How cans are filled

Over 9.628 billion drink cans are manufactured in the UK each year, and 60 billion in total throughout Europe.

Each can reaches the consumer having gone through a filling process which uses advanced engineering and sophisticated technology. Hygiene is of paramount importance in this process and all equipment is designed to ensure minimal handling by staff at the filling plant.

Filling cans is a high precision process and this is illustrated in a simplified way below.

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