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Craft Brewing—Quick Hits 2020
The steadily growing popularity of aluminum cans in the craft brewing segment has some brewers mothballing their glass bottling lines altogether.
Mar 19th, 2020
Fiercely local beer stakes Northeast claim
To address the trend toward cans in craft brewing, Wormtown Brewery brings canning in-house, speeds up its operation, and lets the cans themselves shine on shelves thanks to a high-end can handle system.
Mar 11th, 2019
Avoiding the ad hoc add-on
To make a successful switch from brewpub to full-fledged brewery, Central City took the long view on equipment and facilities, circumventing frequent, piecemeal additions.
Apr 3rd, 2018
Catching up on craft brewers
Industry observers see some softening in the astonishing growth that has characterized the craft brewing segment, but you wouldn’t know it from listening to this group of brewers.
Oct 2nd, 2017
Devils Backbone keeps it local, familiar
This growing East Coast brewery has found value in responsive, local machine builders and vendors who are intimately familiar with their lines of bottling and canning equipment.
Mar 1st, 2017
Craft brewer quadruples 12-pack cartoning speeds
From a new brew house to a high-level depalletizer to a filling/seaming monoblock to automatic cartoning and sealing, Jack’s Abby Brewing Co. has got it going.
May 24th, 2016
CFT: Monoblock brew houses
CFT brew houses are available in a variety of sizes and configurations; due to their modular design, every vessel can be customized following the brewer’s need and positioned in order to optimize the available space.
May 9th, 2016
Automated tank-free hot melt adhesive delivery system
Brewery significantly improves packaging efficiencies by upgrading carton and case sealing operations.
Oct 16th, 2015
Craft beer maker implements automated bottle packing
Fort Collins Brewery saves time, labor, and worker tedium, while increasing production capacity to better serve growing markets.
Jun 2nd, 2014