Drawing on its brewing technology expertise, Steinecker has developed a bioreactor for biomass production that can be used to make alternative foods.
A system recently developed by Krones, backed up by the strong partnership of Coca-Cola HBC and the packaging materials manufacturers involved, was instrumental in launching an innovative, plastic-free packaging solution on the Austrian market.
Meet the complex requirements of beverage production? No problem with Krones’ digital solutions.
Let us introduce you to the Krones Group’s alternative-food experts and bring you up to speed on the increasingly varied world of meat and milk substitutes.
Thanks to a holistic line analysis performed by Steinecker and Krones, Lion Brewery will now be able to significantly reduce its consumption of both energy and water.
The Krones Security Operations Center keeps an eye on customers’ IT systems around the clock to prevent cyberattacks.
Matthias Rosenauer tells us about his daily routine as a software development engineer at Krones – a lateral entry that was definitely worthwhile.
This October, Krones ran a breast cancer awareness campaign featuring several events aimed at fostering prevention and education.
The Modulfill Bloc FS-C has expanded its output range by adding a new seamer model and is available in the traditional variant or with a compact cleanroom.
The event was centred around new legal situations, market trends and options for implementing a more sustainable production operation for reusable packaging.
Top result in the important sustainability rating: EcoVadis awards Krones' ESG performance with the gold medal.
Mamuda Beverages is using its own energy infrastructure and a number of Krones PET lines to supply northern Nigeria with soft drinks.
Lighthouse project: The site Debrecen in Hungary is well on its way to becoming the first net zero plant in the Krones Group.
Steinecker Poseidon makes for homogeneous mixing in the tank, reduces beer losses and can accelerate the fermentation process.
Cutting costs and contributing towards a circular economy: The remanufacturing program provided by Ampco Pumps, a new Krones subsidiary, offers customers both ecological and economic advantages.
Sevenbräu relies on technology from the Krones Group for its latest greenfield brewery.
The Krones plant in Hungary has managed to increase its production output without the number of trucks used rising to the same extent. How did it manage that?
In record time and perfectly matched to the requirements of the Eichhofen brewery, Krones' subsidiary ecomac was able to organise the replacement of a defective bottle washer.
Why does inclusive workplace design at Krones headquarters in Neutraubling benefit every one of the employees? How can barriers for disabled people be minimised in different fields of work?
Cucumber, peach and herbs – what may sound like an exotic smoothie recipe is actually a list of increasingly popular sparkling-water flavors that are made possible by aseptic technologies.
Get in, try it out! A roadshow stopping at the Rosenheim, Raubling and Nittenau plants helped to familiarise staff with electric cars.
The Craftmate C can filler enables the Rittmayer brewery’s co-packing operation to process batches as small as 15 hectoliters to the highest quality standards.
An ultra-lightweight PET bottle designed by Krones wins award in the “Sustainability” category.
Plzeňský Prazdroj has chosen an intralogistics solution from System Logistics for automating its warehouse.
Four Krones glass lines achieve record-breaking output levels at the new production facility of CR Snow.
A competition that benefits everyone: Krones.shop is rewarding the achievement of order intake targets by planting trees.
Alternative proteins will in future become ever more important for global food security. Here you can find out about the expertise Krones has gained when it comes to making substitutes for animal proteins.
Rising sales, lower emissions – How is that going to work? The heads of our Sustainability, R&D and Marketing Departments address this challenge in an illuminating debate.
Munich’s Paulaner Brewery has put into operation a new returnable-glass line in its now eight-year-old plant, marking the first time the company has chosen Krones filling technology.
Some insights into the interaction between water, our natural environment and industry
Lukas Stober, an electrical engineer in Krones’ Digitalisation and Automation Department, gives us some insight into his everyday work.
Boosting India as a location: Krones is turning Bengaluru into a hub of the Krones.digital community, and Unicorn into a provider of turnkey solutions for process technology in India and beyond.
The Financial Times and Statista recognize Krones’ efforts to help mitigate climate change.
Greenfield project: Kosme put together a flexible production and filling line for the brand-new Brasserie de France.
Krones is matching its human rights management system to the regulations laid down in the new German Act on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains (LkSG) – an interview with members of the Corporate Sustainability Team.
Don’t throw it away – take it home! The System Logistics “Take away” campaign saves left-over canteen meals from the waste bin.
More data for enhanced sustainability: Thanks to the energy and media dashboard of Energy and Media Reporti, the consumption figures of beverage lines are visible at a glance, thus identifying the relevant areas in which targeted improvements can be made.
Beer meets oat milk: Free Flow Manufacturing is expanding its production facility in New Zealand to include a brewery that also produces oat drinks using process technology from Krones and Steinecker.
At Berchtesgadener Land, a single Krones filler processes milk, cream and chocolate milk in keeping with each product’s specific needs.
An industrial corporation with net-zero emissions – Is that possible? Our recently published climate transition plan clearly sets out all climate-relevant Krones information.
The Burkina Institute of Technology and Krones offer students an opportunity to expand their skill set during an internship.
A tree for every member of the family: System Logistics has partnered with Treedom for a green and biodiverse world.
AB InBev in South Africa opts for maximum capacity and flexibility for glass bottling.
What happens to Krones machines when they have reached the end of their operational lifetime? They remain part of the circular economy!
The Thai Coca-Cola bottler Haad Thip is a trailblazer when it comes to sustainability – and has once again chosen technology from Krones.
It’s a perfect match: the latest Contiform can process recycled plastics and contains recycled plastic itself.
Krones designed and built a turnkey dairy for the Mauritanian company Enazaha.
Looking back on 15 successful years of Krones’ enviro programme and spotlighting its vital importance for shaping our future
Even at the age of 64, site manager Gösta Lindahl is still travelling the world for Krones – and he has by no means had enough.
Competitive behaviour and climate protection? That doesn't go together. Our sustainability strategy focuses on cooperation – not only within the Group, but also beyond.
Sustainable and efficient: The first Krones ErgoBloc L rated at 100,000 bottles per hour is in operation at Niagara Bottling.
The Krones Group improved its CDP score by a full grade for 2022 and is now better than the industry average.
The great environmental issues of our time know no boundaries, whether by industry or region. And so, solving them likewise requires a spirit of openness. That is why Krones has established an innovation hub that reaches across and beyond the group.
With a filling line and a water treatment system from Krones, Matous for Food Industries has kicked off its bottling of still water in Libya.
The Italian mineral water bottler Acqua Sant’Anna has put into operation two more Krones filling lines featuring ErgoBloc L wet end technology.
Krones and Schlossbrauerei Maxlrain (the Maxlrain castle brewery) provide vivid proof of how tradition and state-of-the-art technology complement each other perfectly.
Krones is once again exhibiting packaging solutions at the interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf in 2023. At the stand, experts provide information on sustainability in packaging, recycling and filling.
Krones is once again exhibiting packaging solutions at the interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf in 2023. At the stand, experts will be providing information on sustainability in packaging, recycling and filling.
Bavaria is relying on filling and packaging technology from Krones three times over for its new greenfield brewery in Barranquilla, Colombia.
Krones and CCL offer beverage companies the perfect tools for producing sleeve-labelled containers at a consistently high speed: the Sleevematic TS machine and the EcoFloat sleeve.
SLA Performance brings cost-drivers under control and raises a line’s effectiveness to an optimal level.
Coca-Cola’s first-ever aseptic line in India is built by Krones and is being installed at NJ Foods, a branch of Kandhari Beverages.
Join us on an exploratory journey into the world of the circular economy!
Unibev has put a new canning line from Krones into operation in Kuwait.
Makkah Water in Saudi Arabia has updated its main water bottling plant with two additional high-speed filling lines and a water treatment system from Krones.
Offering a high degree of flexibility, the new Contipure AseptBloc for aseptic filling of PET containers can be run at an ultra-wide range of speeds.
A new canning line will take the Rittmayer Brewery’s filling centre for beer to the next level.
For the third order in a row, South Korean water bottler Jeju Province Development Co. (JPDC) has once again chosen Krones.
First Krones filling line solves a highly complex challenge at Meoqui, Mexico, brewery.
Within just twelve months, Krones supplied six water bottling lines and two water treatment systems to the Pure Beverages Industry Company (PBIC) in Saudi Arabia.
Whether it's juices or sauces: If it flows, Krones technology can fill it. And every client gets a custom solution.
The European drinks manufacturer innocent has built a new, 100 percent electric carbon-neutral bottling plant – and fitted it out with four Krones PET lines and the corresponding IT infrastructure.
Still going strong after more than 100,000 operating hours: Sachsenmilch’s first aseptic four-colour filler from Krones.
Cambodia’s leading beer and beverage producer, Khmer Beverages has further expanded its production capacity – once again bringing new filling and process technology from Krones into operation.
The Austrian company Starzinger fills branded and private-label products and will install its fourth Krones canning line, going for high performance for the first time.
The Greek beverage producer Kliafa relies on a new PET line from Krones for its innovative soft drinks.
The privately owned Libyan company Ajyal started with edible oil operations with a new turnkey line from Krones.
The Saudi-Arabian mineral water bottler Azbah Water is increasing its capacity for small bottles with a new high-speed line from Krones.
The Botec F1 process control system makes it possible to run batch production with secure, dependable, and reproducible results.
With its new craft beer garden in Qingdao, the Tsingtao Brewery has created an out-of-the-ordinary experience for craft beer fans.
Aided by two Krones technologies, PureCycle aims to increase production of ‘ultra-pure’ resin from polypropylene waste.
With its purchase of a dry end from Krones, the tradition-steeped Bischofshof brewery has made an investment in the future – and chose to rely on a local partner.
Tawandang Brewery 1999 is building a new plant, and Krones is delivering three filling lines as well as the packaging equipment.
The most important variables influencing the sustainability of packaging, as exemplified by a new returnable-glass line for milk
Benedikt Ott and Benjamin Böck from Controlling in Neutraubling and Bangkok swapped jobs for two months, thus gaining valuable insights into each other’s department.
To be able to produce top-fermented beers in addition to lambic, Lindemans had Steinecker build a new greenfield brewery.
MineralBrunnen RhönSprudel has brought online a turnkey line from Krones for the first time. The returnable-glass line replaced an existing returnable-PET line.
The Albanian company Lajthiza is adding yet more capacity with a new PET line from Krones.
Job sharing is a flexible work model that offers numerous advantages: Firstly, it helps people improve their work/life balance. And secondly it enables companies to get experienced, satisfied and fully committed employees.
The Belgian specialty brewery De Halve Maan has more than doubled its filling capacity with a new returnable-glass line from Krones.
Tired but happy: That's the best way to describe the general feeling at the Krones booth. And our photos from the day are proof of that.
Coca-Cola HBC has ordered another returnable-glass line from Krones for its plant in Austria.
An interim summary in pictures: These were the best moments of today.
More than “just” plastics recycling: As a member of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, Krones is pursuing eight specific targets aimed at an all-encompassing closed-loop economy.
Day 1 of K 2022 is coming to an end and we have already been able to experience the first moments together - summarised for you here!
Austria’s largest wine producers’ cooperative is installing a new non-returnable glass line that includes cleaning and process technology from Krones.
The trend towards hybrid working has caught on at Krones. The shared-desk model and office-space revamping play their part in improving productivity and creating a pleasant working environment in the office.
The mineral water bottler Mineralquellen Adelboden AG puts a turnkey Krones PET line into operation as a replacement for an existing line.
Full flexibility: The Thai food and beverage producer Terra Foods is installing a new Krones line for non-returnable containers to fill its health drinks.
A PET line featuring the new Modulfill VFS filler from Krones assures ultra-efficient production at the Finnish beverage company Hartwall.
Satisfied customer for over 20 years: Boutique Beverages Bottling International is equipping a new factory on Cyprus entirely with Krones filling technology.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Deutschland expands two canning lines at its Dorsten facility.
Five days of the drinktec made for thousands of experiences: drinktec 2022 has ended, but the conversations and impressions will continue to resonate for quite some time.
In Spain, a first-of-its-kind recycling plant is being built specifically for post-consumer PET/ PE multilayer packaging. It will be operated by REPETCO, and the MetaPure washing technology will come from Krones.
drinktec 2022 was a complete success! Here are some of the best impressions of the last day.
Augmented reality has enabled Krones to simulate machines in real time and thus provide training for operating staff.
The penultimate day at drinktec 2022 is almost over – time for our daily highlights!
More than half of the time at drinktec 2022 is already over. Here is a short review of the third day.
For the next generation of its mash filter, Steinecker has attached major importance to high throughput, plenty of scope for variation and sustainable production.
Day 2 of drinktec 2022 is already drawing to a close – you can see some of the highlights in our pictures of the day!
Based on proven technology, optimised for sustainability, and enhanced with artificial intelligence, the fourth generation of the Contiform is ready for the future!
Day 1 of drinktec 2022 is coming to an end and we have already been able to experience the first moments together - summarised for you here!
Kosme offers various models of stretch blow moulders and fillers for large-sized PET containers – both as stand-alone machines and in block solutions.
Contiloop AI detects even the slightest variations in material distribution in the production of PET containers and automatically adjusts key stretch-blow-molding parameters in real time.
The Dynafill’s revolutionary filling and crowning technology makes it possible to take an entirely fresh approach to line layout and implement concepts for reducing energy consumption.
The direct-heating module, which can be seamlessly integrated into the VarioAsept UHT system, makes for even gentler heating of sensitive products.
The new Evoguard valve control head impresses with modern optics and powerful contributions to sustainability and automation.
In collaboration with Krones, Rivella has developed a manufacturing execution system (MES) for centrally collecting data, thus laying the foundation for a digital factory.
With the help of Krones, Beavertown have expanded their business to become London’s biggest and most innovative brewery.
Thanks to the MultiGuide Base, lengthy format change-over times for glass fillers and closers have been consigned to history.
Twice in two years, the Czech brewery Budweiser Budvar has put a Krones line into operation – this time, a turnkey canning line.
With the acquisition of Unicorn, Krones is adding robust and cost-competitive process technology solutions to its portfolio, specifically tailored to the requirements of emerging markets.
The Berchtesgadener Land dairy has invested in a new returnable-glass line for milk and cream and chosen Krones to supply vital parts of it.
Two new can fillers from Krones have given PepsiCo Turkey greater flexibility.
If you’re looking for valves or pumps, you’ll now have yet another reason to choose Evoguard.
The Turkish water bottler Pirsu has grown its filling capacities with the installation of an ErgoBloc LM for still water.
Reducing consumption and costs: Steinecker works together with breweries to analyze their key performance indicators and unlock valuable potential for optimization.
Krones has geared its entire corporate strategy toward sustainability – and is bringing to the drinktec 2022 an entirely new vision and a new slogan.
Quality, consistency, and customization – those were the key criteria for Town Hall Brewery’s newly installed Sprinkman brewhouse.
Tsingtao Brewery has put into operation the first Varioline 3M in the Greater China region. Its installation, which took place at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, presented considerable challenges.
The Mountain Culture Beer Co. craft brewery is investing in a new canning line – and keen to include the small Craftmate C filler in its kit.
The Krones water sommeliers develop water formulas perfectly matched to the needs of packaged-water producers all over the world under the Water Design concept.
Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson has invested in an ultra-flexible canning line. For Krones, that is one of the first projects covered by a Service Level Agreement.
Krones has installed a new canning line for the Croatian brewery Zagrebacka Pivovara in a multi-storey building right in the centre of Zagreb.
The Spanish brewing giant Mahou San Miguel puts its trust in a new type of secondary packaging, the LitePac Top produced on the Variopac Pro packer in a fully integrated process.
Numerous articles or container sizes are no longer a challenge for Coca-Cola HBC thanks to fast product and format changeover using LineXpress.
ProPak Asia is Asia’s leading trade event for processing and packaging, and Krones, of course, participated as well.
Nihon Canpack, the largest contract filler in Japan, invests in an aseptic line from Krones. The technology of choice: a customised Contipure AseptBloc DN.
Happy Birthday: The Contiform stretch blow-moulding machine is 25 years old. As we prepare for the launch of its fourth generation, we would like to recall its beginnings.
A line for swing-stopper bottles, let alone a high-speed one, is not quite so usual in the industry. The Kulmbacher Brauerei will soon have two of those.
The Krones showroom grants online access to machines and lines in the shape of 3D models and detailed videos, inviting you to experience all the many USPs close up.
Schlossbrauerei Maxlrain is investing in its first turnkey filling line – and has chosen Krones to deliver it.
Krones’ subsidiary in the United States offers many exciting opportunities for aspiring and fully trained service technicians.
Calizzano is getting a new line from Krones that fills mineral water with or without carbonation in returnable and non-returnable bottles.
Vinícola Panizzon recently opted for a Krones aseptic line that delivers impressive efficiency and product quality.
As part of its expansion thrust, Monyo Brewing has invested in a Barifill Canto, the new combined filler for cans and bottles from Kosme.
Krones.digital is a groupwide Krones community tasked with translating digitalization and automation in the food and beverage industries into hands-on reality.
The Carlsberg Malaysia Group is replacing two existing filling lines for beer with a state-of-the-art glass line from Krones that combines returnables and non-returnables processing.
Since space in the production hall is in short supply, the new water treatment system at Blends is simply being installed in the shipping container to the side of it.
Heineken Malaysia invests in a new canning line from Krones and expands its brewhouse with Steinecker technology.
Republic Services is banking on technology from Krones for the United States’ first vertically integrated plastics recycling facility for PET and PO.
Chongqing Pinzheng Food of China has opted for Krones – twice over: ordering two aseptic lines to ensure the highest product standards.
Whether PET, film or polystyrene, the newly opened Recycling Technology Center conducts material tests for customers from all over the world.
Germany’s first in-person trade fair in two years was a resounding success. And Krones hit the mark with its focus on plant-based drinks.
Evoguard is continuously expanding its range of pumps, which includes not only single and multi-stage models but also self-priming centrifugal pumps.
The new module of the Evotube family effortlessly handles not only heating and cooling jobs but also CIP processes and can be integrated into any line.
Providing the energy required for cooling: The Krones VapoChill series designed on a modular principle is suitable for use not only in the food and beverage industry but in chemical and pharmaceutical plants as well.
Depending on the ingredient base and the type of equipment used, there are different options for making oat drinks. Krones offers customers three process variants.
Around the world, plant-based alternatives to dairy milk are becoming more and more popular.
AB InBev is working on innovative packaging designs in its Tattoo Alpha Plant – with DecoType direct printing technology from Dekron.
Krones’ sustainability-consultancy team assists customers in reducing their operating costs and CO₂ emissions, thus helping to enhance the sustainability of their plants.
Seven years filled with a lot of experiences and fascinating colleagues in a great many different countries.
Obtaining proteins and energy from spent grains and yeast: Steinecker Phoenix BMC is paving the way towards a carbon neutral, energy-self-sufficient brewery.
To accomplish that goal, they’ve opted for an updated SAP infrastructure and an upgraded, integrated package of Krones software solutions across all production lines.
Krones delivers a multi-functional line to the natural spring water bottler Evian. The line is able to handle PET as well as cans and glass bottles.
Since the end of 2021 a Diversity Board at Krones has been supporting a range of measures aimed at encouraging the equal treatment of women in work.
Flavoured alcoholic mixed drinks, highly carbonated soft drinks and beverages with health benefits are booming in Japan – Will they soon also be bestsellers in other countries?
Female service technicians still stand out. The first female service technician at the Krones Center East Africa chats about her experiences and her way into the field.
Gräfliches Hofbrauhaus Freising operates one of the first Linatronic AI empty-bottle inspectors, thus substantially reducing material wastage.
Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. is putting two Krones filling lines with Ergo Bloc L into operation in two years’ time.
When it comes to filling, labeling, and packaging their dishwashing and laundry detergents, household cleaners, and personal care products, fit GmbH relies on expertise from Krones.
The Saudi company Jasmine Water and Beverages Factory has put into operation a new plant – with two Krones filling lines to start with.
Varun Beverages Limited, India’s largest PepsiCo licensee, has ordered no less than five ErgoBloc L wet-end blocks from Krones.
The Belgian brewery De Brabandere has strengthened its export business by commissioning a canning line from Krones.
The Indian Coca-Cola licensee Moon Beverages Limited has ordered its first turnkey line including an ErgoBloc L from Krones.
The co-packer Konings Drinks has once again installed a turnkey line from Krones, this time a canning line with autoclaves for sensitive beverages.
Krones’ dual training programme in Nairobi, Kenya, brings forth its own excellently trained service technicians.
The Austrian beverage group Starzinger has teamed up with KIC Krones to implement an entirely new hygiene concept on its filling lines.
The dairy Milchwerke Berchtesgadener Land Chiemgau eG has contracted Krones to replace the wet end of its returnable-glass line for milk.
FrieslandCampina has once again chosen Krones dry-aseptic technology and fills its evaporated milk on a Contipure AseptBloc.
The West African beverage producer Multipac has ordered two more Krones PET lines, one for CSDs and one for still water.
The Belgian brewery Omer Vander Ghinste has installed a Steinecker brewhouse and a returnable-glass line from Krones to modernise its production operation.
The City Group in Bangladesh placed two orders with Krones, one for two complete edible-oil lines and one for a still-water line – all of them as turnkey projects.
The Chinese metropolis Jinan is well-known not only for its many water springs but also for its internationally renowned universities and successful companies, which have gained the region a global reputation for scientific research and innovation.
Mamuda Beverage Nigeria Limited has placed a turnkey order with Krones for the installation of two PET lines, each rated at 45,000 bottles per hour.
Händlmaier has now for the first time put its trust in a turnkey glass line from Krones for producing its mustards, sauces and dressings.
How recycled PET can be used for beverage packaging – and why it pays off.
The Ghanaian beverage producer Kasapreko has placed an order with Krones for its ninth filling line, an ErgoBloc L for still water rated at 80,000 bottles per hour.
Since its founding, Evoguard has manufactured 500,000 valves. The milestone valve will go to the Portuguese company Perfinox.
Guinean company Sonoco enters the beverage-filling business with two lines from Krones and Kosme for cans and PET bottles.
RSS feeds make sure that you will in future always be notified immediately when there is something new for you to read and discover in the Krones magazine.
Spitz of Austria is using the Modulfill Bloc FS-C filler-seamer block for cans – in hygienic design with a small cleanroom.
The Bangladeshi company Akij Food and Beverage commissioned a turnkey PET ErgoBloc L line rated at 81,000 bottles per hour.
New central power plant built, existing CHP plants upgraded: Krones reduces future carbon emissions at its Neutraubling site by around 400 metric tons per year.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Germany has once again chosen filling technology from Krones and installed a new canning line at its Dorsten facility.
Milk alternatives – also known as non-dairy drinks or plant-based drinks – are extremely popular at the moment. And Milkron knows what is important for their production.
We show the effects that batch processing has on blending products with an intense flavour, such as beer-based mixed drinks, hard seltzers or CSDs.
The craft brewers at Fuerst Wiacek have invested in the first brewery they can call their own – and they’ve chosen a Steinecker brewhouse and a canning line from Kosme.
The family-owned and operated company Förstina Sprudel will bring yet another turnkey plant from Krones online – this one for returnable glass bottles.
How can Krones protect its employees against the coronavirus on business trips and service assignments? And what happens if somebody does fall ill?
In a major technology shift, Danone Waters is planning to order ErgoBloc technology from Krones for Europe in the next three years, among them Volvic brand.
Meat and other refrigerated products: System Logistics offers the optimal logistics concept for the Tosano supermarket chain.
How to cut costs in shrink-pack production while simultaneously upgrading its sustainability: An analysis reveals the best packaging film for each individual application.
Krones installed a water treatment system for Tibet Glacier Mineral Water – at 4,300 meters above sea level.
25 years of Krones website – We invite you to accompany us on a journey back to the year 1996, when the first official Krones homepage was born.
For the first time, the Turkish beverage producer Kristal Kola has put its trust in Krones' turnkey competence – and opted for a complete canning line.
The South Korean beverage producer Samyang Packaging has entrusted its aseptic operations to Krones technology – and ordered not just one but two complete lines.
EU Directive translated into ingenious reality: change-over to tethered caps pays for itself with the lighter-weight GME 30.40 neck finish.
The Turkish mineral water producer Beypazari is growing its filling capacity with a second high-performance glass line from Krones.
Krones’ most versatile recycling line yet has gone into operation at a German recycler’s plant.
A conversation with three Krones sustainability experts about climate protection, sustainability regulations, and human rights within global supply chains.
A new brewery is being built in China – and its owner, China Resources Snow Breweries, has chosen Krones to deliver all four new glass lines.
Woman power in a male-dominated field: Premwadee Mongkolnam is the only woman to serve as a site manager at Krones – and she masters her job with great success.
When producing sensitive beverages, one way to ensure their stability and high quality is to deaerate them.
The Croatian drinks producer Jamnica Plus is installing an aseptic line from Krones for the first time.
Sustainability in the brewing process is one of the most topical issues in the sector. Here EquiTherm scores in terms of customer feedback and impressive results.
Grupo Petrópolis awarded a turnkey project to Krones in 2018, including an 8-million-hectolitre Steinecker brewery and four lines for glass and cans.
IDS Borjomi International invested in two aseptic filling lines from Krones. These are going to be erected in plants in Russia and the Ukraine.
The craft brewing industry finally came together again – for a good chat in person and some innovative technology.
Ahmad Alsheikh, an expert in reinforcement learning, is a welcome addition to the research and development team at Krones – assuring further optimisation through machine learning.
A research project jointly pursued by Krones and Alpla attests to the microbiological safety of sensitive beverages filled in returnable PET containers.
The Spanish dairy group Grupo Leche Rio is expanding an existing aseptic line from Krones to accommodate container sleeving.
After many cycles, injection-moulding tools exhibit signs of wear and tear. An overhaul of your hot runner will prevent a production standstill.
The Chinese beverage company Jin Mai Lang has once again contracted Krones to build three complete high-speed PET container filling lines.
The can is a genuine sustainability and recycling champion. Krones offers fit-for-purpose solutions for this beverage container, too.
Krones is using its extensive experience in IT and the beverage industry to help bring software landscape up to date.
Dirk Scheu, a long-standing Krones employee, is a freshly minted water sommelier. In this interview, he tells us more about this out-of-the-ordinary training course.
OeTTINGER Brauerei upgrades an existing line for filling beer in returnable bottles glass at its headquarters in Oettingen.
Mineralbrunnen Krumbach is updating the wet end of an existing filling line for glass – with brand new machines from Krones.
An overview of frequently used terms and the basis of digital production
The Austrian mineral water bottler Vöslauer is expanding an existing non-returnable-PET line to also handle returnable containers in the future.
After a coronavirus infection, three colleagues had to be brought back home from their business travel in Ethiopia under special protective measures.
Robot technology in aseptic filling: Fully automatic format change-over systems for the Contipure AseptBloc DA
Following the installation of a palletizing system, the German mineral water company RhönSprudel is now commissioning the complete wet end of a returnable-glass line from Krones.
120 hours of production, and a mere 90 minutes for cleaning: The Contipure AseptBloc DA-P sets a new record in terms of line availability.
An ecologically sensible solution for packaging drinking water and edible oil: The Contiform 3 BigBottle produces PET containers with a volume of up to eight litres.
The Austrian wine producer Winzer Krems is updating its plant with a new wine bottling line and a wine filtration system – both from Krones.
Pure enjoyment for all the senses: Destilla, a producer of flavours and essences, had its top-quality product samples digitally decorated, using DecoType technology from Dekron.
Steinecker is now launching the new software release 4.0 for the Botec F1 process control system, which boasts numerous improvements.
The mineral water bottler VILSA-BRUNNEN will in future produce natural mineral water and spritzers on a wet-aseptic line from Krones. The company’s new high-bay warehouse will be erected by System Logistics.
To Do App, FindTime and the PowerPoint Live Feature: Silke Riedl presents technologies to help you in your everyday work.
Sparkling, light, low in calories and alcohol, hard seltzer has risen to become the new “it” beverage. Its success began – as so often – in the US.
Your online platform with news from the Krones universe: Ongoing customer projects, technological innovations and a glimpse behind the scenes at Krones.
Alongside the Barifill Canto, Kosme is presenting another innovation: the Canto can filler.
Up to 80 per cent less water consumption, thanks to wastewater recycling
At FATs, the customer inspects his machine on site with us before it sets off. Now a digital alternative was required.
Paul Schönheit knows what makes an aseptic system tick. Explaining this, however, was not easy on his first of many trips to Asia.
Flexibility and helpfulness are particularly in demand during the pandemic – and can also turn everyday working life completely upside down.
In an interview, two colleagues tell us how Krones has prepared for the EU regulation on tethered caps and what needs to be considered.
Two of Krones’ fastest can filling lines in Europe are at Hell Energy in Szikszó, Hungary.
Ice River Springs fills its products exclusively in PET bottles made of 100 percent recycled PET – and for that they rely, without exception, on technology from Krones.
Vitaqua GmbH started with four Krones bottling lines in 2007, and now Krones has delivered the company’s seventh PET line.
High-bay warehouse, new bottling line for returnable glass: How Adelholzener Alpenquellen GmbH has been getting ready to meet the steadily rising demand.
In the field of bottling, Krones has maintained a long-standing partnership with Eckes-Granini, the biggest producer of branded fruit juices in Europe.
For the first time, a Hydronomic water treatment system from Krones is being used by a public utility.
The VapoChill cooling tower is designed to match specific cooling requirements and local climate conditions.
With Rapid Parts on Demand, it is possible for clients to produce spare parts on their own 3D printer.
Dynafill – filling and crowning on a single unit, in just five seconds. Krones has now upgraded a prototype.
Industry 4.0 made manifest: A smart servo controller continuously monitors all drive-related information.
Less than two years after the machine’s market launch, the 100th Contiform 3 Speed stretch blow-moulder was sold.
An electrodeionization within a water treatment system further reduces the TDS considerably, to less than 0.1 milligrams per liter.
A different way of generating chlorine dioxide is the new solution for cost-effective disinfection that is also friendly to the environment and machine materials.
The new HLI series of HST homogenizers offers many advantages in terms of energy and media efficiency.
Climate protection is one of the most urgent tasks of our time – and Krones accepts its share of corporate responsibility by introducing various action packages.
Andreas Müller and Dr. Christian Philipp take a look at short-term makeshifts and long-term developments of the Krones Academy.
An aseptic overhaul during a pandemic can face a number of hurdles, as our Chinese colleagues report.
Krones joins an EU initiative that encourages recycling. Jonas Fabian Hunold explains what this means for Krones and for sustainable packaging.
Krones unites international forces and talents to bring out the best in its products. This is also the case with our bottle designers in Dubai.
Krones celcare is a compressible, cellulose-based filter aid for beer clarification.
Makkah Water is modernising its main plant and has ordered an ErgoBloc L, two complete high-speed lines and a new water treatment system from Krones.
Borsodi Brewery in Hungary is the Molson Coors Brewing Company’s strategic production hub for Central Europe. A new canning line from Krones has them ready for the future.
With the Accuflow Pro, containers can be spaced out and buffered gently.
Phoebus is Krones’ solution for cross-flow membrane filtration in beer production.
When RISE Kombucha installed its first automatic bottling line, it was preparing for a growth spurt. The Krones line is designed to fit for many years to come.
Krones and Owens-Illinois have concluded a collaboration agreement, so as to combine their specialised knowledge of glass handling and mechanical engineering.
Barifill Canto is the first multipurpose filler for glass bottles, PET containers, and cans – not only from Kosme but within the entire House of Krones.
With Evotube, Evoguard is now selling Krones’ field-proven heat exchangers as individual modules as well.
Reliably identify water droplets. The Linatronic AI dramatically reduces false rejects.
Ustersbacher Brauerei’s heart beats green. For years, the family-run brewery has steadily and systematically endeavored to make their operations energy self-sufficient using the Steinecker Brewnomic concept.
The Störtebeker Braumanufaktur has been getting ready to meet the steadily rising demand for its beers: by investing in bottling technology from Krones, a high-bay warehouse from System Logistics and matching IT solutions from Syskron.
The new Krones climate strategy is Science Based Targets approved. Peter Steger gives details and explains what distinguishes the strategy.
During the first wave of coronavirus, Krones and its customers successfully shifted the majority of their communication to the virtual world.
The traditional brewery Schneider Weisse now uses a new glass filler and the maintenance system, Share2Act Assistance.
To bring employees together and train them at the same time, Krones Inc. introduced 'Lunch and Learns'. A colleague introduces the concept.
The coronavirus is keeping the world on tenterhooks. Nevertheless, the situations at our international sites differ.
In addition to providing medical care for emergencies and acute complaints, the company doctors at Krones are primarily responsible for prevention.
Crises like the coronavirus call for support across all sectors and Krones was able to help in regard to disinfectants and their packaging.
Under strict security measures, operations in the USA could be maintained during the coronavirus.
Efficient virtual communication enables our machines to be delivered and serviced despite travel and contact restrictions.
In our fact check, we examine the pros and cons of plastics.
The Contiform Bloc BF-C is the compact, affordable block variant for still-water bottling.
With LitePac Top, Krones offers a sustainable packaging variant for cans.
Krones and MHT work on shared development projects for new bottle ideas.
Selected components from the 3D printer will soon become tangible reality at Krones.
Numerous new design features enhance the crowner’s hygiene levels still further.
Thanks to LitePac, Akvavita saves 90 per cent of plastic for the packaging and 40 per cent of energy during the production process.
Individualised bottle printing and providing astonishing visual and tactile effects: O-I, manufacturer of glass containers, is using the digital decoration technology from Krones’ Dekron subsidiary.
Six new lines in five years: the Molkerei Gropper dairy has a clear commitment to bottling milk and juices in PET.
The Modulfill Bloc FS-C for cans scores highly not only in terms of hygiene, but of footprint as well.
Time for some new investment: Kaiserdom has replaced its 50-year-old Steinecker brewhouse by a new, energy-efficient brewing system from Krones.
Krones’ subsidiary Milkron has completed its largest project to date: planning and engineering a new dairy for TINE. The project also integrates expertise from Krones, Evoguard, HST, and Syskron.
The coronavirus called for changes in the everyday work at Krones in Germany such as strict hygienic measures or remote work.
The winners of a brewing competition at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences brew something special with Johannes Eymess.
Silke Riedl explains which features the software Microsoft Teams has at Krones – from chatting and telephony to collaborative working.
A glue pallet ensures that customers get their desired look for beverage packaging – but only if it is designed and manufactured precisely.
A Contipure AseptBloc DN ensures that Spitz can supply the Austrian supermarkets with juices and ice tea to even better effect.
In the last ten years, Hijos de Rivera has tripled its sales. Most of the requisite brewing and bottling kit came from Krones.
With a canning line from Krones, Vanhonsebrouck is making an emphatic statement on Belgium’s specialty beer market.
A new glass line from Krones has marked the completion of Murau brewery’s investment thrust.
At Nera Kritis’ new facility in the north of Greece one of the first ErgoBloc LM in the smallest size category is up and running.
Mozart Distillerie has opted for spherical glass bottles with paper foil and labels. Krones developed a rather special customised labeller for this client.
Bidco Africa, East Africa’s leading producer and manufacturer of fast-moving consumer goods, is for the first time also producing soft drinks – bottling them on two complete lines from Krones.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures has been running a brand new line for bottling water at its WOW plant since early 2019.
Within just eleven short months, Krones installed for Kenya Breweries Ltd. in Kenya an entirely new brewery with an annual capacity of one million hectolitres.
Leading soft-drinks producer Britvic is gearing up for the future – and has accordingly installed four Krones lines and a high-bay warehouse from System Logistics at its at its Rugby plant in United Kingdom.
Skol Brewery Ltd. in Rwanda needed to upsize its bottling capacities and opted for a complete line from Krones.
In the south of Ethiopia, a complete line from Krones and Kosme for bottling water proved to be the ideal choice for the start-up company Garamba Bottling PLC.
Every year, Niehoffs-Vahinger bottles around 570,000 hectolitres of beverages: the lion’s share of them on a new Krones glass line.
The German-Russian company EkoNiva is Russia’s largest producer of raw milk. Now, it has begun to process and package some of that milk itself. And Krones has delivered the first PET bottling line for the job.
Russia’s most state-of-the-art brewery went into operation in mid-2018 in Chistopol, in the Republic of Tatarstan. Krones built the complete greenfield brewery for Tatspirtprom, one of the country’s three biggest spirits producers.
From baled post-consumer plastic to new packaging – rPlanet Earth has built a vertically integrated recycling and production plant in Vernon, California, with Krones as one of its general contractors.
UHT milk bottled aseptically in PET is a completely new market in Russia. Pyatigorskiy Dairy is the first plant to install an aseptic line from Krones for this purpose.
With beer sales higher than expected and capacities at their limits, Kursk Brewery decided to build a second brewing plant. The complete greenfield project was handled by Krones.
The new Eurest operations manager provides information about Krones' gastronomy and possible changes to healthy meals or even sustainability.
In the summer of 2018, the mineral water bottlers Salvus have commissioned a complete returnable-glass line from Krones, thus continuing their commitment to the regional market for returnables.
The Taihu Brewery brews about 150 different beers a year – using a MicroCube and a CombiCube B from Steinecker.
Six ErgoBloc systems within two and a half short years – you can safely say that those responsible at Fine Bio are genuine fans of Krones’ block solutions.
Fachingen Heil- und Mineralbrunnen GmbH, a company producing medicinal and other mineral waters, has commissioned its first complete line from Krones, a new returnable-glass line.
Silke Riedl experienced a lot at the Microsoft Modern Workplace Assistant Summit, from keynote speeches to exciting breakout sessions.