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INDIA: Beam Inc sees ready-to-drink Scotch stealing beer share

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.

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.

UK: Rexam board chairman to retire

18 Nov 2011

The chairman of Rexam's board of directors has announced that he will retire from his role in February.

UK: Rexam says performance on target

17 Nov 2011

Rexam has said that its third-quarter performance is in line with expectations, with its beverage can unit "slightly ahead of plans".

Product Launch - UK: Accolade Wines’ Echo Falls Spritz

4 Nov 2011

Accolade Wines’ Echo Falls Spritz

NORWAY: Rexam offers bespoke can for Mack Arctic Beer

27 Oct 2011

Norwegian beverage company Mack has joined forces with Rexam to launch a beverage can for its Arctic Beer brand targeted at young males.

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/FINLAND: Rexam to build can plant in Finland

27 Sep 2011

Rexam is to build a beverage can plant in Finland as part of a GBP68m (US$105.6m) investment in the country.

UK: Rexam completes closures unit sale

1 Sep 2011

Rexam has completed the sale of its speciality closures business.

UK: Europe drives Rexam H1 profits

3 Aug 2011

Strong sales at Rexam's beverage cans division in Europe drove the firm's profits up by 19% in the first-half.

UK: Red Bull joins Every Can Counts recycling programme

12 Jul 2011

Red Bull has become the first drinks company to sign up to a programme in the UK designed to encourage consumers to recycle drinks cans.

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/US: Rexam to sell closures business to Berry Plastics

20 Jun 2011

Rexam has agreed to sell its speciality closures business in a bid to reduce debt.

BRAZIL: Rexam to up capacity in Brazil

11 Apr 2011

Rexam is to build a new canning plant in Brazil as the country's thirst for soft drinks and beer continues to grow.

US: Rok Natural Energy signs bottle deal with Rexam

1 Mar 2011

Rok Natural Energy has signed a deal with Rexam to begin using the firm's aluminium bottles for its namesake energy drinks range.

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.

GLOBAL: Rexam expands to quench Brazil's thirst

16 Nov 2010

Drinks packaging giant Rexam has confirmed plans to significantly increase its capacity in Brazil to reflect strong demand for canned drinks in the country.

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.

UK: Rexam reports "encouraging" Q1

6 May 2010

Drinks can maker Rexam has reported an "encouraging" first quarter of 2010, with the firm's cost savings plans on-track.

UK: Rexam swings to FY losses on charges

17 Feb 2010

One-off charges have dragged drinks packaging giant Rexam to net losses for 2009, but the group said its cost savings programme is ahead of schedule.

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.

RUSSIA: Rexam cuts capacity on lower drinks demand

3 Aug 2009

Falling demand for drinks in Russia has forced Rexam to announce that it will cut beverage can production in the country.

UK: Rexam plots rights issue, forecasts grim 2009

29 Jul 2009

Drinks packaging giant Rexam plans to raise GBP350m (US$574m) via a share rights issue in order to protect its investment grade credit rating.

UK: Recession sees Rexam report H1 loss

29 Jul 2009

Rexam, the drinks can maker, has reported a loss for the first half of 2009 and warned that it sees no upturn in trading for the rest of the year.


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