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Crown publishes second sustainability report

Post By: Tony Wallace on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Crown Holdings, Inc. announced the release of the company's second review of developments in its sustainability efforts from an economic, environmental and social perspective.

It reports that in 2012 alone, more than 1.3 million tons of tinplate steel – the equivalent of 21 billion steel cans - were recycled by the economy as a whole. Further enhancing steel's sustainability profile is the fact that a package made of recycled steel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 75% over a package...

New Surface Treatment for Tinplate Fulfills the Requirements of New Varnishes and Improves Surface Brilliance

Post By: Tony Wallace on Monday, 12 May 2014

ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein reports that thanks to an innovative oiling process it has solved problems that arise due to critical, very polar varnishes.

With a surface oiled in the usual way, very polar varnishes increase the risk of varnish wetting flaws, which are usually visible as pores. The alternative oiling eliminates this difficulty. The process has already been placed successfully on the market.

The interaction between varnish properties and the properties of the tinplate surface is essential for pore-free varnishing.

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