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Silgan Announces Footprint Optimisation In Metal Container Business

Silgan Holdings Inc. have announced that it is closing its metal container manufacturing facilities in Mt. Vernon, Missouri and Waupun, Wisconsin. The Company anticipates closing both of these facilities during the fourth quarter of 2019. Volumes from the closed...

The Can Makers launch first Sustainability Hub

A brand new hub has launched to showcase the benefits of drinks cans, reflecting the UK's growing demand for more sustainable drinks packaging. Run by the Can Makers, the trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK, the Sustainability Hub provides the...

Apeal launch new “Steel for Packaging” website

Apeal have launched a new new Steel for Packaging site (www.steelforpackaging.org) that aims to help brands, retailers, designers and can makers to make the best packaging choice for their product which also meets consumer demand and environmental requirements. "As...

EC expected to block Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp joint venture

Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp have both reported that they expect that the planned joint venture of their European steel activities will not go ahead due to the European Commission's continuing concerns. Tata Steel reported that both companies viewed that further...

Unbeatable Steel Packaging Performance

APEAL, the Association of European Producers of steel for packaging, have released a series of new videos highlighting the unbeatable properties of steel packaging.UNBEATABLE WEIGHT-RESISTANCEUNBEATABLE FIRE- RESISTANCEUNBEATABLE BARRIER PROTECTIONUNBEATABLE...

Industry leaders sign MoU on responsible tin sourcing

The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further...

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