its global food […]

Novelis announces new interim president

Novelis has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Steve Fisher to serve as the company’s interim president, effective immediately. He replaces Philip Martens, the firm’s former president and CEO, and the search for a permanent chief executive is in progress. “The Board would like to thank Phil for his service to Novelis during […]

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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Southbound Brewing Company chooses evercan

The Southbound Brewing Company in Georgia, US, has selected cans made from Novelis’ evercan high-recycled content aluminium can sheet. “We founded Southbound to bring the innovation and excitement of the American craft beer revolution to Savannah and the Southeast,” says Carly Wiggins, director, marketing and sales, Southbound Brewing Company and Membership Chair of the Georgia […]

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Novelis launches evercycle

Novelis has announced the first product in a new portfolio of certified high-recycled content aluminium for speciality applications called evercycle. This new material will apparently enable customers to produce infinitely recyclable products with a lower carbon footprint. The first product in the portfolio is designed for aluminium food containers. Certified by SCS Global Services to […]

Euro CanTech Day Two

The second day of presentations was set in motion this morning by John Revess of Rexam. The delegation were no doubt interested to hear if he would discuss the potential takeover by Ball, and whilst this was mention briefly in the beginning, the main body of his presentation was devoted to his specialist area of […]

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