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RPC reveals new product development plans

RPC reveals new product development plans

By Rod Addy

Bioplastic packaging and a modern plastic alternative to the tin can are just some of the innovations RPC Group is currently working on, the company revealed at its press conference in Dinklage, Germany, on April 18.

Ball profits up for 2003

Ball profits up for 2003

Global packaging supplier Ball has reported a strong fourth quarter
and full year 2003, pushing the company's profits significantly
higher than the previous year, on the back of a strong performance
from its European operations.

Sonoco cans Brazil

Sonoco cans Brazil

Global packaging group Sonoco has just opened a new manufacturing
facility in Brazil to produce steel easy-open closures for use on
metal cans. Annual capacity of the plant is projected to be more
than one billion closures.

Convenience canned

Convenience canned

The ring pull has been a godsend to consumers across Europe.
Searching frantically for that elusive tin opener or cutting
oneself on a poorly-executed can opening was once an integral part
of dinner preparation, but thankfully no...

Ball expands plant

Ball expands plant

Ball, the multinational food and beverage packaging provider, has
said it is investing approximately $43 million (€43.3m) to expand
its existing Milwaukee metal beverage container plant to install a
new, high-speed food can line and...

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