Crown has a long history of leading the industry with innovative packaging technology. 

It is where we started in 1892 when our founder, 威廉的画家, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionized the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build 皇冠控股公司. into the world-class company it is today.

难怪, after over 100 years of growth and diversification, innovation has remained at the core of what we do every day. From that first ‘crown cork’ to our ground-breaking 360端®饮料端 to today's advanced shaping technology, Crown has led the way.


Inventor 威廉的画家 patents the 'crown cork' and starts the Crown Cork & 巴尔的摩印章公司.

1898 -自动化

Painter introduces the first foot-powered syruper-crowner, allowing a good operator to fill and cap 24 bottles a minute.


By the time Painter dies in 1906, Crown has greatly expanded its manufacturing base to include Europe, 南美 and 亚太地区.


In the face of Prohibition, Crown begins shifting production from beer to soft drinks.


查尔斯·麦克马纳斯, 谁申请了Nepro Cork的专利, a substitute for natural cork, merges the New Process Cork Company into Crown Cork & 印章公司,公司. 净销售额达到1100万美元.


介绍了皇冠 high-speed, 3-piece bodymaking, revolutionizing the canmaking process.


Crown acquires the Acme Can Company of Philadelphia and enters the tin can business.


Crown perfects the electrolytic tin plating process and introduces the Crowntainer, a 2-piece necked-in steel can sealed with a crown.

1941 to 1945 – The Tin Can Goes to War

Crown shifts its production to war products and receives a government citation for the development of a gas mask canister. Crown also introduces the Kork-N-Seal, the Pour-N-Seal and the Merit Seal.

1952 - Spra-tainer

介绍了皇冠 Spra-tainer, 一个轻量级, two-piece aerosol can for the food, 个人护理, household and insecticide markets.

1957 -转变

在困难时期, John Connelly takes over the presidency at Crown and pares down the organization, implementing stringent economies that help the company to recover.


Crown moves its corporate headquarters from Baltimore to Philadelphia.

1960 – From Beer to Soft Drinks

Crown starts designing equipment specifically to meet the needs of soft drink producers and gains considerable market share in the United States.

1968 -新封闭

Crown develops the first all-plastic closure for carbonated soft drinks.


介绍了皇冠 Drawn-N-Ironed, a two-piece steel alternative to the aluminum can, which rapidly becomes a hit product


Connelly focuses on international growth and repurchases preferred and common stock; earnings per share grow above industry averages.

1970 -听觉安全

Crown debuts metal vacuum closures featuring a safety button that provides an audible indication of pack safety.


Crown develops a patented flame-curing process that cures can coatings by direct flame impingement in less than one second.


Crown becomes one of the world’s leading producers of cans and crowns overseas, 经营60家国外工厂. 净销售额达到10亿美元.


Crown uses compartmentalized packages, such as piston and bag-in-can, to extend its range of aerosol applications. New full-aperture 易开结束 provide simplified opening and exceptional abuse resistance. Crown also introduces spin-necking, allowing for the production of lighter weight containers.

1982 – High Impact Decoration

皇冠介绍reprotherm, a patented sublimation-dye-transfer process for photographic quality decoration, 对于饮料罐头.

1984 -步骤 & 贝当

介绍了皇冠 PET/metal containers for food and beverage products.

1985 -新工艺

Crown develops the external base profile reforming process to allow lighter base weight metal to be used on aluminum beverage cans while controlling buckle and growth.

1986 -完善™

皇冠启动 EOLE™ brand of full-aperture 易开结束, optimizing the convenience packaging.

1988 - OXBAR

Crown develops oxygen scavenger technology (OXBAR) for use in PET containers to prolong the shelf life of sensitive products like beer.

1989 -采集模式

Crown begins a series of acquisitions, increasing sales from $1.9 billion in 1989 to over $8 billion by 1997.


Crown acquires major portions of former industry leader Continental Can Company and becomes the 北美n packaging leader. The company introduces a new blowforming process to increase the shelf differentiation and brand recognition of containers. Meanwhile, new PT Plus closures debut that provide greater tamper evidence and Crown launches its 理想关闭® – a polymer/metal hybrid that significantly reduces opening forces.

1992 – Getting into Plastics

Crown acquires CONSTAR International, a world leader in PET plastic containers for the beverage, 食品及家居市场.

1996 – Creating a World Packaging Leader

Crown acquires CarnaudMetalbox, Europe's leading manufacturer of metal and plastic packaging, and becomes the world's packaging leader.


Crown’s global headquarters opens at a new location in Philadelphia.

2000 – Introducing SuperEnd®

Crown unveils the revolutionary SuperEnd® 饮料端技术. 除了, integrated weld monitoring is produced to improve the efficiency and quality of 3-piece canmaking.

2001 - PealSeam™

皇冠的新 PeelSeam™ 可剥性结束 enhance the openability of food products.


Crown completes the sale of 89.5% of its shares in CONSTAR through an Initial Public Offering. The company also introduces bowl-shaped cans for a wide range of food applications including salads and desserts.


皇冠完成了3美元.2 billion refinancing plan and forms 皇冠控股公司. as a new public holding company.

2004 -精神饱满

介绍了皇冠 injection-molded corks for spirits products.

2005-6 -削减资产

Crown sells its Global Plastic 闭包 and Cosmetics Packaging businesses. The company also introduces easy-open metal paint cans.

2007 - EasyLift®

Crown sets a new standard in convenience packaging with the debut of its Easylift® 易开结束. The company also introduces shaped food cans for every day luxury goods such as soup and coffee. In the beverage world, Crown unveils its Pictoris™ high quality print solution 用于铝罐.

2008 – EarthSafe™ Dispensing System

介绍了皇冠 EarthSafe™ Dispensing System, an innovative and environmentally-responsible package that replaces hydrocarbons with compressed air as the propellant.

2010 - 360结束®

皇冠启动 360年底® for the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament – the entire lid can be removed, turning the can itself into a drinking cup. This marks the first of many applications of this technology around the world.

2011 – Leading the Way in 可持续性

Crown publishes its inaugural 可持续性 Report based upon fiscal years 2007 through 2010.


皇冠揭开了新产品的面纱 轨道® 关闭, a revolutionary closure that is twice as easy to open as standard twist-off caps, and HoloCrown™, a unique holographic foil technology.

2013 - 全球发泄™

介绍了皇冠 全球发泄™, a dual aperture beverage end that offers a smoother pour and an enhanced experience for consumers.


Crown purchases Mivisa Envases, SAU and enters into an agreement to acquire EMPAQUE, significantly enhancing the company’s strategic position regionally and globally.

2015 – Expanding in the Mexican Market

冠获得EMPAQUE, a leading Mexican manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends, bottle caps and glass bottles for the beverage industry, 从喜力N.V. The acquisition significantly enhanced Crown's strategic position in beverage cans, both regionally and globally.

2018 – Product and Geographic Diversity

Crown acquires Signode Industrial Group Holdings Ltd., a leading global provider of a variety of market-leading technologies that are essential to contain, 使成一整体, protect and secure goods during manufacturing, 运输, 和仓储. The business is now known as Crown's 运输包装 Division.

2018 – A New Place to Call 首页

Crown moves its global corporate headquarters to Yardley, Pennsylvania (U.S.).


Crown completes its acquisition of Signode Industrial Group Holdings, a leading global provider of transit packaging systems and solutions, to diversify its portfolio for shareholders.

2018 – Connecting with Consumers

皇冠上市CrownConnect™, an innovative Quick Response (QR) scannable code technology for beverage can tabs that promotes consumer engagement with brands and supports supply chain traceability and security.

2019 -创意十足

Crown opens the doors to a new 14,000-sq.-ft. 图形设施在Ambler, PA to optimize package design and speed time to market for beverage brands.

2020 – Accelerating 可持续性 

皇冠发射Twentyby30, 一个雄心勃勃的, comprehensive sustainability program that outlines twenty measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner.

2021 – Investing in Continued Growth 

Crown sells its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP to further invest in beverage can capital projects and support surging customer demand for the format.