aluminium beverage cans

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

U.S. Aluminium Beverage Can Makers Urge Trump Administration Against Section 232 Tariffs On Canadian Imports

A quartet of North American aluminium beverage can trade groups sent an open letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser last week, seeking to convince the Trump Administration that a reimposition of Section 232 aluminium tariffs on aluminium imports from Canada would...

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Aluminium Can Recycled Content Rises To 73 Percent: Report

A report released by the Aluminum Association earlier this week detailed the significant advances aluminium cans have made over competing packaging materials over the past several years, noting the significant sustainability advantages the material offers when compared to other substances now in use. The report, which was prepared in conjunction with the Can Manufacturers Institute […]

Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week a pilot program for testing and marketing single-use aluminium beverage cups, which the firm says is the first step in introducing infinitely recyclable aluminium as an alternative to plastic. Ball says the pilot program will introduce a limited supply of aluminium cups beginning next month and running through […]

Coca-Cola Will Soon Package Dasani In Aluminium Cans And Bottles

In an effort at increasing usage of recycled materials and reduction of plastic waste, Dasani brand drinking water will soon be available in aluminium cans and bottles. The Coca-Cola Company announced earlier this week that the United States’ top bottled water brand is joining in the company’s “World Without Waste” initiative, which is working toward […]

Ardagh Group And Exal Corp Form New Metal Packaging Joint Venture

Ireland’s metal and glass packaging supplier Ardagh Group announced yesterday the formation of Trivium Packaging, a new metal packaging joint venture with Ohio aluminium container producer Exal Corporation. Per Ardagh, Trivium will be a combination of its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with Exal, which is controlled by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. The […]

PepsiCo To Package Aquafina In Aluminium Beverage Cans

American multinational food and beverage company PepsiCo, Inc. announced last week a shake-up in packaging for several of its brands, including testing aluminium cans for its bottled water offering. PepsiCo will implement the change next year, with pilot testing of Aquafina in aluminium cans at domestic food service outlets, with limited retail testing to follow. […]