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Coopers places big beer cans across Australia

Coopers is celebrating its status as the last locally owned and operated big-beer brand in Australia with a new campaign via Special Australia. The ‘Local, Everywhere’ campaign established Coopers as the local beer of Australia. “Although Coopers may be born in Adelaide, it’s raised by locals all over Australia, making Coopers truly Local Everywhere,” the…


Government misses opportunity to confirm Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism – UK Steel

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt missed a major opportunity by not confirming a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) in his Autumn Statement this week, says trade association UK Steel. “The country is now in danger of playing catch-up with the EU on timetables, leaving a critical, trade-exposed industry at risk,” the association observes.…

Auf der METPACK präsentieren vom 2. bis 6. Mai 2023 mehr als 300 Aussteller aus 26 Nationen alles rund um die Herstellung, Veredelung und Wiederverwertung von Metallverpackungen. Dazu zählen Lebensmittel-, Getränke- und Spraydosen, Tuben, Deckel und Verschlüsse sowie technische Verpackungen wie beispielsweise Fässer und Kanister.
At METPACK from May 2 to 6, 2023, more than 300 exhibitors from 26 nations will present everything to do with the production, finishing and recycling of metal packaging. This includes food, beverage and aerosol cans, tubes, lids and closures, as well as technical packaging such as drums and pails.

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METPACK 2026 cut to 4 days

Messe Essen METPACK Committee have agreed to adjust the trade fair period to four days, a move that they say, will make the event more efficient and attractive. This means that the international metal packaging industry will next meet from 5 to 8 May 2026 in Halls 1, 2 and 3 of Messe Essen to…


Alupro launches report tracking industry’s recycling goals

Alupro has launched a new report demonstrating the national impact of its pioneering educational initiatives. The Alupro Impact Report details activity delivered during 2022, explores the outcomes of its latest campaigns and tracks progress towards its goal of achieving a 100% recycling rate for aluminium packaging. Crucially, the report explains how the achievements of Alupro’s…


APEAL applauds European Parliament vote

APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has welcomed the European Parliament (EP) plenary vote in favour of stricter recyclability measures inside the Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Commending the European Commission’s ambitious proposal for these original measures, APEAL acknowledged the efficiency demonstrated by the rapporteur, MEP Frédérique Ries, and the…


Trend report offers insight into consumers evolving values

Global market research company Euromonitor International has released the Top Global Consumer Trends 2024 report today. The annual report reveals emerging trends that provide insights into consumers’ evolving values and explores how their behaviour is redefining their shopping motivations and needs. It examines how the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the importance of sustainability initiatives, and social,…


Shanghai Huafon Aluminium Corporation ASI certified

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)  has announced that Shanghai Huafon Aluminium Corporation has achieved Certification against the ASI Performance Standard for its Shanghai production facility. The company has an annual production capacity of 175,000 tonnes of rolled aluminium products, which are used in applications such as automotive, engineering machinery, power stations, air conditioning and battery housing.…


Obituary: Jeffrey Robinson, CEO of Environmental Services and Technology

It is with great sadness that we report that Jeffrey Griffin Robinson, CEO of Environmental Services and Technology and a great friend of Canmaking News, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023, surrounded by his family. Jeffrey Griffin Robinson was born July 20, 1960, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Griffin John and Pamela (Sharp) Robinson.…


Beaujolais Nouveau in Ardagh’s Wine Cans

Dutch company IPL Brands BV, based in Amsterdam, known for its premium sparkling wines, has released “Beaujolais Nouveau” in the South Korean market. IPL Brands BV has chosen to package this iconic French wine in 200ml Wine Cans from Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP). Beaujolais Nouveau is a fruity, red wine made from Gamay grapes grown…


Sun Chemical expands sheetfed offset direct food contact ink offering

Sun Chemical has further enhanced its sheetfed offset direct food contact ink offering with the launch of an innovative, ‘green’ shade blue pigment that helps to increase the colour gamut available to designers and brand owners, especially now within the ‘green’ shade colour space without comprising compliance to accepted food safety standards. Due to the…


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