Perstima plans new manufacturing plant in the Philippines

Perusahaan Sadur Timah Malaysia Bhd (Perstima) announced plans to set up a new plant for the manufacturing of tinplate and tin-free steel (TFS) in the Philippines, subject to the approval of the local authorities in the Philippines. Perstima has conducted a...

Steel merger to shake-up European tinplate industry

European steel and tinplate producers Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp have finalised merger plans by signing definitive JV agreements, with potential implications for the domestic tinplate industry. The new company, to be named ThyssenKrupp Tata Steel, could make annual...

Steel Packaging Recycling in Europe reaches 79.5%.

Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached a new high of 79,5% and is well on track to reach the industry’s self-imposed target of 80% by 2020, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging.             This...

Twitter feeds from Metal Packaging Industry Associations from around the world.