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Cantastic! Ball Corp to buy Rexam for $6.6bn

Ball Corporation has announced it is to acquire Rexam for $6.6bn (£4.3bn) ending weeks of speculation.

Rexam to build two Indian beverage can plants

Rexam will build two beverage can plants in India, starting with an initial investment of £50m ($77m) in Sri City.  

Beverage Bites: news up to February 12, 2015

Coca-Cola and milk, stevia without the plant and more beverage bites

A feast of financial results from some of the industry’s big players (Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Crown Holdings, Pernod Ricard, and Heineken); a potential shake up in beverage can manufacturing; and stevia...

A canny $6.6bn deal? Ball Corp in talks to buy UK rival Rexam

US giant Ball Corporation is in talks to buy UK rival Rexam, in a £4.3bn ($6.6bn) deal that would combine two of the world’s largest beverage can manufacturers. 


Celebrating Beverage Brilliance! Personality of the Year 2014 open for entries

The global beverage sector is thriving - driven by dynamic and creative individuals around the world. But do you or a colleague have what it takes to be recognized by...


Rexam targets dairy drinks with cans after MIO success

Rexam tells it is pursuing business in the dairy drinks segment and says one notable success to date was lemonade flavored milkshake MIO in Russia.

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Slim, sleek and Swiss...Rexam breaks ground on $190m site

Rexam today began building a new $190m plant in Switzerland that will ultimately incorporate three lines for the company's specialty Slim and Sleek beverage cans.

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Teasy does it! Premium RTD tea brand debuts Rexam Fusion bottle

Premium green tea brand Teasy will launch in the UK this spring using Rexam's aluminum Fusion bottle to distinguish it from 250ml slimline cans.

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Rexam spends $122m on stake in Middle Eastern beverage can player

Rexam has bought a 51% stake in Middle Eastern beverage can maker United Arab Can Manufacturing for $122m with CEO Graham Chipchase noting its 'strong competitive position in an attractive market'.

Rexam: German retail relistings would be European can ‘game changer’

Rexam says that a move by Germany’s large discount retailers to relist cans would spur strong growth for the company in a country where can volumes collapsed suddenly in 2002.


Rexam reveals industry interest in taking Editions tech to Fusion bottles

Rexam says its novel Editions printing technology can be used with the firm’s aluminum Fusion bottle, which recently caused a stir with the Pepsi Beyoncé launch in Italy in August...


Drinktec 2013: Day One in Pictures with

Relive the action from Day One of Drinktec 2013, as we explore innovations from key beverage movers 'n' shakers including Rexam, BENEO and WILD Flavors...

Rexam CEO discusses life in the Indian ‘playground’

Rexam CEO Graham Chipchase insists the packaging firm will take a stronger position in an under-penetrated Indian market to service surprise demand for specialty cans.

Rexam takes Russian tumble: 10% beverage can market share slide

Leading can maker Rexam has suffered a 10% market share loss in Russia in 2013, hit by the opening of a plant by Polish rival Can-Pack in March with a...

Rexam strengthens Red Bull bond with new $175m Swiss investment

Rexam says it will build on its already strong relationship with Red Bull by building a new £115m ($175m) specialty can plant with a 2.2bn capacity for the energy drinks...

Rexam’s first Finnish site inspired by better beer pack mix

Rexam today opened a new can manufacturing plant in Southern Finland, and claims the £68m ($107m) investment is partly inspired by a pack mix shift in beer sales from glass...

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Rexam boosts Indian beverage can output to 950m

Rexam has opened a new aluminium line in India costing circa. 30m that increases the plants capacity to around 950m cans per year, and said the investment fitted its strategy...

Rexam ups Red Bull ‘slim size’ can ante in Austria

Rexam is investing around £20m to build a fourth can line at its Austrian site devoted entirely to the production of packaging for Red Bull, which is also filled onsite.


Rexam packaging innovations ‘add value’ to consumer experience

Innovative packaging features – such as thermo- and light-sensitive inks – are essential to 'add value' to the consumer experience of a beverage brand, packaging giant Rexam told and...

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Silgan completes deal for Rexam business

Rexam has announced it has completed the sale of its High Barrier food container business to Silgan for $250m.

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Rexam brings taste of Italian summer to UK

Rexam is expanding its partnership with Sprizzerò from De Martin GmbH & Co. KG by bringing an aperitif drink to the UK this month.

Rexam prefers patience to Russian Roulette in 2012

Rexam will await the effects of higher beer prices before adding extra Russian beverage can capacity, as new comments by Russian president Vladimir Putin sent major brewers’ share prices tumbling...

Rexam sells plastic thermoformed business to Silgan for $250m

Rexam said it was the “right time” to exit their plastic thermoformed business, leaving the firm with a 90% focus on the beverage can sector.

New lightweight can end uses ‘best available’ technology: Rexam

Rexam Beverage Can Europe has confirmed to that it has introduced a new CDL beverage can end that uses 10% less metal, with production starting in the first quarter...

SLEEK can proves hit with Rexam’s US consumers

Rexam is replacing standard 12oz can production capacity in the US with a new 12oz (354ml) Sleek can line to support what it said was one of the fastest-growing specialty...

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