M-67: The role of eco-friendly processes in packaging beer

B. PEASE (1); (1) KHS USA, Inc., Waukesha, WI, U.S.A.


Even as breweries strive to be more environmentally friendly, packaging operations are being challenged to improve performance, raise hygiene protocols, and increase changeovers. This presentation will explore the use of resources, including water, CO2, and energy, in the process of packaging beer. It will present innovations in KHS beer-filling systems that conserve resources while meeting progressive demands for performance, cleanliness, and flexibility.

Bob Pease is a veteran packaging industry professional who has served major domestic beverage and brewery producers for 30 years. He is fluent in all segments of packaging lines and container manufacturing, and his years of territorial assignments have resulted in extensive exposure to packaging operations across North America. Bob graduated with a B.S. degree in packaging from Michigan State University. Bob is currently director of the Wet End Product Group (responsible for kegging, process, filling, labeling business) with KHS USA, Inc., Waukesha, WI.

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