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Mars chocolate drinks launches in new can format

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats (MCD&T) has launched a new 250ml can format for its Mars and Galaxy milk drinks. The move is part of the company’s drive towards sustainable packaging that can be more easily recycled. If successful, the cans will be rolled out to other variants within the range alongside the existing 350ml…


Orora Beverage opens new $80 million can production line

Australian manufacturer of cans from aluminium foils, Orora Beverage has opened its new $80 million multi-sized can production line. The company produces almost 1 billion beverage cans annually and has a client base consisting of VB, Mount Franklin and Coke. The President, Simon Bromell, said: “The cans business has been growing strongly and hence the…


UK based fruit beverage presser expands with new canning line

James White Drinks has expanded its production capabilities and opened a new canning line at the company’s factory in Ashbocking, Suffolk, UK. The company said that the new line is part of a significant investment in James White’s Suffolk manufacturing facility to meet the growing demand for Big Tom spicy tomato juice products. In addition, the canning line…


Anheuser-Bu partners with Los Sundays to create RTD hard seltzer

Anheuser-Busch has partnered with award winning California-based tequila brand Los Sundays to co-create a new line of tequila-based ready-to-drink hard seltzers, joining Anheuser-Busch’s Beyond Beer portfolio, a major growth driver within the industry. Tequila and ready-to-drink cocktails are large, fast-growing categories. With over 246% growth in the tequila seltzer segment since 2020 (Circana (IRI) last…


ETMA announces the winners of the “Tube of the Year 2023”

The winners of ETMA’s “Tube of the Year 2023” and the presentation of the winning tubes took place in Amsterdam at the end of May 2023. The annual conference of the European Tube Manufacturers Association (ETMA) and the third World Tube Congress, which was organised by ETMA, attracted a lot of attention and provided a…


LATAMCAN to take place in Buenos Aires

LATAMCAN will take place in at the Hilton Buenos Aires in April 2024 according to a statement from Raul Martinez, Director at LATAMCAN. This years LATAMCAN will be held in Mexico City in July. With the hotel rooms selling out and just a few table tops left, this years event is set to be unmissable.…

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Eastgate Group expands beverage can sleeving capabilities

Eastgate Group is expanding its beverage can sleeving line to meet growing demand. The company’s investment in state-of-the-art technology & equipment will allow for additional production capacity & the ability to produce full height pallets of product for customers that need them. “When we entered the can sleeving market in 2019, most of our customers…


Molson Coors brewery cans water for communities in crisis

Trenton’s Molson Coors brewery produced nearly 400,000 cans of water on Monday that will be donated to communities nationwide in the event of natural disasters or any other emergencies that call for additional access to clean drinking water. Usually, Packaging Line Lead Shane Smith oversees a factory line that makes about 1,700 cans of beer…


The aluminium can industry the ‘perfect example’ of a circular economy

For over 15 years, the aluminium can industry has held a world record in recycling. And, according to Cátilo Cândido, president of Abralatas, it can serve as an example for others, with a circular economy model that includes partnership with cooperatives of solid waste collectors. In an interview with Bússola, he talks about the new moment…

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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…


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