The Sidel Group is formed by the union of two strong brands, Sidel and Gebo Cermex. Together, we are a leading provider of equipment and services for packaging liquid, food, home and personal care products in PET, can, glass and other materials.
With over 37,000 machines installed in more than 190 countries, we have nearly 170 years of proven experience, with a strong focus on advanced systems, line engineering and innovation. Our 5,000+ employees worldwide are passionate about providing complete solutions that fulfil customer needs and boost the performance of their lines, products and businesses.
Delivering this level of performance requires that we continuously understand our customers’ challenges and commit to meeting their unique goals. We do this through dialogue, and by understanding the needs of their markets, production and value chains. We complement this by applying our strong technical knowledge and smart data analytics to support maximum lifetime productivity to its full potential.
We call it Performance through Understanding.
The water market is constantly challenged by high price competition and growing consumer demands for safety, convenience and value for money. And as the package itself accounts for most of your production costs, you are challenged to reduce spending while improving the flexibility and reliability of your line.
So, the proven possibilities of Sidel Matrix™ come together to provide a better match for your needs and help you maximise your earning potential. We combine the benefits of line flexibility, production efficiency, product integrity and reduced consumption to lower your total cost of ownership and optimise your operational performance today and for the years to come.
The carbonated soft drinks market is changing and PET is coming out on top as the popular packaging format choice.
With increasing population growth and emerging markets, demand among carbonated soft drinks consumers is high. More and more, these consumers are requesting greater beverage sophistication and variety, as well as healthier drink attributes with less sugar and fewer preservatives. In addition to value for money and a brand they can trust, they appreciate functional drink benefits such as energy drinks. They look for bottle formats that fit their image and lifestyle with shapes and designs that strike their attention. PET is the answer to what they need and Sidel is the partner to provide this. The proven possibilities of Sidel Matrix™ come together to provide a better match for carbonated soft drink providers’ needs and help maximise earning potential. We combine the benefits of line flexibility, production efficiency, product integrity and reduced consumption to lower the total cost of ownership and optimise operational performance today and for the years to come.
CHANGING LIFESTYLES AND DEMOGRAPHICS MEAN THE POPULARITY OF JUICE, NECTAR, SOFT DRINK, ISOTONIC AND TEA (JNSDIT) BEVERAGES IS HIGHER THAN EVER.
Already one of the fastest growing beverage markets, the JNSDIT segment is expected to grow by a further 6% by 2016, with an increase of 75 billion packaging units. There are several trends driving this demand including healthier lifestyles, increased income and urbanisation and improved retail infrastructure.
With its exciting variety of flavours, this segment has a truly vast potential. Sidel has the solutions along with the market and design know-how to ensure you can handle beverages correctly with the optimal tailored PET packaging - PET is already the material of choice for 40% of these beverage types and growing in popularity.
We deliver A Better Match by equipping your production with our five Proven Possibilities: Food safety, Product integrity, Line flexibility, Production efficiency and Consumption reduction.
Liquid dairy products have always been a nutritious part of daily life and now, with the growing emphasis on a healthier lifestyle, their consumption is becoming more popular than ever.
Already accounting for one fifth of worldwide beverage sales, milk-based and other liquid dairy products are expected to grow a further 5% by 2016. Healthier lifestyle trends are driving this growth, while rising incomes and urbanisation in the developing world are seeing these trends spread to vast new markets. Consumers are also demanding a greater variety of flavours with an emphasis on convenience, value for money and more on-the-go consumption options. Sidel has the PET liquid dairy packaging solutions along with the design know-how to ensure your beverages are handled safely and maintain the desired quality level. We deliver A Better Match for producing dairy beverages and liquid dairy packaging by equipping your production with our five Proven Possibilities: Food safety, Product integrity, Line flexibility, Production efficiency and Consumption reduction.
Five billion litres of beer in PET need expert packaging every year
SIDEL IS THE PROVEN BEER-IN-PET PARTNER WITH FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS
In 2013 more than 5 billion litres of beer was packaged in PET. The switch to PET was seen a few decades ago with carbonated soft drinks and water, and more recently with liquid dairy products, juices, sauces and edible oils due to the clear benefits of this fantastic plastic: It is safe, light, near unbreakable and 100% easily recyclable. Its design flexibility also offers great brand opportunities.
For brewers there is one other advantage more of packaging beer in PET: The line can be used to package not only beer, but also soft drinks which for many already represents a significant part of the their business.
For every 10 PET bottles worldwide, 6 are produced by Sidel equipment. As the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, Sidel can support when you and your consumers are ready for beer in a PET bottle.
We can provide complete line solutions that comprise the very latest PET packaging technology, solutions that incorporate all the knowledge we have learned from our over 160 years of manufacturing, 80 years of filling, 50 years of blowing, 40 years of beer packaging, and 30 years of PET packaging history.
You can also take advantage of our full packaging expertise, including
- PET bottle and preform design
- Packaging optimisation
- Packaging qualification
- Liquid-package interaction analysis
all to ensure your bottle protects your beer's quality across the entire supply chain.
Looks like glass, but it's PET!
In 2014 Sidel launched the world's first-ever pasteurisable lightweight PET bottle for beer with a non-petaloid base. See the unique bottle design.