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RHODIUS Mineralquellen adds third KHS canning line

28 August 2023

RHODIUS is doubling its capacity in the container segment with a third canning line from KHS. Despite the difficult framework conditions, the mineral water and contract bottler says it continues to focus on a clear growth strategy – for itself and for its customers. They say that the optimisation of the reusable glass line installed…

Latamcan 2023 review: Magic in Mexico City

15 July 2023

The annual Latin American Canmakers Conference (Latamcan) returned to Mexico City, Mexico on 12th, 13th and 14th July 2023 for yet another triumphant show. Hailed as the most important meeting of the metal packaging industry in Latin America, the fair welcomed canmaking professionals and suppliers from across the globe, who gathered at the Hilton Mexico…

The importance of integrity

14 June 2023

Chris McKenzie examines the importance of integrity in the can making business The question of supplier integrity is often a grey area as there are many levels to consider. Usually there is a great deal of trust in the suppliers’ sales or technical adviser – sometimes the trust is hidden behind a large corporate name…

Keeping it in the Family: Joe McEachern, T.D Wright

25 May 2023

The metal packaging industry is abundant with family run companies. Our new feature series ‘Keeping it in the Family’ shines a spotlights on those organisations and the benefits and challenges associated with working within them. For our first Keeping it in the Family feature, we spoke to Joe McEachern, CEO of T.D Wright. Joe talks…

METPACK review: 2023 event hailed a great success

12 May 2023

As the leading global event for the metal packaging sector, METPACK should be on every canmaker’s radar. The exhibition took place from 2nd to 6th May – and for the first time in six years – bringing industry professionals from across the world together at Messe Essen in Germany. The long-awaited five-day exhibition welcomed around…

METPACK 2023: Day 3 highlights

4 May 2023

Another day in Essen, Germany, another great METPACK at the Canmaking News stand. We’re now officially halfway through the show. So, what were the best bits from Thursday? According to METPACK organisers, this year’s event has seen record-breaking numbers of attendees, and we’re not surprised; the exhibition halls have been buzzing with canmakers networking, meeting…

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