Asia CanTech 2009 – Bangkok
The 2009 conference took place at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Bangkok. Keynote speakers included:
- Tarun Daga from Tata Tinplate who gave an overview of the tinplate market in India
- Saket Bhatia of Hindustan Tin Works who discussed the India can making business climate
- Simon Jennings from Rexam Beverage Can who gave a presentation entitled ‘Global trends in can making – The future is still bright’
- Colin Gillis from Ball Asia Pacific who talked about the Asian market
Asia CanTech Awards 2009
The best can makers from throughout Asia were honoured at a Gala Awards dinner. The winner of this year’s supreme award was Swan Industries (Thailand) for its 900g powdered milk three-piece can for Enfagrow. Other winners included San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation, ORG, TinPak, Tata Steel, Hindustan Tin Works and Kian Joo.