Profile: Crown Holdings Inc (CCK.N)
22 Feb 2017
Crown Holdings, Inc., incorporated on February 7, 2003, is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. The Company's business is organized within three divisions: Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Within each Division, the Company is organized along product lines. The Company's segments within the Americas Division are Americas Beverage and North America Food. The Company's segments within the European Division are European Beverage and European Food. The Company's Asia Pacific Division segment consists of its beverage and non-beverage can operations. The Company's segments also include its European aerosol and specialty packaging business, its North American aerosol can business, and its tooling and equipment operations in the Unites States and the United Kingdom. It operates over 150 plants along with sales and service facilities throughout over 40 countries. It also has canmaking and spare part operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Company's products include steel and aluminum cans for food, beverage, household and other consumer products, and metal vacuum closures and caps. These products are manufactured in the Company's plants both within and outside the United States and are sold through the Company's sales organization to the soft drink, food, citrus, brewing, household products, personal care and various other industries. It supplies beverage cans, ends and other packaging products to a range of beverage and beer companies. The Company offers an array of two-piece beverage cans and ends, and metal bottle caps, which include the SuperEnd and 360 End beverage can ends, and shaped beverage cans. The Company manufactures a range of food cans and ends, including two-piece and three-piece cans in numerous shapes and sizes, and sells food cans to food marketers. It offers a variety of metal vacuum closures and sealing equipment solutions to marketers, from a network of metal vacuum closure plants across the world. The Company also offers its LIFTOFF series of food ends, including its Easylift full aperture steel food can ends and PeelSeam, an aluminum foil laminated end.
The Company offers closure design and decoration, ranging from printing of the closure in over nine colors, to inside-the-cap printing, including Ideal Closures, Orbit and Superplus. The Company also manufactures easy open, vacuum and conventional ends for heat-processed and dry food products, including fruits and vegetables, meat and seafood, soups, ready-made meals, infant formula, coffee and pet food. The Company's customers for aerosol cans and ends include manufacturers of personal care, food, household and industrial products. The Company's specialty packaging business is located in Europe and Asia. The Company produces a range of specialty containers with numerous lid and closure variations.
The Americas Beverage segment manufactures aluminum beverage cans, ends, steel crowns, glass bottles and aluminum closures, and supplies to a range of customers. The Company's Americas Division includes operations in the United States, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, Colombia and Mexico. The Americas Division has over 50 operating facilities of which over nine are leased. Within the Americas Division, over 30 facilities are operated in the United States of which over seven are leased.
The Company's European Division includes operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. These operations manufacture beverage, food and aerosol cans and ends, specialty packaging and metal vacuum closures and caps. The European Division has over 70 operating facilities of which over 10 are leased. The Asia Pacific Division has approximately 30 operating facilities of which over four are leased.
Asia Pacific Division
The Company's Asia Pacific Division consists of beverage can operations in Cambodia, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Asia Pacific Division also includes the Company's non-beverage can operations, primarily food cans and specialty packaging in China, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Company competes with Ardagh Group, Ball Corporation, BWAY Corporation, Can-Pack S.A., Metal Container Corporation, Rexam PLC and Silgan Holdings Inc.
Crown Holdings Inc
1 Crown Way
PHILADELPHIA PA 19154-4501