O-I’s Imperial premium bottle for craft distillers features a broad-shouldered frame and a wide label panel that allows high customization of various labeling techniques to give craft distillers the opportunity to easily differentiate their brand.
O-I’s line of 750 ml, lightweight claret and burgundy bottles is part of the O-I Lean+Green® initiative designed to create aesthetically pleasing, durable, yet lighter weight bottles using advanced manufacturing techniques.
O-I Closure & Specialty Products has introduced a new production cell and orifice size for its 33-mm Contour® hinge dispensing closure product line. The new cell provides the needed capacity to meet demand for the closure, introduced in 2004.
O-I will begin production of its 2.2” EasyFlow™ valve dispensing closure in the second quarter of this year. The new stock closure is designed to work on existing inverted or upright containers with either 33-400 or 38-400 neck finishes.
O-I is in production of its molded-in FreshSeal™ XL III liner, among the world’s first closures with a molded-in barrier seal that provides gas barrier levels said to be equal to or better than foil, as tested by an independent laboratory.
From Owens-Illinois comes the Regal™, a 1-piece closure system featuring an O-I Outside Deformable Seal (ODS) closure. Currently used to top 250-mL PET carbonated soft drink bottles in European markets, the Regal closure meets package performance tests including CO2 retention of up to 4.7 gas volumes.
Owens-Illinois introduces its 300-oz stock package and assembled tap with potential applications ranging from heavy-duty liquids to laundry detergents, pesticides, herbicides, motor oil, and vegetable oil.
A new family of stock PET beer bottles from Owens-Illinois (Toledo, OH) has a premium look, but not a premium price, company says. Standard stock bottles are available in 16-oz long-neck and heritage-style designs.
The SurShield™ barrier from Owens-Illinois Plastics Group (Toledo, OH) is 35% to 45% more effective at preventing the permeation of carbon dioxide compared to previous barrier formulations, company says.