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BAMA helps refresh students’ aerosol know-how

BAMA helps refresh students’ aerosol know-how

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) has helped the Association for Science Education (ASE) revise the aerosol section of the schoolscience website Read More »

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam and the Alcon Group have jointly produced Marvel’s licensed Spider-Man themed cans for milkshake company Mio Read More »

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

Rexam recycles 3 tonnes of metal in Euro charity challenge

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has recycled 3.32 tonnes of metal as part of its annual pan European Community Can Challenge Read More »

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

Alupro proposes new protocol for recovered aluminium

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

A new protocol could see up to 10,000 tonnes of recovered aluminium being counted towards the targets set for the recovery of aluminium packaging Read More »

Decline in UK metal packaging driven by falling demand: report

Decline in UK metal packaging driven by falling demand: report

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

The UK market value for metal and aerosol packaging decreased by 8.7% at manufacturers’ selling prices (msp) in 2013, according to a new report Read More »

ALUPRO celebrates 25th anniversary

ALUPRO celebrates 25th anniversary

August 28, 2014 No Comments »

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (ALUPRO) has celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, and has reflected on its work to encourage and increase recycling rates Read More »

Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

US private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has agreed a deal with Bahrain-based Investcorp Bank to buy container maker Berlin Packaging in a $1.43bn (£86m) transaction Read More »

Rexam announces new VP of operations for Europe

Rexam announces new VP of operations for Europe

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has promoted Jason Ramskill to vice president of operations for its beverage can business in Europe Read More »

Mauser Group launches Mexican joint venture

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Mauser Group, the global industrial packaging company, has expanded it Americas presence through the recent formation of Mauser International Mexico (MIM), an IBC and reconditioning joint venture Read More »

UK drinks can market exceeds 4.8bn in first half of 2014

UK drinks can market exceeds 4.8bn in first half of 2014

August 15, 2014 No Comments »

A record 4.835bn can deliveries were made in the first half of 2014, according to new figures Read More »

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

August 15, 2014 No Comments »

Novelis, one of the world’s largest recyclers of aluminium, has commissioned a $106m (£63.5m) coating line project for beverage can end stock in Brazil Read More »

Rexam showcases “sustainable excellence” of metal cans

Rexam showcases “sustainable excellence” of metal cans

August 13, 2014 No Comments »

Global can maker Rexam has created an infographic with engaging illustrations which highlights different stages of cans Read More »

Crown launches tins for Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

Crown launches tins for Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

August 13, 2014 No Comments »

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe is manufacturing two newly-designed metal tins for the Nicolas Feuillatte X’ploration Champagne brand Read More »

Smurfit Kappa jointly produces metallic furniture

Smurfit Kappa jointly produces metallic furniture

August 7, 2014 No Comments »

Smurfit Kappa Sheetfeeding has partnered with Mirri, the metallic laminated board and paper firm, to produce metallic furniture for events and POS campaigns Read More »

Metals prices dampen World Cup growth for canmaker Rexam

Metals prices dampen World Cup growth for canmaker Rexam

August 1, 2014 No Comments »

The World Cup helped boost volumes for beverage can multinational Rexam but high materials prices and exchange rates hit financial performance in the first half of the year, results published... Read More »