The Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association is the lead voice of the UK metal packaging industry with direct links into a European market employing 70,000 people across 200 companies producing more than 70 billion containers each year. The Association supports and represents members' on industry matters related to operational, regulatory and environmental issues. In addition, the work of the association promotes the benefits of metal packaging and the sustainable attributes of steel and aluminium through education programmes, industry awards and relevant communication channels.
The MPMA website can provide you with information on the industry and how cans are made: www.mpma.org.uk
You can also find facts and statistics, drawn from reliable sources and regularly updated at: