Aluminum cans in canning line as light shines on them

The Aluminum Can Shortage: How to Avoid Being Crushed

As the COVID-19 pandemic confined people to their homes and restaurant attendance dropped, the demand for beer, soda, and other canned beverages rose significantly. Combined with factory shutdowns and increased demand in developing countries, the result was an ongoing shortage of the standard 12-oz aluminum can. Can manufacturers plan to build more facilities over the…