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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 »

World Cup pushes Brazilian aluminium can sales past two billion

World Cup pushes Brazilian aluminium can sales past two billion

July 14, 2014 No Comments »

Aluminium sheet producer Novelis estimates that World Cup Fans in Brazil have pushed sales of aluminium beverage cans past the two billion mark Read More »

Scottish businesses more waste aware

Scottish businesses more waste aware

July 8, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish Businesses are more waste aware than they were in 2013, according to a new report from Every Can Counts Read More »

Every Can Counts celebrates fifth anniversary in the UK

Every Can Counts celebrates fifth anniversary in the UK

May 27, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks can recycling initiative Every Can Counts is marking its fifth anniversary, having expanded the brand into seven European countries since launching in the UK in Read More »

Interpack 2014 | Hindustan Tin Works celebrates a billion exports with Nestle

Interpack 2014 | Hindustan Tin Works celebrates a billion exports with Nestle

May 16, 2014 No Comments »

Hindustan Tin Works (HTW), Indian can and end maker, celebrated the export of its "1 billion’th end" last week at the Metal Packaging Plaza during Interpack Read More »

BWAY owners consider $2bn sale

BWAY owners consider $2bn sale

May 14, 2014 No Comments »

Rigid metal and plastic container manufacturer BWAY Corp is contemplating a sale of the company in a potential deal worth in excess of $2bn, according to the Wall Street Journal Read More »

Dubai International Capital to sell packaging firm Mauser in £1bn deal

Dubai International Capital to sell packaging firm Mauser in £1bn deal

May 12, 2014 No Comments »

Dubai International Capital (DIC) has signed a $1.7bn (£1bn) agreement for the sale of Germany-based packaging group Mauser to private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) Read More »

Nicholl Group brings European firms under Advanta brand

Nicholl Group brings European firms under Advanta brand

May 8, 2014 No Comments »

Packaging firm the Nicholl Group is rebranding under a new name at Interpack Read More »

Interpack 2014 | Indian can maker exports a billion ends

Interpack 2014 | Indian can maker exports a billion ends

May 6, 2014 No Comments »

Hindustan Tin Works (HTW), prominent Indian can and end maker, will celebrate the export of its "1 billion ends" at the Metal Packaging Plaza during Interpack Read More »

Rexam completes £475m deal for healthcare divisions

Rexam completes £475m deal for healthcare divisions

May 6, 2014 No Comments »

Can maker Rexam has completed the sale of two divisions of its healthcare business to Montagu Private Equity Read More »

Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

April 23, 2014 No Comments »

Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, has offered his support to the MetalMatters recycling communications programme as it launches three major campaigns in the... Read More »

Crown Holdings receives EU approval for Mivisa acquisition

April 16, 2014 No Comments »

Crown Holdings, Philadelphia-based manufacturer of consumer packaging products, has been given approval by the European Commission for its acquisition of Mivisa Envases, Spanish manufacturer of two- and three-piece food cans... Read More »

Indie Beer Can Festival launches for British brewers

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

The Indie Beer Can Festival, the first UK-wide search for the best independent beer in cans, has been launched by the Can Makers in partnership with the Society of Independent... Read More »

BAMA announces October dates of Aerosol forum and awards

April 11, 2014 No Comments »

The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA), is to hold its annual Forum on 16-17 October, with its Awards dinner on the evening of 16th October 2014, at The Belfry Hotel... Read More »

Rexam starts construction work on new Swiss plant

Rexam starts construction work on new Swiss plant

April 4, 2014 No Comments »

Global beverage can maker Rexam has started construction of its new £115m plant in Widnau, Switzerland Read More »