Crown Reveal Technology
Monday, July 17, 2017

With the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market thriving in many parts of the world, product proliferation has been driven to new heights. For example, in the U.S. alone, 21,435 food and beverage products and 18,694 nonfood products were introduced to the market in 2016. That’s a lot of choice for consumers, but options are exactly what today’s shoppers are looking for.

Pictured at the June 21, 2017 awards presentation (left to right) is Alex Lueck, Xcel Energy; Bill  Clements, CROWN Beverage Packaging; Chad Bulman, Focus on Energy; Chad Jacobsen,  CROWN Beverage Packaging; Randy Urness, Focus on Energy.
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Crown is committed to living by the principles of sustainability across its business. When it comes to our manufacturing facilities, while the mantra is ‘safety first,’ employees are also challenged to continually raise the standard of excellence by which we operate and to identify ways to improve productivity and reduce our impact on the environment.

Crown’s beverage can facility in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has recently shown its strength in this area by being recognized for its work with the state’s Focus on Energy program.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Each year, the United States commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. Over the years, the holiday has become an opportunity for Americans to celebrate the country’s independence in a variety of ways. Many choose to hit the beach, barbeque or even have a picnic.

Teisseire
Friday, June 23, 2017

Flavored syrup, often used to create soft drinks when diluted with water, is a sizable product category in the French market. The sector is worth approximately 350 million Euros and 185 million liters are produced and consumed annually.

Two-thirds of the total production volume is packaged into metal cans and Crown has been at the forefront of this marketplace for over 50 years. Here are just a few of the reasons why brand owners and consumers continue to favor metal to package this popular product.

Child in Kitchen with cans
Friday, June 16, 2017

Vegetables come in an array of shapes, sizes and colors. Sautéed, steamed, boiled or braised, they can also be prepared in a variety of ways, providing consumers with countless meal options. The true value in vegetables, however, lies in their nutrition. Low in fat, cholesterol, and calories, while remaining abundant in nutrients, a diet rich in vegetables may help reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer and other ailments.1 Without these tasty and versatile foods, our meals would lack the nutrients needed to keep us going throughout the day.

woman opening a can of marmalade
Monday, June 12, 2017

Consumers are increasingly demanding customized products to meet their specific needs. Consequently, many brands are leveraging packaging innovation to enhance appeal to target demographics rather than taking a “one size fits all” approach.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Skillsoft, a leader in online education, recently interviewed our Chief Technology Officer, Daniel Abramowicz, Ph.D., to get his perspective on innovation. In this video, Dan discusses what he calls "in the box" thinking, where we work to put constraints on a challenge to help stimulate ideas and improve Crown’s success rate for new ideas. Often, people assume innovation requires a blank canvas and complete freedom of scope. Our experience at Crown challenges this view.

 

Crown team at ribbon cutting ceremony
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Crown officially opened the doors of its new, state-of-the-art beverage can plant in the United States on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The event was attended by a variety of state and local officials as well as customers, suppliers and other guests.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Metal offers many unique attributes that make it ideal for promotional packaging and gifts. It offers great versatility in terms of shape, facilitating creative designs that make products easily pop off increasingly crowded retail shelves. From square and rectangular to seamless, octagonal and irregular shapes, Crown can translate even the most unusual concept into reality through metal packaging.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Consumer demand for fish is growing at a faster rate than the global population, with per capita consumption increasing about 1% annually. In fact, salmon in particular is finally seeing its day in the spotlight, becoming the fish of choice for many Americans— ahead of tuna and other options.

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