Tata Steel is presenting its full range of high quality packaging steels plus an exciting range of new product developments at Metpack this year, leading the way with Protact® laminated steel for three-piece cans.
Already a proven material solution across a number of canmaking applications, including two piece cans, Protact has now been developed for three-piece canmakers. Its multi-layered polymer coating system is designed to free capacity and simplify three-piece canmaking operations. At Metpack, Protact will be presented in a range of colours including clear, black, gold and white, providing even greater creative scope when using metal for food packaging.
High strength steel provides opportunities for downgauging for easy-open ends. A Metpack stand highlight will be Tata Steel’s latest range of nitrogenised steel based products developed to provide greater strength, while still ensuring the easy-open functionality of can ends.
And meeting the latest packaging materials legislation head on, Tata Steel has developed an ECCS replacement product resulting in TCCTTM, a coated steel which, presented for the first time at Metpack, delivers the stringent requirements of REACH legislation.
About Tata Steel’s European operations
Tata Steel is one of Europe's leading steel producers, with steelmaking in the UK and Netherlands, and manufacturing plants across Europe. The company supplies high-quality steel products to the most demanding markets, including construction, automotive, packaging, lifting & excavating, energy and aerospace. Tata Steel works with customers to develop new steel products that give them a competitive edge. The combined Tata Steel group is one of the world’s largest steel producers, with a steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and 75,000 employees across five continents.