The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is putting the metal cans strong sustainability profile front and center. CMI created an innovative, effective communication plan that demonstrates to consumers, customers and other stakeholders the positive economic and environmental impact of recycling aluminum and steel cans. The facts show that metal cans are the sustainable, circular packaging choice.
The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its 2020 Executive Leadership Conference, March 24-25, 2020, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In beverage cans, the versatility of metal packaging is being explored like never before as can manufacturers continue to innovate to make the iconic beverage can even more relevant to today’s consumer. Aluminum cans provide great taste, convenience, innovation and sustainability.
The Association has been renamed the International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association (IMDPA) and has expanded its scope to include can manufacturing and metal packaging into its mission of bringing the latest technology and information to the membership.
Sun Chemical has acquired the metal deco ink business of PPG, a U.S.-based global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials. Sun Chemical will expand both its operational territories and its overall position in the global metal deco market.
Caps and closures have the important task of keeping a product safe with the package closed, and tightly sealed. This common function is imperative for the beverage, food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries. New materials and technologies are launching to bring more innovation.
This study covers the metal cans segment of the rigid packaging industry, which is generally divided into three categories based on the contents of the container – beverages, food, and general line or non-food items. The largest of these categories, cans for both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, represents nearly 75% of all metal can shipments. View
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!