Bevcraft Group Enters USA with Acquisition of Cell Canning Specialist Tripod Canning

NEW JERSEY – Bevcraft Group, Europe’s main ‘craft can’ specialist, has this week accomplished the acquisition of the cellular canning enterprise of Tripod Canning, LLC based mostly in Kenilworth, New Jersey as a part of a multi-million-dollar US funding programme.

Tripod’s cellular fleet, tools and crews will be a part of Bevcraft USA in serving craft beverage producers and breweries throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in addition to Maryland, Delaware and Connecticut.

Bevcraft already gives cellular canning throughout Europe from bases in Eire, Norway, the UK and the Netherlands in addition to working can ornament & digital printing crops, wholesale depots, static canning services and high quality management labs.

High quality-Led Progress

The deal will construct upon the unimaginable job Tripod founder Jay Kurz and his group have completed in constructing a quality-led cellular canning enterprise.

Commenting Darren Fenton, COO of the Bevcraft Group, stated:

“High quality-led cellular canning has from the outset been on the coronary heart of what we do at Bevcraft. We’re delighted to welcome the Tripod group into our Group and to embark on the subsequent chapter of progress within the USA.

We’ve got all the time believed in a quality-led, service-driven strategy to cellular canning and we’re very excited to carry a contemporary strategy to a market we have now all the time thought-about one of the modern and dynamic on the earth.

Craft beer has come a good distance for the reason that very first cellular canners popped up greater than a decade in the past. Our job is to iterate and enhance by making high quality cellular canning as handy, cost-effective and versatile as potential for breweries as they scale and to inject extra competitors into the market. We imagine in freedom from inflexible contracts and have all the time provided a really versatile commitment-free answer for our purchasers.”

Funding in New Jersey

As a cellular canner Bevcraft USA is delighted to be based mostly in New Jersey proper in the midst of the New York – Philadelphia hall and inside simple attain of so many main cities alongside the East Coast.

Bevcraft’s funding in New Jersey has been supported by Enterprise Eire and Select New Jersey. Commenting on this, Ciarán Gorman, CFO of the Bevcraft Group, stated;

“Eire and the USA have an unimaginable shared historical past that to this very day contains our personal shut household ties throughout the USA together with in New Jersey and New York.

As a part of this transaction we have now appointed Conor Bowden, an Irish-American from New York, as our US Industrial Director and we look ahead to collaboration with our worldwide groups in supporting the US operation.

America is the worldwide chief in Craft Beer and we have now for a few years labored with glorious US provide chain companions. In the end our enterprise is within the valued added manufacturing sector and particularly in a class that’s constructed round native on-shore manufacturing. Craft Beer delivers high quality native manufacturing jobs wherever it goes, and we’re enthusiastic about continued funding in American manufacturing”.

In preparation for the closing of this transaction Bevcraft’s senior management group met with the Irish Authorities Minister for Enterprise Simon Coveney and Enterprise Eire in New York and likewise with Steve Lenox of Select New Jersey who travelled to Mullingar, Eire.

Transaction Particulars

Bevcraft Group retained Chris Ball of RBK (Athlone, Eire) for Company Finance necessities on this transaction and Michael Gattoni and Chris McHattie of the McHattie Regulation Agency (New Jersey, USA) for Authorized Advisory.

Consideration for the transaction shouldn’t be disclosed. Acquisition administration and integration might be led by Conor Bowden and Henry Reilly who’re a part of Bevcraft’s senior administration group. That is the third M&A deal accomplished by Bevcraft previously 18mts.

In 2022 Bevcraft acquired Them That Can’s UK cellular canning enterprise and accomplished a strategic merger with Heidrun Tapperi AS of Norway.

Concerning the Bevcraft Group

The Bevcraft Group is a ‘craft can’ specialist first established in Eire in 2016 by Ciarán Gorman and Darren Fenton. The Group at this time has operations throughout Eire, Norway, the UK, the Netherlands and now the USA and handles c. 100m cans / annum globally.

Bevcraft gives a spread of providers together with cellular contract canning, can distribution, can ornament, testing, servicing, and coaching. All providers are unbundled in order that craft beverage producers can ‘decide and blend’ the choices that swimsuit them. Usually, providers can be found on-demand, dedication free.

In each 2022 and 2023 Bevcraft Group was included within the FT1000 Quickest Rising Firms record in Europe.

About Tripod Canning

Tripod Canning is a cellular canning specialist established by Jay Kurz in 2016 in New Jersey and servicing breweries and beverage producers throughout the state and close by states.

The enterprise operates each cellular canning and may ornament providers from Kenilworth, New Jersey and has grown considerably over time.

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