Crown Holdings, a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, has officially opened a new beverage can plant in Hangzhou, China.
A new one-litre can has been launched by Rexam in Western Europe. The can maker introduced the two-piece King Can into the German market in March.
Baosteel Group is planning to build its first overseas beverage can plant in Vietnam, according to reports. The Chinese company, which is the world’s second-largest steel maker by output, hopes the steel beverage can plant will help meet the increasing demand from the Southeast Asian market.
In one of my previous blog entries I talked about Brazil being a buzzword in the metal packaging world. At the time Rexam had announced plans to increase its capacity in Brazil by a further 1.7 billion cans. Since that announcement, and over the last few days, both Ball and Crown have released details of […]
Crown Embalagens, a subsidiary of Crown Holdings, has announced that it will build a beverage can plant in Belem, Northern Brazil. The plant will produce two-piece aluminium beverage cans in multiple sizes and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2012.
The January/February 2011 issue of CanTech International includes features on easy-open ends, Canvironment Week, Ardagh Glass Group’s acquisition of Impress, the twopiece can printing market and light and leak testing.
US-based Roeslein & Associates, systems integrator in the two-piece container industry, has officially opened a new engineering and manufacturing facility in China. Roeslein China operations comprises of a brand new, 3,000 square metre facility located 30 minutes from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
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