Global ratings agency Moody’s has welcomed Ardagh’s $3.42bn acquisition of Ball and Rexam assets, describing it as ‘credit positive’.
Metal giants Ball and Rexam have confirmed a $3.42bn (£2.3bn) deal with Ardagh Group to sell select metal beverage can facilities in Europe, Brazil and the United States.
Bemis Company has agreed a deal to purchase the medical device packaging operations of Steripack Group, for an undisclosed fee.
Coca-Cola has taken a hugely strategic branding decision to roll out new packaging for cans and bottles of its diet and low sugar variants, largely keeping the iconic red packaging of regular Coke.
Glass and metal packaging giant Ardagh is reportedly the front runner to acquire $4bn of assets from Ball and Rexam.
A study by Alupro has revealed that the recycling rate for aluminium packaging in 2015 has over 10,000 tonnes of unreported material.
Pepsi Cola has launched a new campaign to raise awareness for beverage can recycling in Austria.
The Can Makers have reported a dip in UK drinks can deliveries yet strong retail sales.
Canadean, compilers of beverage can filling figures for BCME, has confirmed that 2015 proved to be another record year.
Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) has launched a new interactive website.
Crown Packaging is proposing to close its Neath plant with 245 jobs at risk.
Essentra is creating a 170 jobs at its flagship Newport facility, with support from the Welsh Government support.
The Indie Beer Can festival has announced finalists for the 2016 event in London on 12 May.
Ball Corporation’s proposed takeover of rival Rexam represents a “strong opportunity to create a best in class global service”, according to Rexam’s chief executive.
Ardagh Group has announced that it can add promotional and security features to its metal packs thanks to a partnership with a watermark solutions company.