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Celebrating a Birdy at Asia CanTech

Thailand’s Next Can Innovation scooped the coveted Supreme Can Maker award at this year’s Asia CanTech in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Asia CanTech Awards, which took place on 31 October 2017 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, saw Next Can collect the Beverage Two-Piece award and the Supreme Can Maker award for its Birdy can.

According to the judging panel, which was made up of a number of metal packaging experts, concluded that the Birdy two-piece beverage can, which is a slim, 180ml PET laminated – Tulc can, was a worthy winner due to decorator used which provided high printing quality by using the technology of Waterless Printing technology (with resolutions of 250lpi). This lead to graphic designs, which represent attractive details of customer product requirements.

The full list of the winners were as follows:

 Aerosol- Ball Aerocan India – Bindas

 Beverage Two-Piece – Next Can Innovation Co., – Birdy

 Beverage Three-Piece – Swan Industries Thailand – Lofe Coconut Water

 Decorative/Speciality – Benjamit Packaging Co – Werthers Shop Box

 Ends/Caps/Closures – Xiamen Baofeng Industry – QR Code End

 Food Two-Piece – Crown Food Packaging Thailand

 Food Three-Piece – Shetron – Gulab Jamun

 General Line – Tinpak (PVT) – Ruby Dusk

 Innovation –ORG Packaging Co – Lantern Can

Commenting on the Awards, events manager Megan Freeman, said: “The Asia CanTech awards are always something to look forward to in the industry, with many new and developed cans to display. This year we had the highest number of entries in Asia CanTech history which I know made the judges job even harder, so congratulations to all of our 2017 winners.”

The Bell Publishing team now set its sights on The Euro CanTech conference and exhibition brings global suppliers together with can makers and fillers from across Europe and the Middle East. The conference and exhibition is set to take place on 19-21 March 2018, Milan, Italy.

The Euro CanTech Awards will also be presented at the show. These prestigious awards are open to all can manufacturers in Europe. You can enter as many times and in as many categories as you like.

The awards are free to enter. All entries are to be sent to us by 23 February 2018 and should include a description and brief information about the can along with reasons why you think it is a winning entry.

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