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Why Cans

More and more customers and consumers are turning to cans as their package of choice.

Benefits of beverage cans

  • Protection - block out 100 percent of light and oxygen, tamper-resistant and tamper-evident
  • Promotion - provide a large, 360-degree billboard, stands out at the point-of-sale
  • Portable - lightweight, unbreakable and easy to hold, so they can go anywhere consumers go
  • Quick chilling – get cold faster and stay colder longer
  • Easier, cost-effective to transport – lightweight, stackable and have a high cubic efficiency
  • Sustainable - 100 percent recyclable, can be recycled infinitely with no loss of quality
  • Versatile – available in many shapes and sizes, including bottles
  • Innovative – always evolving with new shapes, sizes, graphics and technologies
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Benefits of food cans

  • Protection – 100 percent protection from oxygen, light, moisture and other contaminants, tamper-resistant and tamper-evident
  • Long shelf life - canning process provides long-term food quality and the longest shelf life of any type of packaging
  • Freshness – canned fruits and vegetables are picked and packed at the peak of ripeness, guaranteeing superior food quality
  • Sustainable - 100 percent recyclable, can be recycled infinitely with no loss of quality
  • Versatile - State-of-the-art shapes and decorative designs respond to consumer demands
  • Convenient, easy to use – virtually unbreakable and portable to suit modern consumer lifestyles
  • Innovative - available with a variety of graphics and closures, including easy-open ends

Benefits of aerosol cans

  • Lightweight – cost-effective and impact-resistant
  • Promotion – smooth surface for brand messages, stands out at the point-of-sale
  • Innovative – flexible nature of steel and aluminum enable new product designs and brand differentiation
  • Sustainable – 100 percent recyclable.
  • Protection – Blocks light, air, moisture and other contaminants, tamper-resistant and tamper-evident
  • Portable – consumers can take products with them when they’re on the go
For more information about the many benefits of cans, visit the Can Manufacturers Institute website.
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