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16 December 2016

Cheers! GCG completes the acquisition of 70% of CapMetal

Guala Closures Group announces the acquisition, through its Dutch subholding Guala Closures International B.V., of 70% of the French company CapMetal. The acquired company, founded in 1986 and based in Tours, recorded at the end of 2015 a turnover of around € 13 million; it is specialized in the production and distribution of aluminium screwcaps, [...]

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13 December 2016

WORLDSTAR AWARD: WE ARE A WINNER!

We are proud to announce that we have won the ultimate packaging accolade – A WorldStar Award in the “Beverages” category for “SUNRISE” closure. Sunrise combines the elegance of aluminium and functionality of plastic. The clearly visible tamper band, which is normally a hidden feature, gives the consumer confidence that the product is authentic in [...]

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1 December 2016

Guala Closures Group at the 20th edition of Vinitech

This year Guala Closures Group was present at Vinitech-Sifel together with Capmetal, our preferred partner for France. The exhibition, which took place from Nov. 29th to Dec. 1st 2016 in Bordeaux, has registerd an increasing audience of 45,700 qualified professionals that came to meet the 850 exhibitors. We thank all the visitors, customers, dealers and agents for visiting our [...]

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14 November 2016

Guala Closures UK winner of the 2016 VIBES award for Innovation

Guala Closures UK winner of the 2016 VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland) Innovation awards. Guala Closures UK, that have been recognised as one of Scotland’s most sustainable and environmentally sound businesses, won this award based upon the innovative new sputtering technology and the types of closures it produces. This technology has [...]

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4 November 2016

Every second aluminium closure in Europe is now recycled!

The average recycling rate for aluminium closures in Europe has increased to more than 50%, according to figures released recently by the “Aluminium Closures – Turn 360°” campaign by the European Aluminium Foil Association. Much of this improvement is due to national initiatives and better collection and recycling schemes across Europe, according to the Association. [...]

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5 October 2016

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ LUXE PACK MONACO 2016

Guala Closures Group participated on the 29th edition of LUXE PACK MONACO 2016 the luxury packaging fair, which was held from 21 to 23 September 2016 to the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco (France). The fair brings together annually the leading specialists in packaging design and materials sector for the markets of cosmetics, perfumes, spirits, watches, [...]

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26 August 2016

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP PUBLISHES THE 2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Guala Closures Group publishes the fifth edition of the Sustainable Development Report. This publication represents an important tool for dialogue with our stakeholders, through which the Group reports the results of its efforts, the projects developed, the improvement programmes and the objectives for the future, in the economic, environmental and social spheres. With the 2015 [...]

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26 July 2016

OENOLOGISTS FROM VENETO VISITING GUALA CLOSURES

On Friday July 22th 2016 was held a study trip for a group of Oenologists from “Associazione Enologi Enotecnici Italiani”  organized by Centroeno V & V in partnership with Guala Closures. The first stop-over of the trip included a visit and tasting at the Bellavista winery in Franciacorta. Following Guala Closures hosted the group of Oenologists [...]

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23 June 2016

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ PROPAK ASIA 2016

Guala Closures Group took part in the 24th International Processing and Packaging Technology Event for Asia. Propak Asia 2016 was a 4 day event placed from 15th June to 18th June in Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) organized by Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd. This event showcased processing equipments, processing machineries, packaging materials, packaging [...]

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15 June 2016

GC JAPAN AT THE SERVICE OF SAKE

On 28-29 May took place in Reppongi Hills, one of the main squares in Tokyo, “Italia, Amore mio!” Guala Closures Japan decided to take part in this event, by exposing its offer of safety closures for spirits, in particular those suitable for the most traditional alcoholic beverage in Japan, sake. The aim is as always to [...]

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8 June 2016

SPANISH STOP-OVER FOR THE CAMPAIGN Turn 360 ° – A round of 360 ° with aluminum closures ”

In June it was held in Monvinic (Barcelona), an event sponsored by EAFA and Guala Closures Group to present the European campaign “Turn 360 ° – A round of 360 ° with aluminum closures.” During the event we talked about: – Aluminum closures range, – Markets information, – Consumer preferences, – Benefits in using aluminum [...]

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5 June 2016

OUR CLOSURES HAD A MAIN ROLE IN THE EVENT “Abi-Tanti, the migrating multitude”

On June 5, in San Carlo square in Turin ,on the World Environment Day , some educational workshops and the artistic installation, “Abi – Tanti , migrant multitude” have been organized by CiAL ( National Consortium for aluminum recycling ) and realized by the Rivoli museum Education Department . Our aluminum caps had a main [...]

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19 May 2016

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ LUXE PACK NEW YORK 2016

Guala Closures Group took part in the 14th edition of LUXE PACK NEW YORK 2016, fair leader in luxury products packaging for the cosmetics, jewelry-watches, gourmet foods, wines & spirits and tobacco sectors. The fair was the occasion to show the “ Luxury Collection” of Guala Closures Group, that includes closures created with new “ [...]

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18 April 2016

GUALA CLOSURES WINS A NEW ALUFOIL TROPHY

As every year the Alufoil Trophy competition, organized by EAFA,the European Aluminium Foil Association, has awarded several products that enhance the versatility of aluminum in all its uses and shapes. The categories in competition are five: Consumer Convenience; Marketing and Design; Product Protection; Resource Efficiency; and Technical Innovation. Guala Closures is among the Alufoil Trophy [...]

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4 April 2016

Guala Closures India in the social dimension

“From school to the fields” is far-reaching original project in the spheres of education and the environment, which will be implemented in two Indian states, Gujarat and Goa, where Guala Closures has three production plants. This socio-environmental programme has two objectives: -       To raise awareness and involve young students in elementary and secondary schools in [...]

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23 March 2016

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP PARTNERS WITH AUTHENTIC VISION FOR ‘SMART’ NEW ANTI-COUNTERFEITING CLOSURE SOLUTION

Alliance to fight counterfeiting & re-filling, provide trade parallel insights and enable consumer engagement   Guala Closures Group and Authentic Vision have joined forces to launch a new anti-counterfeiting closure solution with a wealth of end-consumer marketing opportunities for the spirits, wine and olive oil industries. The innovative solution will work by enabling smartphone users to verify the [...]

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18 March 2016

The Prowein success doesn’t decrease

Once again from 13 to 15 March 2016 many stands and visitors from all over the world participated to the international fair leader for wines and spirits in Düsseldorf. More than 55.000 professional visitors, whose half from different countries, they could collect information  in the 6.200 stands.   For the second year Guala Closures Group [...]

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23 February 2016

CISSACA BULLS BASKETBALL TEAM WEARS GUALA CLOSURES

Guala Closures Group entered into a partnersip with Cissaca Alessandria, an Italian organization that supports disabled persons in their daily activities. The Group has provided uniforms to the award-winning basketball team of CISSACA Bulls, who visited the manufacturing plant in Spinetta M.go (AL) today and received some amazing customized closures. As explains by Mauro Boano, Human [...]

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11 February 2016

A DAY DEDICATED TO DIGITAL INNOVATION

Guala Closures Group was pleased of hosting the third leg of the Innovation Tour organized by  Atlantic Technologies and Salesforce, an event dedicated to the #1 CRM Cloud  in the World, already adopted from several market leading companies. A day dedicated to Digital Innovation trends that are affecting business processes in customer relations and to [...]

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26 January 2016

GC NORTH AMERICA AT THE 22° ANNUAL UNIFIED WINE & GRAPE SYMPOSIUM

Guala Closures North America participated to the 22° annual “Unified Wine & Grape Symposium”, the largest wine & grape industry trade show in North America. Again this year the focus was on screwcaps for wine customized with the use of the GCDS printing machine, which combines ink-jet printing technology with other features such as surface treatments, special base lacquers, [...]

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19 January 2016

NXP and Guala Closures Bring Smart-Security NFC Closure Solutions to Wine and Spirits Market

NFC Technology Minimizes Counterfeiting and Enhances Customer Engagement EINDHOVEN, Netherlands and ALESSANDRIA, Italy, Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) and Guala Closures Group today announced a collaboration to develop next generation closure solutions for the wine and spirits industry. These smart-security closure solutions will integrate near field communication (NFC) technology, providing anti-counterfeit and tamper-evident applications and monitoring. NFC will also be [...]

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