Articles Tagged with ''closures''

SKU proliferation, customization trends impacting caps and closures

Beverage-makers use caps and closures to convey branding
Closure placement in bottling might be at the end of the line, but if you overlook the smallest of marketing billboards, manufacturing and product sales could fall flat from the start. The drink won’t fly off the shelf if a cap is too hard to open, a bad seal causes degradation, or powdered flavoring or additives don’t mix correctly.
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Polar Beverages converts to CSI closures

Omni mini XP 28-mm linerless closures reduce operating, environmental costs

Polar Beverages announced that all of its carbonated beverage lines will adopt Closure Systems International’s (CSI) lightweight, one-piece Omni mini XP 28-mm linerless closures.


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Packaging News: Beverages' limited-edition labels appeal to music, boxing fans

Corona Extra releases 2014 limited-edition boxing bottles

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Beck’s beer brand partnered with eight musical artists for its annual “Live Beyond Labels” promotion, which began in July.


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New packaging, dispenser options help beverages stand out

Perlick offers stylish beer, wine dispenses to catch consumers' eyes

Aptar Food + Beverage, a part of the AptarGroup family of companies, released two new dispensing closures designed to meet the needs of the growing liquid concentrates market.


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Greater Than switches to lightweight closure from CSI

Consumer feedback inspires sustainability

In support of the brand’s expanded national distribution, Greater Than natural coconut water refreshed its formulation and packaging based on consumer feedback.


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Supplier's News: January 2014

Wright Global Graphics expands beverage label capabilities

Thomasville, N.C.-based Wright Global Graphics made a $1.5 million investment in an eight-color Mark Andy P5 press to meet the demands of the expanding food and beverage industry. The new press streamlines the label printing and finishing process and allows the company to provide customers with the printed product labels needed to stand out on retail shelves, the company says.


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MyCause Water goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Extending its support of breast cancer research, MyCause Water launched a year-round packaging and charity initiative, “What is the Pink Cap?”


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Value-added caps boost cap industry growth

Consumers seek easy-open closure solutions

In the face of SKU proliferation and the growth of single-serve bottles, Cleveland-based The Freedonia Group Inc. projects that U.S. demand for beverage caps and closures will increase 4.1 percent in value and 2.1 percent in volume annually to $3.3 billion and 150 billion units in 2016.


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CCMA joins ISBT

The Closure and Container Manufacturers Association (CCMA), Barrington, Ill., will become part of the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT), Dallas, effective April 1. A group will be formed with representatives from both organizations to facilitate the transition.


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Getting to the top

Caps and closures put the finishing touch on packages
The role of caps and closures has been to seal and preserve the product inside. But as the years go on, that job description keeps getting longer and longer. Beverage-makers are looking for tops that reflect their brand; keep the environment in mind; offer color, printing and form options; provide ease of use for consumers; showcase innovation; and maintain product integrity and safety.
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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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