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UNITED CAPS named ’Most Promising Export Company‘ at De Nacht van de KMO (the night of the SME)

Hoboken, 19 March 2016 – UNITED CAPS is delighted to announce that its facility in Hoboken has won the award of ‘Most Promising Export Company of the Year 2015’ at De Nacht van de KMO – an annual event that recognises outstanding SME companies, businesses and individuals in Flanders, Belgium.

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UNITED CAPS opens new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Schwerin

The new German plant will help the company fulfil its ambition of being closer to customers and serving their needs around the world.

Wiltz, 25 November 2015 – Today, UNITED CAPS unveils and officially inaugurates its new manufacturing facility in Schwerin, northern Germany. The new plant puts the company in an ideal position to fulfil its aim of becoming the industry reference for plastic caps and closures for customers globally.

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New UNITED CAPS strategy well received by international press

The announcement by UNITED CAPS of its new name and logo, as well as its new robust strategy for growth, was made at an invitation-only press event on 17 September 2015. The event took place at one of the company’s recently refurbished and extended manufacturing facilities in Hoboken, Belgium. 25 journalists from some of the industry’s most recognised on-line and print publications, as well as other general media representatives, were present to witness and report on this significant change.

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PROCAP becomes UNITED CAPS

PROCAP launches a new growth strategy to help it achieve its aim of becoming the industry reference for plastic caps and closures for customers globally, and announces its new name UNITED CAPS.

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PROCAP to showcase widest range of innovative, reliable closures at IPACK-IMA 2015

PROCAP will unveil its latest advanced solutions for food and non-food sectors at IPACK-IMA 2015, the leading exhibition for processing and packaging technology. Visitors will be able to explore PROCAP’s newest offerings as well as its established solutions that add real value to packaged products.

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PROCAP PRODUCTS – 63 PROCURVE

63 PROCURVE provides an easy-to-open closure for a wide range of agro chemical containers, using an innovative closure design in combination with a standard disk foam liner.

Wiltz, April 2015- PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, introduces 63 PROCURVE, a standard yet versatile closure for agro chemicals. 63 PROCURVE has been designed specifically for HDPE and Co-ex containers with a capacity of more than one litre and a 63mm neck finish. The novel closure is ideal for the packaging of herbicides, insecticides, pesticides and fungicides, whether in powder or liquid form and whether water- or solvent-based. 63 PROCURVE (with no induction heat seal (IHS)) actually simplifies the filling process for these agro chemical products. With a standard multi-layer PE foam disk liner, this revolutionary solution is fully UN compliant and conforms to IATA for air shipment, thanks to the innovative ratchet-type TE band it comprises. The closure also features a small inspection window for visible control at the initial screwing stage.

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NEW WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN HOBOKEN

PROCAP reveals larger and more modern production and warehouse facility in Hoboken.

Future-ready, the new site ensures the Group’s capacity to meet increasing customer needs and fulfil strategic growth ambitions.

Wiltz, 16 October 2014 - PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, announces the complete opening of its new production and storage facility in Hoboken, Belgium. The new premises more than doubles the company’s warehouse and production space. With far greater capacity, PROCAP Hoboken is now ideally positioned to increase market share in line with the Group’s strategic growth ambitions.

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PROCAP PRODUCTS – 63 PROSLIT

63 PROSLIT exemplifies PROCAP’s proactive approach to devising advanced closure solutions for the agro chemicals packaging industry.

Wiltz, July 2014 - PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, introduces 63 PROSLIT, a standard, secure TE closure for HDPE, Co-ex and PET containers with a 63mm neck finish. The innovative closure has been specifically designed for larger agro chemical containers and aims to improve overall product safety for end users. It was first showcased during Interpack 2014, the leading trade fair for processes and packaging that was held in Dusseldorf in May.

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PROCAP triumphs at Interpack 2014

PROCAP showcased its recent European expansion and presented a new market approach. It also introduced a number of original closure solutions for specific sectors and applications. Visitors to the PROCAP stand had the opportunity to converse with senior PROCAP managers, including Benoit Henckes (CEO).

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PROCAP Products – 38 PROLINE

38 PROLINE showcases PROCAP’s expertise and extends its already expansive portfolio for the beverages industry. 

Wiltz, February 10, 2014 - PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, launches 38 PROLINE for sensitive non-carbonised beverages that must be packaged in clean conditions, such as juices and milks. 38 PROLINE was specifically developed to adhere to the stringent conditions in which such products must be bottled. It offers extremely performant capping within these constraints. Highly efficient capping supports a reduction in stoppage time, saving significant time and cost. The closure is also suitable for bottled waters. 38 PROLINE can be used for any PET container featuring a 38-3SOT neck finish.

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PROCAP Products – 29/21 GREEN1P

PROCAP launches one of the lightest and most cost-attractive reliable closures for the edible oils, vinegars and sauces market.
 
Wiltz, December 2013 - PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, introduces 29/21 GREEN1P that answers the specific needs of fillers in the mass markets of edible oils, vinegars and sauces. The new solution is one of the most cost-interesting and lightest closures currently available for 29/21 PET neck finishes for this sector. The original design of 29/21 GREEN1P includes PROCAP-patented technology and offers real convenience to end users.

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PROCAP Corporate – PROCAP Schwerin

PROCAP acquires Schoeller Cap Systems.
Move opens gateway to extend business to Germany, Scandinavia and Poland.


Wiltz, April 5 2013 – PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, has acquired Schoeller Cap Systems (SCS), a medium sized firm (€12 mil. turnover) located in Schwerin, Germany. PROCAP already has a sales presence in the country, but the move provides its first local manufacturing facilities. This enables PROCAP Schwerin – the name of the new enterprise - to better serve local clients and international customers in the region.  

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PROCAP Corporate – PROCAP Wicklow

PROCAP opens state-of-the-art facility in Wicklow, Ireland.
New plant to expand customer base and PROCAP’s offerings in the region.


Wiltz, March 4 2013 – PROCAP, a major European player in the plastic caps and closures industry, has established brand new advanced manufacturing facilities in Wicklow, Ireland. The plant allows the company to better serve existing local customers and to expand not only its product portfolio, but also its customer base in the region - Ireland and the UK in particular - thereby supporting the company’s overall strategic intentions.

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PROCAP Products – 28-1881 PROSPARK

PROCAP unveils ‘one size fits all’ cap for soft drinks market.
Time and cost savings for fillers, easier opening for consumers.

 
Wiltz, January 7 2013 - PROCAP, a major European manufacturer of plastic caps and closures, has launched its new 28-1881 PROSPARK, designed for the full range of PET bottle drinks from still water to high-carbonated soft drinks.

PROCAP Products – 29/25 PROGRIP & PROSPRING

PROCAP expands its product range. PROCAP taps into the bottled water sector with 29/25 PROGRIP and PROSPRING.
 
Wiltz, August 2012 – PROCAP, a major European player on the market for plastic caps and closures expands its range with the 29/25 PROGRIP and PROSPRING. With the launch of these two new products PROCAP taps into a completely new segment linked to the new lightweight 29/25 neck design that appeared on the market two years ago. The PROCAP range will include a ‘flat cap’ (PROGRIP) and a ‘sports cap’ (PROSPRING) and is ideally suited to the bottled water market. The manufacturer is one of the first players to launch a complete range that includes a classic and a sports cap.

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Laura Sorgenicht
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