CanTech the Grand Tour goes virtual
CanTech the Grand Tour in Poland has been replaced with a virtual event on 8 June 2022.
Demand decreases slightly for aluminium aerosol cans
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) reports that global shipments by its members declined by 1.2% in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units.
Ball launches construction of UK’s largest aluminium packaging plant
With accelerating demand for infinitely recyclable aluminium drinks cans growing fast in the UK and around the world, Ball is investing in the new cutting-edge facility in Kettering to meet the needs of its customers.
German aluminium industry outlook remains cautiously optimistic
The German aluminium industry is looking ahead to 2022 with optimism, according to Aluminium Deutschland.
European tube market experiences continued resilience
The European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma) reports stable deliveries of tubes in 2021, exceeding the previous year’s level by just under 1% and reaching a total volume of just over 11.6 billion units.
Associations call on trade ministers to tackle state subsidies
The Aluminum Association, European Aluminium, the Aluminium Association of Canada and the Japan Aluminium Association jointly released their newest policymaker briefing on the ongoing challenges in the global trade of aluminium.
APEAL launches new best practice recycling report
APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the launch of its new report: How to recycle steel – Why steel packaging recycles forever.
Sun Chemical to increase prices
Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed, screen inks, coatings, consumable and adhesives in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
New dates for CanTech the Grand Tour 2022
CanTech The Grand Tour will now take place from 6-8 June 2022, still in its original planned location of Warsaw.