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Alumunium food and beverage cans

Alumunium food and beverage cans

Aluminium is the lightweight and recyclable choice for the world’s leading food and beverage can companies that Constellium supplies.

Quality products for food and beverage packaging

Beverage can

From the Neuf-Brisach (France) production and recycling facility, Constellium manufactures bare, degreased and coated aluminium coils for food and beverage cans.

We are the #2 supplier of can body stock aluminium coils in Europe, and #1 worldwide for closure stock for wine and spirits. We are the traditional leader in the extensive and constantly growing packaging market made up of body stock, food stock, ends and tab stock.

Drawing on our extensive experience and knowledge of production processes, Constellium guarantees customers an optimized product of consistent quality. Both our facilities are certified ISO 9001.

We comply with international food safety regulations. both following the latest research and helping to shape recommendations and conclusions in the field. We are active in ISO (International Standards Organization) and the European Aluminium Association.

Value-added service

Food stock

We take a partnership approach with customers to drive innovation. Working together, we address the customer’s unique challenges and specifications, for example:

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    reducing weight,
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    accelerating processes,
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    improving formability at necking.

These initiatives are supported by Constellium’s unique R&D capabilities, including the state-of-the-art Voreppe (France) research center.

Sustainable systems

Recycling aluminium requires about 5% of the energy needed to produce it from virgin materials, and saves 95% of greenhouse gas emissions. Committed to reducing its emissions and those of its customers, Constellium routinely increases the capacity of its Neuf-Brisach rolling and recycling plant to recycle used cans.

Find out more about sustainability at Constellium’s Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products business unit 

Product specifications

We offer food and beverage products in the following specifications:

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    Can body stock
    Alloy: 3104
    Typical gauge: 0.200 - 0.600 mm
    Width: 700 – 1,800 mm
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    End stock
    Alloy: 5182
    Typical gauge: 0.200 - 0.280 mm
    Width: 370 – 1,780 mm
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    Food stock

    Tab stock
    Alloy: 5182
    Typical gauge: 0.220 - 0.300 mm
    Width: 30 – 150 mm
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    Food stock
    Alloy: 3104 / 5052 / 5006
    Typical gauge: 0.180 - 0.300 mm
    Width: 400 – 1,700 mm
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    Tab stock for food
    Alloy: 35182
    Typical gauge: 0.220 - 0.300 mm
    Width: 30 – 150 mm

We also tailor our offer upon request.

Find out more about the food and beverage packaging market

Key-fact

About 76% of the 61 billion cans sold annually throughout Europe are made of aluminium (2012 figures).

Last update 31 March 2016 Back to top