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Composite Cans Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of composite can manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top composite can manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find composite can  companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture composite can to your companies specifications. Then contact the composite can companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of composite cans, coin can banks, or customized coin banks of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Dallas, TX 800-422-5108

    We manufacture caulking tubes in a wide range of configurations. Our teams can create tubes in lengths from 1/4" to 53" and we take all of your special requests very seriously. Here at Paper Tubes and Sales we provide our customers with environmentally friendly products that are very affordable. If you would like more information then please visit our website or give us a call!

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  • Cleveland, OH 800-882-9002

    Ace Paper Tube is a top manufacturer of durable, attractive, and functional composite cans and containers for a wide variety of industries. Using only premium materials, we design and construct them for optimum presentation appeal while ensuring mechanical strength and product protection. Custom sizes, designs, and colors are all value-added services for our cans.

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  • Beloit, WI 800-393-7917

    Western Container partners with the world`s top spiral tube equipment designers & paperboard manufacturers, to bring our customers the very best paper tubing and precision cores. We can custom design your cores and specialty tubes with one color in-line printing, two color off-line printing & four color process labeling. Our large inventory allows for fast shipping. We’re “wound-up” to serve you!

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  • Greeneville, TN 423-638-1284

    Valk provides custom machining and packaging services for composite cans as well as various other thermoformed items. Operations began in 1975, and Valk has expanded from providing custom machining and fabrication processes to over wrapping, component assembly and packaging products. We welcome any project- large or small, one time or ongoing. Call us today!

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  • Chicago, IL 312-243-6050

    We are a top manufacturer of custom tubes and cores, constructed in various materials. Available in many sizes and colors, we aim to provide efficient, effective, and economical products to our valued customers. We are also happy to offer exceptional production capabilities, flexibility, and no minimum order requirements.

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  • Milwaukee, WI 414-988-7141

    Heartland Products provides high quality cans for food and consumer items. These versatile products are custom designed in many sizes and options, such as shaker tops, plastic ends, and more. We feature fast turn around, low minimums, aggressive pricing, JIT programs, and exceptional customer service. We work on your schedule and your budget, because the customer is that important to us! Call us today!

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  • Belvidere, IL 815-547-1700

    At Wes-Pac, we have made it our mission to ensure that our customers are having their needs and expectations met, and to turn first time customers into lifelong connections. We offer white tubes, kraft tubes, Snap-Loc tubes, telescopic tubes, and more. All of our tubes are 100% recyclable. For more information on how we may be of service, get in touch with our customer service representatives today!

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Composite Cans

A composite can is a cylindrical container that usually has a body made of several layers of paper, and the bases or ends are made of metal or plastic. A composite can is also sometimes called a Combi container.

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Applications of Composite Cans

Composite cans are often used for packaging household items, such as:

  • Bread Crumbs
  • Hot Chocolate Mixes
  • Nuts
  • Cakes
  • Spices
  • Tea
  • Cleaning Gels
  • Baking Sodas

Composite Can Design and Customization

Composite cans are composed of a body, a bottom closure, and a top closure. There are four main structures in the body of a composite can: the aluminum inner web, multiple intermediate webs, the label web, and the membrane. The membrane and tear off tabs are made of metals (usually aluminum). The membrane is manufactured in a blanking and deep drawing device. This same device cuts circular slits to make the tear-off membrane. Another machine then manufactures and seals the tear-off membranes. The membrane band is taken from the material reel, blanked, deep drawn, and formed.

Closures for composite cans come in different forms, including aluminum membranes with tear tabs, paper membranes with or without aluminum coating, paper board ends, and paper board shakers. These closures can be made from aluminum foil or paper with or without coating. Other closure options are available depending on the company and request of the customer.

Benefits of Using Composite Cans

Composite cans offer several advantages, such as cost-effectiveness, environmental safety (composite cans are mostly made from recycled products), durability, versatility, and user friendliness in general.

Types of Composite Cans

There are two main kinds of composite cans: spiral wound cans and linear draw cans. Spiral wound cans are made by diagonally winding and gluing four layers of material together. The bottom layer is tin or foil, the two middle layers are paper board, and these serve to give the can its structure. The outermost layer may be optional, depending on if the customer will like a label added to the can itself (this typically increases the cost of production). Linear draw cans are made by drawing the materials through the gluing process and then the tooling process. After the tube is made, it is cut into separate cans. These kinds of cans are made in one single process.



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