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    S0080247Intercan wins Asia business

    Posted on 26 June 2014

    Intercan Group is to ship two IPP8 Proofing Machines to Asia in the coming weeks. Peter Strode (MD) said: “We are particularly pleased with the current orders as one of these machines is sold to Bao Steel for a new plant in Vietnam and the other is for Hanil Can, South Korea. “For Bao Steel […]

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    AkzoNobel to build new facility in India

    Posted on 15 July 2014

    AkzoNobel has announced it is opening a new production facility in Thane, India, to manufacture coatings for the metal packaging and flexible packaging industries. The production facility will mainly serve Indian, Bangladeshi, Shri Lankan and Southeast Asian markets. The facility will have a capacity of 5000 tons a year and is set to produce a […]


    Posted on 25 June 2014

    The growth of Japan’s bottle can market has passed through a number of stages during the past decade, as the use of resealable beverage cans has grown in popularity among Japanese consumers. David Hayes reports After receiving an initial boost from beverage filling companies supplying carbonated drinks, the use of bottle cans received a further […]