When it comes to sophisticated and refreshing taste, craft beers are renowned for their individuality and the dedication of those who produce them. You probably started your brewery because of a passion for great beer, which you knew would translate into great taste.
You may have a big demand for your craft beer, but the chances are you are a small operation. Modern technology has made it possible to service large demands without massive expansion, and there is integrity in staying small. In fact, being a small dedicated brewery could even be part of your branding.
However this doesn’t mean that you don’t want your products to reach as many customers as possible. Any artist wants their work to be seen by the wider world, and if you didn’t want to enlighten drinkers to new tastes, you wouldn’t be in this business. So how do you balance making great tasting craft beer, made with the integrity and passion of a small operation, with servicing a large demand for your product?
With our filling machines anything is possible.
99 bottles of beer…
Once your craft beer is brewed it needs to be packaged ready for distribution. This can be time and resource consuming for a small operation trying to deal with large demand. Distribution can be outsourced; it is difficult and expensive to get your product bottled for you. Besides, as someone who truly cares about what they produce, bottling your beer is the final flourish. It is the last step in the journey, a journey that you started, and so you rightfully want to finish.
The key to this dilemma is to use the right tools for the job. Filling machines from ACO Packaging can be used to package your product effectively and efficiently, whilst perfectly fitting into a small business environment. Our freestanding semiautomatic counter pressure filling machines allow you to quickly bottle your product, while still requiring some of the human input and control that sets you apart from the larger, more commercial breweries.
The semiautomatic craft beer filling machines that we supply are available in different sizes to suit your production needs. They come in capacities of four bottles or six bottles, meaning that you can balance cost and need. They still require a person to operate parts of the process, allowing you to benefit from the greater efficiency offered by machinery, without losing the personal touch that being a craft brewery gives to your product.
The filler machines are customisable in order to perfectly suit your needs, with options to change the fill level for each individual bottle and the size of each bottle.
The right technology for the right business model
Being a craft brewery is all about passion and authenticity. Becoming fully automated may lose you some of that character. ACO Packaging provides you with the tools you need to run your business more effectively without losing the values that are at the core of your brand.