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Fill Up on Beverage Packaging Solutions at PACK EXPO International
At PACK EXPO International, beverage producers will find the solutions they need to respond to big trends that are brewing—trends toward more functional drinks, small-batch and craft, herbal, low-alcohol, low-sugar, sparkling and more. With 2,500 exhibitors, you are sure to discover innovation. If only you could bottle it!
Investigate aseptic, non-thermal, high-pressure and modified-atmosphere packaging (MAP) solutions, antimicrobial films and tamper resistant materials.
Connect with Beverage Industry Peers
Take a seat, rest your feet and chat with beverage industry peers, including at the reception, Tuesday, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm—or catch a presentation—in The Beverage and Snack Knowledge Centers, North Hall Concourse.
PMMI Is Your Source for Beverage Industry News
Canned water’s time has come
As a result of the war on plastic, the use of aluminum containers for water will increase considerably as soon as 2020.
Water bottler adds glass and plastic
Increased demand for its bottled water compelled a bottler to add two new lines, one for glass and one for PET, running at 25,000 and 20,000 bottles/hr, respectively.
Can carrier scales from craft to volume
A new can carrier system offers an environmentally friendly alternative to polymer can handles, easing transport from six-packs to cases of canned beverages.
Removing plastic from multipacks
Replacing plastic shrink wrap with recyclable paperboard for its multipack cans across will help Coca Cola meet European environmental commitments.
Unique tea in thin-walled PET
The wide-mouth PET container was chosen for a unique shelf appearance and compatibility with existing equipment.
Aseptically packed iced coffee
A milk-based ready-to-drink iced coffee beverage in paperboard packaging offers shelf-stability and the ability to reclose.
Supplementing bottle line with cans
When adding a canning line to its bottle filling operation, a craft brewer fit a new depalletizer, filler and seamer with dual-purpose conveyors to handle both formats.
PET blow/fill line for vinegar
A 220-year-old vinegar company installed a new system for blowing and filling of PET bottles at speeds to 23,000/hr.
A label refresh solidified a juice drink maker’s consumer base while appealing to a younger generation with a colorful, contemporary look and feel.
The drivers and motivations of wine-in-a-can consumers, identifying those areas winemakers should focus on to build their canned wine sales.