ATEX-certified Monoblock for Paradise Beverages, Fiji

ATEX Monoblock at Paradise Beverages

5,000 bph ATEX Rated Rinsing Filling Capping Monoblock for Spirits at Paradise Beverages, Fiji IC Filling Systems have recently supplied an automatic filling monoblock to Paradise Beverages of the Fiji Islands. This is a rinser filler and double capper for high strength spirits. Paradise Beverages was incorporated in 1957. Read about their history. Paradise Beverages…

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IC Filling Systems pioneers remote installation of filling equipment

The future is in remote installation

In this period of uncertain international travelling connections, quarantine and logistics disruption due to Covid-19, IC Filling Systems is breaking new ground by fine tuning a VR (virtual reality) approach to the installation of bottling and canning equipment. The case in hand is the one of Cerveceria Fuggle of Bogota, Colombia. Unable to send over…

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Full Automatic Bottling line at Footstep, Belgium

Capping

Complete automatic carbonated soft drinks preparation & bottling line for glass bottles at 1,200 BPH. Canning line configuration is also available for this speed of 1,500 cans per hour as an option, separately or on the same filling machine. Footstep are a contract bottler, so the line was designed to be flexible and able to…

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Ciders for Brewers: Event 19th October, Lost & Grounded, Bristol

Friday Fusion at Lost & Grounded Brewery 19th October 2018

Join Friday Fusion and hear from Gabe Cook, Ciderologist We’re pleased to support this fun and informative event taking place on Friday 19th October at the Lost & Grounded Brewery in Bristol. Entitled Friday Fusion, this event will feature two speakers and include refreshments and food, and is supported by BFBI, the Brewing, Food and…

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A brief History and Future of Kombucha

Mature Kombucha before removal of solids

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a variety of fermented, lightly effervescent sweetened tea drink. It is made by fermenting tea and sugar with a microbial culture including yeast, bacteria and mould, and a variety of flavours and essences are added to give different tastes to the drink. Popular flavours now include those with mango, coconut,…

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A guide to Counter Pressure (Isobaric) Filling

Counter Pressure (Isobaric) Filling

Counter Pressure (Isobaric) Filling Counterpressure or Isobaric Filling A Counter Pressure Filler (also known as an Isobaric Filler) is a device used to fill bottles or aluminum cans from a pressurized or non-pressurized bulk storage tank without losing carbonation. Brewers, sparkling wine makers, and soft drinks manufacturers use these devices to bottle carbonated drinks for…

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American Craft Beer Exports Surpass $125 Million – BA Data

EDP US Craft Beer Export Growth 2017

Small and Independent American Brewers Increase International Demand and Distribution The Brewers Association (BA) — the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers — reported export growth data for the American craft beer industry in 2017. Supported by the BA’s Export Development Program (EDP), craft beer export volume increased by 3.6 percent in…

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CBMTRA Tax Reform Act to save US Craft Brewers millions of dollars

CMBTRA Tax Reform Act

Breweries, Wineries and distilled spirits producers to benefit across America On 20th December 2017, the 115th United States Congress passed H.R.1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Included in this legislation is the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which lowers the federal excise tax for breweries, wineries and distilled spirits producers. Under…

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Hellyer’s Road are Tasmania’s Exporter of the Year

Tasmanian Exporter of the Year 2017

Hellyer’s Road named Tasmanian Exporter of the Year 2017 IC Filling Systems Customer scoops top award Last year, Hellyer’s Road Distillery were delighted to be announced as Tasmania’s Small Business Exporter of the Year for the first time. On Friday evening in Hobart, Hellyer’s went back to back, again winning the Small Business award, but…

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IC Filling Systems backs ‘PACK gives BACK™’

PAC gives BACK logo

Marco Solferini with Donor Acknowledgement Certificate As we write, America is still feeling the impact of Hurricane Harvey, with thousands displaced or homeless, and billions of dollars in damage. Along with PackExpo, where we’re exhibiting this September in Las Vegas, we are pleased to support the American Red Cross with a donation of $100 today,…

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Annual Roundup: 2016 US Craft Beer Year in Review

US Craft Beer in Review 2016 Title Banner

US Craft Beer Year in Review Reflecting on the significant impact of small and independent craft breweries in 2016, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looked back on the defining beer moments of 2016. “In the face of numerous opportunities and challenges in 2016, small and independent craft brewers…

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