Domestic can manufacturers face quality restrictions amid pandemic woes

With local producers jacking up tinplate prices amid a likely dearth of imported raw material, the domestic can manufacturing industry is poised for a tough business scenario despite being a key part of essential services in the ongoing pandemic. “With government looking to impose quality control orders (QCO) on imported can components from April, manufacturers will have no option but shut shop as costs will hit the roof amid supply shortage,” Sanjay Bhatia, president of Metal Containers Manufacturers Association told Business Standard.

The domestic can industry has …