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February 2012

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.

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.