Crown Food Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has partnered with the Bonduelle Group, canned vegetables, to install a metal packaging production line at the company’s Novotitarovskaia plant in...
Crown Holdings is to buy a Spanish manufacturer of two- and three-piece food cans and ends for a cash fee of €1.2bn.
Crown Holdings has opened three beverage can factories in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province), bringing the total number of plants in China to seven.
Despite competition from flexible packaging and other formats formats, demand for metal-can food packaging is expected to continue rising.
Crown Holdings is to cut 300 jobs across its European operations as part of a revised Q3 outlook due to weak demand.
The market for caps and closures used in food packaging is growing by more than 5% annually; a representative from Crown Closures North America explains why.
Crown Holdings has commercialized two Southeast Asian facilities in Nong Khae, Thailand and Da Nang, Vietnam to meet demand for aluminium beverage cans.
Crown Food Europe is to close one of its sites in the UK in July with more than 100 people affected due to supply exceeding demand.
Crown has filed a patent involving induction heating in a bid to improve food processing in metal cans.
The metal tin packaging market has gone ‘back to basics’ – to what is good for the environment and good for Europe, marketing manager for Crown says.
Crown Holdings has signed a deal with Austin-based HeatGenie to accelerate efforts to bring the latter’s self-heating for beverage and ‘sippable soup’ packaging technology to market in 2013.
Crown predicted strong unit volumes in beverage and Bemis expects to push ahead after a year of re-organising the business, as both firms reported their Q4 and full year results.
Crown Food Europe has launched a consultation process with staff at its Worcester, UK site due to declining food packaging sales.
Crown Speciality Packaging is offering premium food and beverage brands in Europe easier access to a form of tin design intended to make their products stand out more.
Crown Holdings tells BeverageDaily.com that it hopes to introduce a new full aperture end just launched in China for use with 150ml Budweiser cans to other geographies in future.
Crown Holdings has postponed plans to build two new plants in China as it continues to face sluggish economic conditions and unfavourable weather in its key markets.
Crown Food Europe has capped previous innovations with the launch of its Smart Capper machine, which provides high quality sealing for glass jars and bottles.
Crown Holdings was hit by weak demand in Europe as Q2 gross profit fell $31m to $340m (€277m) and revenue dropped 4% to $2.18bn.
Crown Holdings has announced a senior management shake-up in its European division – including the appointment of a new president for the region.
Inflated costs and adverse foreign exchange conditions saw Crown Holdings post a slight year-on-year profit drop in the three months to the end of March 2012 – despite notching up...
Crown Holdings will increase beverage can production in Vietnam with a new facility by mid-2013.
Crown Holdings will boost its annual beverage can production capacity in China and Malaysia by nearly 1.5bn in order to meet growing demand in the countries.
Despite a slump in 2011 net profits, Crown Holdings chairman and CEO John Conway said new beverage can lines in “promising emerging markets” such as Brazil, Vietnam and China boosted...
Major processing and packaging companies GEA Group and Crown Holdings have made separate announcements over steps taken to secure their long-term refinancing.
Crown Food Europe is installing a new production line in Timashevsk, Russia to produce 83mm diameter food cans for Bonduelle, the European leader in processed vegetables. The move is part...
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