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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 […]

Novelis May Increase Aluminium Can Sheet Production Should The Demand Arise

Although a shift in production to it is possible, an official from Atlanta’s rolled aluminium firm Novelis said this week that it was not planning to add new aluminium can production capacity in the near future. Senior vice president Roxana Molina spoke to S&P Global Platts on Monday, telling them that they would alter their […]

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 […]