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Food and beverage

Food and beverage packaging

Constellium is one of the largest supplier of aluminium can body stock coils in Europe, providing manufacturers with bare, degreased and coated aluminium strips for transformation into food and beverage cans.

An innovative solution for a growing market

Almost 90% of the 250 billion beverage cans consumed annually worldwide are made entirely of aluminium (with an aluminium can body). In the United States, that figure reaches 100%, while in Europe, 76% of the 61 billion cans sold yearly are of the all-aluminium variety. 100% of all can ends and tabs are made of aluminium.

Our offer for food and beverage packaging

Our extensive experience and profound knowledge of can production processes enable us to offer optimized products of consistent quality certified under ISO standards. At Constellium, we both follow the latest research and help to shape recommendations and conclusions in the field.  We are active in ISO (International Standards Organization) and the European Aluminium Association.

In addition to providing quality aluminium products, our Neuf‑Brisach plant implements the latest recycling technology for used aluminium beverage cans. We are an ideal partner for companies looking to “go green,” as we offer a recycling system in which material waste is greatly reduced.

Find out more about Constellium’s offer for food and beverage packaging

A can-do product

Beverage can

Aluminium is produced in ever-thinner forms that retain structural and protective integrity while reducing resource consumption

The aluminium can meets the most stringent safety and sustainability requirements, and it offers a variety of shapes, formats and printing techniques to effectively appeal to consumers.

100% and infinitely recyclable, aluminium is produced in ever-thinner forms that retain structural and protective integrity while reducing resource consumption. When less material is required, greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption are reduced - both in production and throughout the supply chain.

Find out more about sustainability at our Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products business unit

Innovation for new markets

Responding to customer processes is important in a quickly evolving industry. Our technology helps us meet specific customer requirements, from new end and closure specifications to improvements in formability. Our innovative support handles a variety of major topics including downgauging, closure alternatives and new surface applications.

Find out more about research and development at our Packaging and Automotive Rolled Products business unit

Key-fact

Almost 90% of the 250 billion beverage cans consumed annually worldwide are made entirely of aluminium.

Last update 29 April 2013 Back to top