Events

Lets Be ReUNITED at DRINKTEC 2022.

We’re delighted to announce that UNITED CAPS will be exhibiting at Drinktec 2022 on September 12-16 at the Trade Fair Centre Messe, Munich.

It’s been a long time coming but trade shows are back and once again, we can be reUNITED.

We’ll be sharing our next generation of beverage closures that form the new UCTC  tethered closures range, they’re born ready for the upcoming SUP Directive delivering maximum compliance with minimum disruption.

And that’s only one element of the fresh ideas we’ll be showcasing.

We’ve got award-nominated sustainability solutions like the MIMICA freshness indication technology. It’s fully integrated into a beverage cap and will allow consumers to extend perishable product’s shelf life and significantly reduce food waste.  

Our latest bespoke tethered closures product development for ELOPAK will be on full display as well. The result of this outstanding collaboration is a cap that performs for today and tomorrow, expertly representing the maxim that WE ARE BETTER UNITED!

You’ll find us on Booth 403, Hall C5, come along to discover even more about our comprehensive range of beverage closures and how we’re enabling sustainable growth for the brands we’re working with.

To obtain a completely free ticket courtesy of UNITED CAPS, simply sign up here as our guest.

We can’t wait to see you there!

UNITED CAPS sponsors and performs once again at the Plastic Closure Innovations Summit 2022

This year edition will take place physically at the World Trade Center in Barcelona from June 7th to 9th 2022.

UNITED CAPS will have the opportunity to show some of our latest tethered closures products developments, including our standard 26mm beverage : 26 H-SPARK and our bespoke screw cap for ELOPAK : the Pure-TwistFlip 29i - which were launched recently, as well as some of our high quality Infant Nutrition closures : the 127 SAFE-TE and the bespoke hinge cap for BIOSTIME. Not to forget the 26 CLICK, our 26mm cap for the edible oil segment!

As a speaker, UNITED CAPS is set to deliver a high-impact presentation on June 8th at 3pm CET. Together with our partner MIMICA, we are thrilled to be revealing for the first time our latest innovation, the MIMICA’s freshness indication technology fully integrated into a beverage cap format that will allow consumers to extend perishable product’s shelf life which will significantly help reduce food waste. In addition, this cap and this technology fit to existing recycling steams and EU caps standards! What a revolution that you will be able to discover!

You cannot participate at the PCI and want to know more about it, do not hesitate to contact our Innovation Manager, Benedict Reimann (benedict.reimann@unitedcaps.com)

UNITED CAPS first participation at the Packshow Bucharest 2022!

After a long break, UNITED CAPS is starting this year events season with the PACKSHOW Bucharest 2022, one the biggest venue at European standards for packaging industry specialists.
Pack Show welcomes producers, importers and suppliers of packaging, packaging materials, machines and dedicated equipment alike.

The 21st edition is taking place from May 11th to 14th at Romexpo in Bucharest and for our first participation, UNITED CAPS will share a booth with differents partners : Global Tehnic, 1BLOW, Resilux, TRANSPAK & Röders TEC.
We invite you to come and meet Oliver Gicevski and Mike Kelleher that will disclose some of our tethered closures solutions! It will also be an opportunity to rediscover our agro-chemical and edible oil range.
Meet us at Global Tehnic's booth - Pavillion B1, Stand N°18.

We hope to see many of you there!"

Join us for UNITED CAPS Sustainability Week and discover why Every Cap Matters!

From January 11th 2022 through to January 13th 2022 - UNITED CAPS will be hosting Sustainability Week: Every Caps Matters - a series of online Webinars dedicated to Sustainability and the Packaging Industry.

Our bite-sized Webinars have been carefully crafted to help brands understand how we're reimagining caps and closures to tackle the planet-sized challenge of sustainable packaging. Registration is free and because we've packed in only the most important information they won't fill up too much of your busy agenda.

Tuesday January 11th (2 pm CET) - UNITED We Stand For Sustainable Growth - pretty much "everything you ever wanted to know about sustainability (but were afraid to ask)". We'll explain the key concepts, technologies, measurements and show how packaging is transforming toward a more sustainable future. Register Here.

Wednesday January 12th (2 pm CET)  - What The Consumer Really Thinks About Sustainable Packaging - A deep dive into consumer behaviour around Sustainability and a look at the key trends we're observing. Register Here

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Thursday January 13th (2 pm CET) - Differentiate Today and Sustain Tomorrow - How the UNITED CAPS portfolio can help brands be more sustainable and some answers to the question "What's Next?". Register Here.

Register now to secure your place!

UNITED CAPS Sponsors and Performs at the Plastic Closure Innovations Summit 2021

Once again, UNITED CAPS will be highly visible at the Plastic Closure Innovations Summit 2021 held on 1-3 June 2021, this year digitally due to the current extraordinary circumstances.

As an official sponsor of the event, UNITED CAPS is set to deliver a high-impact presentation on June 2nd, from 13:20 to 13:40 CET on the subject of "How Industry Challenges Require a United Solution”, followed by a live Q&A session. Topics covered will encompass UNITED CAPS' Innovation Mission 2030 focused on the circular economy and how UNITED CAPS helps its customers to serve their consumers.

JOIN US FOR UNITED VIRTUALLY - A DIGITAL EVENT.

On 24-25-26 February, UNITED CAPS will host UNITED VIRTUALLY, a free, digital experience for the packaging industry featuring the latest news, products and innovations from UNITED CAPS.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insight and inspiration on the challenges to come, as well as, connecting with key members of the UNITED team as we share visions of the future and drive differentiated total packaging solutions forwards.

Take the first (virtual) steps with us to embrace a new era for the packaging industry.

Interested? Check out the full agenda and register via this link.

UNITED CAPS Reinforces Global Presence with Asia showcases at Dairy Asia Pacific Summit and Shanghai World of Packaging

UNITED CAPS is taking part in two international trade shows at the end of November.
On November 21st and 22nd, UNITED CAPS will exhibit at the 6th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit,  One Farrer Hotel in Singapore.  Nele Stevens, Product Marketing Manager and Sébastien Hottlet, Business Director APAC will be featured presenters on their topic “Designed for Dairy : A Customer Oriented Approach to the Development of Innovative Closures” at the show. Come find us both days on booth F.

Hot on the heels of that event will be another demonstration of UNITED CAPS global reach when representatives will attend the Shanghai World of Packaging trade show at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from November 25th to November 28th. An innovative portfolio of packaging solutions will be displayed on booth N2A44.

One of the most easily anticipated highlights of both events will be the introduction of our new arrival in Asia, 127 SAFE-TE. First presented during the inauguration of UNITED CAPS production facility in Asia, in Kulim, Malaysia, 127 SAFE-TE is a closure that promises to breathe new life into baby food safety and convenience. Experts will be on hand to demonstrate and answer questions about the impenetrable security features and on-shelf stand-out of this innovation

A Historic Day For UNITED CAPS.

October 17th represented a historic day for the entire UNITED CAPS organisation with simultaneous events being held all over the globe to mark the twin occasions of the organisation’s 80th Birthday and the inauguration of the new factory in Kulim, Malaysia; The first built outside of continental Europe.

UNITED CAPS employees marked this legacy of progress with celebratory events and gifts followed by the entire organisation tuning in live to witness CEO Benoit Henckes deliver a landmark speech inaugurating the facility via live feed.

Henckes in front of a Malaysian audience that included local dignitaries, customers and media remarked how the convergence of the 80th birthday with the Kulim opening represented the transformation of UNITED CAPS from a regional into a global player.  “The end of one era and the birth of an exciting new one.”

A website showcasing key moments from UNITED CAPS’s proud history along with a video featuring people from UNITED CAPS predicting what the next 80 years might look like was unveiled and can be found here.

UNITED CAPS unveil ‘Born Ready” Tethered Closures at K-Show Dusseldorf.

The world’s number one fair for the plastics and rubber industry in Dusseldorf was the showcase for the unveiling of UNITED CAPS’ much heralded UC-TC range of Tethered Closures.

A UC-TC showcase on two partner booths - ACT (The Association for Closure Tethering) Group partners Krones and LyondellBasell revealed three working designs, backed by customer testing that offer maximum compliance to forthcoming EU Single-Use Plastics legislation with minimum disruption.

Benoit Henckes, CEO UNITED CAPS commented that “Tethered closures are expected to be pivotal in changing public attitudes towards the use of single-use plastic as well as littering. But they do present challenges for the industry, specifically around cost of closures and the ease with which they can be integrated into the production process, including the potential need for retooling bottling machines,” Henckes added. “That is why we initiated ACT – to support better integration into the supply chain with a united, rather than standalone, solution. We are excited to introduce the “Born Ready” outcome of this collaboration to industry stakeholders at K 2019.”

A Parliamentary Visit In Messia – Friday 26th Of July 2019 

On Friday, July 26th 2019, UNITED CAPS Messia played host to a visit from Deputy Danielle Brulebois, a member of the French Commission on Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning.

The objective of this visit was for UNITED CAPS to highlight sustainable practices across all plants and discuss with Ms. Brulebois the subjects of sustainability and recyclability within the Plastic Packaging Industry.

Such visits reflect the UNITED CAPS commitment to leadership in both thought and deed around issues of Sustainability.

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