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Tin vs Aluminium

Bisphenol A is an organic synthetic colourless compound, discovered by Russian chemist Aleksandr Dianin in 1891, and has been in commercial use since 1957. BPA-based plastics include certain polycarbonates for use in various consumer products, such as plastic water bottles, CDs and DVDs, and epoxy resins, which are used to line water pipes and the insides of many food and beverage cans.


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Bisphenol A (BPA)… where are we now?

Bisphenol A is an organic synthetic colourless compound, discovered by Russian chemist Aleksandr Dianin in 1891, and has been in commercial use since 1957. BPA-based plastics include certain polycarbonates for use in various consumer products, such as plastic water bottles, CDs and DVDs, and epoxy resins, which are used to line water pipes and the insides of many food and beverage cans.


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July Issue 166 – Features

This month, the ingenious design and manufacture of the 2-piece aluminium beverage can grabbed our attention, when we came across an engaging video (see below) by the brilliant Bill Hammack (‘The Engineer Guy’) in which he details the engineering choices underlying the design and making of a beverage can.


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June Issue 165 – Features

This year’s IMDA Annual Conference, held at Oakbrook, Illinois last month, reflected the many challenges the metal packaging industry has to deal with: technological changes, regulatory provisions and an ever-changing workforce; to keep viable, leading, and innovating onwards to continued success.


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May Issue 164 – Features

The International Metal Decorators’ Association (IMDA) is holding its two-day annual conference in Oak Brook, Illinois on the 23rd and 24th of this month, and Canmaking News will be there to cover the event.


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April Issue 163 – Features

Plastic is fast becoming the arch villain of our environmentally conscious times.

The war being waged by eco-warriors and their band of brothers and sisters has well and truly escalated in recent months...


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March Issue 162 – Features

The ADF Show, dedicated to innovation and business solutions for the aerosol and dispensing systems industry, and considered the top expert event by key players in the trade, is taking place in Paris as this issue hits the virtual press.


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February Issue 161 – Features

The ADF Show, dedicated to innovation and business solutions for the aerosol and dispensing systems industry, and considered the top expert event by key players in the trade, is taking place in Paris as this issue hits the virtual press.


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January Issue 160 – Features

How 2017 Featured in Canmaking News


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December Issue 159 – Features

Let’s get festive for December we thought, but with a global readership both secular and non-secular, we didn’t think we should only focus on Christmas, because it’s not just Christians that will be rejoicing and or making merry this month.


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