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thyssenkrupp files complaint against EU Commission decision

thyssenkrupp has filed a complaint with the General Court of the European Union (EGC) against the European Commission's decision to prohibit the formation of a European flat steel joint venture with Tata Steel. The Commission had justified its merger control decision...

JSW Steel plans additional tinplate capacity

JSW Steel plans additional tinplate capacity in India.  In the last year it has installed and commissioned a tinplate mill of 250,000 tonnes per annum and related facilities at its Tarapur unit.  In its 2019 annual report JSW Steel has reported that it has decided to...

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...

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