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Acumence by Flexware Innovation

Acumence by Flexware is software specifically designed for high-speed processes that help manufacturers achieve operational excellence by detecting, analyzing, and eliminating production losses.  Acumence allows users to identify and avoid losses in performance on machines such as bodymakers and decorators by providing actionable information through real-time and historical views.

Address: 12 Municipal Drive, Suite 200, Fishers, IN, USA, 46038

Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association is the industry’s leading voice in Washington, DC. It provides global standards, industry statistics and expert knowledge to member companies and policy makers nationwide. Highly engaged in public policy and technical forums, the Association is committed to advancing aluminium as the sustainable metal of choice around the world.

Address: 1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 430 Arlington, VA, USA 22202

Anderson & Vreeland

For 60+ years, Anderson & Vreeland has been providing unrivalled customer service to the metal deco and packaging industry with our advanced technologies and portfolio of innovative solutions tailored to pre-press, plate-room and pressroom. We help identify the most effective & advanced technologies that will improve our clients’ strategic cost-takeout, and seamlessly integrate these solutions into their businesses. Metal packaging customers turn to us to help them with their plate making process. We are the United States sole distributor for Toyobo plates.

Address: 15348 US-127, Bryan OH 43506, USA


Antares Vision Group

Antares Vision Group is a world leader in providing machine vision inspection systems for the rigid container industry.  Propelled by a spirit of innovation spanning more than 25 years, the technology of Applied Vision Corporation powers Antares Vision Group’s ability to set standards for can manufacturers across the globe for beverage, food and aerosol cans.

Antares Vision Group offers unmatched capabilities of their Cyclops, Genius and Orion G6 platforms used for inspecting converted ends, inside can and mixed label and colorimetric decoration inspection, respectively.  In addition, we now offer digitalisation of production information through serialisation, track & trace, and digital factory to complement our physical inspection capabilities.

Address: Antares Vision Group, 2020 Vision Lane, Akron, OH 44223

See the Antares Vision metal brochure here: Applied Vision Metal 03-09-23_web

B&B Machinery LLC

B&B Machinery is a worldwide dealer of used can making equipment. Our facility in Stockton, California USA features an enormous indoor showroom stocked with a vast array of makes and models. Other services included Complete rebuilding facilities,  Asset recovery programs,  General plant support, Certified equipment appraisals.

Address: 1580 Report Ave, unit 3, Stockton CA, USA 95205


Belvac Production Machinery

For over 60 years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into proven technology for the global 2-piece beverage, food, and aerosol industries. By setting new production speeds worldwide, Belvac is known for providing customers with reliable, production proven machinery, turnkey solutions, and innovative technology. Through our worldwide footprint of manufacturing and service locations, Belvac offers real-time field service and spare part support to our global customer base.

Address:237 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-4203 USA

Brandt & Partners GmbH

Brandt & Partners GmbH is an international network of industry experts specializing in executive search, expert and management consulting, and talent development.
Ralf Gumbel, former and long-standing CEO of Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint, is with his own company (PMS-Consult UG)  B&P’s affiliate partner for packaging printing with a focus on metal packaging and the supplier industry.
B&P’s offering is the result of our many years of experience in executive search and represents the essence of professional business cooperation. We recognize the critical role of a knowledgeable sparring partner for managers who understand the specific requirements of their industry.
With more than 30 years of experience in the top management of printing companies and press manufacturers for packaging, metal decorating and consumables, I know the industry in monoblock, 2pc and 3pc perfectly. Protect your investment by using my network and expertise to assist you in all aspects of printing technology, print management and, of course, finding the right managers.

Bunting Magnetics/TD Wright

Bunting Magnetics is a leading provider of metal decorating solutions, known for their state-of-the-art manufacturing center and commitment to customer satisfaction. The recent acquisition of T.D. Wright has significantly enhanced Bunting’s expertise in metal decorating, enabling shorter lead times and increased uptime for customers. This strategic move helps customers minimize their working capital requirements while reinforcing Bunting’s vision to be a strong partner and advocate for the infinite recyclability of aluminum containers.

T.D. Wright
Since 1975, T.D. Wright has been at the forefront of innovation in the production of magnetic cylinders for metal decorating. Their renowned Modular® Magnetic™ design combines precision manufacturing with strength and reliability, featuring products such as the ENOC System, Modular Magnetic Lightweight Concord/Rutherford cylinders, Modular Magnetic CTP cylinders, and plate cylinder accessories. T.D. Wright is celebrated for pioneering the original adjustable tapered shaft for metal decorating and revolutionizing label changes with the ENOC® System, which has become the Rutherford decorator standard. The integration with Bunting Magnetics strengthens their commitment to quality, reliability, and the longevity of their products.

Address: 500 South Spencer Road, Newton, KS, USA 67114


CannedWater4Kids is a charity is an organisation focused on bringing clean, safe water to children worldwide. Ensuring access to safe, clean water worldwide is critical.

Not only is it essential for successful agriculture, food and energy production, it’s a children’s issue because water is vital for healthy development and survival.

Address: PO Box 166 Sussex, WI 53089 USA

CarnaudMetalbox Engineering

CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMbE) designs, develops and manufactures high-performance metal forming and finishing machinery for the production of beverage, food and aerosol cans. Furthermore, with our commitment to innovation and precision engineering, we continually strive to break the mould. With CMbE, can manufacturers are able to keep up with consumer demands; as well as capitalise on market opportunities, whilst ensuring production efficiency.

Address: Dockfield Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, UK BD17 7AY

CPM Packaging Group

CPM Packaging Group, comprising Greenbank Technology & Proline Engineering, specialises in the design and manufacture of canmaking equipment and conveying.

Greenbank Technology was founded in 1954 and began supplying products into the canmaking industry in 2001. To date, supplying over 650 pieces of equipment in over 45 countries. Main products offering includes Can Washers & Dryers, IBOs and Pin ovens.. Installation and Commissioning services.

Proline was founded in 1996 and has since supplied over 400km of conveying to the beverage can industry. Main product offering includes Air conveying, Mechanical conveying, Vacuum Transfer Units, Gravity Sweeps, Combiners, Air Tracks, Inspection Conveyors.

Proline Engineering Address: 29 Shield Drive, Wardley Industrial Estate, Worsley, Manchester M28 2QB, UK

Greenbank Technology Address: Unit 1, Greenbank Technology Park, Challenge Way, Blackburn, Lancashire, UK BB1 5QB. +44 (0)1254 690 555

International Container Supply

International Container Supply, Inc. is a worldwide equipment supplier for complete can and end making lines. Our services ensure the best can and end cost per 1,000 by maximizing metal economics, reducing costs and improving production efficiencies via automation and intelligent machine concepts. We supply precision tooling, Engineering & Technical service Assistance for the beer/beverage, sanitary, and general line can industries.

Address: 707 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. #209, Dayton, OH, USA 45459

International Metal Decorating & Packaging Association

The IMDPA is a non-profit membership corporation composed of individuals promoting the interests of lithographers, metal decorators, canmakers, designers, and trade suppliers involved in the decoration of metal products worldwide.

Address: P.O. Box 992, Sykesville, Maryland 21784, USA


Intralox is the leading conveyance solutions provider helping move the world’s most critical products.

Our extensive portfolio of technologies and services enhances food safety, powers e-commerce, and solves challenges for industries ranging from food processing to industrial manufacturing to logistics and material handling.

Address: Lemelerbergweg 31A, 1101 AH Amsterdam Z-O, The Netherlands

INX International Ink Co

INX International is the leading global manufacturer of metal decorating inks in the world.  As part of Sakata INX worldwide operations with full-service subsidiaries in North America, South America and Europe our global presence allows for the delivery of local service and support that is customised to the markets it serves.

Our performance-proven metal decorating inks are formulated for a full range of specialized metal package needs in conventional, UV and inkjet technologies. With chemists, engineers and software experts focused on inkjet formulations and print drive electronics, we also provide customer-driven solutions for direct-to-metal digital printing. The INX Color Perfection programme gives brand owners, designers, and metal decorators access to proven methods for accurate, reproducible, and consistent color using the first-ever colour catalogue for beverage can design.

Address: 150 North Martingale Road, Suite 700, Schaumburg, IL USA 60173

Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH

As a system supplier to the metal packaging industry, we offer complete systems for metal decorating. This includes production lines for the printing, coating and drying of metal sheets. The name Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint stands for quality, innovation and continuous further development.

Address: Wernerstr. 119-129, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany

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LATAMCAN 2024 will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the Hilton Hotel.

London Packaging Week

Are you looking for the latest metal packaging for your next project? Do you want to join hundreds of industry leaders, including suppliers, designers, packaging developers, marketers, founders, and buyers, as they gather to fuel their innovation and creativity? Then we have the event for you.

London Packaging Week is the home of packaging innovation in the heart of UK and has four co-located events; Packaging Première; the show for luxury products, PCD; the area dedicated to cosmetic packaging, PLD; for premium luxury drinks, and Food & Consumer Pack; the zone for all FMCG packaging. Immerse yourself in the packaging event of the year on 11 & 12 September 2024 at ExCeL London to network, discover new products and on top of the latest trends. See you there!

Register your interest at the free to attend event:

Metal Packaging Europe

Metal Packaging Europe gives Europe’s rigid metal packaging industry a unified voice, by bringing together manufacturers, suppliers, and national associations.

We represent the industry’s views and voice opinions so that stakeholders understand how metal packaging contributes to the Circular Economy.

Address: Av. des Arts 41, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium




Every three years Messe Essen with METPACK becomes the most important global meeting place for the international metal packaging industry. Numerous global players present sustainable and cost-efficient solutions for the production, refinement, painting and recycling of metal packaging at the world’s leading trade fair. Metpack is the nucleus for innovation and a communication platform at the same time. The METPACK Innovation Award is also presented at every trade fair. Most recently, it went to the manufacturer of a high-performance UV LED system for curing printing inks, lacquers and adhesives on metal packaging. The absence of mercury means that there is no ozone and no undesirable radiation. As the undisputed No. 1 in the industry, METPACK impressively demonstrates the level of innovation and knowledge of today and tomorrow.

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MS Can Solutions SASU

MS Can Solutions is an independent packaging consultancy, providing business, marketing, and packaging intelligence, to the packaging industry, based on experience worldwide in metal, glass, plastic and flexible packaging. Expertise in cost and value across the supply chain, technology evolution, market development and optimisation.



Pneumofore is a leading supplier of centralized vacuum and compressed air systems for industrial applications worldwide. The company manufactures machines based on the Rotary Vane technology to guarantee long lasting operation, high performance and the lowest Life Cycle Cost on the market. Leading canmakers have chosen Pneumofore Rotary Vane machines for their crystal clear results: high energy savings, trouble-free operation and the low Total Cost of Ownership.

Address: Via N. Bruno 34, 100+98 Rivoli, Italy

Pressco Technology

Celebrating over 50 years of innovation, Pressco Technology Inc. has a rich history of developing solutions that improve line efficiency and assure quality for manufacturers of food & beverage packaging. With more than 8,000 systems shipped to over 80 countries, Pressco is the best choice for inspection of food and beverage cans and ends.

Address: 29200 Aurora Road, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Pride Engineering

Bottom formersovertravel monitoring systemsfloating tool packs and air bearing precision grinders make up our entire product offering. Being able to put everything we have into making these tools all they can be, has virtually eliminated downtime for our customers. Because, in the end, our success is measured completely by yours.

Address: 10301 Xylon Ave N Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55445 USA

Prime Controls

­­­Prime Controls, Inc., located in Dayton, Ohio USA was founded in 1992 and today, is the world’s foremost Double Metal Sheet Detector supplier, providing products and services to the can making. A Prime Controls detector has inspected virtually every food and beverage can in the world. Prime Controls is committed to the development of new products with the most advanced technology available. We value each and every one of our customers and strive to provide solutions that meet their needs.

Address: 4528 Gateway Circle, Dayton, OH 45440-1712 USA

Quality Connection

Quality Connection is your source for quality engineered can closing and seamer machine parts. We have been providing the industry with aftermarket can closing/can seamer parts over 30 years.

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Roeslein & Associates

With 30 years of turnkey project execution, Roeslein is an industry leader in engineering, fabrication, and installation of unitized and preassembled canmaking systems. Roeslein differentiates itself from traditional integration firms by providing complete modular solutions for project implementation to increase speed-to-market and provide a faster return on investment.

Address: 9200 Watson Road, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63126, USA



SARTEN started metal packaging production at its Çorlu plant on 20 March 1972, and since then has opened a number of new plants in order to meet the needs of its customers in the growing Turkish market. SARTEN currently owns 17 plants in Silivri, Gebze, Karacabey, Gemlik, Manisa, Ayvalık, and Adana..

Throughout 50 years of its business activities in the packaging industry, SARTEN has always been the pioneer of change and innovation. Silivri R&D Centre and Manisa Technology Centre, established for this purpose, continue to lead SARTEN’s efforts in the field of innovation.

SARTEN’s product portfolio features Metal and Rigid Plastic Packages, Twist caps and Easy Open Ends. Leveraging on this broad product range, the Company serves three main industries: Food, Manufacture and Cosmetics.
SARTEN operates 4 factories abroad, 2 in Bulgaria and Russia and Netherlands.

Address: Ferko Signature Büyükdere Cad. No:175/100 34394 Şişli İstanbul, Turkey

Sensory Analytics

Sensory Analytics

Sensory Analytics supplies highly precise and patented SpecMetrix® in-line and off-line coating thickness measurement systems. SpecMetrix In-line and ACS systems offer a better non-contact and non-destructive means to measure the absolute thickness of applied wet or dry coatings in real-time down to sub-micron levels, improving container quality and coating process control.

SpecMetrix® systems deliver more precise data to the measurement of film weight and coating thickness, including all metal packaging industry coatings and finishes.

The Sensory Building 405 Pomona Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407, US

Stolle Machinery

Stolle is the global leader in high speed production machinery for 2-piece beverage and food cans. We offer a full line of machinery to produce cans and easy-open ends as well as the design and build of complete facilities anywhere in the world. Stolle supports our customers with manufacturing and service centers around the world providing OEM spare parts and responsive field service. As a technology leader, Stolle is constantly developing new machines and improvements to advance the appeal, quality and efficient production of metal packaging.

Address: 6949 South Potomac Street, Centennial, CO 80112-4036 USA

Suzhou SLAC Precision Equipment Co., Ltd

SLAC offers the most comprehensive and dependable can and end making lines in the industry. From Asia to America, SLAC offers the latest in cupper, shell press, and conversion press technology. The experience of industry leaders OKL, Intercan and Corima help us to deliver everything from design to assembly.

Whether you’re looking to expand and rebuild your operation or starting from scratch, SLAC is able to accomodate your needs. With more than 500 combined years of canmaking experience, SLAC delivers a total commitment to quality and service for clients around the world.

TD Wright

T.D. Wright

Since 1975, T.D. Wright has been dedicated to producing innovative and reliable magnetic cylinders. Its Modular Magnetic design, and precision manufacturing are combined to produce the strength and reliability of T.D. Wright products.

Its ENOC System has updated the way labels are changed, and is saving valuable time all over the world.

Address: 292 Walnut Street, St. Paul, MN 55102 USA


The choice of company name, TOLAG, ‘Tall Oaks from Little Acorns Grow’, is poignant as the company has grown from strength to strength from inception to being the focal point for Chris and Karen McKenzie’s business endeavours.

With a commitment to offering a comprehensive level of technical, commercial, and marketing support, TOLAGis available to offer a level of service and expertise that is unprecedented, honest and practical based upon the firm understanding that they have shown they can be trusted.

With TOLAG having already made agreements and partnerships with many companies globally to offer a comprehensive package of support to the industry, the company is keen to expand its reach, with its market-leading offering.

  • Wet chemical and process problem solving consultancy
  • Equipment choice and negotiation support
  • Agency agreements for toll manufacturing of the TOLAG range of washer chemicals and lubricants
  • Complete washer chemical and front-end DWI lubricant supply through negotiated toll manufacturing local to the needs
  • Training of local technical support on improving plant efficiencies
  • Project or turnkey overview
  • Service support
  • Marketing, sales and service support training
  • Sales and cultural Training for the International market
  • Brand analysis and realignment where necessary for a global perspective





Torus Measurement Systems Ltd

Torus Measurement Systems provide global solutions within the metal packaging industry for Quality assurance inspection testing under production conditions to create inspection equipment that meets the demands of your customers.
Torus offer a full range of inspection equipment, from manual, semi-automatic, automatic, to fully integrated inline turnkey solutions, improving quality, maximizing your process efficiency, and assisting in the reduction of manufacturing costs.
Our modular design approach provides flexibility by allowing our customers to configure individual measurement modules.

Address: Nedge Hill Science Park, Telford, Shropshire, UK, TF3 3AJ



VMI Can delivers the highest quality can washers, washer-ovens, wash coaters and hot water boilers for the two-piece beer, beverage and food can industry. Over the years, VMI Can has introduced new technologies that have led the way towards more economic and energy efficient washing and drying. VMI Can is your partner in designing the most cost-effective, state-of-the-art can washing lines, allowing you to achieve the lowest possible cost per can.

Address: Gelriaweg 16, 8161 RK Epe, The Netherlands

World of Can Making

We help Can Makers explore our industry by creating content that educates, entertains and uplifts.

Zenith Global

Zenith Global food and drink expertise have helped multinational and innovator companies grow faster for 30 years. Organisers of UK Water Drinks Conference, UK Soft Drinks Conference and Global Water Drinks Conference.

Address: 7 Kingsmead Square, Bath, BA1 2AB UK

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