European tube production and etma membership increase
The European Tube Manufacturers Association, etma, is continuing to expand and has welcomed three tube manufacturers as new members in 2019.
Hyperion Technologies acquires Arno Friedrichs Hartmetall
Hyperion Materials & Technologies, will acquire Arno Friedrichs Hartmetall GmbH & Co. KG and its affiliates (AFC).
Aerosol market sees slight decline in 1H 2019
Aerobal, the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers, has reported a drop in aerosol production in the first half of 2019 by about 1% to three billion cans.
DIC Corporation to acquire BASF’s global pigments business
DIC Corporation, will acquire Germany-based BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colours & Effects (BCE).
Ball launches aluminium cups
Ball Corporation has launched a pilot of infinitely recyclable aluminium cups in the US.
Ball to sell its Argentinian aerosol facility
Ball has announced it will sell its tinplate steel aerosol packaging facilities in Garin and San Luis, Argentina, to Envases del Plata S.A., an Argentinian metal packaging company.
Jamestrong opens formula canning facility in NZ
Jamestrong Packaging has opened a $15million canning facility in Auckland, New Zealand, following increased demand for infant formula.
Tubex launches lightweighted aerosol can
German aerosol can manufacturer Tubex has launched its new light weight aerosol aluminium can “Designed for Sustainability and Recycling”.
Crown Accents add colour to craft beer cans
Italian craft brewer Baladin is looking to engage millennials with a craft beer in cans, branded POP (short for popular beer).