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    North American Industry on Pace to Achieve Record Levels of Aluminum Demand

    As part of its monthly Aluminum Situation report, the Aluminum Association released preliminary estimates showing 6.6% year-to-date demand growth for the aluminum industry in North America (U.S. and Canada) through the first half of 2022. This is a nearly 8% year-over-year increase over 2021 estimates. Since 2021, Aluminum Association member companies have announced more than […]

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    Enhanced Internal Spray Coating for Al Beverage Cans

    PPG has developed an enhanced internal spray coating for the infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage can. The spray coating uses no bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol starting substances and provides more robust application properties. The Innoval® Pro spray coating is a next-generation, high-performance acrylic coating that draws on PPG Innovel’s nearly ten years as the market’s most widely used […]

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    The First Movers Coalition Launches Aluminum Sector

    The World Economic Forum has launched an aluminum sector for its First Movers Coalition (FMC), a global initiative aimed at harnessing the purchasing power of companies to decarbonize the seven industrial sectors that currently account for 30% of global emissions, including aluminum. “Technology has given us the tools to reduce our emissions and build a […]

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    New Study Finds Aluminum Cans Are Vital to a Circular Economy

    The International Aluminium Institute (IAI)  released the first comprehensive public study analyzing the recycling value chain for single-use beverage containers in five key markets. The data shows that today more than 70% of the material used in aluminum cans is recycled into new products — almost double that of glass (34%) and plastic (40%). Accordingly, […]

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    Vobev Introduces Innovative Model for Aluminum Beverage Can Production

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Vobev is an innovative startup company that aims to shake up the beverage industry. The company is currently completing its massive manufacturing campus in Salt Lake City, UT, which will start up operation by the end of 2021. The facility includes both aluminum beverage can production and can filling—making it […]

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    December 2021

    Cover The aluminum can is seeing increased popularity and demand, powered by its inherent sustainability and recyclability. As UACJ Corporation, which provided the photo notes, “Aluminum Lightens the World.” See can articles beginning on page 6. Articles Vobev Introduces Innovative Model for Aluminum Beverage Can Production By Andrea Svendsen Page 6 Aluminum Can Market Sees […]

  • Exterior design of VADELATA for the Planet Lab in Fernando de Noronha. (Credit: Ball Corporation)

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    Ball to Develop Brazil’s First Circular Economy Lab

    Ball Corporation plans to create a circular economy lab in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations and a leader in sustainable tourism. The first of its kind in Brazil, the “Vadelata for the Planet Lab” will create a model circular economy within the island by centralizing the collection […]

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    Vobev Streamlines the Beverage Supply Chain Under One Roof

    Vobev is launching a new aluminum can manufacturing and beverage production facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company states that it will be the first independent can maker and filler in North America to streamline the beverage supply chain under one roof. “Opening an integrated, independent canned beverage manufacturing and development facility that is the […]