Crown Closures North America Earns Excellence In Quality At IMDA Annual Conference

Margarita's Amigos 82mm Twist Closure wins "Best of Category"

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Closures North America, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (www.crowncork.com), was recognized at this year's International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) annual conference. Crown's production of 82mm Twist metal closures for Margarita's Amigos salsa earned the 'Best of Category' award within the Closures and Ends group.

Margarita's Amigos approached Crown seeking a partner that could print and manufacture their salsa closure as they had originally intended. "We recognized from the start that Margarita's Amigos was pursuing high quality printing to make sure their packaging continues to help grow their brand," said
Eric Meyer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Crown Closures North America. "Our goal was to deliver a printed metal closure that accentuated their brand while highlighting their heritage and signature colors so the closure could be used on all their salsa products."

The 82mm vacuum twist closure was printed at Crown's Weirton, West Virginia lithograph facility and manufactured in Crown's Connellsville, Pennsylvania metal closures plant.

Metal packaging designs from around the world compete for IMDA honors in eight categories, including Aerosol, Closures, Food, Specialty, Two-Piece and Technical Achievement. Participants are judged by an impartial panel comprised of graphic arts professionals, and entries are based on criteria including printing quality, degree of difficulty, appearance of coating finishes, registration, and degree of technical expertise required.

About Crown Closures Americas

Crown Closures Americas partners with global marketers and national distributors to deliver high quality metal closures within North and South America. Crown merges unique decorating capabilities and the latest technologies to create metal closures that not only meet rigorous industry requirements, but also meet the everyday demands and expectations from consumers.

About Crown Holdings, Inc.

Crown Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. World headquarters are located in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit www.crowncork.com.

For more information, contact:

In the United States:
Melissa Quintana, Marketing Manager; Tel: (215) 698-5217; Email: melissa.quintana@crowncork.com.

In Europe: Laetitia Durafour, Sr. Marketing & Communications Manager; Tel: 33 1 49 18 43 16; Email: Laetitia.DURAFOUR@eur.crowncork.com

For editorial inquiries: Thomas T. Fischer, Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs; Tel: 1 (215) 552-3720; Email: thomas.fischer@crowncork.com.

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