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.
KinsBrae Packaging Inc. just introduced the PortaVino aluminum wine bottle at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference in Niagara Falls. The PortaVino is a personal size, resealable aluminum bottle designed specifically for wine.
Ball Corporation has launched a pilot of infinitely recyclable aluminum cups in the U.S. and the University of Colorado Boulder will introduce the cups to fans at Folsom Field for the 2019 football season.
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.
The global aluminum foil packaging market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 5 percent during the period 2018-2022, according to Technavio. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decline in the year-over-year growth.
Mountain Dew has launched a special edition can featuring fluorescent inks in the Middle East. The ultra-bright green color is designed to attract consumer attention and boost sales in the hot summer season.
Given the U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent decision to impose tariffs on aluminum foil imported from China, Toray Plastics anticipates that end users will want to substitute foil with metallized films at an even greater rate.
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!