The road to the smart supply chain

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In 2015 German intralogistics companies had a combined production volume of more than 20 billion euros. That makes intralogistics a major economic force in Germany. And in the brewing, beverages and liquid food industry it is increasingly becoming an important competitive advantage. For two reasons: Firstly, it is an area in which there is real potential for rationalization. And secondly, “smart logistics” opens the way to completely new business models. The technology and solutions on offer will be showcased at drinktec 2017, the “World´s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry”, which takes place from September 11 to 15, 2017 in Munich. (more…)

Beer market of Ukraine: big three losing weight

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In 2016, fast increase of excises and resulting price spike stood in the way of the beer market stabilization. Most of competition (as well as mass sorts) moved to the economy segment of the market. The biggest losses were incurred by the leading three, especially Obolon, which again experienced pressure after reallocation of Efes market share. However, one should already speak of TOP-4. Group Oasis CIS (PPB) became a strong player and competitor to transnational companies. Besides the net sales of many regional medium breweries look rather good and 16-fold cost reduction wholesale trade license for craft brewers opens up a possibility of rapid growth in 2017. (more…)

Beer Business (Pivnoe Delo) #4-2016

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Analysis of beer market in China (on Russian) Beer market of Ukraine: big three losing weight In 2016, fast increase of excises and resulting price spike stood in the way of the beer market stabilization. Most of competition (as well as mass sorts) moved to the economy segment of the market. The biggest losses were incurred by the leading three, especially Obolon, which again experienced pressure after reallocation of Efes market share. However, one should already speak of TOP-4. Group Oasis CIS (PPB) became a strong player and competitor to transnational companies. Besides the net sales of many regional medium breweries look rather good and 16-fold cost reduction wholesale trade license for craft brewers opens up a possibility of rapid growth in 2017.

Pentair Announces Acquisition of Union Engineering

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Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Union Engineering A/S, headquartered in Fredericia, Denmark. Union Engineering specializes in sustainable technologies for capturing, recovering and purification of carbon dioxide. (more…)

ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA will be presenting NESSIE at the Craft Brewers Conference 2017

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From April 10 to April 13, 2017, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA will be present at the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) and BrewExpo in Washington D.C. In addition to solutions for craft breweries, the company will be presenting the new mash filtration system NESSIE at booth 535. With this novel filtration process, the customers benefit from shortened process times and the processing of various starch sources, independent of the batch size. (more…)

PET: Energy and Resource Efficiency in the Foreground

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When drinktec 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, opens its doors for trade visitors from all over the world from September 11 to 15, 2017, then a packaging type will be almost omnipresent in the limelight: PET. The task of beverage manufacturers to make PET greener and more environmentally compatible is reflected on all levels: in the choice of raw material, i.e., also in preform design and fabrication, in the container blowing process and filling as well as in recycling and re-using PET containers. (more…)

A vision of the future or a present reality?

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RASTAL presents the latest dimension in “smart” glasses
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Digitalisation in business is picking up speed. Open to new digital ideas, RASTAL is launching the RASTAL SMARTGLASS® in co-operation with Telekom Deutschland GmbH at the Brau-Beviale 2016 trade show, demonstrating completely new approaches to customer involvement, competition differentiation and the promotion of consumption. (more…)

Rastal tests augmented reality

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Smartphone owners visiting BrauBeviale 2016 can gain an insight into a whole new dimension in the product development of RASTAL glasses. The traditional company will reveal the creative process behind 3D glasses in real time. (more…)