As reported by Karine Dussimon in thedrinksreport.com, glass bottles continued to lead the pack globally in 2012, among all containers used for alcoholic drinks. Despite the tight economic conditions in the United States and Europe, the demand for glass bottles around the world has gone up from the previous year, thanks to the increasing sales volume of alcoholic drinks in developing markets such as Southeast Asia, Latin America, and China. India and Eastern Europe also showed solid sales growth for glass bottles.
Meantime, glass bottle sales in Western Europe and North America remains more or less flat, but these regions continue to be the containers’ key markets. From the figures indicated in Ms. Dussimon’s report, the worldwide demand for glass bottles will, in all likelihood, continue to rise as declines or standstills in traditional markets are offset by increases in newer ones. The need for reliable glass bottle-making machines and efficient cappers can also be expected to go up in the coming years. Continue reading “A Look at How Efficient Cappers are Indispensable to the Alcoholic Beverage and Glass Bottle Industries”