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Why are seamers not following hygiene...

by CanMaking.Info on 23/09/2014 - 03:47 pm

After my first visit to a food cannery this afternoon, a question came to the fore front of my mind; how can food canners be allowed to put can seamers onto the production line that are clearly so old and unhygienic? After following strict hygiene regulations before entering the factory floor, being made to wear a hair net and snood to cover my facial hear, it was a complete shock to see such an old and decrepit seamer placed amongst such sparkling clean stainless steel machines. The seamer from a distance obviously looked like any of the other part of the production line. It was only on closer inspection that the repeated layers of paint could be seen to be just covering up what was a painf ...

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What A Response!

by CanMaking.Info on 08/01/2014 - 10:51 am

Wow!! What a result! Over 10,000 page views since CanMaking.info was formally announced to the can industry. We did not expect that!

When I originally had the idea of a knowledge based internet site for the can industry I did believe it would be a success, but to receive such a fantastic flow of visitors is indeed very rewarding.

And the supporting visitor statistics really endorse the positive feedback we have received; with visitors viewing nearly eight pages each visit, coupled with a fantastic low bounce rate of  under twenty-eight per cent (that is the percentage of visitors who simply do not stay around having landed on the site).

One of the reasons for the quality of the ...

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Welcome to CanMaking.Info!

by CanMaking.Info on 30/08/2013 - 11:00 am

The Can Making Industry has afforded me a wealth of friendship, knowledge and travel experiences since I joined Metal Box Engineering as an apprentice mechanical engineer in the summer of 1976. Now with more than 37 years served in this wonderful industry I have wanted to contribute something back that will benefit the truly global community of can makers and their suppliers.Whilst we are admirably served by the printed trade media and online news sites, as an engineer with a passion for all things IT and internet I have long believed that we as a community deserve a real home on the worldwide web where information can be freely shared for the benefit of everyone.I therefore hope that CanMak ...

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