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Ardagh Group partners with St. Julian Winery
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America announced a long-term supply agreement with St. Julian Winery to manufacture its wine bottles. The new agreement pairs the longest continually operating and largest winery in the state of Michigan with the largest domestic manufacturer of glass bottles for the U.S. wine market.
12 Dec 19
Greencroft Bottling partners with Ardagh Group to launch UK’s first wine canning line
The UK’s first large-scale wine canning line has gone live at Greencroft Bottling Company in County Durham, boasting filler speed of 17,000 cans per hour and offering both still and carbonated filling for wine, soft drinks and RTDs. Working closely with Ardagh Group Metal Beverage Europe, the new can filling line is initially focusing on the popular 200ml and 250ml slimline cans.
25 Nov 19
Ardagh wins at 2019 World Beverage Innovation Awards with Jupiler 'colder for longer' can
A unique ‘ribbed’ can which keeps Jupiler beer cool in the hand has won ‘Best Can/ Alubottle’ at the 2019 World Beverage Innovation Awards. The ground-breaking design saw Ardagh develop a new tooling technique to achieve super-defined debossed flutes in the walls of the Jupiler cans.
14 Nov 19
White shell: a bright new option for Ardagh customers
Ardagh has introduced the latest newcomer to its range of infinitely recyclable coloured beverage ends: a beautiful white shell. Ardagh’s catalogue of beverage end options boasts a wide selection of attractive colours and finishes for both the shell and the tab. With the addition of stylish white as a shell finish, the choice expands once again.
21 Oct 19
Radnor Hills spring water hits canned water market
Spring water is a delicate, highly regulated and safety-controlled product, which makes quality absolutely non-negotiable for Radnor Hills. Recognising the benefits of the aluminium can – with its long shelf life, 100% recyclability, transport efficiency and leakproof/lightproof qualities – the company worked with Ardagh to bring cans into its packaging portfolio in a way that presents fantastic shelf appeal as well as guaranteeing consistent product quality and safety.
07 Oct 19
Downeast Cider 'leaves the good stuff in' with Ardagh sustainable cans
Downeast Cider continues to extend its reach from the East Coast to the West Coast in the U.S., building a following for a growing niche in the specialty hard cider market: “unfiltered” cider. The brand’s reach is just starting, with growth supported by the choice to package Downeast ciders in Ardagh 12 oz. aluminum cans.
03 Oct 19
Ardagh’s Deeside team support good causes
A day of planned maintenance at Ardagh Group's Deeside metal packaging facility saw thirty volunteers give their free time to boost the local community. Employees from Ardagh Deeside brought their energy and enthusiasm to a range of deserving nearby venues including hospices, schools and museums.
02 Oct 19
Super-HD print finish gives älska fruit cider cans a crisp new look
Premium beverage producer The Swedish Cider Company is introducing a stunning new high-definition can design to mark the expansion of its älska fruit cider range. The 33cl cans boast compelling photo-realistic visuals, employing Ardagh’s Premium Print 2.0 technology, that will grab attention at point of sale as well as reflecting the premium product inside.
30 Sep 19
Founders Brewing Co launches products in 12oz glass bottles by Ardagh Group
Ardagh Group, Glass North America, has partnered with Founders Brewing Co. to produce 12oz specially-designed glass bottles for its Solid Gold premium lager and Canadian Breakfast Stout. Solid Gold was originally released in cans in February 2018 and is now available for the first time in 12oz glass bottles, sold in 12-pack cases in select markets across the U.S.
25 Sep 19
Super-sustainable Life Water launches sparkling canned spring water
All-British beverage company Life Water has introduced a sparkling version of its natural spring water in a can – bringing a refreshing new zero-plastic option for environmentally conscious water drinkers. As a permanent material that can be infinitely recycled, and with the highest recycling rate of any drink packaging on the market, aluminium is the natural packaging choice for a clean, pure drink like British spring water.
23 Sep 19
Pursuit of coffee perfection leads to specialist Nitro Can filling line
Not only did Rapide Food’s founders, Hendrik and Sebastian Lepping, choose Ardagh’s innovative Nitro Can to package their new cold brew black coffee Dock-18, they were so convinced by its taste and appearance benefits that they decided to build a bespoke Nitro Can filling plant.
18 Sep 19
Tradition marries the modern with 'Kiss Me' spritzer in a can
An Austrian winery with 160 years of tradition has launched a spritzer in a can. Weingut Johann Müllner has chosen Ardagh’s 250ml aluminium wine can to extend its packaging formats beyond the bottle and thereby bring the spritzer to new markets.
16 Sep 19
Ardagh Group's cans reward gaming fans in Rockstar Energy Gears 5 promotion
Top energy drink brand Rockstar Energy is rewarding every single customer with a new promotion aimed at gamers and powered by Ardagh Group’s Coded Tab technology. Rockstar’s ‘every can wins’ giveaway ties in with the hotly anticipated release of Xbox game Gears 5, and is marked with a series of striking collectors’ edition cans.
06 Sep 19
Ardagh Group creates wine bottle with star quality
Allure Wine’s sparkling new bottle is making a bold, luxury statement on the wine shelf. Inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s iconic song ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’, the bottle has been designed for the brand’s three wines. Brand owner Zimmermann-Graeff & Müller, briefed Ardagh Group to create ‘glimmering’ design concepts for their wine bottle, seeking customer feedback on the concepts to help shape the final design.
04 Sep 19
Ardagh and Glenfiddich nod to heritage
The new Glenfiddich bottle has been designed to emphasise the brand’s special provenance and unique heritage, taking cues from its origins in the Valley of the Deer. Ardagh Group’s Design Team worked closely with Production, using their creativity to adapt the triangular bottle, designed by Here Design, to work flawlessly on production and filling lines, while delivering William Grant & Sons’ vision for the distinctive new bottle.
23 Aug 19
Ardagh partners with Mountain Culture Kombucha
Ardagh has partnered with Mountain Culture Kombucha to introduce a new 12oz glass bottle design for its kombucha, which features a convenient, twist-off cap. In an effort to differentiate its products, Mountain Culture Kombucha chose to package its product in a 12oz glass amber bottle that would offer UV protection for the live organisms within the kombucha.
06 Aug 19
New colour for Ardagh’s beverage end range
Ardagh Group has incorporated a new addition in to its Coloured Tab and Shell portfolio: a stunning new copper colour which will give any can that extra shelf appeal. The eye-catching copper tone brings a beautiful finish to the can, differentiated from any existing colour solution for aluminium packaging.
29 Jul 19
Sprecher Brewing Company launches sparkling water in Ardagh Group glass bottles
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a division of Ardagh Group, is now manufacturing 12oz flint (clear) glass bottles in the U.S., for Sprecher Brewing Company’s new sparkling water product line. It was important to Sprecher Brewing Company to utilise glass packaging to create brand differentiation with a premium, sustainable package.
24 Jul 19
Ardagh Group’s latest Jupiler design highlights the branding potential of embossed cans
The challenge of replicating the distinctive flutes of Jupiler’s glassware in an embossed can has led to tooling innovations that enable Ardagh Group to render embossed designs with greater definition, creating new branding opportunities for its customers.
23 Jul 19
The Absolut Company and Ardagh Group sign 10-year partnership
Ardagh Group in Limmared, Sweden has signed a 10-year agreement with The Absolut Company, owned by Pernod Ricard, the world's second largest wine-and spirits producer. The agreement sees Ardagh supply The Absolut Company with glass bottles for their Absolut Vodka brand.
19 Jul 19
Ardagh Group's premium look wine bottles for Oliver Winery
Oliver Winery is best known for its quality, and it’s no secret that quality wine deserves quality glass bottles. The bottles for Oliver Winery leverage the brand’s existing design assets with a modern, premium look and feel, all manufactured in the U.S. by Ardagh.
11 Jul 19
Ardagh Group’s Nitro Can enters new market with bar-quality Funkin Cocktails
With premium cocktails increasing in popularity, but traditionally demanding time and skill to serve to customers, Funkin have opted for Ardagh’s Nitro Can to deliver their ground-breaking range of canned cocktails.
24 Jun 19
Iconic brand secures trophy win for Ardagh
Ardagh Group has gained a much coveted Alufoil Trophy 2019 for their new seafood can for Orkla Food Norway; a printed, easy open, aluminium lid and container for a traditional fish fillet. The attractive can is ultra-thin which provides an even greater sustainability advantage without affecting the can format or high-speed filling performance.
14 May 19
Rockstar Energy adopts Ardagh Group’s beverage end technologies for Rock am Ring promotion
Top energy drink brand Rockstar Energy is deploying several of Ardagh Group’s innovative beverage end features in a new and exciting range of promotional cans. As sponsors of summer rock music festival Rock am Ring, Rockstar is running a festival-branded ‘every beverage can wins’ promotion across its range of flavoured energy drinks.
29 Apr 19
Atomic Brands launches new cocktails in Ardagh cans
Atomic Brands, the company behind the successful launch of the Monaco line of premium spirit cocktail beverages, is extending its lineup with new Moscow Mule and Kentucky Mule offerings. These new entries, as well as its entire line of spirit-based beverages, are packaged in environmentally-friendly aluminium beverage cans.
20 Mar 19
Ardagh targets customer satisfaction with ISO achievements
Ardagh Group's beverage can manufacturing facilities in Fairfield, California, and Fremont, Ohio, and its food can manufacturing facility in Reno, Nevada, USA have achieved International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 14001:2015 certification. Plans for additional Metal – North America plants to become ISO 14001 certified are underway with teams engaged in the process across numerous locations.
11 Feb 19
Ardagh Group’s metal can underlines quality Farrow & Ball
The exclusive attention to detail and commitment to uncompromising quality of Farrow and Ball also applies to the brand’s choice of metal packaging for its full range of distinctive colours. The metal can with its recognisable iconic design has been printed and produced in various sizes for over 20 years by Ardagh Group at its plant in Norwich, eastern England.
05 Feb 19
Ardagh Group manufactures one of the most exciting cans of 2019
One of the most original, and most eye-catching metal can designs of 2019 was recently unveiled at the launch of luxury iced coffee brand Gaya Gold Coffee. Manufactured at Ardagh Group’s Deventer, Netherlands plant for the Dutch brand owner Concept Drinks, the exquisitely-designed shaped can has already made an instant impact on the UAE (United Arab Emirates) market and will soon be launched in other Middle Eastern markets.
14 Jan 19
“Are you one of us?": Ardagh Group works with Stabburet brand on ambitious seafood can project
The importance of a lightweight and fully recyclable aluminium can to contain nutritious seafood has long been accepted, but a recent collaboration in Norway between leading can producer Ardagh Group and major seafood brand Stabburet shows how the versatile package can also become a design icon.
08 Nov 18
Kahlúa elevates Espresso Martini with Ardagh Nitro Cans
Ardagh is pleased to announce the introduction of Kahlúa Espresso Martini in Nitro Cans. The Nitro Can is the ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging solution for nitro beverages and was launched in late 2016 to capitalise on the nitro coffee trend gaining momentum in key European markets. Kahlúa uses a 250ml slim Nitro Can to provide consumers a velvety smooth Espresso Martini infused with nitrogen.
04 Oct 18
Ardagh Group completes conversion of Rugby UK plant from steel to aluminium
Ardagh Group is delighted to announce that it has recently completed the conversion of its Rugby (UK) beverage can manufacturing plant from steel to aluminium. The conversion of the Rugby plant has further enhanced Ardagh’s manufacturing footprint.
13 Aug 18
Ardagh produces Nivea’s new deodorant look
Nivea, one of the world’s most popular deodorants, has a new look for its female range in a taller sleek shaped aluminium aerosol can designed by Beiersdorf and manufactured by Ardagh Group. The 3-year re-packaging process, one of the most important marketing projects in the brand’s history, has been carefully managed at all stages to meet advanced technical requirements and customer specifications.
25 Jun 18
Opposites attract: ‘Matte & Mirror Impact’ diversifies Ardagh Group’s finishings portfolio
Ardagh Group’s latest beverage can finishing, named ‘Matte & Mirror Impact,’ combines the trending combination of matte and glossy surfaces. A new ink compound is responsible for creating an eye-catching beverage packaging. The new finishing comprises a special admixture that can be used with any printable colour and creates matte effects on the otherwise glossy can surface.
04 Sep 17
Ardagh Group awarded ‘Innovative Glass Product 2017’ for preserve jar by the Glass Packaging Action Forum in Hamburg, Germany
The unique and innovative design of the GLÜCK jar has given the Friedrich Göbber Company its first sector award. The ‘Innovative Glass Product’ award is organised by Aktionsforum Glasverpackung (part of BV Glas, the German Glass Association), where judges selected the preserve jar as this year’s winner.
21 Jun 17
Ardagh Group Launches First 12oz Clear Beer Bottle on its BuyOurBottles Website
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a division of Ardagh Group and a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, has announced the addition of a 12oz clear (flint) beer bottle to its BOB site. Manufactured in the U.S. using 100 percent and endlessly recyclable flint glass, the 12oz Clear Peak bottle with twist-off closure is now available for purchase on the site.
15 Jun 17
Ardagh Group are only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn energy star certifications
Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a division of Ardagh Group and a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, was awarded three Energy Star® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn this recognition.
30 May 17
Ardagh embraces "Crossover Innovation" to create high definition glass embossing
Technology traditionally used in the chocolate industry has been adapted by Ardagh’s Design Team to create differentiation through high definition glass embossing, adding textures and feature enhancement to a standard never seen before in glass packaging.
25 May 17
Flör captures the goodness of nature in a sustainable package
How to deliver the ultimate wellbeing and the pleasurable taste of some of nature’s most naturally occurring wild flowers and plants as a modern beverage for discerning and health conscious consumers -- this was the challenge facing French entrepreneurs Vincent and Franck Chambonnier when they were planning the launch of their new brand, Flör.
13 Apr 17
Ardagh Group announces first commercialisation of Nitro Can
From café to can: Ardagh Group announced today the successful commercialisation of its metal beverage division’s latest innovation - the Nitro Can - a packaging solution launched in late 2016 to capitalise on the nitro coffee trend gaining momentum in key European markets.
05 Apr 17
Ardagh Group announces investment in Rugby, UK, plant
Ardagh Group announced today an important investment in its Rugby manufacturing plant for the purpose of converting its beverage can production capabilities from steel to aluminium. This venture will serve to support committed partnership agreements with some of the most well-established beverage brands in the world.
13 Feb 17
Beavertown Brewery launches new LUPULOID IPA featuring coloured tab and shell from Ardagh Group
For the launch of their new LUPULOID IPA, Beavertown Brewery has partnered with Ardagh Group in taking its can design to the next level. While the craft brewer is well-known for its eye-catching illustrations, for the debut of its signature new pale ale, it continues to integrate value-added solutions from Ardagh into its packaging.
08 Nov 16
The can reclaims mineral water in Germany
Family-owned German drinks manufacturer Rhodius Mineralquellen has reintroduced its mineral water into cans after more than a decade. In a move to grow its business, the company has invested in customized cans from Ardagh Group within two key product groups. As of October, natural mineral water and a mineral water/apple juice mix will now be available in eye-catching, sleek 330 ml cans throughout Germany.
17 Oct 16
- Elias Bittan
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