Thirty-eight percent of consumers prefer aluminum cans when tailgating versus 26 percent who prefer plastic bottles. Thirty-six percent of consumers prefer cans at barbecues or picnics, compared with 30 percent who prefer plastic bottles.
In this video, Tree Top, an agricultural cooperative with eight processing facilities, installed robotics to its packaging line. Director of Engineering Andy Juarez discusses how robotics helped improve the packaging lines and what challenges come with adding automation to their facilities.
As beverage manufacturers and contract packaging companies see more SKUs entering the warehouse, operations professionals are tasked with ensuring that all processes are operating efficiently and effectively.
ISBT hosts reception at The Beverage Cooler Lounge
September 16, 2015
Reston, Va.-based PMMI’s Pack Expo Las Vegas 2015 will take place Sept. 28-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Earlier this year, the association for packaging and processing technologies announced that the show will be co-located with the newly created Pharma Expo, produced in partnership with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).
From high line speeds to condensation, beverage producers operate in a virtually non-stop production cycle that requires up-to-date coding equipment that simultaneously labels, identifies and tracks products – all while keeping pace with ever-changing industry needs.
The formulation has been carefully and meticulously perfected and packaged. And the next step is just as crucial to marketing the product and ensuring success of the brand — printing and applying labels.
An early-spring snowstorm did not stop attendees and exhibitors from trekking to Chicago's McCormick Place to see and showcase the latest supply chain solutions at ProMat, which took place March 23-26.
The January 2017 issue of Beverage Industry includes our 2017 Bottler of the Year cover story as well as articles about new product development, packaging, health and wellness products and more. Check it out today!