Articles Tagged with ''closures''

New packaging, dispenser options help beverages stand out

Perlick offers stylish beer, wine dispenses to catch consumers' eyes
July 16, 2014

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
May 16, 2014

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
January 27, 2014

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

January 15, 2014

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
January 15, 2014

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

March 20, 2013

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
January 12, 2012
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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1881 finish: A global success story

New standard surface treatment unifies PET beverage packaging
August 15, 2011
In February 2006, leading beverage companies collaborated to develop the next-generation plastic closure only (PCO) 1881 finish. The idea was that a single global standard finish for the beverage industry would deliver significant financial benefits, simplify package designs and improve efficiency. Cross-industry collaboration was crucial to the success of the project.
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Caps and closures shrink in size

January 7, 2011
Sustainability, lowering costs lead charge to innovate in closures.
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Wine Riot - Chicago

Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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