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Solucan sets the pace for Digital Beverage Can Production in North America

Solucan, a provider of digital print solutions for the canned beverage industry, has opened the doors to a new facility in Trois-Rivières, Canada to demonstrate the capabilities of its Tonejet Cyclone direct-to-pack digital beverage can printer. On February 14th, Solucan hosted a press conference for guests including local media and provincial and federal representatives including, M. Jean……...


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rasselstein Solidflex Makes Aerosol Cans 14 Percent Lighter

Aerosol cans – made out of packaging steel – stand out because they’re user-friendly, practical and recyclable. When the first patent for the “self-spray can” was granted in 1927, it was still expensive to produce and had thick walls. Today, however, aerosol cans are part and parcel of people’s everyday lives – and thanks to……...


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Koenig & Bauer to launch MetalControl at this years METPACK

Koenig & Bauer have announced that they are set to launch MetalControl, an Inline Colour Control, at this years METPACK. MetalControl reduces the colour setup times down to a minimum with 100% measurement and analysing of every sheet guarantees colour consistency during the whole production run. Consistency of colour control during production is of upmost……...


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Aluminum Association Adds Three New Member Companies

The Aluminum Association have announced the addition of three new member companies: Audubon Metals joins the association as a producer member – a firm that makes or fabricate aluminum products; and REA JET and Trinity Consultants join as associate members – an organisation that supplies goods and services to the industry. “We’re excited to welcome……...


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ADF Review 2020

New additions and Brexit advice This year’s ADF show, organised by the EasyFairs Group, took place at the Porte de Versailles in Paris on the 29th and 30th January. The exhibition has certainly grown with organisers seeing an additional 100 exhibitors compared to the year before bringing the total to 700. The largest addition this……...


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Budweiser challenges marketing norms

Budweiser continues to challenge marketing norms Although you may have been busy watching the Superbowl to take notice of a new hashtag sweeping across social media, some of the more eagle eyed of you may have spotted Budweiser’s latest venture with John Knowles Ritchie (JKR), the SelfieBud. JKR created a special-edition label that can only……...


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Cans on the go

2019 especially saw a significant shift in the way that consumers buy, consume and travel with alcoholic drinks.


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The Reality of Marketing . . . or is it?

Karen McKenzie, freelance writer for the industry, investigates the multi-layered world of Augmented Reality Today, mobile phones are part of our reality, everyone has one. They are an appendage to our bodies; we are lost without them. Year after year, mobile phone technology just gets better and better. With network coverage stronger than ever and……...


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