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Welcome to October!

We were thrilled to return to the IMDPA (International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association) Annual Conference, which this year took place on September 26-28 in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Day one opened with the keynote speech from Gus Reall, CEO of Stolle Machinery, discussing Substrate v Sustainability, stating that “there is no alternative to the metal…


Welcome to September!

As we go into September we’re preparing ourselves for yet another busy autumn. First up is the annual IMDPA conference in Chicago. A highlight of the events calendar, we’re so looking forward to catching up with you all after the summer and of course, to playing a couple of rounds of golf! In our 16th…


Welcome to August!

What a wash out! No we’re not talking about our industry but the traditional English Summer seems to have been and gone. We brits are obsessed with talking about the weather, particularly when its not been very good so keep your fingers crossed for us and our sanity! In other news, we had a great…


Welcome to July!

We’re firmly entering the summer months now filled with outdoor festivals and holidays to far flung places. We’re currently in Rock, Cornwall – home of Sharps Brewery and everywhere we turn we’re seeing canned cocktails, new and exciting beers as well as these fantastic aluminum cups made by Envirocup, a company who say they are…

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March saw us slightly rejig things at Canmaking News HQ. Each month we will be focusing on a different country, including news and analysis, as well as features from those regions. In March, our Country In Focus was the US and we were thrilled to include a feature from Heath Cox, Director of Industry Affairs…


Hello and welcome to March!

What a busy few weeks! In February, guests from around the world, including the Canmaking News team, attended the official launch event for American Canning’s new manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. The new environmentally friendly facility is the first aTULC can manufacturing plant in North America and the smallest in the world. A collaboration with…


Hello and welcome to February!

A busy start to the year for the Canmaking News team as we attended the annual ADF packaging show in Paris. A highlight on our calendars, it was lovely to catch up with you all and see the impressive work our industry continues to showcase. The event attracted nearly 9000 visitors this year, a 30%…


Welcome to December!

At Canmaking News HQ we’re definitely getting into the festive spirit and it appears from some of our conversations with you we are too! We’ve loved seeing the festive innovations launching in December, most notably a full Vegan Christmas lunch in a can (see below) and Spam’s new Figgy Pudding in a can (we’re not…

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Welcome to November!

We’re sure that you’ve all been watching the news and seeing the goings on in the UK. Luckily things seem to be stabilising now and with only 8 weeks until Christmas, here and Canmaking News, we’re focusing on all things festive and bright! In September Canmaking News attended the annual British Aerosols Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) Awards at Carden…


Hello and welcome to October!

Autumn is well and truly upon us and if you’re in the UK you’ll have noticed a dip in temperatures (sorry we’re British – we’re obsessed with the weather!). We’re anticipating many new autumnal and festive themed beverages and foods so please do send us anything new you might be working on in that arena.…


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