Cannex & Fillex de las Américas – the World Canmaking Congress took place in Atlanta, Georgia, 1-3 May 2013 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
The event was attended by industry professionals from 37 countries worldwide, with more than 300 companies present at the show. The level of attendees was typical of previous US shows, in that a third of the visitors were board members and almost half were at management level.
Cannex & Fillex 2013 - Show Report from The Canmaker magazine
Compound end liner goes straight
Dramatic changes in the appearance of canmaking machinery are rare, so the launch by Stolle Machinery at Cannex of the Linear Compound End Liner was guaranteed to catch the eye of visitors. Unlike conventional liners with their complexity of rotating turrets and lining guns, Stolle’s creation exploits the combination of programmed drives and a line of six stationary guns to carry out the process of placing the compound into the periphery of the ends. Stolle’s project leader Neil Zumberger explained how the liner – said to be the first such advance for 30 years – uses compressed air to deliver the ends from belts either side of the six lining stations. Drive drums rotate the ends while the electronic guns activate for about three revolutions.read-more
Cannex & Fillex 2013 - Part 2 Show Report from The Canmaker magazine
At The Canmaker Technical Conference held in May in Atlanta, the managing director for Deutsche Bank Securities in the US, Mark Wilde, provided an investors’ perspective on the canmaking sector. Wilde said canmakers probably had “the happiest shareholders in the packaging industry,” due to the canmaking sector significantly outperforming the market over the last decade.read-more
“it’s time to stop talking about Latin America’s potential and start seizing opportunities in Mexico, Brazil, Peru and a dozen other countries.”
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