IMDA Changes objectives and name to include Canmaking and metal packaging
The International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) has expanded its scope to include can manufacturing and metal packaging into its mission of bringing the latest technology and information to its membership.
Metal packaging Industry moves on circular economy
Enforceable rules on the design for circularity must be the guiding principle for all future packaging legislation.
thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel Announce Executive Leadership
Following the announcement of a joint European steel venture between Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp, the members of the future management board have been revealed.
Tesla Semi-Trucks Deliver Cans and Ease Carbon Footprint
An Otto truck carrying 51,744 cans of Budweiser completed an autonomous truckload shipment from Anheuser-Busch’s Ft. Collins, Colorado brewery to a wholly-owned distributorship in Colorado Springs, a distance of 132 miles, marking the first ever commercial beer delivery using autonomous driving technology.
Unfairly Traded Aluminium Imports from China Harming US Industry says USITC
In a unanimous decision the US International Trade Commission (USITC) found that US producers have been ‘materially injured’ by unfairly traded imports of common aluminium alloy sheet from China. In the coming weeks the US Department of Commerce will issue unfair trade orders on aluminium sheet imports from China, and impose antidumping duties ranging from……...
Glow-in-the-dark Mountain Dew now available in Middle East
Crown has worked with Mountain Dew, a PepsiCo brand, to create a special edition can featuring florescent inks, for the Middle East market. Designed to attract consumer attention and boost sales in the hot summer season, the ultra-bright green colour on the 33cl can accentuates the bold Mountain Dew logo and reinforces the brand’s image.
Ball agrees to sell Chinese metal packaging facilities to ORG
Ball Corporation has announced an agreement to sell its metal beverage packaging facilities in China to ORG Technology, a Chinese metal packaging company, for approximately $225 million.
Asia Can Manufacturing Co. Ltd opens can plant in Thailand
A ceremony for the completion of a new aluminium can factory was held last week at Bang Pakong in the Chachoengsao Province of Thailand.
It’s a Can . . . But Not As We Know It!
Tata Steel has launched a style guide showcasing its conceptual pod food can, produced using Protact, the company’s polymer coated steel.