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Orbit Closure

The Opening Experience: The Ultimate Consumer Connection

June 5, 2019

By Dan Abramowicz, Executive Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, Crown Holdings, Inc. Just as a check engine light flags a potential vehicle issue or a meat thermometer indicates when a steak is at the perfect internal temperature, the distinct sound of a beverage can popping open provides valuable information to a consumer—in this case,…


Closure Systems International Introduces One-Piece Linerless Closure Portfolio

October 8, 2018

Ergonomic design for optimized drinking comfort and consumer-friendly, comfortable grip allows for easy-opening convenience.


Plastic Caps and Closures Demand to Grow 4.1% Annually Through 2021

February 1, 2018

Global plastic caps and closures demand is projected to advance 4.1% per year to nearly 1.9 trillion units in 2021. Gains will be driven by bottled water, which has become the largest application for plastic closures and offers the greatest growth opportunities through 2021. These and other trends are presented in “Global Plastic Caps &…


PPC Caps 2017 with Growing Membership and More Data

December 15, 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to a close, the Paperboard Packaging Council (paperbox.org; PPC) has reported increased membership, more data programming and several successful events over the past year. The North American association for the converters of paperboard packaging and their suppliers, PPC welcomed 17 new member companies during 2017. The new converters included Abox Packaging, ACG-EcoPack, Autajon Packaging, Challenge Printing, El Paso Paperbox,…


Caps & Closures Used for Beverages to Reach 1.5 Trillion Units in 2021

November 30, 2017

Global demand for caps and closures in beverage applications is projected to increase 3.5% annually to 1.5 trillion units in 2021. Among the most significant factors affecting the beverage industry overall is the shift in consumer preferences toward beverages that are healthy and convenient, with bottled water the primary beneficiary in volume terms. According to…