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16 December 2014

Improved Recycling Performance for Aluminium Closures

The recycling rate of aluminium has reached 45% in Europe: there is still room for improvement! Given that its recycling process allows to save up to 95% energy compared to its primary production (maintaining its quality intact), once on the market aluminium can be a true eco-friendly ally. We can draw inspiration from countries like [...]

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28 November 2014

GUALA CLOSURES LAUNCHES WINE DEVELOPERS

The Wine Developers value proposition is a global offer developed by Guala Closures Group for wine producers : the largest range of screwcaps, endless possibilities of decoration and customisation, a local service fully integrated in global network and a sustainable approach. Wine Developers now also includes a new range of liners  with different levels of oxygen [...]

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12 November 2014

Guala Closures South Africa @ Propak Cape 2014

Guala Closures South Africa participated in the Propak Cape 2014 exhibition which took place from oct. 21st to oct. 23rd in Cape Town. The Propak exhibition is a premier showcase for the packaging, food processing and labelling industries. The event brings new products to market with resounding success; visitors will see hot new trends in [...]

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12 November 2014

EAFA Presentation lunch in South Africa

Guala Closures took part in the EAFA event in South Africa in November 2014. Guido Aufdemkamp, the Director of Communication and Deputy Executive Director at the EAFA, presented the latest trends in the field of aluminium closures. Michael Fridjhon, an internationally recognised wine judge, spoke about cork having long been superseded by aluminium, due to [...]

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5 November 2014

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ LUXE PACK MONACO, INTRODUCING THE LATEST “PREMIUM DECORATIVE” CLOSURES

Guala Closures Group participated for the second year at LUXE PACK MONACO to present its latest range of “premium decorative” closures. From now on it will be possible to conceive heavier-weight closures to highlight the high-end image of a brand, to metallize closures with a more eco-friendly process providing better finishings and to offer new premiumisation [...]

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31 October 2014

In 2014, Guala Closures Group offset 26,000 tonnes of CO2eq

Guala Closures Group offset 26,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent generated by its Italian production plants in 2013. The offsetting project entailed a complex calculation of the emissions of CO2 equivalent generated by each Italian production plant over the year. The analysis was conducted using the TEA Tool, developed for Guala Closures by LCEngineering, which enables [...]

12 September 2014

GUALA CLOSURES OPENS INAUGURAL DESIGN STUDIO IN CALIFORNIA

Guala Closures Group has launched its inaugural Design Studio in the US.   Based in Fairfield, California, the Guala Closures Design Studio is a brand new concept from the company and has been developed to offer wineries in-house artwork creation and on-site production for runs of screwcaps as low as 1,000 units.  The facility boasts state-of-the-art [...]

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15 May 2014

GUALA CLOSURES NORTH AMERICA: FIRST YEAR AT LUXE PACK NEW YORK

The Only Showcase in America Dedicated to Creative Packaging!   Guala Closures North America participated for the first year at LUXE PACK NEW YORK, to present its range of Decorative closures for innovative and high level products. LUXE PACK NEW YORK, leader show for luxury packaging in America, took place in New York (USA) on 14-15 [...]

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10 April 2014

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP AWARDED WITH 4 ALUFOIL TROPHIES

During this year’s Alufoil Trophy competition, organized by EAFA (European Aluminium Foil Association),  Guala Closures has been awarded with 4 trophies.   VERSO,  the new closure system for edible oils, was awarded with two Alufoil Trophies for the “Consumer Convenience” and the “Technical Innovation” categories.  VERSO features a plastic spout integrated into an aluminium screwcap [...]

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24 February 2014

New EXCELLENT closure: the latest technology to effectively fight against spirits counterfeiting in the tough Colombian market

Every year, all over the world, hundreds of millions of bottles of the most prestigious spirits brands are counterfeited. Guala Closures Group, which is constantly committed to the study of solutions that make increasingly difficult and challenging packaging counterfeiting and protect the image of the brand , has developed a closure with an innovative anti-counterfeiting [...]

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20 February 2014

Guala Closures sponsor of the World’s Best Design Agency category at the World Drinks Awards 2014

The World Drinks Awards, which celebrate not only the best tasting spirits from around the globe but also the best packaging designs, were presented on the 20 of February in London. Entries were received from more than 25 countries, from as far afield as South Africa, the U.S.A., Mongolia and France.   The World Drinks [...]

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30 January 2014

GUALA CLOSURES NORTH AMERICA AT THE “UNIFIED WINE & GRAPE SYMPOSIUM”

Guala Closures North America participated to the “Unified Wine & Grape Symposium”, the largest wine & grape industry trade show in North America, which was held Jan. 28-30 in Sacramento (California). The show was the opportunity to announce the plans to install a new screw cap plant with enhanced decoration capabilities, located at 2300 S. [...]

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