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Asia CanTech 2017 – Bangkok

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.”