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Record year as European can sales grow 4% in 2014

Record year as European can sales grow 4% in 2014

April 17, 2015 No Comments »

European can sales posted a record year in 2014, with total fillings rising by 4% to almost 63 billion cans. Read More »

UK Aerosol sector grows for fourth successive year

April 17, 2015 No Comments »

The UK aerosol sector has grown for the fourth year running, with personal care and industrial sector registering high growth figures. Read More »

Coca-Cola to invest £66m and announces university partnership

Coca-Cola to invest £66m and announces university partnership

March 27, 2015 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is to invest £66m into its operations this year, topping the £1m a week it injected in 2014. Read More »

Coca-Cola trials unified can designs in Spain

Coca-Cola trials unified can designs in Spain

March 10, 2015 2 Comments »

Following Coca-Cola Great Britain’s unification of its Coke variants, the soft drinks giant is trialling a different ‘new look’ in Spain. Read More »

Alupro welcomes Can-Pack UK

Alupro welcomes Can-Pack UK

March 9, 2015 No Comments »

The Aluminium Packing Recycling Organisation (Alupro) has announced that Can-Pack UK has become its newest member. Read More »

Coca-Cola Great Britain to unify portfolio under “one brand”

Coca-Cola Great Britain to unify portfolio under “one brand”

March 5, 2015 1 Comment »

Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) has announced that it will be unifying the Coca-Cola portfolio of products under a new “one brand” strategy. Read More »

Rexam confirms £4.43bn bid from metal packaging giant Ball

Rexam confirms £4.43bn bid from metal packaging giant Ball

February 20, 2015 No Comments »

Ball Corporation and Rexam have announced the terms of a recommended offer by Ball to acquire Rexam in a cash and stock transaction. Read More »

UK drinks can market grows to 9.8bn in 2014

UK drinks can market grows to 9.8bn in 2014

February 18, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks can deliveries reached 9.819 billion in 2014, up 2.4% on 2013, giving a timely boost to metal can packaging. Read More »

Crown to make new investment in closures at Polish site

Crown to make new investment in closures at Polish site

February 10, 2015 No Comments »

Crown Bevcan Europe & Middle East is investing in a new manufacturing line in Poland to produce 200 diameter (50mm) ends. Read More »

Metal giant Ball in takeover talks with rivals Rexam

Metal giant Ball in takeover talks with rivals Rexam

February 6, 2015 No Comments »

Metal can making giant Rexam has admitted that it is in discussions over a potential takeover bid from rival Ball Corporation. Read More »

Coca-Cola relaunches business challenge for young entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola relaunches business challenge for young entrepreneurs

February 4, 2015 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Enterprises has relaunched the Real Business Challenge as part of its corporate responsibility and sustainability programme. Read More »

Rexam completes conversion of Spanish plant

Rexam completes conversion of Spanish plant

February 2, 2015 No Comments »

Rexam has completed the conversion of its three final production lines from steel to aluminium at its La Selva plant in Spain. Read More »

Rexam completes acquisition of majority stake in UAC

Rexam completes acquisition of majority stake in UAC

January 22, 2015 No Comments »

Rexam has completed the acquisition of a 51% stake in beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing (UAC) for $122m (£81m). Read More »

Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour highlights recycling

Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour highlights recycling

December 18, 2014 Comments Off

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has partnered with Every Can Counts to promote recycling on this year’s Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour. Read More »

Ball sets sights on carbon reduction programme

Ball sets sights on carbon reduction programme

December 3, 2014 Comments Off

Ball has reported that its programme to reduce the carbon footprint of its most common beverage can formats by 25% by 2020 is reaching the half way point Read More »