Novelty tin for Fox’s biscuit brand

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe has launched a novelty tin for the Fox’s biscuit brand Vinnie’s Biscwits Selection range shaped like the character Vinnie’s head. The matte varnished design features Vinnie munching on a biscuit set against a metallic purple background finish. The triple-embossed gold banner reinforces Fox’s current seasonal range, and helps strengthen […]

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Crown wins gold at Starpack awards

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe is celebrating a number of successes in the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Starpack Awards 2014. At the awards ceremony, which took place in London, UK, the team was honored with gold, silver and bronze across multiple categories for its work with some of Europe’s beverage and […]

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India: all aboard?

In our upcoming issue, Atit Bhatia of Hindustan Tin Works has written a piece on the future of can making in India. He commented: The Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, envisions a breakthrough in the manufacturing sector. He talks about the concept of “Make in India” as a major indication of his focus to […]

MetalMatters campaign launches in Wales

TV presenter Iolo Williams has joined forces with the MetalMatters programme run by ALUPRO to call encourage residents of Torfaen and Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT) to recycle more. The average household in the Torfaen Borough using over 60 million items of metal packaging each year and the RCT Borough using 106 million items (joint total […]

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Are cans convenient?

A new survey by Canadean finds that one in five (22%) consumers consider tinned food difficult to open. With British consumers spending over £8bn on the most convenient food products, manufacturers will increasingly adopt easier to open packs such as pouches for vegetables, soups, meat, and fish. Of British consumers, an incredible 22% find tinned […]

Crown launches luxury tins for Nicolas Feuillatte

Crown is currently manufacturing two newly-designed metal tins for the world-renowned Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne brand. Produced in Châtillon-sur-seine, Burgundy (France), the new striking and elegant tins, manufactured for Nicolas Feuillatte’s X’ploration range, follow the precise luxury design requirements of the brand by featuring delicate patterns that outline an intricate map of the world. Motifs employed […]

Weidenhammer composite cans with Peel-off Top

Weidenhammer Packaging Group, suppliers of composite cans, has released a new generation of impermeable containers, which can be used to pack perishable products and oxygen-sensitive bulk goods. The new Peel-off Top composite can has a special metal closure similar to ones used on standard tin cans, which makes the can extremely gastight. Attached directly to […]


One billion ends for HTW

Hindustan Tin Works Ltd (HTW), celebrated the export of its “One billion’th end” at the Metal Packaging Plaza during the Interpack show, the world’s largest packaging exhibition, held at Messe Dusseldorf, Germany. This landmark achievement is a huge step forward in HTWs plans to become a major supplier of ends across the world. On this […]

Hindustan Tin Works celebrates export of 1bn ends

Hindustan Tin Works will celebrate the export of its “1bn ends” at the Metal Packaging Plaza during the upcoming Interpack show (May 8 – 14, Messe Dusseldorf, Germany.) The company is aiming to position itself as a global end manufacturer by exporting its products like metal ends, components, cans, printed sheets to the major brand […]

Tin capsule committee established

A group to promote the use of tin capsules for premium wines and spirits has been established, with three founding member companies: · Ramondin Group (Spain) · Rivercap SA (Spain) · Coliège Métalco Emballages – Bouchage Métallique (France) The Committee will specialise in the development of communications, training and educational tools to support the market […]

Hindustan Tin Works announces un-audited Q3 results

Hindustan Tin Works Ltd has reported its quarterly profit and revenue numbers, with a 67.2% jump in net profit before tax for the quarter ended 31st December 2013. The company saw net sales of 79.69 cr. for the 3rd Quarter, compared to 61.40 cr. for the corresponding period last year – thereby showing an increase […]


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