Article - 3 Sep 2003
Showa Denko are to begin manufacturing aluminium bottles from a modified line in their aluminium can manufacturing plant. Reasons for the change, advantages of aluminium bottles and industry trends...
Article - 23 Apr 2001
Aluminium is one of the most abundant elements in the earths crust. The extraction, refining and environmental impacts of these processes are considered, as are recycling, and future product and...
Article - 3 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what kind of aluminium is recycled, how it is processed, what it gets made into or how much is recycled? This article addresses all these issues, with a focus on the European...
Article - 15 Mar 2005
The aim of this article was to study the emergence of blemishes on the inner surface of aluminum MDI cans.
Article - 15 Aug 2006
The never ending life cycle of aluminium is described, from mining of bauxite to alumina production and then onto aluminium smelting, to the manufacture of aluminium products both semi-finished and...
Article - 9 Aug 2002
Shrink wrap sleeves are a flexible and versatile method for decorating or labelling food and drink cans. Factors such as suitability, advantages and versatility are covered.
Article - 24 Jun 2002
Aluminium cans have been in existence since 1960. Developments since then are outlined, as are the effects of competition such as PET and glass packaging.
Article - 7 May 2002
Aluminium packaging has many advantages over other forms of packaging. Consequently, aluminium foil and cans are used in a range of industries including food, beverage and pharmaceuticals. Its...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
As the competition with aluminium cans hots up steel can manufacturers have hit back innovations that will make them more competitive. These include weight reductions, materials developments and...
Article - 8 Jun 2004
The European Aluminium Foil Association has reported on sales trends for the first quarter of 2004. Figures indicate that the industry is recovering after a slow end to 2003 with packaging accounting...