The name BillerudKorsnäs may not roll off the tongue for most Americans, but this global Swedish packaging company intends to elevate U.S. sustainability to new levels by challenging conventional packaging. At PACK EXPO International (McCormick Place, Chicago, November 6-9, Booth #E-10419), BillerudKorsnäs will officially launch a premium cartonboard product to the North American market while showcasing a range of innovative solutions that meet packaging industry demands for optimized sustainability, shelf-appeal and functionality.
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Bear Republic Brewing Company, a family-owned brewery known for their high-revving IPAs and environmental stewardship, and Cambrian Innovation, a biotechnology company solving critical resource challenges for industry, today announced the successful, long-term operation of the world’s first industrial-scale, bioelectrically-enhanced wastewater treatment solution.
CROWN Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A. (CROWN Brazil), a joint venture of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) and Évora S.A. of Porto Alegre, Brazil, is extending its portfolio of beverage can sizes with the addition of a 250ml slim style format.
Belgium-based Verstraete IML is embarking on a new chapter in its growth story. In the coming months, the in-mold labels company will start preparing the construction work for the new production site in Clarksville, Tennessee (US), together with its parent company Constantia Flexibles.
Keg Logistics today announced its acquisition of Birmingham, AL, based Atlas Keg Company, a leading provider of kegs to the rapidly growing U.S. craft brewing industry. The combination creates a new leader in the keg management sector, with over 1,000 high-growth brewery and cider customers across the United States and United Kingdom.
Desalitech today announced the achievement of record-breaking reverse osmosis water recovery rates of 96% at the Padre Dam Advanced Water Reclamation plant in Southern California and 98% from the Charles River for use by local brewers.
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a division of Ardagh Group and a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, today announced the debut of two American-made 500ml amber glass beer bottles.
Keg Credit is pleased to announce the recent hire of Mark Carpenter in its Nashville office. As Vice President of Leasing and Operations, Carpenter’s responsibilities will include keg leasing, rental, quality control, inventory management, valve system maintenance, and international logistics.
PANKALUX, is a new GC1 Folding Boxboard that has been engineered with the demands of the luxury packaging market in mind, and the luxury beverage sector in particular. The result of the development can be seen as outstanding printing quality, an improved surface for lamination, and improved runnability on high speed packaging lines.
Constantia Flexibles, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flexible packaging products and labels, significantly improved sales and earnings in the first half of 2016 compared to the previous year as part of its global growth strategy.
To meet manufacturers’ demands for high-speed applications such as bottle cap printing and pull tab engraving, Videojet Technologies, a global leader in coding, marking and printing solutions, has introduced a new 100-Watt fiber laser. The Videojet 7610 not only completes its existing range of fiber laser marking systems, but also extends application coverage for manufacturers.
Following the successful launch of its online store in Europe, Petainer is now rolling out its webshops in the United States. The East Coast online store can be found at www.petainershop-usaeast.com and the West Coast store can be found at https://www.petainershop-g3enterprises.com.
Birko Brewery Specialist Dana Johnson will serve as a judge at this year’s Great American Beer Festival, October 6-8, 2016, at the Colorado Convention Center.
When Euan Macpherson joined Crisp Malting Group in 1987, the company was making 120,000 tonnes of malt a year. During his tenure, production has more than trebled to an annual output of 430,000 tonnes: 5% of EU output. This means that Euan has overseen the production of enough malt to make over 64 billion pints of beer, enough to give every person in the UK 1,000 pints each.