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Case Studies

Beverage Packaging

FILLER BLOCK. The 12-oz glass bottles typically run through the rinser/filler/crowner at a speed of about 350/min.
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Craft brewer returns to sweet home Chicago

CAGR is at 50% over the past five years, so Lagunitas is hitting on all cylinders. The future looks even brighter since the firm opened a new brewery on Chicago’s west side.
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rokz’ line of Infusion products
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Bottle brings spice to craft cocktail category

As the craft cocktail movement explodes in bars and restaurants around the world, fans of these handmade, high-quality drinks are increasingly looking for ways to create cocktail recipes with exotic and fresh ingredients at home.
Red Brick chooses Novelis evercan
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Craft beer selects can with 90% PCR content

Georgia’s oldest brewery selects a high-recycled content aluminum can for its products to align with its sustainability goals, without sacrificing the quality of its beer.
New label energizes Rebel Yell for a new era.
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Premium label for Kentucky bourbon

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon from St. Louis-based Luxco is reborn for a new era with revitalized packaging and increased brand support.
GLBC new packaging labels
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Beer labels as ‘conversation pieces’

New label designs for Great Lakes Brewing Company’s beer brands feature colorful, detailed paintings that incorporate textures and mementos from GLBC’s 27-year history.
Lucky Budda Beauty
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Walmart expo spurs sustainable end-cap

Walmart collaborates with supplier of cellulose-based packaging material and Lucky Budda Beer to design a sturdy, recyclable end cap for select Walmart stores.
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Spirits bottle celebrates Lunar New Year

A special, limited-edition bottle for Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch whiskey employs Chinese ceramic artistry to celebrate the Year of the Ram.
REDESIGNED OVENS. The new 16-station blow-molding machine uses fewer oven modules and fewer lamps per module to decrease oven po
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Blow molder cuts energy use 45%

A new blow molder with an energy-saving oven configuration enables German beverage company to decrease energy use while boosting productivity, efficiency, and quality.
Engro's Y Frooter is the first application of Ecolean's Air Aseptic Clear technology.
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Clear stand-up pouch is a first

Pakistan’s Engro Foods, a Karachi-based producer of dairy products, frozen desserts, and fruit drinks, recently became the first to commercialize a clear version of an aseptically filled stand-up pouch that has some pretty unique characteristics.
Tin Man
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Craft brewer crazy about aluminum cans

Tin Man Brewing Company not only selects aluminum cans for its craft beer varieties, but it also hosts a website to publicize the benefits of this packaging format.
Roll infeed at Alqueria plant.
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Snap-Quick reclosure comes to novel aseptic pouch

Among the very first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk is a Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria.
FILM HOOD. Once a pallet has been delivered to the stretch hooder M, a film hood is pulled over from the top down.
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Stretch hooding optimizes transport of fine wines

This leading German producer of sparkling wines and spirits finds stretch hooding to be just what is needed for protecting pallet loads during transport to customers.
Suerte Tequila
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Glow-in-the-dark treatment for special tequila

Boulder, CO-based Suerte Tequila has launched its limited-release, 100% Tahona-processed, five-year single-barrel Extra Añejo in a one-of-a-kind, glow-in-the-dark bottle.
Mocktails
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Shaker-style bottle serves up fun beverages for non-drinkers

For those who don’t drink alcohol, being the partygoer carrying a bottle of water among those enjoying colorful drinks in swanky glasses can dampen the party experience.
Honest Tea group
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New Honest Tea label celebrates ingredient origins

To brighten up its packaging and develop a common graphic element for all of its product lines, Honest Tea undertakes a two-year redesign project for its bottled tea.

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