The British are famous for their love of talking about the weather and it really has been one of the worst August’s on record over here. Thank goodness there seems to be a bit of sunshine on the horizon, we’re all keeping our fingers crossed for an Indian summer!
In the news
Companies that rely on aluminium for their products such as drinks cans and deodorant bottles should start expecting consumers to demand the metal is ethically sourced, according to ex-minister, Lord Barker, chairman of aluminium producer EN+ Group. Read more here.
Worryingly, it seems that supply chain issues and Brexit red-tape are causing major disruptions to the UK beverage market. The bottling business for Coca-Cola in the UK and Europe has become the latest company to face supply chain issues as it reported a shortage of aluminium cans. With Nespresso now reporting similar issues, industry experts have said we could see shortages of consumer goods right up to Christmas.
We are so pleased that Jonathan Ellaby and Rudi Roeslein will be recognised with Latamcan Achievement Awards on September 23, both extremely well deserved. Find out more about the awards and the agenda for the show here.
The month of shows!
September will see the kick off of shows, we’ve said it before but it really is fantastic to see the shows back on the agenda again with Latamcan this month and then the annual IMDPA conference, and the BAMA Forum & Awards Dinner in October.
Our latest podcast with Chris McKenzie from SLAC Group is now available. Grab a coffee and have a listen to Chris and I talk about all things precision here.
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