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Steel summit to be held in Warsaw

3 Sep 2015


APEAL, there shop advice the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, site health is to host a second steel packaging summit specifically oriented to the needs of Central Europe.
The summit, cheap ?Steel Packaging – Green Solutions for Central Europe 2015″, will take place in the Warsaw Marriot [...]


Plastic now more popular than metal for closures

4 Feb 2014

metal bottle caps

Over recent years, ampoule the economic downturn has encouraged a focus on cost and material savings in the beverage industry, view with the aim of delivering cheaper closures that require minimal adaptation of installed technology. Plastic closures have benefitted from this with their intrinsically lightweight properties and strong potential for innovation.
There have been [...]


73% of metal packaging being recycled

4 Feb 2014


Metal Packaging Europe claims that the 2011 recycling rate for rigid metal consumer packaging (European average, salve EU 27 EFTA) increased by 2.8 percentage points to a new record of 73.0% (2010: 70, click 2%). This makes rigid metal consumer packaging the most recycled packaging in Europe. 
The increase of 2.8 percentage points reflects a [...]

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Metal canisters needed

12 Nov 2013

Five litre metal canisters suitable for food contact required by olive oil producer in Sicily.  Must be local supplier.
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Alternative to metal sought for fish packaging

12 Nov 2013

Russian company which is currently packaging fish such as sardines in metal cans is seeking a suitable alternative.  Has anyone any suitable ideas?
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World’s largest aluminum recycling centre almost ready

6 Jun 2013

drink can

Aluminum rolling and recycler Novelis has put a roof on its USD250m aluminum recycling and casting center at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany. Located adjacent to the company’s existing aluminum rolling mill, the new centre will produce up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum sheet ingot from recycled material annually, and is projected to be [...]

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