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A specially designed  pallet conveyor has been designed to handle a high volume of pallets and supply enough cans for a complete production shift.
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One can line begets another

Oriental Brewery was so pleased with the turnkey, high-speed, highly automated can line it installed last year, it’s installing a near twin this year.
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Shepherd Neame
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Glass bottle, wooden box present Generation Ale premium beer

Sold hand-wrapped, the embossed bottle recognizes Shepherd Neame’s five generations and showcase the premium ale, without the need for labels.
Beverage Roundtable: Craft beermania!
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Beverage Roundtable: Craft beermania!

What's the best package design to use in a craft beer category overflowing with creativity? Pull up a virtual bar stool, watch and learn — then throw-down a tip in the comments thread.
Coors Banquet
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Coors Banquet heritage cans to make limited appearance

Can designs dating back to 1936 to show the history of the beer brand as part of the Coors Banquet ‘Grab the Legend’ program.
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Retro steel can for beer

American craft beer brewer Churchkey Can Co. is bringing back a package long associated with Americana with the launch of Churchkey’s handcrafted Pilsner-style beer in a three-piece, flat top steel can.
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Black label suits Miller Genuine Draft’s global trade dress

New U.S. package design creates global consistency for Miller Genuine Draft across 60 countries and on all packaging.
Loddon's new look.
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Rebranded beer

Loddon Brewery of Oxfordshire, England, has unveiled a new look for its range of bottled beers.
Checkweighing of cans at Matt Brewing
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Brewer installs checkweigher for cans

Utica, NY-based Matt Brewing Co. recently installed a new checkweigher to ensure that every customer receives a full can of beer each and every time.
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An epistolary column

My Lead Off column in the July issue described how Ecovative LLC and others are turning to crop waste as a biopolymer feedstock. The column generated this intriguing exchange of e-mails.
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2011 Clear Choice Awards: Innovation in glass pack design recognized

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) has announced the winners of its 2011 Clear Choice Awards. Sponsored by GPI since 1989, the awards honor consumer product goods manufacturers that expand the frontiers of glass packaging design by using glass containers in innovative ways.

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