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Amcor opens bottle plant

Amcor has begun production and commercial supply of bottles at its new greenfield glass plant at Gawler near the Barossa Valley in South Australia. Construction...

Cans and bottles drive profit

Ball Corporation, the US-based can and plastic bottle maker, beat analysts' expectations in the second quarter by earning $49.8 million (€48.9m), according to a report...

Pepsi Bottling silent about Mexico deal

Pepsi Bottling, the biggest bottler of Pepsi worldwide, has said it cannot provide any assurance regarding the timing, value or determination to proceed with any...

Pechiney set to open bottle factory in France

Expansion for its bottle making business into European markets is the aim as Pechiney Plastic Packaging (PPP) continues to develop its range of niche packaging...

Solid results for Coke Bottling

Coca-Cola Bottling has announced a profit of $10.8 million (€10.8m) for the second quarter of 2002. This compares to net income of $5.0 million for...

Enhanced bottling

Clearly Canadian Beverage, the Canadian marketer of alternative beverages, has unveiled new packaging for its 14 oz. Clearly Canadian sparkling flavoured water. The new Clearly...

Pepsi Bottling finalises purchase

The Pepsi BottlingGroup has announced today that it has finalised thepurchase of Canadian bottler Seaman's Beverages Limited. The business is located in the Canadian province...

Pepsi Bottling: good results but shares dip

Shares of Pepsi Bottling have dropped rapidly despite a strong set of financial results, according to a report by CBS News. Shares fell some 16...

Coke sells Australian bottling division

Soft drinks maker Coca-Cola Amatil has sold its plastic bottle manufacturing operations in Australia and New Zealand to Visy Industries for AUS$157 million (€90m), according...

Pepsi Bottling to webcast 2Q results

The Pepsi Bottling has announced that its second quarter 2002 earnings conference call with financial analysts and investors will be webcast live over the Internet....

Canning and bottling slips in Japan

A report from the Japan Canners' Association puts last year's output of canned and bottled goods at 4,551,015 tonnes, down 6.4 per cent from year...

Perrier to build third bottling plant in the US

Perrier Group of America has recently begun construction on a new $60 million (€62.3m), 400,000 sq ft bottled water plant in Hawkins, Texas - according...

First pasteurisable PET bottle

In England, Coors Brewing has launched Reef, a vodka-based fruit drink, in a three-layer plastic barrier bottle that's fully pasteurisable. Made of KoSa PET resin...

Bottling company improves productivity

Neverfail Springwater, the Australian bottled water company, has reduced costs and increased productivity after installing equipment from CapSnap Water Group, part of USA-based Portola Packaging...

Pepsi Bottling report paints bright future

The Dominion Bond Rating Service recently published a report about future prospects for the US-based Pepsi Bottling Group. The report outlines that recent acquisitions have...

Bottling top-loader

Mecmesin, the global force and torque test solutions provider, has configured force measurement equipment to provide a cost-effective and easy-to-use system for PET bottle production...

Owens Brockway Reopens Idled Bottle Plant

US company Owens Brockway, a division of Owens Illinois Glass Container has recently reopened a 96-year-old glass bottle plant in Pennsylvania which had been idle...

New bottle line brewing at Molson

Canadian brewer Molson has announced plans to invest $34.8 million (€24.6 million) in upgrades at its Toronto brewery as the first installment in a $100...

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