Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® Wrap Up

The Beverage Team at Douglas would like to thank everyone who visited our booth at Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® held last week at Music City Center in Nashville, TN. It was a great show!

What is Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America?

The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is an annual industry event for brewpubs and packaging breweries. For professional brewers, the CBC is the main event in North America for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance. The conference is also a great social event with thousands of brewing industry professionals enjoying craft brews together. BrewExpo America is the largest brewing trade show in the United States and is the premier show for craft brewers. With more than 700 vendors it is the place to shop for products and services for your brewery or brewpub. It provides the perfect opportunity to meet leaders in the national and international brewing arena. The trade show provides an environment that allows exhibitors and buyers to network and develop profitable business relationships. The show helps brewing and brewery restaurant professionals encounter the latest innovations and the best products that industry vendors have to offer. It is the only industry event that serves brewpubs, breweries and wholesalers! The Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® is presented by the Brewers Association, a recognized leader in the national and international brewing arena.

What Can Douglas Offer?

Douglas Machine offers a variety of solutions for craft brewers, including:


  • Vantra™ IM – The craft brewer’s choice for cartoning 300-600 cans/minute! Compact and economical intermittent motion cartoner capable of producing both cartons and trays on a single machine.
  • Spectrum® – The ideal high-speed multipacker for cartoning beverage cans and bottles. Spectrum is available in a variety of platforms including Center Select, Side Select, Fixed Pitch and Split Pitch to meet the speed requirements of various applications.

Case Packing

  • TriVex® RLi – This top loader and sealer offers craft brewers versatility with high speed automation.
  • Axiom® IM – Case packing up to 40 cases/min with precise product control, capable of packing in wraparound or knockdown style cases and trays, with or without partitions.

Shrink Wrapping

  • Shrink Packer Systems – Integrated machines for loose product collating, tray packing and shrink wrapping.
  • Shrink Wrappers – Standalone shrink wrappers for trays of cans or bottles.
The Douglas Corporate Capabilities brochure provides more information about our values, capabilities and our commitment to provide the most effective solution for you. These additional resources provide more information on Douglas solutions, including rainbow/variety pack applications.

Craft Brewing Packaging Solutions from Douglas

Contact the Douglas Beverage Team today at 320.763.6587 or Our 100% employee-owned company can provide a customer-driven experience for your packaging needs. Partner with Douglas for the experience, reliability and adaptability needed to provide you the ideal solution to meet your application and ROI goals. Your Next Round of Reliability is on Douglas!