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The countdown to Brazil’s 2022 Latamcan begins

28 April 2022

Latamcan (the Latin American Canmakers Conference) is just around the corner. 2022’s event, taking place in São Paulo, Brazil between Wednesday 11th and Friday 13th May, is pulling out all the stops! Industry professionals from across the globe will gather at Bourbon Atibaia Resort, located on the outskirts of the city, for a jam-packed couple…

Four Pillars of Action for Metal Packagers

26 April 2022

Last month, we looked at the can capture grant initiative by the Can Manufacturers Institute.  This month Karen McKenzie caught up with Scott Breen, Vice President of Sustainability at the Can Manufacturers Institute, to discuss the broader Four-Pillar Initiative to aid the industry in reaching ambitious new recycling rate targets.   For many years the…

Feature: The Craft Brewers supporting Ukrainian brewery’s

12 April 2022

Canmaking News examines the craft brewers supporting the fight for Ukraine following Russia’s invasion   Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Lviv Brewery owner, Yuri Zastavny described how his team at the Pravda Beer Theatre was hand-bottling Molotov cocktails that day. “It’s a very special bottling. We’ll bottle beer later,” he said. The brewery then posted…

Closing the Loop

1 March 2022

Karen McKenzie looks at the recent aluminium can recovery grant rollout by the Can Manufacturers Institute in the USA – one step closer to reaching ambitious new recycling targets with funding from Ardagh and Crown   When we look to the population for commitment to the recycling initiative, we need to teach them not just…

The Complexities and Challenges of Beverage Production

23 December 2021

Every industry has its obstacles, and the beverage manufacturing industry is no different. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and changing consumer demands, canned beverage companies are facing new hurdles such as aluminium shortages, a sizeable shift in the workforce, and diversifying offerings for customer preferences. These present circumstances make it apparent to the public that…

2021 BAMA Forum and Awards review

5 November 2021

After having to postpone and eventually cancel all its booked venues and planned events for the last 15 months, BAMA (the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association) was thrilled to be able to finally host its annual Forum and Awards on the 13th and 14th October. There were excellent, wide-ranging entries and the 106 attendees experienced a spectacular evening…

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