kegMuskoka and Le Trou du Diable in Canada are the latest breweries to start using petainerKeg Linestar, a keg system that is designed to enhance the benefits of the classic, one-way PET keg. It promises superior filling, handling and logistical performance.

Designed to run on most steel keg filling lines, petainerKeg Linestar offers breweries all the advantages of the classic petainerKeg with additional benefits such as increased resilience throughout the supply chain, light-weight (compared to steel), stackable, ergonomically designed for handling, and providing 2,800 sq cm of space for branding opportunities.

Annemieke Hartman-Jemmett, Petainer’s group commercial director, said: “We developed Linestar to provide breweries with a seamless transition from steel to PET kegs without the need for a bespoke filling system. It allows breweries to use spare capacity on existing steel keg lines and enables our customers to enter new markets thanks to its superior logistical performance.”

Isaac Tremblay, president and director of business development at Le Trou du Diable, said: “We chose the new Linestar because it looks great and is easy to use in terms of filling and handling. As we expand our business, we use Linestar to send our beer across Canada and to the US, and export it to Europe more cost-effectively.”

Brian Eyers, supply chain manager of Muskoka Brewery, said: “We are focusing on expanding our market by exporting our draught beer beyond our local province. Petainer’s Linestar has provided us with an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution for exporting our beer across Canada and into the US.”