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The International Tin Association welcomes White Solder

Global tin industry association ITA has announced that Brazilian tin producer White Solder, has joined its membership. Representing the world’s major tin producers, ITA is the world authority on tin and at the forefront of responsible sourcing standards implementation. “We are delighted to have this opportunity to work together with tin industry leaders in demonstrating the importance…


Nestlé to sell Yinlu business in China

Nestlé has agreed to sell its Yinlu peanut milk and canned rice porridge businesses in China to Food Wise Co. for an undisclosed sum. The company announced that it was looking to sell its Yinlu businesses in its first quarter 2020 results. The deal with Food Wise Co., a company controlled by the family of Yinlu founder Chen Qingshui, encompasses all…


Anheuser-Busch Cartersville Brewery announces expansion

Anheuser-Busch has announced that as part of its commitment to supporting the safe and strong recovery of the U.S. economy, it is increasing its investment in its Cartersville brewery from $85 million to $150 million. The investment, which was originally announced in January, will support new brewing capabilities, the creation of a new can line,…


DrinkPak signs 7 year lease for new Californian facility

DrinkPAK LLC has signed a 7 year lease to occupy space at the joint venture’s The Center at Needham Ranch industrial park in Santa Clarita. The price was not disclosed for the deal. The location will house the company’s procurement support, complex batching and processing, filling, packaging, on-site storage and distribution. DrinkPak’s product line includes…


Roberts Metal Packaging King C Gillette’s Soft Beard Balm jar crowned highly commended

Roberts Metal Packaging, in collaboration with Proctor & Gamble,  developed and manufactured the metal jar for King C Gillette’s Soft Beard Balm and has since received the highly commended award in the Metal Pack of the Year category at the UK Packaging Awards 2020. Released during lockdown in May 2020, the King C Gillette range…


Every Can Counts announces partnership with Sipful Drinks

Premium canned wine and cocktails brand Sipful Drinks is partnering with Every Can Counts to inspire and encourage more people to recycle their empty drink cans.  The partnership will see Sipful Drinks become the first brand in the UK to carry the Every Can Counts logo on its range of canned products. Sipful, launched in…


UTC appoints new packaging team

The Board of Directors at UTC Overseas has appointed a new leadership team to drive its continued expansion in the packaging logistics market. Richard Schues, formerly Denver branch manager, will assume the role of director, global packaging, and Eliana McCaffery, previously regional development manager, will move into the role of global development manager, packaging. UTC…


Crown activates renewable power in 100% of its U.S. and Canadian beverage can plants

Crown is now operating all 14 of its beverage can plants in the U.S. and Canada on renewable energy, the first metal packaging manufacturer to achieve this milestone, which is the result of a 15-year wind power Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Longroad Energy. With the VPPA in effect and all of Crown’s manufacturing facilities in the U.K. already completing…


Bang Energy ends distribution partnership with PepsiCo

Bang Energy, an energy drink brand of Vital Pharmaceuticals (VPX), has announced the termination of exclusive distribution partnership with PepsiCo. On 23 October 2020, Bang Energy intimated served PepsiCo a notice of termination, stating multiple issues and concerns regarding its performance. In April this year, PepsiCo signed a distribution agreement with Vital Pharmaceuticals. Under the…


Henkel introduces recycled aluminium tubes for major Hair Colouration portfolios

Henkel’s Beauty Care business has started converting its Hair Coloration portfolio to aluminium tubes made of 100 percent recycled material. With this transition covering all Retail and Professional brands globally, the firm shows it’s support for a closed loop whilst at the same time reducing its environmental footprint: recycled aluminium has a significantly lower energy…

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