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Ball Corp gets green light to close Rexam purchase

29 Jun 2016

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

Will Ball Corp's patience for Rexam be rewarded with 2016 can bonanza? - Comment

12 May 2016

Like all mega takeover deals, Ball Corp's purchase of fellow can maker Rexam has been a long, drawn-out process. It was way back in February last year that the US$6.6bn agreement was first announced, and yet it took nearly a year to get the blessing of the European Commission.

Diageo, SABMiller call for UK to stay in European Union

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.

European Commission gives Ball Corp conditional Rexam takeover green light

18 Jan 2016

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

Ball Corp set to close Virginia packaging facility

3 Aug 2015

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

just the week in - Beer

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.

Euro Commission runs rule over Rexam's Ball Corp purchase

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.

Sustainability in Soft Drinks - Part IV: Enhancing Sponsored Research & Educational Outreach

16 Jun 2015

The fourth section of this year's Sustainability in Soft Drinks management briefing looks at how broadening stakeholder involvement can enhance company-sponsored research projects, while also examining the role educational outreach plays in the sustainability missions of major soft drinks producers.

PepsiCo opens new India beverage plant

8 Apr 2015

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

Ball Corp, Rexam agree terms of US$6.6bn deal

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.

Rexam to build GBP50m India plant

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.

Ball Corp in talks to acquire Rexam

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).

just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

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.

UK: Rexam posts H1 profits jump but Brazil trouble ahead

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.

US: Mike's Hard Lemonade Co unveils smaller cans

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.

Beverages Packaging - Part I - Trends: Drinks Packagers Look to Communicate Better with Consumers

17 Sep 2013

The Drinktec exhibition is taking place across all of this week in Munich. To coincide with the event, just-drinks' management briefing this month takes a look at the drinks packaging category. Part one considers what trends can be picked out.

AMERICAS: Oval Vodka makes US$27.5m deal with Dynamic Group Development Corp

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.

UK: Rexam reports FY profits leap

22 Feb 2012

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

The Future for Drinks - Part II: Ingredients, Packaging Interaction Key for Future Products

29 Sep 2011

The second part of September's management briefing, which shines the spotlight on what the future holds for the drinks industry, MJ Deschamps looks at the rising importance of packaging to differentiate a product.

UK: Rexam completes closures unit sale

1 Sep 2011

Rexam has completed the sale of its speciality closures business.

UK: Rexam invests in wine canning technology

6 Jul 2011

Rexam has worked with filling partner, DIS to upgrade its filling equipment in the UK for packaging Wild Pelican wine in cans.

UK: Rexam profits climb in 2010

23 Feb 2011

Drinks packaging giant Rexam has recorded an increase in full-year profits and said it remains focused on making investments in 2011.

UK: Rexam swings to H1 profits

28 Jul 2010

Stringent cost cutting has helped Rexam to edge back into the black for the first half of 2010, with demand for beverage cans on the returning in major markets.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

8 Jan 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Rexam CEO takes the helm

4 Jan 2010

Graham Chipchase has assumed the role of chief executive at Rexam.

UK: Rexam confident on FY, cautious outlook

13 Nov 2009

Rexam, the drinks packaging giant, said it was confident of meeting expectations for the full-year, despite a cautious trading outlook.

UK: Sale of Rexam Petainer business complete

11 Nov 2009

Global packaging company Rexam has completed the sale of its PET container business.

FRANCE: Rexam to close Dunkirk can factory

23 Sep 2009

Global consumer packaging company Rexam is to close its beverage can making plant in Dunkirk, France.

CZECH: Rexam readies Fusion production for Czech

16 Sep 2009

Rexam Beverage Can has lined up full production of its Fusion aluminium bottle at its plant in Czech for the first quarter of 2010.

UK: Rexam seeks more investors for share issue

19 Aug 2009

Rexam, the drinks packaging giant, is seeking further investment to complete its share rights issue designed to raise funds to protect the firm's credit rating.

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