Can Makers welcomes new member
Dantex, one of the largest suppliers of printing plates and water wash processing equipment worldwide, has joined Can Makers. The label and tag specialist will become the latest company to join the group, whose members work collaboratively to support stakeholders across the industry and raise awareness of the can’s environmental credentials. Dantex brings a wealth of knowledge as Europe’s largest photopolymer plate distributor and manufacturer, and more than 50 years’ experience in the industry.
The UK based company and its subsidiaries already supply printing plates and water wash processing equipment throughout the European can industry, helping its customers to implement innovative, environmentally sustainable solutions.
Simon Gresty, the Can Makers chairman, said: “It is with real pleasure that I welcome Dantex to the Can Makers. Its commitment to eco-friendly innovation in the printing process compliments the Can Makers’ objective to raise awareness of the sustainability benefits of the beverage can, whilst its strong presence in the European market and extensive subsidiary network, spanning more than 30 countries, will facilitate communications between the industry and its customers.”
Richard Bunney, Dantex Group commercial director, commented: “The Can Makers’ works to represent the interests of stakeholders across the industry and helps businesses and suppliers throughout the value chain to achieve common goals.
I look forward to working with Simon and the wider team, as we continue to drive sustainable growth in all market segments.”
Mr Gresty added: “The beverage can is enjoying record growth and this versatile, convenient and environmentally friendly packaging format is being adopted by brands in every segment, from high quality wines to contemporary soft drinks.
To ensure the industry’s continued success it will be vital to work closely with as wide a variety of the diverse businesses in the supply chain as possible.
I am confident the knowledge and expertise of the Dantex team will be of great value in the years ahead.”