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While this website remains available as an information source, please note that the North American Metal Packaging Alliance, Inc. (NAMPA) ceased operations on December 31, 2017. For additional information on metal packaging, users are encouraged to visit the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) website at http://www.cancentral.com/.


Disaster Relief

Cans increase the shelf life of packaged food and decrease food waste due to product expiration, enabling the convenient and safe distribution of nutritious food to people around the world. No other food packaging would perform as well in situations such as disaster response, storage for homeland security, or famine relief.

Preparing an Emergency Food Supply -- The University of Georgia
How Much Food Do You Need? -- Washington State Emergency Management Division
Food and Water In An Emergency -- Louisiana State Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Are You Ready? -- Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Advantages of Metal Packaging -- The European Metal Packaging Industry

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