Keg Hounds Partners with Omni-ID to Supercharge their Beer Keg Tracking Solution

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2020 - Keg Hounds, a keg tracking and asset management solutions provider, has reached an agreement with industrial RFID tag provider Omni-ID. Omni-ID will manufacture the tag that is central to the Keg Hounds keg tracking and data management solution. The partnership will help Keg Hounds meet the growing demand for its … [Read more...]

Lightweight Containers rebrands as OneCircle as part of its commitment to the global circular economy

  Lightweight Containers, producer of innovative, circular plastic kegs, KeyKeg and UniKeg, has changed its name to OneCircle.  The move underpins the company’s commitment to building a global community with the circular economy at the heart of its ambition. The aim is that the high-quality raw materials used in its kegs are recycled and … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Introduces a Versatile Keg Pallet that fits Different Sizes & Formats of Kegs to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies for Breweries

The complicated logistics behind the global trade in beer are getting easier thanks to the new durable pallet from DS Smith Plastics. [BILZEN-BELGIUM 25 June 2019] DS Smith Plastics, Injection Moulded Products has announced the introduction of the first European reusable pallet that can fit all types of kegs. Crucially, the new Injection … [Read more...]

First Mile and KeyKeg kick-start a closed-loop recycling programme for plastic beer kegs

London: Keeping plastic beverage kegs out of the landfill   Most plastic beverage kegs in the UK are not recycled and often end up in the landfill. To overcome this problem, First Mile have teamed up with KeyKeg and OneCircle to create a circular programme which recycles plastic kegs, turning them into new, useable plastic … [Read more...]

Beer kegs go down smooth and ergonomically with Vaculex® lifters

Piab's ergonomic Vaculex® vacuum lifter helps boost brewery productivity and saves backs Hingham, MA – A booming business, microbreweries are also characterized by heavy manual work for an often very limited number of staff members. It takes two to lift and turn a barrel and a forklift truck to stack barrels ready for delivery. The result – … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific Builds a Better Keg — Again

Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading logistics solutions provider headquartered in Los Angeles, has taken a beer industry classic and turned it on its head. The company's PUBKEG bucks the industry standard stainless steel keg: It's a 100-percent-recyclable plastic alternative that fits with existing filling-and-tap-systems while maintaining the … [Read more...]

Award Winning Beverage Crate Accommodates Diverse Beer Bottle Styles

Pooling provider finds a compromise between more than 150 beer bottle designs in the German market and the standardization needed for reusable/refillable systems to work efficiently. “What would the perfect reusable world for the beverage industry look like?” With that question Pit Klepatz, Sales Manager of Logipack Pool GmbH started his … [Read more...]

Microstar Announces Keg Pooling Services to BrewDog and Green Flash Brewing

Microstar is providing two new customers with keg pooling services. BrewDog In preparing for the opening its new, 100,000 square foot, advanced Columbus brewery, Scottish craft beer pioneer BrewDog has looked to MicroStar to manage its keg logistics to best address rapidly growing demand. "We've worked with the team at MicroStar for … [Read more...]

Brambles Acquires 100 Percent of Kegstar, Commences Rapid Global Expansion

  Brambles has moved from 30 percent to 100 percent ownership of Kegstar Holdings Pty Limited, after acquiring the shareholdings associated with Founder and Managing Director Adam Trippe-Smith and co-shareholder Shane Bradley. As a result, Kegstar will be accelerating its plans to expand into new territories beyond Australia and New … [Read more...]

Keg Logistics Benefits from Bregal Sagemount Investment

Keg Logistics has announced a significant investment from Bregal Sagemount, a growth-focused private equity firm, aimed at supporting the company’s continued expansion. According to company information, Keg Logistics is the leading provider of keg lease-to-own programs to craft breweries around the world, an end-market that analysts expect to … [Read more...]