On Friday November, 30th 2018, UNITED CAPS celebrated the production of the 10 billionth closure. UNITED CAPS group CEO Benoit Henckes and Duna plant’s director Szabolcs Szili led the celebrations at our DUNA plant in Hungary as colleagues and media gathered for the big reveal.

Discover the key moments of the 10 billion closure event and learn how we make the best closures 10 billion time through the speeches of Mr Henckes and Mr Szili.

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SEP 2018 - UNITED CAPS Announcement - Nicolaus Schröder

UNITED CAPS are delighted to announce that Nicolaus Schröder will be joining our Beverage Segment Development Team as a Consultant and Advisor from September 2018.

Nico is a highly experienced, premium calibre talent acquisition joining from Coca-Cola where he has held multiple roles over 24 years.

He is excited to begin making contact with you regarding closure projects on our behalf and a customer outreach program representing UNITED CAPS in his new post will commence from September 2018.

Naturally Nico will fully adhere to the confidentiality agreements in place between your organisation and UNITED CAPS.

The acquisition of Nico, represents a significant strengthening of the UNITED CAPS beverage development team and underscores how the UNITED CAPS brand along with the Relate, Perform, Sustain platform is attracting the industry's best talent to help develop industry leading closures and drive significant mutually beneficial growth.


Investing in Growth

“Ambitious investments by UNITED CAPS continue to bear fruit” was a message stressed by CEO Benoit Henckes at the successful inauguration of new R&D facilities at our Messia facility.

In two separate speeches before both the assembled media and teams from UNITED CAPS, Benoit pointed to a rich pipeline of recent and forthcoming innovations as evidence that the vision set out by him at the renaming from PROCAP to UNITED CAPS was delivering a significant platform for growth.

Some of the events highlighted included the #goldenmoment development with Nestle for the Nescafe Gold brand and included a tour of the production and R&D facilities that helped enable a total packaging solution for the world-famous brand.

Emphasizing how the development pillars of RELATE, PERFORM and SUSTAIN are driving product creation, the tour and speech showcasing recent breakthrough innovation like GREENER closures that don’t just look good but do good too and SMARTER anti-counterfeiting closures that make it easier to quickly identify a genuine product.

Rounding off the day was a reminder of how recent key acquisitions like Embalatap and Closures4U were driving growth along with the fact that we’ve broken ground on the development of our production facility in Malaysia. Rounding things off in style was the announcement of even more investment - this time in a new £20m production facility in Sheffield, England.


UNITED CAPS Launches SMARTER Anti-Counterfeiting Closures at ProPak Asia

The 26th International Processing and Packaging Technology Event known as ProPak Asia held on the 13th to 16th June in Bangkok, Thailand proved an excellent vehicle for UNITED CAPS to showcase an exciting range of product innovations to an International audience from the Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging industries.

Key industry topics of sustainability, innovation and security were addressed within our booth that highlighted the power of UNITED CAPS innovation engine. New to the audience in Asia were GREENER closures made from Bioplastics, along with a world first outing for the UNITED CAPS range of SMARTER closures. They feature new packaging and security technologies that make it easy to quickly identify a genuine product.

A true star of the entire event was our #goldenmoment - the very special total packaging solution we created with Nestle. Our closure, a plastic closure with a premium brushed metal appearance has enabled an ambitious market repositioning for their Nescafe Gold brand thanks to its ability to work harmoniously with the jar to create outstanding appeal on the shelf.



UNITED CAPS are delighted to announce that we are exhibiting at ProPak Asia - the largest industry event of its kind in Asia. This year’s event held in Bangkok, Thailand on 13 -16 June, promises to be the biggest yet as buyers, brands and suppliers from all over the global packaging industry converge at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre. The UNITED CAPS portfolio will be exhibited along with a host of exciting breakthrough innovations including the groundbreaking new Nescafe Gold collaboration.



UNITED CAPS expertise is in demand globally. At the 6th Dairy China Summit held at Crowne Plaza in Beijing on the 24th & 25th May we’ll be exhibiting and taking part in two panel discussions. Our APAC Business Director Sebastien Hottlet be on hand to draw upon our 79 years experience and unique capability to RELATE to markets by providing insight on "Key Packaging Trends in the Dairy Industry” along with a further panel discussion on "Packaging Innovations for Dairy Products”.

Our exhibition stand as usual is sure to be an event highlight, welcoming a multitude of ambitious brands keen to gain further insight into our innovative range of dairy and infant nutrition closures.



The story of the development of UNITED CAPS new closure for Nescafe Gold is an inspiring one that involved the scaling of multiple innovation peaks to arrive at a truly #Goldenmoment.

At the Plastic Closure Innovations Conference held at Hotel Palace in Berlin over 23rd and 24th May, UNITED CAPS will be joined on stage by Nestle to help tell that story of needle-moving innovation to an assembled high level audience of leading brand owners, plastic closure producers and packaging system providers, as well as materials and technology suppliers.



The UNITED CAPS platform for innovation built upon a world class ability to RELATE, PERFORM and SUSTAIN continues to excite the dairy industry, as our international renown grows at a breathtaking pace.

Underscoring this global appeal, UNITED CAPS delegations have recently showcased the brand and innovative portfolio of high performing dairy closures with prominent event sponsorships at both the 1st Dairy International Summit 2017 held at the NH Collection Barbizon Palace, Amersterdam in The Netherlands on the 26th and 27th October and the 4th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit held at The Regent Singapore on 15th - 17th November.

Attended by key players from across the industry, the events added yet more impetus to what has been a dynamic year of global exposure and further cemented UNITED CAPS as industry leaders.



Some of the worlds biggest beverage brands choose UNITED CAPS to help refresh their brand’s on-the-shelf standout. With a portfolio that includes outstanding bespoke customer collaborations alongside off the shelf closures engineered for exceptional production line performance, it’s a comprehensive range wide enough to meet industry needs but simple enough to avoid overwhelming with unnecessary choice.

Celebrating this performance, required an equally innovative video showcase. First shown at Drinktec in Munich, UNITED CAPS are delighted to unveil an instagram-style look at a portfolio designed to perform on the shelf, on the line and in the hand.



OCT 2017 - UNITED CAPS Continues to grow by taking over the plastic closures division of Closures4you

The acquisition from Closures4you in October 2017 is the next step in UNITED CAPS’ comprehensive growth strategy and extends its market share significantly. 

UNITED CAPS will start to supply customers of its former competitor Closures4you from the German plant UNITED CAPS Schwerin, where the Group will invest in several new production lines to fulfil the ever growing demand on the German market. Read more here

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