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    Ball Acquisition of Rexam Moves Forward

    Ball Corporation is moving forward in it plans to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rexam in a cash and stock transaction, first announced in February 2015. The two companies have complementary metal beverage packaging product offerings and strong cultural compatibility. The combined company will have pro forma 2014 revenue of approximately $15 billion and approximately […]

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    The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can

    Bill Hammack from Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can. He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to created the can, notes why the can narrows near it lid, shows close ups of the double-seam that hold the lid on, […]

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    Red Hare Brewing to Premiere Novelis evercan™ Aluminum Beverage Can Sheet

    Novelis announced at the 2014 Craft Brewers Conference in Denver that Red Hare Brewing Company will launch the world’s first commercial use of evercan, the company’s independently certified high-recycled content (90%) aluminum sheet for beverage cans (certified by by SCS Global Services). Red Hare craft beer packaged exclusively in cans made of evercan sheet is […]