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 at the Can Manufacturers Institute, who examined the challenges US aluminium beverage can makers face to produce cans made solely from recycled content, whilst promoting the expansion of recycling refund policies. To find out more, click here.
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Eviosys has launched a premium rectangular can for luncheon meat packaging in Turkey. The company said that the launch is in response to customer demand, which indicates an expanding meat market, and a preference for rectangular packaging in the region. Click here to read more.
Roeslein & Associates, Inc has appointed Ms. Martha Rojas as Global Business Development Executive. Ms. Rojas has a tenure of professional management expertise in the numerous aspects of global shipping and logistics. A huge congratulations to Martha from all of the Canmaking News team. Find out more about her appointment here.
The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) has launched Aluminium Forward 2030, a coalition of IAI’s 25 production members and 20 downstream and customer companies who have committed themselves to transforming the aluminium sector. The aim is to accelerate progress toward net zero emissions while working together on a roadmap that is inclusive of all the other UN Sustainable Development Goals. Find out more here.
In a brand-new profile series, Canmaking News is putting the spotlight on the inspirational businesswomen shaping the metal packaging industry. For our first piece, we spoke to Dr Beth Graves, President of Prime Controls Inc. Based in Dayton, Ohio, Prime Controls is a world leader in metal sensing solutions. Its innovative inspection equipment, used by top producers of canmaking machinery in the United States and across the globe, is setting a higher standard for quality, reliability and accuracy. Read more here.
Ahead of METPACK, we released our tenth episode of Canmaking News in Conversation with Christina Kleinpass, Project Manager for Messe Essen and METPACK. We’ve known Christina for nearly 25 years now so whilst it was great to chat through what we can expect from the upcoming show in May, discussing some of the more hilarious moments from previous shows had us clutching our sides! Have a listen here.
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