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Can Manufacturers Institute Appoints New Chairman

The Can Manufacturers Institute’s Board of Directors elected Jim Peterson, senior vice president, Ball Corporation; chief operating officer, food and aerosol packaging, its new chairman. Peterson succeeds Tom Snyder, president, Silgan Containers.

Thielmann Announces Opening of US Keg Facility

Thielmann – The Container Company, leader in stainless steel beverage container manufacturing, is proud to announce the opening of its U.S. facility in Houston, Texas. The North American market is one of the most important markets for Thielmann and by investing in the new facility, Thielmann emphasizes this commitment and offers the same quality kegs at dramatically shortened lead times to its customers.

Green Flash Brewing Joins MicroStar’s Pooled Keg Program

In order to benefit from a more flexible and efficient keg supply chain solution, award-winning Green Flash Brewing Co. has chosen MicroStar Logistics to meet their nationwide keg needs under a long-term partnership agreement.

Petainer Expands in China

Petainer, the market leader in innovative PET packaging, is focusing on the fast-growing micro and craft brewer markets in China and the surrounding region as part of its global expansion plans. The business has made a significant investment to ensure that it can support this key market effectively and efficiently and is working with KHS China as its official distributor.

Crown Holdings Opens New Can Manufacturing Plant in New York

Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, celebrated the opening of its new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 9.

W.M. Sprinkman Hires National Accounts Manager

W.M. Sprinkman Corporation (WMS), a third-generation family business providing sanitary, stainless steel processing solutions for the food and beverage, dairy and craft brewing industries, is proud to announce and welcome Brian Armstrong as the national accounts manager.

Global Hop Acreage Expands Again

In an unprecedented growth rate of U.S. hop acreage, hops continue to be on the rise in the United States and across the globe as consumer tastes and demand for beer with higher hopping rates persist. Despite a decrease in overall beer production, demand for hops continues, as signaled by hop contracts thanks to a greater thirst for more heavily hopped beers.

Muller Showcases Octopus C at CBC

Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of load containment equipment and material and part of the Signode Industrial Group will display a reliable and economical solution for the craft brew market with its new Octopus “1717C”automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper at booth #5808.