World production of aluminium aerosol cans almost reached the 7 billion mark a new record for the industry in 2012, according to new report.
The total volume of 6.93 billion cans is a rise of 5% on 2011 and was driven by rises in Asia, North and South America as well as the Middle East but, the relatively saturated European Union market was more or less flat. However, according to the association representing many aluminium aerosol container manufacturers, Aerobal, growth will top 7 billion if the developed markets stay clear of recession in 2013.
Strong sales in Brazil and Asia Pacific drove a 6% global volume increase in beverage can sales for Crown. Crown also said European beverage cans posted a strong start to the year with a 4% increase in sales volumes, however sales of canned food on the continent fell 2%. Net sales in the first three [...]
CMB Engineering has created a new role aimed at supporting the company’s sales in Asia. The British-based maker of can making machinery has appointed Lawrence Corbally (pictured) as its sales manager for Asia. CMB Engineering claims it has seen “strong growth” in the can making sector in Asia driven by the rising middle-class in the [...]