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Brasilata launches steel pail for plaster

Can making company Brasilata has launched a recyclable steel pail which can be used as a container for plaster. According to Brasilata, a good portion of the plaster market has been looking for lower cost packaging alternatives, especially to meet the lower income market needs.

Steel maker to halt production for a week

Production at Tata Steel’s tinplate works in Trostre, Wales, will stop for one week next month. More than 700 staff will be deployed to other areas like maintenance and training.

June 2011

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Greg Frisby, industry manager, Sensory Analytics Features: Marvellous Metpack: A record number of visitors attended this year’s Metpack as Messe Essen once again proved to be the central international meeting place in […]

Conference line-up revealed

The lineup for this year’s Metpack Conference has been revealed. Focusing on Modern Can Technology, the conference will feature eight speakers who will be presenting the latest research results and new manufacturing technologies all relating to metal packaging in 2011.

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Blackstone cleared to buy Mivisa

The European Commission has cleared the purchase of Spain’s leading can making company Mivisa by private equity group Blackstone. Mivisa is a Spanish company that manufactures and supplies metal food cans. Blackstone is a US based global asset manager and provider of financial advisory services.

April 2010

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Rudi Roeslein, CEO, Roeslein & Associates, Inc. Features: Food for thought in the US: The canned food market in the US is set for slow but steady growth, according to market research […]

March 2010

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: Marcus Greenbrook, international sales manager, GEW Features: High recycled content: How can already high tinplate recycling rates be further improved in Germany? Rasselstein wants to know Life in a niche: CM Packaging has moved premises from Elburg to Dronten in a €5m new […]

September/October 2009

Regulars: Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Candid: André Balbi, president and CEO, Rexam Beverage Can Americas tells Suzanne Christiansen about his plans for this vast region Features: Asia CanTech 2009 A Major attitude: The chairman of the Can Makers, […]

July/August 2009

Regulars: New Products: New cans and ends in the market place Equipment News: The latest machinery and equipment for the can line Candid: Gokhan Atkas, managing coordinator, Teksan Metal Packaging Features: China unbound: Cannex was held in Guangzhou, China for the first time in its history. The show was small but perfectly formed, Suzanne Christiansen […]