aluminium beverage cans

CANPACK Plans Aluminium Beverage Can Plant For Western Czech Republic

CANPACK Plans Aluminium Beverage Can Plant For Western Czech Republic

Polish metal packaging firm CANPACK Group announced earlier this week an expansion into the Czech Republic of its operations that will take the form of an aluminium can factory. Per the firm, the new facility will be located in Stříbřo, which lies...

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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. […]

Three Out Of Four Aluminium Cans Recycled In The U.K. In 2018

Three out of four aluminium beverage cans in the United Kingdom find their way back into the aluminium value stream, marking an all-time high for aluminium beverage cans. Such was the message from the UK’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) earlier this week. According to Alupro, the UK’s 75-percent recycling rate is a significant improvement […]

Molson Coors Calls Upon U.S. Regulators To Investigate Midwest Premium

One of the world’s top beer brewers is appealing to the United States government to investigate the method for establishing benchmark prices for aluminium in the Midwest, noting that premiums determined by S&P Global Platts have doubled since 2017. In an interview with Bloomberg, Molson Coors Chairman Pete Coors called upon Federal regulators to look […]

Trump Tariffs On Aluminium Cost Beer Industry 40,000 Jobs: Beer Trade Groups

The Trump Administration’s Section 232 tariffs on aluminium have cost the beer industry dearly, leading to the loss of 40,000 jobs through the end of last year. Such was the message conveyed in a report released by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association earlier this week. Commenting to The Hill on its release, […]