Tinplate: most recycled packaging in Germany

Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung (GVM) in its recently published annual recycling report states that 90.4% of tinplate packaging used in Germany was recycled in 2018. The recycling rate from private end use sources was as high as 92.2%, making tinplate the...

EU to probe Metallo/Aurubis merger

European antitrust regulators are to investigate the acquisition of Metallo Group, the Belgian and Spain-based tin recycler, by Aurubis on the basis that the merged entity “could hold a dominant position in the procurement of copper scrap for refining”,...