includes can production, recycling,
label-making and glass operations
For more than 30 years, Anheuser-Busch
Packaging Group (ABPG) has supplied
high-quality and low-cost packaging for
Anheuser-Busch beers and other beverage
industry customers. Demand for cans and
lids exceeded expectations in 2006 and
helped Anheuser-Busch’s packaging subsidiary
deliver a pretax profit of $145 million, a
2.5 percent increase over 2005. Precision Printing and Packaging,
Inc. produces more than
20 billion labels annually for
Anheuser-Busch, including the
Metal Container Corp. to mandatory deposits and helps reduce clear applied plastic labels that
Metal Container Corp. supplies more than container costs. It has beneﬁ ted from upward enhance Bud Light and Budweiser
60 percent of Anheuser-Busch’s domestic beer trends in recycling rates. Select bottles.
cans and 75 percent of its domestic lids. In 2006,
Metal Container began the rollout of an improved Precision Printing and Packaging, Inc.
lid with its soft drink customers that resulted Precision Printing and Packaging, Inc. produces
in significant metal cost savings for all involved. more than 20 billion labels annually for
In addition, the introduction of a new stronger Anheuser-Busch, which represents more than
can design is providing important quality beneﬁ ts 70 percent of the brewery’s label requirements.
for customers. These include the clear applied plastic labels that
enhance Bud Light and Budweiser Select bottles.
In 2006, Metal Container also began supplying Precision also supplies billions of labels to other
cans for Hansen Natural Corp.’s popular Monster food, beverage and consumer products customers.
Energy brand and other Hansen energy drinks.
Longhorn Glass Corp.
Anheuser-Busch Recycling Corp. Longhorn Glass Corp. produces longneck glass
Anheuser-Busch Recycling Corp. is one of bottles for the Anheuser-Busch Houston brewery.
the world’s largest recyclers of aluminum cans, Longhorn supplies more than 60 percent of the
recycling more than 125 percent of the cans Houston brewery’s requirements, or approxi-
packaged at Anheuser-Busch’s U.S. breweries. mately 8 percent of Anheuser-Busch’s total glass
This business unit provides a positive alternative bottle needs.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH COMPANIES, INC.