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8 November 2017

Spirits Strategies Congress 2017

Guala Closures Group participated as sponsor in the 4th Spirits Strategies Congress, 31st October – 1st Novembrer, London. This is the only comprehensive conference focusing on gathering senior level decision makers from across the spirits industry for 2 days of networking, exclusive case studies, interactive panel discussions and roundtables to share the critical issues and [...]

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27 October 2017

Guala Closures opened a new technological research center

On Tuesday, October 24th, with the attendance of Fabio Morvilli – Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg, Rossella Franchini Sherifis – Italian Ambassador in Luxembourg, Pierre Gramegna – Ministry of Finance of The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Marco Giovannini, Chairman & CEO at Guala Closures Group, inaugurated its fifth research center in [...]

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18 October 2017

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP REINFORCES ITS POSITION IN SOUTH AMERICA BY ACQUIRING THE SCREW CAP ACTIVITY OF ICSA (INDUSTRIA CORCHERA S.A.), A CHILEAN COMPANY

Luxembourg, October 18th 2017 – GCL Holdings S.C.A., located in Luxembourg, HQ of Guala Closures Group, global leader in the production of Closures for spirit and wine, announces the acquisition of the screw caps activity of ICSA (Industria Corchera S.A.), the Chilean company specialised in promoting and selling packaging products for the wine Industry in [...]

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6 October 2017

GUALA CLOSURES TO THE 30TH EDITION OF LUXE PACK MONACO

Also this year Guala Closures had the pleasure to participate into Luxe Pack Monaco 2017, the most important trade fair dedicated to luxury packaging, held in Montacarlo from the 2nd to the 4th of October. Guala Closures has exposed three product lines specifically dedicated to high-end brands: Essence: closures realized with high quality natural wood. [...]

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21 September 2017

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP @ LUXE PACK MONACO 2017

Also this year Guala Closures Group is going to participate into the 30th edition of LUXE PACK MONACO 2017, the annual luxury packaging fair, which will take place at  the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco (France) from 2 to 4 October 2017.  Luxe Pack brings together the leading specialists in packaging design and materials sector for [...]

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29 August 2017

GUALA CLOSURES GROUP PUBLISHES ITS 2016 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Guala Closures Group publishes its sixth 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. In this report, we provide more information [...]

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17 July 2017

GUALA CLOSURES ACQUIRES THE ACTIVITY OF LIMAT S.A. de C.V.

 Guala Closures Group, the global leader in the production of safety Closures for spirits, wine, oil and vinegar, water and beverages and pharmaceuticals, announces the acquisition of the activity of LIMAT S.A. de C.V., a Mexican company specialised in the manufacturing of wood overcaps for top-range spirit bottles. You can download the PRESS RELEASE here

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11 July 2017

TROPHÉE D’ARGENT – Deauville Green Awards 2017

Deauville Green Awards offers an important opportunity for companies, institutions, NGOs and communities to promote actions and good practices to meet the challenge of climate change, preserve our environment and ensure the well-being of future generations. For the last 5 years the festival’s mission has been to enhance information films, spots and documentaries on sustainability, [...]

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7 July 2017

GUALA CLOSURES ACQUIRES THE INDIAN COMPANY AXIOM PROPACK

On July 5th, Guala Closures Group signed in Mumbai an agreement for the purchase of 100% of shares of Axiom Propack Pvt Ltd, an Indian company active in the production of safety closures for spirits; completion of the deal is forecasted in the next three months and is subject to customary closing conditions as per [...]

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19 June 2017

Finally! Apple has announced to include NFC reader in the IOS 11 system to read NFC tags

Guala Closures ready to help brand owners to integrate NFC in their products. Up to last week, NFC tag was only read by Android system, but during the last opening keynote at the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference event, Apple reveals that the iOS 11 system, which is set to arrive in the fall of 2017 [...]

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17 June 2017

Guala Closures at Propak Asia 2017

OPAK ASIA 2017 has been the 25th edition of the most important trade show in Asia taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-17 June. In fact it is Asia’s Number One international trade event for Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging Technology. Guala Closures took part to the event with its Japanese, Chinese, Indian [...]

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14 June 2017

Social Reforestation Project in Colombia: discover our new video!

We are pleased to inform you that the new GCG video about the 2015-2017 Social Reforestation Colombia Project is now available on our YouTube Channel. Guala Closures Group is concerned with the issue of greenhouse gases. Thanks to its sustainability Programme started in 2011, the Group achieved a reduction of its carbon foot print. In [...]

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30 May 2017

GC UK BETWEEN THE WINNERS OF THE “SCOTTISH ENGINEERING AWARD 2017”

During the Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner 2017, hailed as another great success with over 3600 guests attending, Guala Closures UK has been given an award due to its management systems, particularly with regard to innovation, process improvement and communication. Each year the awards are given to the companies which, in the opinion of the [...]

Presidents Award for outstanding achievement: Guala Closures (UK) Limited

17 May 2017

Guala Closures Group at LuxePack NY

Guala Closures Group has attended the prestigious LUXEPACK NY from May 10 to May 11, the only premier tradeshow in the U.S. dedicated to creative packaging, an exclusive event for creative packaging solutions for the beauty, fragrance, wine & spirits, and fine foods industries, where today’s top packaging professionals and luxury brands executives gathered  to offer [...]

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10 May 2017

GC is the winner of a WPO WORLDSTAR AWARD

GC is the winner of a WPO  WORLDSTAR AWARD,a cerimony that took place on   May the 4th, at Interpack! Around 500 packaging and consumer goods executives from all over the world attended.  For the WPO, it was a great honor to highlight what is top on packaging innovation, design, efficiency, functionality, sustainability, technology and [...]

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5 May 2017

GC new Torq closure, a revolutionary solution

GualaClosures partnering with Highland Park has developed  a new closure,”Torq” which combines technology and tradition and brings to the table  a closure which has never been  seen before on the market. This perfect partnership of technology & tradition, combines the security of an internal screw thread with the premium feel of cork. GualaClosures  new TORQ [...]

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27 April 2017

Guala Closures Group at Expoliva ’17

As it has occurred in each and every edition, the Provincial Fairgrounds and Congresses of Jaén, will host from May the  10th  to May the 13th, a new edition of the fair, which continues with the slogan that began in the previous edition “Landscape of the Olive Grove, World Heritage Site “, As a reinforcement [...]

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5 April 2017

Guala Closures Group has been awarded with two Alufoil Trophies

During the 2017’s Alufoil Trophy competition, organized by EAFA (European Aluminium Foil Association), Guala Closures has been awarded with 2 trophies. Guala Closures has scooped an Alufoil Trophy in the Marketing & Design category for Siena for Stolichnaya making the judging panel remain incredibly impressed by the consistency of the product. Stolichnaya, the world famous [...]

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4 April 2017

GCG NXP Launch the first fully integrated Tamper evident NFC solution for wines and spirits

GCL Technologies the Technological Research Center of Guala Closures Group,in partnership with NXP Semiconductors announce that after one year of intensive research and development, both companies are proud to present the industry’s first fully integrated and mass scalable NFC tamper evident closure solution dedicated to the wine and spirits industry. The new solution will be [...]

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28 March 2017

ProWein 2017 Düsseldorf

Also this year Prowein Düsseldorf, the leading international fair for wines and spirits in the world (19-21 March) was a very successful expo, attracting record numbers, with more than 58,500 visitors ( 3000 more than in 2016) and more than 6000 exhibitors from 60 different countries. Guala Closures Group, like every single year has focused [...]

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17 March 2017

Guala Closures Group at Propak East Africa

From March  7th, for two consecutive days , Guala Closures Group has taken part  in PROPAK East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. This exhibition has given the possibility to Guala Closures South Africa, with the incredible  support of the Teams from Italy, Poland and India to showcase a great variety of products which primarily focused on [...]

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6 March 2017

ITALIAN DESIGN DAY – FOCUS PIEDMONT

On Thursday March 2 the first edition of the Italian Design Day have been also celebrated in Luxembourg, at the Auditorium of Banque de Luxembourg. Launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Triennale di Milano, the Italian Design Day aims to promote contemporary Italian Design and highlight its [...]

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20 February 2017

Guala Closures Group at Oleomaq/Enomaq

Guala Closures Group has participated in Oleomaq / Enomaq, international exhibition of machinery and equipment for wineries and bottling, held in Zaragoza, Spain, February form 14th to 17th. The fair was a great success for our range of closures for edible olive oil, in particular for non-refillable solutions that guarantee the integrity of the product, [...]

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13 February 2017

Guala Closures at the 25th edition of Prodexpo

Guala Closures Group participated in the 25th edition of Prodexpo, the largest  international trade show in Russia and Eastern Europe for Beverage, Food and Food Raw Materials. The exhibition was a great success for Guala Closures and gave us the opportunity to showcase all our successful collections and new additions in the filed of non-refillable closures and roll [...]

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2 February 2017

Guala Closures Group has received the EQUITA SIM award

Guala Closures Group has received the EQUITA SIM award for the best capital market strategy in the “Raising funds on the debt market” category. Now in its 4th edition, the award is presented by EQUITA SIM with the support of Bocconi University and the Italian Stock Exchange in recognition of the originality and effectiveness of [...]

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26 January 2017

GC @ Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

 Guala Closures Group has been participating in the USA exhibition Unified Wine & Grape Symposium (Sacramento Convention Center) from 24 to 26 January 2017. The exhibition was a great success to showcase our WAK screwcap for premium wines, already adopted among others by Meiomi and our digital printing customized screwcaps, as well as our range [...]

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