Heineken Suppliers Day in Zoeterwoude, The Netherlands - May 18th, 2011

Heineken Suppliers Day

The Heineken Suppliers Day was held on May 18th in Zoeterwoude, The Netherlands.

Heineken International owns over 140 breweries in more than 70 countries and employs approximately 75,000 people. It brews and sells more than 200 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers. With an annual beer production of 192 million hectoliters, Heineken ranks as the third largest brewer in the world. Heineken's Dutch breweries are located in Zoeterwoude, Hertogenbosch and Wijlre.

The Suppliers Day provided a direct dialogue between 11 technology suppliers and 50+ technical executives from Heineken.

Technology suppliers contributed with presentations of specific new technologies and solutions in the morning and continued in the afternoon with individual discussions in smaller groups.

Presentation of Heineken                                       The Heineken audience

The brewery industry is challenged by an increasing demand of high performance and cost-efficiency in order to stay competitive.

At the same time sustainability and environmental concern have become focus areas for all players in the value chain. This is a challenge for the brewery management teams as well as their suppliers of equipment and process technologies.

The participants agreed that the Heineken Suppliers Day was a valuable step to meet this challenge.

Thank you very much to the organizing team from Heineken - we look forward to a mutual beneficial and fruitful cooperation with Heineken in the future.

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