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Petainer Appoints Three New Distributors in Europe


Petainer, the market leader in innovative PET packaging, has appointed three new distributors in Europe, expanding its footprint in the region.  The new distributors are Ice Techic in Bulgaria, BrewTec Europe in France and Scangothia in Sweden.

The distributors will be promoting and selling products from the petainerKeg™ range, including the Classic keg and Linestar, which are increasingly being used as a more economical and efficient alternative to traditional steel kegs and glass bottles by brewers around the world. 

Both PetainerKeg™ Classic and PetainerKeg™ Linestar are used only once and are fully recyclable, cutting out costly return logistics and washing processes.  In addition to significant cost of ownership and sustainability benefits, they provide enhanced product protection, making sure that the beer is as good as the day it was brewed for over nine months*.

Brett Lamont, Distribution Director at Petainer, said: “I am delighted to announce our new distribution partnerships as part of our growth strategy. It makes the petainerKeg™ range readily available across Europe and enhances our ability to support breweries, large and small.”

For more information about Petainer’s product range and distributor network, visit www.petainer.com.

*Sensory Evaluation: Performance of PET vs. Metal Keg containers (April to December 2012) conducted by Versuchsund Lehranstalt für Brauerei in Berlin (VLB) e.V. Department of Brewing and Beverage Science and Applications

About Petainer

Petainer is a global leader in high performance and sustainable packaging.  It is a specialist engineering and disruptive technology business, an industry-leader in the development, design and manufacture of PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) food and beverage containers.

Petainer creates plastic packaging, often using highly engineered PET, which is stretched to reduce the weight of the packaging but without compromising strength and performance. This offers global brands advantages in terms of both cost and sustainability. See www.petainer.com.

Petainer is a UK-based company which has production plants in Sweden and the Czech Republic, blowing facilities in North America, Russia, India and Australia, as well as sales offices in Sweden, the Czech Republic, Germany, the USA, Canada, Brazil and UK. 

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