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DIAM and G3 Partner to Serve U.S. Wineries for Alternative Closures


Date: 01/29/10

Press Release - January 28, 2010, MODESTO, CA--Oeneo Bouchage, manufacturer of the patented technical cork closure DIAM, has signed a long-term distribution agreement with leading USA supply chain company G3 Enterprises.

Effective January 2010, G3 Enterprises will be the exclusive distributor of the DIAM portfolio of technical closures to key markets throughout North America. As part of the agreement, G3 Enterprises will be printing and finishing DIAM closures in their Modesto plant.

Based in Modesto, California, G3 Enterprises is a single source provider of quality packaging and supply chain services, encompassing labels, closures, mobile bottling, bottle decorating and logistics. G3 Enterprises employs over 340 people and supplies over 300 wines and spirits customers throughout North America. G3 Enterprises has a professional sales force covering the USA, Canada and Mexico and is a major supplier of closures and labels.

Commenting on the development, Oeneo Bouchage CEO Dominique Tourneix said: "The distribution agreement with G3 is a huge step forward for DIAM - we look forward to a long and successful partnership with G3 and are firmly focused on continuing to grow market share and drive the closure industry forward."

"The addition of the DIAM closures to our portfolio of products and services is a testament to G3's focus on providing our customers with the latest in technological advances in closures. We are very proud to be associated with Oeneo Bouchage and their patented technical closures', says Robert Lubeck, President and CEO of G3 Enterprises.

The announcement follows recent investment by DIAM to increase the profile of the technical closure in the USA. The ongoing program is focused on driving the closure debate within the trade and consumer wine media, with key industry influencers and amongst leading retailers. DIAM is committed to engaging with winemakers, retailers and distributors to drive awareness of current issues and ensure all key stakeholders start to 'think' about the benefits of the closure options available.

DIAM is a technical cork, produced by the patented DIAMANT super-critical CO2 process, delivering a consistently neutral, TCA-free cork closure. Validated by several world-wide independent laboratories, the DIAMANT process uses super-critical CO2 to eradicate 2,4,6 - trichloroanisole (TCA) and 150 other compounds.

For more information on DIAM or G3, or to schedule an interview please contact Kimberly Charles, Charles Communications Associates at 415.701.9463 or press@charlescomm.com. Additional information can be found at: www.charlescomm.com.

Website: http://www.diam-cork.com/

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