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BEVERAGE - Pulse of The Industry

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BEVERAGE - Pulse of The Industry

PACK EXPO East showcases the very latest packaging machinery and equipment, materials, containers, automation technology and controls for the beverage industry.

See the latest news facing the beverage industry here and find beverage packaging innovations such as digital printing and lightweight materials and containers from vendors you can connect with at PACK EXPO East. And make sure to register for PACK EXPO East to see this equipment running live that will provide solutions to all your beverage challenges.



Sustainable six-pack carriers

Craft brewer uses environmentally friendly E6PR ring made of barley and wheat ribbons used in the brewing process. It also provides the strength to hold cans through distribution.



What is old shall be new again

A packaging redesign contemporizes classic beer line for modern drinkers while maintaining the heritage of the product for its “heartland” consumers.



Beverage redesign gets its own visual voice

A redesign for a well-known beer creates a point of difference from the master brand and brings a fresh, modern personality while retaining “old school” brand equities.



No Waste coffee capsules

Coffee company’s coffee capsule packaging, comprising a compostable pod, a compostable mother bag and a recyclable carton leaves no trace.



A light touch for PET bottles

Blow molder control system supports lightweighting success, ishaving six grams off of two-liter bottles.



Packaging sparkles

New bottle design and packaging graphics, the introduction of 12-oz cans, and new flavors help rebrand and market a sparkling water portfolio, expanding the portfolio into its regional brands.



Depalletizing cans

Operating for about a year now, the newest canning line at a craft brewer includes an overhead palletizer, is capable of producing 750 cans/min and features a cloud-based Warehouse Management System.



Plastic retains its reign

A new study projects an overall beverage industry growth rate of 4.5% through 2028, and plastic will gain share on all other packaging materials.