The cover for the Crown Sustainability Report press release.
YARDLEY, Pa., Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) has published its 2021 Sustainability Report to share progress against its dedicated Twentyby30 sustainability strategy and other key environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievements during fiscal years 2019 through 2021. Launched in 2020, Crown's comprehensive Twentyby30 program includes 20 measurable sustainability goals to be completed by...

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Packaging graphics create a first and lasting impression in the minds of consumers when making purchasing decisions. To help our customers maximize this important opportunity, we have amassed deep graphic design and printing expertise, commercialized a robust portfolio of innovative inks and finishes and opened multiple beverage can reprographics studios around the world to help our customers take designs from...

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In a recent All About Cans blog post, we highlighted the nuances of printing on beverage cans—but that is just one piece of the design puzzle. From the first production step to the last, an array of technologies, tests and design elements work in harmony to ensure packaging makes an impact with consumers. In this latest post, we take a...

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From peelable food can ends to temperature-sensitive beverage can inks, the packaging designs and technologies that disrupt the market and build brand differentiation for our customers come straight from the minds of our employees. As such, we place tremendous importance on fresh ideas and student engagement, as we know today’s young workforce will shape the advancements of tomorrow. That is...

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Celebrating National Inventors’ Day

Publish Date
Monday, February 11, 2019
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan declared February 11 National Inventors’ Day to commemorate Thomas Edison’s birthday. To celebrate, we are remembering Crown’s founder and own “father of invention,” William Painter, and exploring how his creative packaging innovations have revolutionized the beverage industry as we know it. The global beverage market, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, is expected to reach an...

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Elevating Wine and Spirits Brands with Innovative Packaging

Publish Date
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Packaging plays a key role in differentiating brands and driving sales throughout the beverage industry. However, for wine and spirits brands, which operate at the top tier of the spectrum, the importance of packaging is intensified. These premium products often epitomize leisure and luxury. As such, they need to project an outward appearance of high quality, elegance and sophistication. When...

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Silver is the New Green

Silver is the New Green: Cans Lead the Way in Green Packaging

Publish Date
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Consumer perception of the metal can is very positive. Canned food and beverages are a time-tested and highly dependable method of safely and efficiently packaging the products consumed daily. Cans stack easily on store shelves, fit neatly into refrigerators, are easy to store, chill quickly and stay cold longer. The can also possesses some unique environmental advantages of which many...

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Add More ‘Experience’ to Your Brand

Publish Date
Monday, January 7, 2019
Engagement between brands and consumers has never been greater. Modern technology has enabled a new generation of shoppers, who are able to comment on, share and review their experiences in real-time. This dialogue means that ‘brand experience’ is no longer shaped by the few, but by many. With the appetite for interaction increasing steadily in our digitally driven world, now...

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Neon green Mountain Dew can
Yardley, PA – December 13, 2018. Mountain Dew, a PepsiCo International brand, has launched a special edition 33cl package featuring fluorescent inks in the Middle East. Designed to attract consumer attention and boost sales in the hot summer season, the ultra-bright green color on the can accentuates the bold Mountain Dew logo and reinforces the brand’s image. The neon color...

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A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words – Part I

Publish Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
As beverage brands continue to battle for consumer loyalty, advanced package printing techniques are proving to be a worthy weapon to engage consumers and stand out in the retail environment. Today’s brand owners have more options available to them than ever before, from high resolution printing to the use of specialty metallic and marble effects. Whether employing tactile finishes or simply enhancing overall quality of graphics, printing can help beverage brands strengthen their image and make a lasting impression with finicky consumers.

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Consumers will often engage with a new product based on looks alone. An unusual shape, appealing graphics, vibrant colors and special printing effects are all tools that brands can leverage to design a compelling package. Whether aiming to communicate a brand’s identity or introducing a limited-edition product, there are endless opportunities to combine these techniques to capture consumer attention.

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Beverage cans
In part I of this Designing Desirability blog series, we explored some of the factors our design team considers when helping customers develop a packaging concept. In this second and final post in this series, Thomas Maxwell-Wood, Senior Packaging Designer, CROWN Technology, talks about how metal packaging is perceived and how designers can work with the format.

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Designing Desirability Series: Creating the Concept

Publish Date
Friday, April 20, 2018
From store shelves to kitchen cupboards, packaging is an integral part of our daily lives. While its primary role is to deliver food safely and efficiently to the consumer, packaging is also a brands last chance to sway the consumers’ decision at the point of purchase. As the marketplace becomes ever more crowded, brands are fighting over a dwindling pool of consumer attention, racing to secure cost-effective ways to differentiate themselves on the shelf.

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Collaboration for Future Metal Packaging Innovation

Publish Date
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Crown has pushed the envelope when it comes to innovation since day one. In 1892, our founder, William Painter, changed the trajectory of the beverage industry with the invention of the bottle cap (also known as the crown cork) and ultimately set the stage for a corporate culture focused on innovation. That focus still permeates throughout the Company today and...

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Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) 4th annual Excellence in Manufacturing Award

Crown Lithography Trinidad Recognized for Green Efforts

Publish Date
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
At Crown, how we make our products is just as important as what we make. We remain committed to making Crown better in many different ways, including conserving resources across our operations to implementing manufacturing practices that improve productivity and safety. We are proud of these efforts and are honored when our local communities or industry recognizes them. Just last...

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Crown Wins Big at 2017 Award Ceremonies

Publish Date
Monday, July 24, 2017
Crown’s innovations have been recognized with a number of prestigious awards in 2017. Gold Award At the 29th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, Crown received a Gold Award for packaging innovation. [[{"fid":"1051","view_mode":"media_original","fields":{"format":"media_original","alignment":"","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Europe PeelFit Can","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"6":{"format":"media_original","alignment":"","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Europe PeelFit Can","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":false}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"Europe PeelFit Can","height":1643,"width":2007,"style":"height: 287px; width: 350px;","class":"media-element file-media-original","data-delta":"6"}}]] Crown’s Peelfit™ can, which enhances convenience, lightweighting and product protection, was highlighted as a standout product in the...

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Philadelphia, PA – July 24, 2017. CROWN Bevcan Europe and Middle East, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), will showcase advances in digital technologies and decorative finishes for the beverage sector at Drinktec 2017 (September 11-15, 2017; Hall A1 Stand 133). CrownConnect™ will be a major focus for Crown at the event, as its technologies...

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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.
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...

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Standing Out in the Crowd

Publish Date
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...

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