aluminium beverage cans

CANPACK Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

CANPACK Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Trade group Aluminium Stewardship Initiative welcomed Poland’s aluminium can producer CANPACK S.A. into the fold last week as an Industrial User member, becoming ASI’s 178th member organization. The firm is the main entity of CANPACK Group which is in turn a subsidiary...

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Ball Corporation To Build New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant In Czech Republic

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week plans to build a new €170 million beverage packaging plant in Czechia that will go online in the fall of 2022. The plant, which will be built at the Pilzen Digital Park in western Czech Republic, will feature two production lines of aluminium beverage cans. Construction is to […]

Michelob Ultra To Be Packaged In Rio Tinto’s Low-Carbon Aluminium

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Rio Tinto Group announced last week that Michelob Ultra will soon be distributed in a new low-carbon aluminium similar to that used in Apple MacBooks. The two firms said the new cans would be produced using a process that does not produce greenhouse gases, instead giving off oxygen in the smelting […]

Ball Corporation Plans New Aluminium Beverage Can Plant For Bowling Green, Kentucky

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week its plans to construct a new aluminum end manufacturing facility in Kentucky. The firm intends to begin construction early next year. Ball’s new facility will produce sheet aluminium for use in beverage cans, which it intends to market to various regional and national customers. Noting the rise in […]

Strike At Constellium Aluminium Can Recycling Plant In Alabama Continues

A strike is currently underway at Constellium’s aluminium used beverage containers (UBCs) consuming mill in Muscle Shoals. According to a press release, about 200 members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 200 walked off the job on December 15 due to an inability of management and labor to come to an accord on a contract at […]

Aluminum Association Report Emphasizes Aluminium Beverage Can’s Importance To Sustainability

Last week the Aluminum Association and the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) teamed up to release an updated report detailing the increasing advantages of utilizing aluminium cans against other types of packaging. The report, entitled The Aluminum Can Advantage: Sustainability Key Performance Indicators 2020, revealed several findings, including research showing that aluminium cans are recycled at […]