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APEAL’S tinplate life cycle data is confirmed as the European reference

Post By: Tony Wallace on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

APEAL, the Association of Producers of Steel for Packaging, reveals that its tinplate Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) data has been quality-reviewed and is now accessible from the European Reference Life Cycle Database (ELCD).

The ELCD is a new database available from the European Platform in Life Cycle Assessment, launched February 6th 2014 by the European Commission. The ELCD allows simple web-based access to high quality life-cycle data from reliable sources.

The high quality of APEAL's tinplate dataset is...

WIN Steel starts commercial tinplate production

Post By: Peter Kettle on Monday, 13 January 2014

WISCO-Nippon Steel Tinplate Company (WIN Steel) rolled its first production of 7 tonnes of high-grade tinplate on 31 December. WIN Steel was established in November, 2011 in Wuhan. It owns a tinplate production line with a design capacity of 400,000 tonnes yearly, plus 800,000 tpy cold rolling and continuous annealing lines. WISCO and NSSMC invested 1.85 billion RMB in WIN Steel and both hold 50% shares in the joint venture.

The demand of tinplate in food and beverage...

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