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Press Release: G3 Polylaminate Capsule Line Now Operating In Ukiah


Date: 08/09/11

California-based G3 Enterprises has installed a new polylaminate closure line at its production facility in Ukiah. The company’s expansion enables it to now manufacture polylaminate closures in two of California’s major wine producing areas – the Central Valley and the North Coast – to better serve its customers. Both sites are ISO certified.

“This is an exciting expansion for our company and customers. It enables us to offer a quality domestic-supply of polylaminate capsules to so many wineries in the immediate area,” said Chet Koehn, operations manager of the Ukiah facility. He added, “This expansion, coupled with our experienced team providing onsite technical support, enables us to consistently deliver quality closures for our customers in the North Coast.”

Increasing market demand for polylaminate closures drove the expansion of the Ukiah facility. The plant now offers polylaminate closure choices in a variety of colors and finishes to compliment most bottle shape and size. G3 Enterprises’ leverages its vast experience in packaging manufacturing to work closely with marketing, quality, production and creative to ensure a consistent, precise fit of its polylaminate closures.

Not only will the expansion provide winery owners with more convenient access to polylaminate closures, they can purchase the closures knowing they were produced at an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facility. The International Standard’s ISO certifications were established to assist companies throughout the world to improve quality and reduce their impacts on the environment.

“Since our inception in 2007, the Ukiah facility has invested heavily to reduce our impact on the environment by improving our processes and training our employees,” said G3’s Koehn. He added, “We have an outstanding reputation for our environmental commitment which includes establishing strict emission control standards; adopting new printing technologies to reduce the release of VOC’s while improving product quality and equipment efficiency; and our commitment to recycle PVC materials previously considered to not be recyclable. In the near future, more than 95% of our in-process scrap will be recycled and reused.”

For more information visit: www.G3enterprises.com or call toll-free: 1-800-321-8747.

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