In today's demanding markets, brands need more than just an aerosol can on the store shelf.
Brand marketers need comprehensive support at every step in the production process from concept through design and decoration and on to consumption. Crown offers a full array of customer technical and market support services that can give a brand the necessary competitive edge.
SQF Level 2 Certified
Consumers, Marketers and Retailers today are requiring transparency when it comes to food safety. That is why we are proud to say that we have certified to Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 code at all give of our five US aerosol plants.
Administered by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the SQF Management System is recognized by manufacturers and retailers worldwide. It is designed to provide organizations with a system to manage food and product safety by controlling a rigorous regimen of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Standard Operating Procedures.
To learn more about Crown’s SQF certification, see the Q&A discussion with Doug McFadden, Director Aerosol Quality at CROWN Aerosol Packaging North America.
Getting to Market Faster
In the competition for consumer dollars, being the first to go to market with a product or packaging innovation is critical. Crown has a strong reputation for innovation. With our deeply experienced global network of creative and technical resources, Crown will help accelerate the design, development, and production of your package. We also bring knowledge beyond the format itself and provide valuable insight into trends across different market sectors and regions around the world.
Customer Technical Service
Crown's Customer Technical Service (CTS) organization provides expert technical advice to help you maximize your` production capabilities and create the highest quality finished product. With CTS teams strategically located throughout Europe, the U.S. and Canada, we are able to respond to issues quickly and effectively.
Facilities like our Midwest Graphics Lithography Center in Aurora, Illinois and our Mansfield, England Center offer consultation on visual development and implementation. They also provide the opportunity to work directly with in-house technicians both to optimize graphics and explore options to streamline package development.
Our team works closely with brands to turn imagery and initial designs into print-ready versions. We can meet your specific color requests, customize existing palettes or you can choose from a wide variety of print offerings that can be customized to meet your specific needs.
Our experienced technical team will help bring your products to life, turning innovative concepts into state-of-the-art reality.
Taking Logistics to the Next Level
Crown’s support doesn’t end with the package design phase or even when your product launches. We are also able to maximize production efficiencies and, in turn, manage costs by putting inventory checks and quality control measures in place. Our team can help you understand the intricacies of an industry, including market history, seasonality and consumer trends, so that you are ready to ramp up production as needed. And since we are familiar with your order patterns and cycle times, we can help get orders filled on time.
Partnering with Crown
When partnering with Crown, you benefit from our strong reputation for quality, service and technology. We are committed to taking your brand to the next level, demonstrated by our proven track record of successes in both mature and developing marketplaces around the world.