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Tinplate Project in Jiangsu Update

Post By: Tony Wallace on Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Novo Group Ltd. has reported an operational update on their new tinplate plant in Jiangsu. The tinplate manufacturing plant started operation in December 2012 and they report that all of the main manufacturing units are performing smoothly and the ramp-up of production is progressing. As at 30th of April, the plant has reportedly achieved total production of more than 15,000 tonnes of tinplate.

Brazil tinplate demand growing

Post By: Peter Kettle on Thursday, 18 April 2013

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), Brazil's only tinplate producer, expects to see increased demand in 2013, according to Steel Business Briefing. Luis Fernando Barbosa Martinez, the company's commercial director said that "increasingly, the Brazilian consumer has been requiring better quality products and they end up buying more cans. This results in the growth of tinplate in the packaging mix of our customers and we saw that growing in the last few months."

In 2012, CSN reported total shipments of 574,000...

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