Tin Can

CMI calls for a ban on tariffs for tinplate steel cans. Picture: iStock.

‘Don’t put a tariff on tinplate steel cans’ urges CMI

By Jenny Eagle

The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) has asked the US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security not to impose a tariff or import restrictions on tinplate steel because it will have a severe impact on the can manufacturing industry and its...

Crown Packaging, Neath, Wales. Picture credit: southwales-eveningpost.co.uk;

Crown Packaging in Neath, Wales, to close

Crown Holdings discusses four plant closures in Q3 2015 results

By Jenny Eagle

Crown Holdings announced the closure of two North American food can plants, in Baltimore, Maryland and Chatham, Ontario, in Q3 2015 and as part of the company’s restructure it is closing two European food facilities.

Crown Holdings chairman and CEO John Conway

Crown braves bad weather and tough macroeconomic conditions

By Ben Bouckley

Multinational food and beverage metal packaging firm Crown Holdings has braved bad weather and tough economic conditions in Europe and the US to grow third quarter (Q3) net sales by 10 per cent compared with the same period in 2010.

Ball to close can plant

Ball to close can plant

A decline in demand for three-piece metal welded food cans has
forced US-based packaging group Ball to close one of its production
facilities in Arkansas and transfer production to another nearby


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