Metpack 2017 | Hall 1 | Stand 1E43

INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR METAL PACKAGING: WORLD’S LEADING FAIR METPACK BREAKS EXHIBITOR RECORD

More Manufacturers Than Ever Before at Messe Essen from May 2-6

With 263 registered exhibitors at present, the world’s leading fair for metal packaging METPACK is achieving a new record. Numerous manufacturers have confirmed their participation, including ArcelorMittal, Belvac Production Machinery, Biagosch & Brandau, Can Man, CMC-Kuhnke, KBA-MetalPrint, Lanico, Mall + Herlan, Soudronic, Stolle Machinery Company and ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein. After the past METPACK set standards with an investment volume in billions, Messe Essen will greet more than 60 new exhibitors this year: The companies giving their premieres at the fair will include CanLine Systems, Felix Böttcher, Hsuan Ann Machinery, Sacmi Imola, Tosyali Toyo and Tonejet.

Join us at Metpack 2017, Stand 1E43

The METPACK exhibitors come from over 25 nations. Over 80 percent will originate from abroad – METPACK will thus highlight its orientation as one of the most international fairs in Germany. The spectrum of the companies will extend from the highly specialised medium-sized enterprise to the market leader with worldwide activities. Sustainable and cost-efficient solutions for the manufacture, refinement and recycling of metal packaging will determine the range on offer at the trade fair in 2017. Thus, METPACK will present innovations along the entire value added chain in the sector. The best of these will be honoured with the METPACK Innovation Award.

Exhibition Area is Growing Further

This year, METPACK is progressing with regard to the marketed exhibition area, too: Until now, Messe Essen has rented out 20 percent more than for the past event. For the first time, not only Halls 1 and 3 but also Hall 2 will be open on the occasion of METPACK. Admission will continue to take place via the proven entrances in the South and West of Messe Essen. Reasons for joy will be supplied not only by the growth with regard to the exhibitors and the area: This year, METPACK will celebrate its 25th birthday: On this occasion, a lot of small and large surprises will await the exhibitors and the visitors.

International, Innovative and Sustainable: METPACK at Messe Essen

METPACK is the world’s leading fair for metal packaging and takes place at Messe Essen every three years. It is the largest and most significant international trade fair for the manufacturers of metal packaging. With its eighth edition, METPACK impressively confirmed its position as the undisputed number one in the worldwide sector: 243 exhibitors from 27 nations and 7,100 trade visitors from around 100 countries came to Essen in May 2014.

Visit us at:  Metpack 2017 | Hall 1 | Stand 1E43

ChinaCan Conference 2017 – China’s Metal Packaging Conference

ChinaCan 2017 - Conference

Container Machinery will be presenting Thursday, March 30th at ChinaCan.

The ChinaCan Conference convenes canmakers from throughout Asia with industry suppliers from all over the world.  ChinaCan brings the wide exposure of an exhibition together with the maximum networking opportunities of a conference.

The Conference takes place at the beautiful Meridien Sheshan Shanghai, ideally situated very close to one of China’s largest can manufacturing hubs.

Three days of exhibition and technical seminars are open to all attendees. High level experts deliver technical presentations on a range of topics of interest to both two- and three-piece canmakers.  We offer simultaneous translation for all English presentations into Chinese.  We also provide a bilingual database listing all attendees to the conference. 

  • Two gala dinners (included in fee) provide a lavish setting for networking.
  • Supplier attendance fee includes hotel, meals, access to all show activities. There are no hidden costs. Various sponsorship opportunities are also available.

ChinaCan allows you to do all of your pre-conference booking and planning with a bi-lingual staff with offices in the U.S. and Shanghai.

Container Machinery Exclusive Jungmichel Agent

As the exclusive Jungmichel Agent, Container Machinery sells Double Sheet Detectors for monitoring the automatic sheet destack and sheet feed on sheet working machines like body makers, welding- and printing machines, slitters, presses etc.

Container Machinery sells Double sheet detectors as the Jungmichel Agent

For over 40 years now, Jungmichel has specialized in design and production of electronic sensors and controllers mainly for the can making, canning and metal sheet working industry.  Our sensors and detectors are used by canmakers and canners around the world, and are the preferred choice of well known OEMs that produce machinery for the metal packaging industry.  They monitor the sheet destacking so that only one sheet is feed into the sheet working machine.

There are many different detector models available.  For different kinds of sheet materials, with singlesided contact sheet detectors or with double-sided non-contact sheet sensors.

Very economical, flexible, and user-friendly, Jungmichel double sheet detectors are available with various functions and outputs.  Some all-in-one double sheet sensors are “teach-in” programmable and don’t require an external amplifier.  Some detectors have convenient 0 – 10 V DC outputs.

Since 1977, Jungmichel double sheet sensors have been the preferred choice of leading canmaking machinery suppliers for use in their machines.  As the Jungmichel agent,  you can get original replacement sensors and/ or amplifiers quickly and inexpensively, with local customer service from us.

Please download our sensor catalogs for more information.  Special sensor solutions are may also be available.

CM-Double-Sheet-Sensors-2017

Container Machinery is the exclusive Jungmichel agent in the United States. Contact us for more information.

Calling All Sales Agents

Container Machinery has a well established network of sales agents in the US and in China, and is now expanding its distribution network into Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

World Map with Pins

We’re currently seeking qualified Sales Agents in the following regions:

  • Australia
  • Japan
  • India
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • The Middle East
  • South America
  • Europe

We are looking for motivated Business Development sales agents who have experience in selling in the canmaking industry and who have established customer relationships.

You will be asked to expand the business in your territory as well as continuously expand the installed base of customers.  As a sales agent for a certain territory you are also requested to manage the relationship and the communication with your customers and act as an account manager.

Contact us with a brief description of yourself and your background, an example of how you would act as a Container Machinery Sales Agent, and the best way for us to reach you.

Contact Us to become a Sales Agent

Automatic End Feeding System

Plastic or Paper Unwrapping Solution from Container Machinery

Automated End Feeding System from Container Machinery
Unwrap 5 bags/min of various diameters and feed up to two lines!
Plastic Foil Wrap Can Ends
Unwrap ends ranging from Ø52-155 mm and from 350-1200 mm long.

Unwrap up to 5 bags/minute with the Automatic End Feeding System.  Lids ranging from Ø52-155 mm are unwrapped from either paper or plastic sleeves up to 1200 mm long.

Single output and dual-output unwrappers available with storage of up to 165 sticks of each type.

Automated End Bagger – Wrapper

Plastic Lid Wrapping System from Container Machinery

Can End Wrapper - Bagger from Container Machinery
Pack ends of various diameters from up to 6 Lines simultaneously!
Stick of can ends wrapped in plastic
Stick of aerosol ends wrapped in perforated plastic

The alternative to paper baggers, the Automatic End Bagger / Wrapper quickly packages can ends of various diameters from up to 6 Lines. Lids ranging from Ø52-93 mm are wrapped in a plastic sleeve up to 800 mm long.

Contact us for more information!

Field Service Engineer – China

Successful careers are built on hard work, excellent training, and knowing when to take the right opportunity…

Container Machinery is currently seeking a talented Field Service Engineer interested in joining our global team of metal packaging industry professionals serving the Greater China Region.

Field Service Engineer job duties include:

  • Serves existing accounts by analyzing work orders; planning daily travel schedule; investigating complaints; conducting tests; resolving problems.
  • Establishes service by studying system requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  • Maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting improved methods and techniques; recommending system improvements.
  • Keeps personal equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Documents service and installation actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
  • Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-years Experience in the Metal Packaging Industry
  • Familiar with Vision Inspection Systems / Camera Systems / Image Analysis Systems
  • Good Understanding of 2D and 3D CAD Software
  • Electronics Troubleshooting, Analyzing Information, Judgment, Client Relationships, Equipment Maintenance, Reporting Skills, Confidentiality, Quality Focus, Results Driven, Supply Management, Informing Others

If you are ready to take on new challenges and to build your career within our organization, contact us today!

Send your resume and CV to:
Kate Liu (kate.liu@containermachinery.com)

360°Scan by INSENSIV from Container Machinery

360°Scan



The 360°Scan system detects decor, physical, and false color defects of beverage cans. With the 360°Scan system it is possible to inspect the OCR- or barcode as well as the decor. The system’s cameras are arranged in a 360° radius which make it possible to detect every can that passes through. The detection takes place under production conditions with up to 3000 cpm (50 cans per second). Defective cans are rejected by our blow-off unit.

Your benefits

  • Inline inspection system
  • Cost efficiency through automation
  • High speed detection
  • Inspects the decor and the OCR- or Barcode in one step
  • Flexible and easy installation
Performance data Mechanical dimensions
Speed of the analysis: 50 cans/s Size (L x W x H): 603 x 623 x 425mm
Max. conveyor speed: 5 m/s Height with mounting brackets: 665 mm
Fault detection at a
continuos  area   of:
2 mm2 Weight: <35 kg
Max. width of the conveyor: 158 mm
Necessary connections Max. can height: 195 mm
Operating voltage: 24 VDC, 15 A Max. can diameter: 80 mm
Ethernet network: 100 Mbit Min. can distance: 90 mm

For more information on price and availability in China and SE-Asia, please contact Container Machinery.