Rexam provides Genesee Brewery with 100-millionth can
CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2012
CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Rexam, a global leader in beverage can
manufacturing, recently produced its 100-millionth 24 oz. can for The Genesee
Brewery – one of the oldest and continually operating breweries in the U.S.
Rexam first began supplying 24 oz. cans for single-serve versions of Genesee,
Genny Light, Genesee Ice, Genesee Cream Ale and The Original Honey Brown Lager
in 2010, when the brewery installed a new 24 oz. production line.
"We are pleased to see our partnership with the Genesee Brewery reach this
milestone as we work together to provide their beers to consumers in this
popular package," said Rich Grimley, president and CEO, Rexam Beverage Can
North America. "It's another example of how Rexam is serving customers' needs
for specialty size beverage cans. We will continue to work closely with our
customers and extend our leadership across the specialty category to help our
customers realize their growth objectives."
Genesee's 24 oz. cans are available at retail locations nationwide.
Rexam is a leading global consumer packaging company. We are one of the
leading global beverage can makers and a major global player in rigid plastic
packaging. We are business partners to some of the world's most famous and
successful consumer brands.
Our vision is to be the best global consumer packaging company. Rexam's sales
from ongoing operations in 2011 were in the region of £4.7 billion. We
havemore than80 plants in 25 countries and employclose to19,000 people.
Rexam is a member of the FTSE 100 and its ordinary shares are listed with the
UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol
REX. For further information, visit www.rexam.com
About The Genesee Brewery
The Genesee Brewery, based in Rochester, New York, is one of the largest and
oldest continually operating breweries in the United States and is part of
North American Breweries. The brewery makes the historic Genesee line of
beers, Seagram's Escapes, the Original Honey Brown Lager as well as Dundee
Ales and Lagers family of craft beers. Additionally, through its Allied Brands
division, the Genesee Brewery imports and markets Imperial Cerveza from Costa
Rica. The Genesee Brewery also manufactures beer and other alcoholic and
non-alcoholic beverages under contracts on behalf of other companies.
For additional information, please contact Katie Rampino at Eric Mower &
Associates (for Genesee Brewery) at 716-880-1483 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Greg Brooke at Rexam 773-399-3362.
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