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The Can Makers is the trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK. Members work together specifically to promote the benefits of the drinks can and aid communications between the industry and its customers: the brewers and soft drinks manufacturers and the retailers, as well as the packaging industry, the media and consumers.

The UK is the largest beverage can market in Europe, with circa 9.7 billion cans shipped each year from UK can manufacturing plants. The Can Makers was the first organisation in Europe formed to promote drink cans. The Can Makers was the first organisation in Europe formed to promote drink cans. It is part of a European network set up under the auspices of Metal Packaging Europe (MPE), which includes similar country organisations across Europe.

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How do we work to promote the benefits of the drinks can?

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The can

Information about all aspects of the can and its place in the market.

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Sustainability cans

Sustainability

The beverage can is the most recycled drinks pack in the world.

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Media

Media

Get access to the latest news, photos and helpful links here.

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Activities

Activities

Special campaigns and events run by the Can Makers to champion the can.

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