aluminium beverage cans

Ball Corp And Molson Coors Face Aluminium Can Shortages, Continue Seeking New Resources

Ball Corp And Molson Coors Face Aluminium Can Shortages, Continue Seeking New Resources

Two of the world’s biggest aluminium beverage can producers have been forced to find new sources for aluminium over the past year due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic downturn, and they expect to continue to scramble to find aluminium...

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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 […]

Constellium Alabama Plant Recognized As Top Manufacturer Of 2020 By State Government

Amsterdam rolled and extruded aluminium leader Constellium N.V.’s aluminium rolling facility in Muscle Shoals, Alabama was recognized as the state’s Large Manufacturer of the Year for 2020. The firm noted that the award, which is given by the Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network, was instituted to recognize manufacturers in the state […]

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 be extraordinarily detrimental to their constituents and U.S. consumers generally. The letter, which […]