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Feb 26, 2021
Tecnocap publishes first sustainability report
[Sustainability News]
Feb 26, 2021
Trivium Packaging has partnered with a recycling firm in Argentina to increase the recollection and reuse of aluminium aerosol cans. Through the partnership with Creando Conciencia, Trivium Argentina will become the first in Latin America to use post-consumer recycled (PCR) aluminium. The initiative is part of the company’s efforts to raise awareness and accelerate... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 24, 2021
Coesia has appointed Alessandro Parimbelli as its new CEO. Based in Italy, Coesia is a group of industrial and packaging solutions companies operating globally, including R.A Jones, which specialises in aerosol machinery. After holding senior positions at Jabil Circuit, Parimbelli, 52, an engineer, has held the role of executive vice-president and CEO of the enterprise... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 23, 2021
Ardagh Group has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The company reported that metal packaging shipments increased by 7% in Q4 and 5% for the year; speciality can volumes increased by 13% for the year. Its Q4 adjusted EBITDA increased by 5% to $281 million (€231 million), led by growth of 27% in metal beverage packaging. Ardagh holds a 42% interest... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 18, 2021
Rabobank, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, has become Airopack’s majority shareholder following an investment from the company’s growth agenda. The investment allows Airopack to bring its sustainable packaging solutions to a wider global audience. With this transaction, Airopack has been able to further strengthen its balance sheet, providing a solid... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 17, 2021
Beiersdorf gained market share and increased investment in 2020, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The organisation’s business performance was ‘significantly affected’ by the pandemic. Global lockdowns in key markets and travel restrictions had a considerable impact, particularly in the second quarter. At €7.025 billion, Beiersdorf’s sales for... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 15, 2021
Aditya Mittal, currently president, CFO, and CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe, will become CEO of the company. Lakshmi Mittal, who founded the firm in 1976 and is currently chairman and CEO, will become executive chairman. In this position, he will continue to lead the board of directors and work together with the CEO and management team. “Despite the obvious challenges... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 12, 2021
NPB Automation and Canline Systems have decided to expand their presence in the US, making their knowledge and expertise more accessible for their key customers. This strategic decision emphasises the significant role the US has in the global metal packaging industry. Companies in the sector can expect to strengthen their production needs through NPB and Canline’s... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 8, 2021
Ball Corporation has reported strong 2020 results, with full-year net earnings of $585 million (€486 million), or $1.76 (€1.46) per diluted share, on sales of $11.8 billion (€9.8 billion). In 2019, the company reported $566 million (€470 million) net earnings or $1.66 (€1.38) per diluted share, on sales of $11.5 billion (€9.55 billion). Ball’s full-year... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 5, 2021
ADF&PCD and PLD Paris is to bring a series of digital events to the packaging industry in March. The organiser’s ‘Digital Days’ will combine speakers from the world’s leading aerosol, beauty, and premium drinks brand owners with insight into the latest innovation strategies, as well as new products that are defining the future of packaging in the three sectors. Each... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 4, 2021
Unilever has reported strong full-year results for 2020, demonstrating its ‘resilience’ and ‘agility’ during the pandemic, with results boosted by hygiene products. For the full year, Unilever grew underlying sales by 1.9%, with volumes growing 1.6% and 0.3% from price. In Q4, underlying sales growth was 3.5%, with volumes of 3.3% and 0.2% from price. Growth... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 3, 2021
Stan Platek, vice-president and general manager of Ball’s aerosol packaging business, will retire on 15 March after more than 24 years in the aluminium aerosol and slug industry. Ball Corporation announced James W Billings, vice-president, commercial for Ball’s Beverage Packaging, North and Central America business since 2015, will succeed Platek. “Stan has... [Read More]

[Company News]
Feb 1, 2021
CCL Industries, a major packaging solutions company, has appointed two new directors. Linda A Cash and Dr Susana Suarez-Gonzalez have been appointed to the board of directors and Mandy J Shapansky, chair of the firm’s corporate social responsibility committee and member of the audit committee, has retired. Cash has spent 36 years as a senior executive with extensive... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jan 12, 2021
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has abandoned its acquisition of shaving subscription firm Billie following a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint filed in December. According to the FTC, P&G’s abandonment of the acquisition is “good news” for consumers who value low prices, quality, and innovation. Ian Conner, director of the Bureau of Competition,... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jan 7, 2021
Ball Metalpack has announced plans to launch a new high-speed aerosol can line at its can manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, US. The steel manufacturing line is expected to be operational at the DeForest facility in the second quarter of 2021. It will be Ball third to be added within 12 months in the firm’s US plant network, joining recently added high-speed aerosol... [Read More]

[Company News]
Jan 5, 2021
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has selected a new president. Viliam Gašpar, director of customer technical service at U.S. Steel Košice (Slovakia), was elected unanimously by the board and general assembly of APEAL and succeeds Tony Waite of Tata Steel Europe. He holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh alongside a Ph.D.... [Read More]


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