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20 years of canmaking innovation

12 January 2023

As Canmaking News celebrates its 20th anniversary, we take a look at how the global metal packaging landscape has evolved over the past two decades, as well as what lies ahead A lot has changed since Canmaking News made its digital debut in 2003. On the whole, the way we do business around the world…

The Power of Versatility

14 December 2022

Karen McKenzie recently visited Versatile Technology, producers of advanced precision test systems for the packaging industry, in Melbourne Australia.    I recently had the opportunity to visit Versatile Technology in November at its factory in Oakleigh, a suburb in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.  I must admit that before my visit I knew little…

What role does canned food have in supporting the cost of living?

3 November 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is being felt by people across Western Europe. To help weather the storm, many consumers are turning to metal packaging and tinned food, which, as well as offering an economical choice, is being increasingly championed for its sustainable credentials. These two important trends are highlighted in a recent report from Eviosys. After 12 months…

BAMA Awards Review

27 October 2022

Another spectacular evening in the beautiful Cheshire countryside, for the 2022 BAMA Awards dinner and ceremony. We had several familiar faces amongst the diners, people who have been actively involved with our Association for several years, but we also had some who came for the first time: companies that joined us recently and new staff…

A review of ADF Paris at Paris Packaging Week, June 2022

12 July 2022

On 29th and 30th June, Canmaking News attended ADF as part of Paris Packaging Week. This highly anticipated event, which took place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, featured conferences and exhibits for packaging professionals from the aerosol and dispensing sectors. Here is a brief resume of the show. The jam-packed two days of inspiration,…

Latamcan 2022 hailed a great success

31 May 2022

If you attended this year’s Latamcan (the Latin American Canmakers Conference) on 11th, 12th and 13th May in São Paulo, Brazil, you’ll know that it was a spectacular affair! The 2022 event, held at the beautiful Bourbon Atibaia Resort, brought canmakers, suppliers and everyone in between together under one roof for several days of industry…

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