In the first upload of a 14 part series of videos, CanTech Online looks at how a beverage can is produced. Parts 1-3 can be found, with descriptions of each part of the process, in this post. Keep checking back for new videos. Videos are courtesy of Ball Packaging Europe. The idea of these videos is to help those who are new to the industry to learn about can making.
I’ve been thinking about marketing and how well, or sometimes badly, the metal packaging industry promotes itself. The sustainability message is starting to get across as can recycling rates continue to rise. However, a quick search on Google shows that more can be done. Searching ‘sustainability cans’ returns 1,930,000 results while ‘sustainability glass’ returns a […]
China-based decorative can maker Jef Can has received strong demand for its products from UK customers.
Jack Knight is director international technical service for INX International Ink Co. He is also CanTech International’s regular ink specialist. Here he discusses printing on tinplate.
Articles in this issue include a look at Wilco AG’s range of leak testers, reports on sustainability and environmental developments, the first in a series of technical articles based on the Technical Forum at last year’s Asia CanTech conference, an article that looks at how can makers can improve line efficiency, plus regulars including Candid and Knight’s Knowledge.
Swiss can making company Hoffmann has agreed to take over the tobacco tin business of Dutch-based CM Packaging BV.