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Go With The Flow.

DRINKTEC has been added to the UNITED CAPS global trade show programme for 2017. Themed “Go With The Flow”, the trade show held in Munich between September 11th and 15th is the worlds leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid foods industry. 

As a global reference player in the packaging industry, UNITED CAPS portfolio of innovative caps and closures are the perfect fit for the high caliber trade show audience in attendance. We look forward to leveraging this platform to further demonstrate our ability to RELATE, PERFORM and SUSTAIN to the international visitors.

UNITED CAPS to Demonstrate Industry-Leading Closure Innovations at INTERPACK 2017

UNITED CAPS are delighted to announce attendance at INTERPACK, an essential show for the packaging industry to be held 4th - 10th May 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

On display will be a highly differentiated portfolio of innovative closure solutions that deliver convenience, functionality and sustainability to multiple industry sectors looking for outstanding closure performance, simple integration into existing process, high capping speeds and a reduction in their environmental impact.

These are exciting times at UNITED CAPS with a new global strategy and sustained R&D investment already yielding outstanding innovation, growth and results. INTERPACK promises to be a tremendous brand showcase.

Please visit UNITED CAPS at Booth #D67 in Hall 10 at INTERPACK. Product experts will be available to answer related questions.

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Setting the Gold Standard!

UNITED CAPS will be a gold sponsor of The 5th Dairy China Summit in Beijing scheduled to be held on April 24-26 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town, China. 

More than 200 attendees are expected based on the great success of 4th Dairy China Summit held last November. The event will gather authoritative experts as well as industry leaders from across the Dairy industry from Dairy Producers right through to Packaging and Equipment Providers, logistics suppliers and retailers etc for a thorough analysis of innovations and Trends, marketing channels and safety controls impacting the dairy industry in China.

At the event UNITED CAPS will adopt a prominent role showcasing a broad and innovative portfolio of dairy closures at our booth.  In addition, we are delighted to have accepted a presenting slot at the summit where Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer Astrid Hoffmann-Leist and Project Development Manager Sebastien Hotlett will speak about Differentiated Total Packaging Solutions.

UNITED CAPS Goes To The 3rd Dairy Asia Pacific Summit

From November 15-18, 2016 at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, UNITED CAPS will showcase its world class portfolio of Dairy and Infant Nutrition closures to more than 200 delegates attending the 3rd Dairy Asia Pacific Summit.

The Singapore summit represents a great opportunity to reinforce UNITED CAPS commitment to a “closure to you” global presence as well as, a demonstration of some highly innovative standard and bespoke closure solutions.

Those in attendance will be able to discover amongst the innovation on display, GREENCAP - The Kinder Cap. A closure that makes it affordable to be kinder to the environment. It is a pioneering technology breakthrough that overcomes traditional limitations of closure manufacture to deliver an efficient solution that combines low weight with high performance.

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UNITED CAPS truly stood out among the exhibitors at BrauBeviale 2015 that took place in Nürnberg, Germany, on 10-12 November. Not only did we have the opportunity to showcase our highly-innovative standard and bespoke closure solutions dedicated to the beverages industry, but we were also able to present our new brand identity and growth strategy to more than 38,000 trade show visitors. Participants came from across Europe and further afield.

Of particular note at the event – and gaining lots of attention – was our original petal-shaped user-friendly screw cap for Wattwiller’s mineral waters, a real brand-defining design. Among our advanced standard closure solutions, PROGLASS, PROSPARK and PROSPRING also proved to be of great interest to those present.

BrauBeviale 2015 was our first trade event under our new name and conversations with visitors indicated that UNITED CAPS’s ambition to expand our horizons and be closer to customers are very welcome to players in the beverage industry world.


Visit us at BRAUBEVIALE 2015 to discover why so many branded and private labels choose UNITED CAPS’s plastic caps and closures for their beverage products. We’ll be demonstrating much more than just our highly innovative standard and bespoke closure solutions. We’ll also be explaining our new identity and growth strategy that will bring us closer to customers to meet their needs wherever they are.

There are many good reasons to visit us, here are just four:

  • Wattwiller’s custom solution for a user-friendly screw cap that’s exceptionally easy to open and eye-catching too.
  • 28 PROGLASS: A next-generation, light, highly secure closure for returnable glass bottles that’s as reliable for still waters as it is for carbonated.
  • PROSPARK: The light ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution that saves fillers time and money. Ideal for still and carbonated beverages, there’s no need to retool filling lines.
  • 29/25 PROSPRING: A sports cap for still bottled waters that features an innovative ‘thumb tab’ and advanced hinge function for easy one-hand opening.

All our solutions are devised and developed in the most efficient way possible. Our focus on continual innovation assures the most advantageous designs and highly-performant solutions.

Drop by to find out more.


25 journalists from around the world, representing some of the industry’s most recognised on-line and print publications, as well as general media, joined us on 17 September in Hoboken, Belgium, to hear our industry-changing announcement and discover how our company is expanding its horizons.

Our new name and logo were very well received by everyone present. UNITED CAPS’s CEO Benoît Henckes outlined our new robust strategy for growth and explained how it will support UNITED CAPS’s ambition of becoming the industry reference in the plastic caps and closures business, close to customers. He also revealed the initiatives and activities that will help us achieve these goals.

Recently appointed Chief Innovation and Coaching Officer Philippe Thivet wowed the audience with some examples of UNITED CAPS’s vast innovative capabilities and product-defining solutions. He also described our unique approach to innovation and co-creating with customers and other partners.

Journalists then had the unique opportunity to see how UNITED CAPS’s highly-performant, reliable closures are manufactured during a tour of the company’s recently modernised and expanded Hoboken plant.

Ipack Ima 2015

PROCAP wants to thank all its visitors for showing interest in our company, and all (future) customers for their time & effort to visit our booth.

Interpack 2014

PROCAP wants to thank all its visitors for showing interest in our company, and all (future) customers for their time & effort to visit our booth. We count on all of you for our next event!

VLB Symposium

PROCAP @ VLB Fachtagung Getränkeverpackung
Berlin 20-21 November, 2013, Germany

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PROCAP Training Days

Key Account Training Program
A training for Nestlé purchasing team, April 2013, France.

It was in a most relaxed, though still studious, atmosphere that the brand new training session for our profession was held a few days ago: Plastic injection.

The participants from France, Germany, Switzerland and Spain were able not only to acquire comprehensive theoretical training but also to supplement their new skills with a detailed presentation of the new R&D test centre and the adjoining product testing laboratory as well as with a full visit of the PROCAP Messia-sur-Sorne production unit.

This tool is intended for novices wishing to understand plastic injection in greater detail.
The course will be made available to our main clients and, following this success, new sessions will be offered in the very near future. For more information, contact us.

PROCAP Training Days

PROCAP Customer Training Days 
A General Training in Plastic Closures, January 22-23 2013, France.

Early this year, PROCAP initiated it’s Customer Training Days concept. A first & second session was held in January of this year introducing customers to ‘A general Training in Plastic Closures’. The purpose of this training is to give our customers more insight into PROCAP and it’s expertise to develop, produce & sell plastic caps and closure systems with excellent and total service. PROCAP was very happy to welcome customers such as LESIEUR, AQUARIUS, JUVASA, CARGILL, MONSANTO, NESTLE, LACTALIS, and MC CORMICK. Additional training sessions will be organized in the near future. For more information, contact us.