Interview with Adrián moreno from Autorema

Interview with Adrián moreno from Autorema

ML-In 1986 Autorema was born in Molina de Segura, at a time when the sector was in excellent health. With more than 30 years of experience, you are still a reference in the sector. How do you remember those beginnings? At that time I was not even born, so it will be...
LIVERPOOL PACKAGING WINS MPMA BEST IN METAL AWARD

LIVERPOOL PACKAGING WINS MPMA BEST IN METAL AWARD

UK-based Liverpool Packaging has just won the MPMA’s ‘Best in Metal’ award for its Lick Home paint can design. This is the first award it has won for best metal product and follows a win for Metal Packaging of the Year, Promotional, Decorative and...
RESOUNDING SUCCESS OF LATAMCAN 2021 IN MEXICO

RESOUNDING SUCCESS OF LATAMCAN 2021 IN MEXICO

One more year, Mexico City hosted a new edition of LATAMCAM 2021 in order to promote and strengthen the synergy between manufacturers, suppliers and experts. Nearly half a thousand attendees attended this new event, which highlighted the variety of international...
KLINGHAMMER, BERTIL OHLSSON AND LARSE MERGE

KLINGHAMMER, BERTIL OHLSSON AND LARSE MERGE

Klinghammer Can Technology, Bertil Ohlsson Can Technology and Larsen Can Technology are now Klinghammer Group GmbH. This has been announced by the new company, which points out that the three manufacturers of three-piece canmaking equipment unite their competence and...
ROESLEIN & ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES NEW SAFETY MILESTONE

ROESLEIN & ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES NEW SAFETY MILESTONE

Roeslein Modular Fabrication (RMF) is celebrating the facility’s 15th anniversary and will reach 2,000 injury-free days by the end of the year. In 2006, RMF opened its doors in Red Bud, Illinois, with a handful of employees. Today, the facility has more than two...
WILDPACK BEVERAGE BUYS KT MURRAY FOR 42 MILLION DOLLARS

WILDPACK BEVERAGE BUYS KT MURRAY FOR 42 MILLION DOLLARS

Wildpack Beverage has just announced the C$42 million purchase of Murray Corporation, a high-volume aluminum can brokerage company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Thomas Walker, Wildpack’s Chief Growth Officer noted after the acquisition that “the...
NOVELIS EXPANDS ITS PINDAMONHANGABA PLANT IN BRAZIL

NOVELIS EXPANDS ITS PINDAMONHANGABA PLANT IN BRAZIL

The multinational Novelis has already consolidated its expansion plans in the southern hemisphere. It has just celebrated the official inauguration ceremony of the expansion of its plant in Pindamonhangaba for which it will invest close to 120 million euros. This...
ICC ACHIEVES TOP SCORE IN SQF AUDIT

ICC ACHIEVES TOP SCORE IN SQF AUDIT

Last year, American Independent Can announced that its Vandalia, Ohio facility scored a 99 out of 100%. This time, on November 4, the Maryland facility also achieved a score of 99% certified by the U.S. Food Safety and Quality Institute. The audit was carried out on 3...
MULTINATIONAL BALL NAMED IN THE DOW JONES INDEX

MULTINATIONAL BALL NAMED IN THE DOW JONES INDEX

The American multinational Ball Corporation has just been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) for 2021 globally as well as in North America. The company has been recognized by DJSI for its sustainability practices in its aerospace and aluminum...
FADESA CELEBRATING 65 YEARS OF HISTORY

FADESA CELEBRATING 65 YEARS OF HISTORY

65 years ago, the company Fadesa began its business career under the name of Imsa, manufacturing general line packaging, butters and oils. Half a century later, Fadesa Manta, part of the Vilaseca group, has established itself as one of the largest and most important...
IRON HEART CANNING ENTERS THE MINNESOTA CRAFT MARKET

IRON HEART CANNING ENTERS THE MINNESOTA CRAFT MARKET

The largest mobile cannery in the U.S. has just announced a new expansion. Iron Heart Canning Company, a mobile beverage packager serving breweries, cideries, wineries, distilleries, co-packing facilities and soft drink producers that has acquired NorthStar Mobile...
BALL CORPORATION SHOOTS UP MOQ AND RAISES PRICES

BALL CORPORATION SHOOTS UP MOQ AND RAISES PRICES

The increase in the use of aluminum cans due to the accelerated consumption caused by the pandemic has led to an increased demand for cans in the U.S. as people are drinking more at home than in bars. This fact has led the multinational company Ball, one of the...
ALYNE FREITAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF ABAS

ALYNE FREITAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF ABAS

The Brazilian Aerosol Association (ABAS) has a new president. Alyne Freitas Silva has been elected to head the Brazilian association. This is the first time in the organization’s history that a woman has held the position. Freitas Silva was elected after a...
ITAIPAVA LAUNCHES NEW ONE HUNDRED PERCENT MALT EDITION

ITAIPAVA LAUNCHES NEW ONE HUNDRED PERCENT MALT EDITION

Itaipava has a premiere. It has just launched a new 100% malt edition. The presentation of the new product took place this past Thursday at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador de Bahia, one of the largest and most important stages of the Launch brand. The launch campaign...
EMBALLATOR LAUNCHES BE BIO-PP RENEWABLE PRODUCT WITH BOREALIS

EMBALLATOR LAUNCHES BE BIO-PP RENEWABLE PRODUCT WITH BOREALIS

Emballator, a leading producer of packaging solutions, and Borealis, a supplier of innovative polyolefin solutions, are expanding their portfolio in close cooperation. Borealis has announced that it is supplying Emballator with bio-based polypropylene for pails and...
NEW INNOVUS MILK POWDER SEAMER

NEW INNOVUS MILK POWDER SEAMER

Innovus Engineering’s new 10VGT vacuum and gas seamer is constructed entirely in stainless steel and is designed to meet the specific needs of the canned milk powder market, achieving residual oxygen levels of less than 0.5%.It follows the design guidelines of...
ANHEUSER-BUSCH PARTNERS WITH BEVERAGE COMPANY HOOP TEA

ANHEUSER-BUSCH PARTNERS WITH BEVERAGE COMPANY HOOP TEA

Beer maker, Anheuser-Busch just announced its new partnership with Hoop Tea, an Ocean City, Maryland-based beverage company known for its iced tea-infused malt beverages and tea-infused seltzers inspired by its founder’s love of beach culture. Hoop Tea will join...
BALL ARENA PROMOTES THE USE OF ALUMINUM BEVERAGE CONTAINERS

BALL ARENA PROMOTES THE USE OF ALUMINUM BEVERAGE CONTAINERS

Two years ago, the EPA recognized the importance and impact of recycling that has contributed to the protection of the environment. The recycling rate in the U.S. has gone from 7 percent in 1960 to 32 percent today. A recent EPA study found that recycling and reuse...
ECOEMBES LAUNCHES ITS TRANSPARENCY PORTAL

ECOEMBES LAUNCHES ITS TRANSPARENCY PORTAL

Ecoembes, the non-profit environmental organization that coordinates the recycling of household packaging in Spain, has launched its Transparency Portal, a space that aims to provide public information about the organization and its activity. The aim of the new...
THE NEW LIFE OF RECYCLED ALUMINIUM

THE NEW LIFE OF RECYCLED ALUMINIUM

THE NEW LIFE OF RECYCLED ALUMINIUM, THANKS TO CENTRO ROTTAMI, INDINVEST AND TOMRA RECYCLING SORTING EQUIPMENT Italy is the first country in Europe in terms of recycled aluminium production, with a recovery rate close to 70%. In the Italian province of Latina, a scrap...
LATAMCAN 2022 DATES CONFIRMED

LATAMCAN 2022 DATES CONFIRMED

THE BRAZILIAN CITY OF SAO PAULO WILL HOST THE NEW EDITION OF LATAMCAN 2022 The Brazilian city of Sao Paulo will host, from 11 to 13 May, a new edition of Latamcan 2022, the most important international fair in Latin America in the metal packaging sector. As in...
TRIVIUM LAUNCHES METAL PACKAGING DESIGN COMPETITION

TRIVIUM LAUNCHES METAL PACKAGING DESIGN COMPETITION

The company Trivium has just launched the Forever Canvas Challenge 2022. A competition inviting the creative community to showcase the aesthetic possibilities of metal packaging, including aerosols. This new design competition is calling for the participation of the...
ALCOHOL DISTRIBUTOR RNDC TO SUPPORT STARCO BRANDS WHIPSHOTS

ALCOHOL DISTRIBUTOR RNDC TO SUPPORT STARCO BRANDS WHIPSHOTS

US-based Starco Brands, has just announced the signing of an agreement in the US with alcohol distributor RNDC for the distribution of Whipshots ™, a vodka-infused whipped cream that is expected to go on sale this December. ‘Whipshots’ is the name...
AMERICAN COMPANY SILGAN ACQUIRES EASYTECH

AMERICAN COMPANY SILGAN ACQUIRES EASYTECH

US-based Silgan Holdings, a leading provider of sustainable rigid packaging solutions for consumer products, has announced the acquisition of Easytech Closures. This company specialises in the manufacture and sale of easy-open, sanitary metal closures used with metal...
RK UNFORMTECHNIK GMBH BECOMES MEMBER OF THE WALLRAMGROUP

RK UNFORMTECHNIK GMBH BECOMES MEMBER OF THE WALLRAMGROUP

The German company Wallram is an international group of companies with production sites in Germany, Poland, Italy and the USA. For 15 years, the company has been a supplier of innovative and high-quality punching machines for the wire and cable industry. Now it is...
CHINA’S CUTBACKS HIT GLOBAL STEEL PRODUCTION AGAIN

CHINA’S CUTBACKS HIT GLOBAL STEEL PRODUCTION AGAIN

  The production in the steel mills of China falls, this past August they produced 13.2% less compared to the same period last year. A similar situation was also recorded the previous month with a drop in production of 8.4%, according to the World Steel...
EUROPE DEMANDS MORE CANNED BEVERAGES

EUROPE DEMANDS MORE CANNED BEVERAGES

The old continent and its citizens are consuming more and more canned beverages. It is one of the consequences of this long year of pandemic that has revolutionized our way of life and our way of consuming. In the world of packaging, there is the growth in the...
German Nussbaum group withdraws from aluminum tube business

German Nussbaum group withdraws from aluminum tube business

The Nussbaum Group announces that it is withdrawing from the tube business. The German company admits that it has taken this drastic decision due to the difficult market situation in the field of aluminium tubes. That is why Nussbaum Matzingen AG has decided to...
BEIERSDORF TO OPEN NEW PLANT IN LEIPZIG

BEIERSDORF TO OPEN NEW PLANT IN LEIPZIG

Germany’s Beiersdorf has just laid the foundation stone for its new plant in Leipzig-Seehausen. To this end, the company will invest 220 million euros in this new cosmetics production centre and is committed to innovation and sustainability. The new...
BOST COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CERUTTI

BOST COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CERUTTI

BOBST, a leading global provider of substrate processing, printing and converting equipment and services for the label, packaging, folding carton and corrugated industries, has announced the completion of Bobst Italia Spa’s final bidding process for the...
A COMPUTER ATTACK PARALYSES DAMM’S OPERATIONS

A COMPUTER ATTACK PARALYSES DAMM’S OPERATIONS

The brewery Damm suffered last Wednesday a “very serious” computer incident that has affected its operating system and that has caused the partial paralysis of the brewery’s plant in El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona), the most important of the company...
PEPSI TAKES SPIDER-MAN’S CAN DESIGN BY STORM

PEPSI TAKES SPIDER-MAN’S CAN DESIGN BY STORM

The new Spider-Man: No Way Home movie will be released next December. The expectation is maximum in social networks to know if the actors who have starred in the arachnid superhero in recent installments, as Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, will return to be the...
CROWN AND VELOX GET IT

CROWN AND VELOX GET IT

Multinational Crown Holdings has announced a successful and eye-catching partnership with Velox to offer beverage brands a revolutionary, cutting-edge digital decoration technology for aluminium cans. Improvements include printing 500 cans per minute versus 90 cans...
PYROGENESIS ANNOUNCES THE CREATION OF PYROGENESIS ALUMINUM

PYROGENESIS ANNOUNCES THE CREATION OF PYROGENESIS ALUMINUM

PyroGenesis has announced the creation of ‘PyroGenesis Aluminum’. This new division dedicated to serving the aluminium industry will have a complete portfolio of products and services to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and convert toxic waste...
SUN CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES RANGE OF VARNISH SOLUTIONS

SUN CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES RANGE OF VARNISH SOLUTIONS

SUN CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE RANGE OF VARNISH SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE STRENGTH OF HP INDIGO PRINTED LABELS Sun Chemical has introduced an innovative new range of durable UV varnishes to enhance the strength of HP Indigo digitally printed pressure-sensitive...
ANDES ORIGEN PRESENTS ITS SPECIAL EDITION IN CANS

ANDES ORIGEN PRESENTS ITS SPECIAL EDITION IN CANS

The Andes Origen brewery has launched a new product to the market, its Red IPA. It blends the intense bitterness and herbal and fruity hop aromas of the Andean IPA with the sweet caramel flavor of the Red. Giannina Galanti Podestá, director of Andes Origen points out...
KOENING & BAUER PRESENTS ITS NEW METALSTAR 4

KOENING & BAUER PRESENTS ITS NEW METALSTAR 4

Innovation and efficiency in metal decoration. These are the hallmarks of the new Metal Star 4 from Koenig & Bauer. Seven years after the market launch of MetalStar 3, of which more than 400 printing units have been installed worldwide, now comes this new product...
RAW MATERIALS CRISIS: EUROPE WARNS OF MAGNESIUM AND ALUMINIUM SHORTAGES

CBA SIGNS AGREEMENT TO TAKE OVER 80% OF ALUX DO BRASIL

The Brazilian Aluminium company (CBA), which is part of the Votorantim Group, has announced the signing of a contract to acquire 80% of Alux do Brasil. The recent operation, which reached a value of 110 million reais, also has an option to buy an extra 20%, starting...
TUBEX WINS ETMA TUBE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2021

TUBEX WINS ETMA TUBE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2021

The member companies of the European Association of Tube and Pipe Manufacturers, Etma, met in Seville, Spain, in early October for this year’s annual conference. The winners of the association’s Tube of the Year 2021 competition were chosen in five...
SPACE CRAFT IS BORN THE CANNED BEER WITH SPACE HOPS

SPACE CRAFT IS BORN THE CANNED BEER WITH SPACE HOPS

Samuel Adams has a new ‘spacey’ beer. It’s called Space Craft, and it’s brewed with hops that have been in space aboard the Inspiration4, one of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. Last September, the hops used for this new beer travelled into...
U.S. COMMITS TO HFC PHASEOUT

U.S. COMMITS TO HFC PHASEOUT

The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) has announced its intention to work with U.S. companies in their commitment to phase out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). For its part, the United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final ruling that...
Sensory Analytics Announces Three New Patent Awards

Sensory Analytics Announces Three New Patent Awards

Sensory Analytics Announces Grant of Three New Patents Related to Coating Thickness Measurement   Sensory Analytics, the fast-growing provider of award-winning SpecMetrix® coating and film thickness measurement systems, today announced that the Canadian...
SONIC HARD SELTZER OPENS UP TO THE U.S. MARKET

SONIC HARD SELTZER OPENS UP TO THE U.S. MARKET

Sonic Hard Seltzer has announced the expansion of its hard seltzer to six new states in the U.S., specifically Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Arizona. A new step that confirms its expansion policy that has been developing since more than a year ago...
Tecnocap manufactures the COP 26 bottles

Tecnocap manufactures the COP 26 bottles

Metal packaging is in itself an icon of the Circular Economy. Once again, Tecnocap metal packaging corporation continues to push the boundaries of high quality metal packaging design that attracts the attention of global consumers and meets the highest standards of...
IEC JOINS IM GROUP

IEC JOINS IM GROUP

The world leader in technology, IM GROUP, has announced that IEC+ srl, the mechanical engineering specialist, renowned for its design and manufacture of dispersing, grinding and mixing equipment, as well as complete engineering studies and turnkey solutions, has...
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris A SUCCESSFUL BEGINNING

ADF&PCD and PLD Paris A SUCCESSFUL BEGINNING

ADF&PCD and PLD Paris are fast approaching. The first event of the year for the beauty, luxury, beverage and aerosol packaging industry will be held in three months’ time, on 19-20 January 2022, at the Porte de Versailles in Paris. This year some 650...
DURAVANT ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

DURAVANT ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

DURAVANT ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH CARLYLE AND WARBURG PICUS Duravant LLC, a global provider of engineered equipment and automation solutions for the food processing, packaging and material handling industries has just announced a significant investment of...
STARBUCKS NEW PREMIUM COCOA IN A CAN

STARBUCKS NEW PREMIUM COCOA IN A CAN

STARBUCKS SIGNATURE CHOCOLATE, THE NEW PREMIUM COCOA IN A TIN Premium soluble cocoa in a tin. Starbucks Signature Chocolate is the new proposal that Nestlé and Starbucks have jointly launched this fall. All this without forgetting a metallic container with a careful...
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