Del Monte has announced that its profits fell significantly for its
latest financial quarter, mainly as a result of rising steel prices
- further proof that food manufacturers are feeling the pinch as
steel prices continue to rise,...
Results from the first few months of this year indicate that
stainless steel production in 2004 will reach another peak level,
according to steel market analyst MEPS. But EU production is likely
to expand by just one per cent in 2004...
SWF Companies' Tisma Division has launched a high speed, small
centre TC 100 vertical cartoner, which is claimed to reach speeds
of up to 1000 cartons per minute and works well with a variety of
Kliklok-Woodman, a world leader in the manufacture of cartoners,
vertical form-fill-seal systems and end-of-line packaging
equipment, will be introducing an array of new machines at PMMA
Pack Expo in Chicago this year.
Corus, the Anglo-Dutch steel and aluminium maker, revealed last
night it was discussing a possible tie-up with the Brazilian steel
producer Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN), confirming weeks of
CSN, the Brazil-based flat steelmaker, and Canadian aluminium
manufacturer Alcan are on a head-on collision course over which
will dominate the metal packaging market, reported Brazilian
business daily Gazeta Mercantil.