Friday, November 13, 2020

Is packaging wasted? Well, certainly, some packaging is. But it depends upon your definition of waste. If a metal can is placed into the general waste stream, for example, then yes, it is wasted. If it enters into the recycling stream, then perhaps the consumer sees it as a waste product sent for recycling, but the item itself is far from wasted.

Ambassador Program Flyer
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

October was a busy month for our European Ambassador Program, which focuses on recruitment activities and initiatives across our regional operations. Our team engaged in several events to help us identify the workforce of tomorrow. 

A man reaching for a food can in a grocery store
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In this blog post, we look at the advantages that metal packaging can deliver in the fight against food waste globally.

Four people in masks and suits standing in the food pantry
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Our food can plant in Murcia, Spain supported the Segura Food Bank’s “Apadrina una Calle” (“Sponsor a Street”) initiative – a project where symbolic aisles within the food bank’s facilities are named after companies that donate to this worthy cause. Our team participated in the celebratory event presided over by the Mayor of Murcia, José Francisco Ballesta, reinforcing the Company’s commitment to making a positive contribution to those in need in the local community.

open pull tab can
Friday, October 23, 2020

A recent ranking from The Wall Street Journal narrowed down the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world from a pool of more than 5,500 publicly traded companies, examining practices in areas such as business model and innovation, external social and product issues, employee and workplace topics, and the environment.

Crown beverage plant
Friday, October 16, 2020

The Wall Street Journal recently issued its inaugural list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world. Crown is one of only two companies in the containers and packaging industry—and the only metal packaging company—named on the list and is ranked as the top U.S. company for environmental issues management, scoring “highly for its management of water, waste and air quality.”

image of girl pouring can contents into a stockpot
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

In this blog post, we look at how working with your packaging provider early in the product development process can help combat food waste.

Whitepaper cover, food cans, Crown: Brand-Building Packaging
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, one-third of all of the food produced in the world each year — more than 1.3 billion metric tons — is wasted, representing 3.3 billion metric tons in annual carbon dioxide emissions. Here, we take an in depth look at the challenges surrounding the issue of food waste and how metal packaging can make a tangible difference to both the statistics and consumer behavior.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Food waste is far-reaching and complex global issue

Examples Crown beverage can finishes
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Today’s consumer faces an abundance of beverage options, with an array of flavors, portion sizes and selling points calling out from the shelf. To rise above the fray and secure a place in consumers’ shopping carts (whether physical or virtual), brands must design their products to make a meaningful first impression. Having an understanding of the distinctive decorative techniques that are possible for beverage cans is crucial in creating package designs that keep products from fading into the background.