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Intercan wins Asia business

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 […]

Posted 26 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 […]

Posted 25 June 2014

Asia CanTech as popular as ever!

Platinum presentation packages are being booked up fast for Asia CanTech 2014, with day 1 sold and ONLY 3 slots available for day 2, so please book now to secure yours. For more information please visit the website www.asia-can.com or contact Megan Freeman at megan@bellpublishing.com Held from 27-29 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, Asia CanTech 2014 is the […]

Posted 7 February 2014

Showa Denko Group to acquire Vietnam-based Hanacans

Japan based Showa Denko and its wholly owned subsidiary Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC) have reached an agreement with major shareholders of Rexam-Hanacans Joint Stock Company (Hanacans), of Vietnam, to acquire 91.75% of shares in the company. SAC became the first company in Japan to manufacture and sell aluminum beer cans in 1971 and since then […]

Posted 13 January 2014