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Industry insight: preparing for proposed EU packaging regulations

10 April 2024

Steve Davis, global director of product management at Industrial Physics, discusses the development in EU packaging and waste regulations, and the potential consequences for can makers.   The topics of sustainability and waste reduction have been climbing the agenda across the packaging industry in recent years. However, in accordance with the EU’s objective to achieve…

Sustainable Innovation: Advanced air solutions for 2-piece can manufacturing

28 March 2024

Daniel Hilfiker, President of Pneumofore, unveils the green path to low life cycle cost and minimal environmental impact with durable, high-efficiency compressors and vacuum pumps More than 50% of the electric power used in a can factory is spent for running air compressors and vacuum pumps. The continuous availability of pneumatic energy is a pillar…

ALFED calls for government support to safeguard the aluminium industry

4 March 2024

Ahead of the Spring Budget, ALFED CEO Tom Jones discusses the need for government support in safeguarding the future of the UK aluminium industry. As a key ingredient for clean technologies like electric vehicles and renewable energy generation, aluminium is vital for the global transition to net zero. Despite the economic outlook for global aluminium…

Country in Focus: Saudi Arabia

29 February 2024

The manufacturing market has faced several challenges in recent years due to geopolitical uncertainty, supply chain disruptions, changing consumer preferences, and increasing regulatory scrutiny. However, several positive factors, such as rising global demand, ongoing technological advancements, and increasing investment in automation and digitalization, continue to influence the market, and the outlook for manufacturing remains positive.…

Looking ahead: Metal packaging trends in 2024

29 January 2024

As 2024 kicks off with a flurry of activity, Canmaking News looks ahead and invites industry experts to provide their thoughts on the trends they think the industry will see in the coming months. Consumers are undoubtedly changing their spending habits. High inflation and economic uncertainty has created a feeling of uncertainty throughout the world…

The impact of AI in canmaking

11 January 2024

We explore some of the ways artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping the canmaking industry. Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an omnipresent force in modern society. Its applications span a spectrum of advancements – from the convenience of voice-activated personal assistants to the transformative potential of autonomous vehicles, healthcare diagnostics and complex algorithms steering financial markets.…

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