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2011-08-12 13:40:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc. announced today that Marco Antonio Palmieri has been appointed Senior Vice President of Novelis and President, Novelis South America, effective August 22, 2011. He will be confirmed as an executive officer of the company at the next Novelis Board of Directors meeting. Palmieri succeeds Alexandre Almeida, who is leaving the company to pursue other business interests. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110812/CL51630 ) (Logo:...

2011-07-25 09:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Abita Brewing Company is pleased to announce it plans to offer three of its flagship brews in cans: Amber, Purple Haze and Jockamo I.P.A. Abita Brewing Company President David Blossman said, "We feel confident that today's cans are a quality solution that will preserve and protect the flavor of Abita. For many years people associated craft beer with glass bottles, but the perception and the technology of the aluminum beverage can has...

2011-07-14 15:00:00

WESTMINSTER, Colo., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When thirsty Denver and Phoenix area residents reach for a cold, refreshing beverage, they have a new, all-natural choice - Just Pure Water, a noncarbonated, all-natural water from the same Denver-based company that has delighted health-conscious consumers with XINGtea. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/LA35664) New Age Beverage distribution company has launched Just Pure Water, an unsweetened, zero-calorie purified water...

2011-07-12 14:15:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), the leader in the specialty aluminum beverage can and bottle market, has announced its newest can size - the 8-oz. "trim" can. The small, lightweight can is ideal for juices and other beverages for portion-conscious consumers, and is unbreakable, quick-chilling and 100 percent recyclable. The 8-oz. trim can, which is a shorter version of Ball's 8.4-oz. trim can, has a 202 can body diameter and a 200 diameter...

2011-06-16 00:00:30

The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in a decade, with 58.1% of all cans recycled last year"”a rate that is nearly double that of any other beverage container. Nearly 56 billion aluminum cans were recycled in 2010, saving the energy equivalent of 17 million barrels of crude oil, or nearly two days of all U.S. oil imports. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage cans has reached its highest level in...

2011-06-08 07:33:00

DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Global Food and Beverage Metal Cans Market by Raw Materials, Sizes and Shapes, Applications, Price Trends and Forecast, 2011-2016" defines and segments the global food and beverage metal cans market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenues for metal cans. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global metal cans market with analysis of trends, opportunities, and challenges. The market is segmented and revenues...

2011-06-06 07:58:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) through one's diet has been underestimated. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, BPA is a chemical that has been used for more than 40 years in the manufacture of many hard plastic food containers such as baby bottles and reusable cups and the lining of metal food and beverage cans, including canned liquid infant formula. Trace amounts of BPA can be found in some foods packaged in these...

2011-05-24 14:10:00

Can Industry Pays Additional $36,000 to Top Recycling Schools in First Annual Event WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Schools across America recycled more than 2.3 million aluminum beverage cans through a new national recycling competition sponsored by the can industry. The recycled cans, totaling over 68,000 pounds, generated more than $34,000 for school activities and other uses. The schools competed in the Great American Can Roundup (GACR) - School Challenge, a...

Latest Beverage can Reference Libraries

2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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