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Will Ball Corp's patience for Rexam be rewarded?

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Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2016

Ball Corp has received the final regulatory clearance needed to proceed with its purchase of Rexam.

Olly Wehring | 23 Feb 2016

The heads of UK-headquartered Diageo and SABMiller have signed a letter calling for the UK to remain in the European Union, ahead of June's referendum on the matter.

Olly Wehring | 18 Jan 2016

Ball Corp has been granted conditional clearance by the European Commission for the proposed takeover of its drinks packaging rival, Rexam.

Olly Wehring | 3 Aug 2015

Ball Corp has lined up the closure of one of its drinks packaging production facilities in the US.

Olly Wehring | 24 Jul 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Keith Nuthall | 24 Jul 2015

The European Commission has launched a phase two examination of UK aluminium can and bottle manufacturer Rexam's proposed takeover by US rival Ball Corp, over concerns that a merged company might dominate European markets.

Andy Morton | 14 Jul 2015

Soft drinks and bottled water maker Varni Brothers Corp has launched its Noah's Spring Water brand in a resealable 24-ounce can.

Andy Morton | 8 Apr 2015

PepsiCo has started production at its largest beverage plant in India after company CEO Indra Nooyi inaugurated the site.

James Wilmore | 19 Feb 2015

Ball Corp has agreed to acquire fellow can maker Rexam for GBP4.3bn (US$6.6bn) after the UK firm accepted a sweetened takeover offer.

Andy Morton | 17 Feb 2015

Rexam is to boost its can capacity in India with a new GBP50m (US$77m) plant in the south of the country.

James Wilmore | 5 Feb 2015

Can maker Rexam has confirmed it is in talks to be acquired by US-based Ball Corp in a deal worth around GBP4.3bn (US$6.54bn).

Olly Wehring | 16 Jan 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

James Wilmore | 7 Oct 2014

SABMiller is to launch a new range of cans for its non-alcoholic beer brand Birell that changes colour when the liquid reaches its optimum temperature.

Andy Morton | 4 Aug 2014

Beverage can maker Rexam has praised strong first-half volumes in South America driven by the FIFA World Cup, but has warned of a coming slowdown in Brazil.

Andy Morton | 17 Jun 2014

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co has launched three of its beverages in eight-ounce cans as it seeks to take share from spirits and cocktails.

Andy Morton | 13 Aug 2013

Big Wood Brewery has launched four of its craft beers in cans as the category continues its expansion into aluminium.

Andy Morton | 8 May 2013

Rexam has launched a range of can ends that change colour to indicate when a beverage is at the right temperature to drink.

Andy Morton | 19 Apr 2013

Rexam, the global can maker, has posted first quarter growth in volume sales despite underperformance in Russia and South America.

James Wilmore | 22 Feb 2013

Rexam has announced plans to build a new GBP115m (US$175.6m) beverage can plant in Switzerland to meet global demand for energy drinks and focus on speciality cans.

James Wilmore | 20 Feb 2013

Rexam has been boosted in its full-year by a lift in volumes and profits in its beverage can unit, helped by a "strong recovery" in the US.

Andy Morton | 4 Dec 2012

Rexam has opened a GBP30m (US$48.35) aluminium beverage can line at one of its Indian plants.

Andy Morton | 26 Nov 2012

Rexam is to invest GBP20m (US$32m) in a fourth line at its Austrian plant to boost production of Red Bull cans.

James Wilmore | 1 Aug 2012

The global growth of speciality cans and its performance in North America has helped Rexam deliver a slight rise in overall first-half profits, the company said today (1 August).

Andy Morton | 31 Jul 2012

Arcadia Ales has launched another of its craft beers in aluminium cans to help make the product more accessible to consumers.

Andy Morton | 3 Apr 2012

Dynamic Group Development Corporation has agreed to buy at least US$27.5m of stock of Oval Vodka, for distribution in Central and South America.

Olly Wehring | 16 Mar 2012

Mor Beverage's Mor Peach Passionfruit

Chris Mercer | 29 Feb 2012

Beam Inc's VP of operations in India has said that its ready-to-drink Teacher's Scotch whisky is poised to steal share from premium beer in the country.

Michelle Russell | 22 Feb 2012

Rexam has recorded an increase in full-year profits and said that it expects another year of progress in 2012.

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