logo for Craft Brewers Conference
Monday, April 9, 2018

Metal beverage cans offer the perfect packaging solution for beer manufacturers. Thanks to the double seam, found today on virtually all food cans and beverage cans, metal cans deliver an airtight, hermetic seal, which preserves the flavors and attributes that make each brand of craft beer unique.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Logo for Metal Recycles ForeverEarth Day 2018, slated for Sunday, April 22nd, is dedicated to ending plastic pollution that is commonly known to affect marine life, riddle beaches and landscapes with litter and clog waste streams and landfills.1

Corned Beef Can Unopened
Friday, March 16, 2018

This year, the annual holiday that is widely associated with the color green, falls on Saturday, March 17th. What started as a religious feast day in the 17th century to observe the death of Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick, has since transformed into a worldwide celebration, filled with unique foods and beverages.

Can life cycle
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Consumers and brand owners alike are placing a high value on sustainability. As part of this, how products are made and packaged, as well as how packages are ultimately disposed of, is under increased scrutiny and greater emphasis is being placed on moving towards a circular economy. Under this system, materials can be regenerated and constantly flow around a ‘closed loop,’ rather than being used once and then discarded.

Brunel Design Challenge participants with a Reset Re-Jar concept
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Crown has pushed the envelope when it comes to innovation since day one. In 1892, our founder, William Painter, changed the trajectory of the beverage industry with the invention of the bottle cap (also known as the crown cork) and ultimately set the stage for a corporate culture focused on innovation. That focus still permeates throughout the Company today and drives various initiatives to keep us at the forefront of the metal packaging industry. 

canned salmon and vegetables
Friday, February 16, 2018

February marks National Canned Food Month. If this is news to you, don’t fret: there are many ways you can still celebrate! Check out a few of our recommendations:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Crown’s award-winning streak continues, having been recognized with four awards at the recent “Cans of the Year Awards” produced by The Canmaker magazine.

cardiff food can
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Talk about extended shelf life!

Help us welcome home one of our 50-year-old food cans! This Heinz Kidney Soup can was donated to the Cardiff Food Bank (Wales) last year, but was deemed unfit for redistribution due to its expiration date (which came and went a few decades ago). The can, which had a pre-decimalization price sticker that dates it to before 1971, created a stir on social media and in local and international press.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Packaging serves as an integral point of contact between a brand and consumers, helping to communicate core values and create a lasting connection. Whether a brand wants to emphasize convenience, portability, sustainability or its support for healthy lifestyles, a lot can be said with its choice of package format and overall design.

Cans Sustainability
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

In keeping with our commitment to provide an update on our sustainability efforts on a biennial basis, we have just launched a new report covering progress during fiscal years 2015 and 2016.

Since we first began formally reporting on our sustainability efforts, there have been some important changes to our business and our approach to sustainability that you will find addressed in this edition: