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The Cetie is a membership based widely recognized mainly European inter-professional organization of industry experts (users and producers) to produce technical reference documentation – pre-standards and best practice guides – to achieve quality standards in the bottling industry. Cetie pre-standards and best practice guides are dedicated to the bottling of food liquids and beverages, cosmetic and perfumes as well as pharmaceutical products.

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Latest publications
GME30.37 - PET FINISH 26/22-13-1/2.17 (Experimental)
20/02/2017 - Update 28/07/2017
Scope This experimental data sheet provides specifications and requirements of the 26/22 mm screw finish with one (1) thread start for carbonated beverages up to 7g/L CO2 content and up to 2,0 l bottle size. This finish is intended for non-refillable bottles, has vent slots and is designed to ...
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GUIDE N°11 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING DEFECTS - IDENTIFICATION AND CORRECTION
11/02/2017 - Update 19/04/2017
Scope This document identifies the principal defects which may occur with "Roll-On Pilfer-Proof" aluminium screw type closures and outlines methodology to orient corrective action. It applies to all different ROPP types for both still and pressurized liquids, with and without redraw, ...
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EC1.02 - 26 MILLIMETRE CROWN CAP
20/06/2016 - Update 03/04/2017
Scope This data sheet gives specifications for the 26 millimetres intermediate depth crown cap, lined with a plastic gasket and designed to seal bottles conforming typically but not exclusively to ISO 12821 and ISO 12822 standards for pry-off and Cetie GME 14.01 & GME 14.02 for twist-off. ...
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DT23.03 - PET FINISHES GLOSSARY AND NOMENCLATURE
10/02/2016 - Update 28/07/2017
Scope This data sheet identifies the different parts of PET neck finishes and defines a standard nomenclature for the main dimensions according to that proposed by ISBT and consistent with the standard EN 16063. It also defines a standard format for naming Cetie PET finish specifications.
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FS22 - LABELLING ON GLASS CONTAINERS TRADITIONAL AND SELF-ADHESIVE LABELS
01/02/2016 - Update 24/07/2017
Scope All containers have a labellable surfaces indicated on the article drawing. The present document gives recommendations for measuring of the deviation from flatness of developed label panels on glass bottles (or jars) and limits to be respected in order to enable correct application of ...
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GME30.39 - PET FINISH 25/22-9-3 (Experimental)
11/01/2016 - Update 28/07/2017
Scope Specifications and dimensions of the 25 mm screw finish with three (3) thread starts for flat waters and non carbonated beverages in small package sizes with up to 1.5l volume. This finish can be used for aseptic filling and filling with introduction of nitrogen (internal overpressure ...
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GME30.31 - PET FINISH 32/26-15.2-2/5.4
01/01/2016 - Update 06/04/2017
Scope This document provides specifications and dimensions of the 32 mm amorphous screw finish with two (2) thread starts for flat waters and non-carbonated beverages (the internal pressure should not exceed 1 bar).  This finish can be used for hot filling with a maximum temperature up to ...
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GUIDE N° 9 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING OF PRESSURIZED WINES & OTHER BEVERAGES ON BVS TYPE GLASS FINISHES
01/01/2016 - Update 09/12/2016
Scope This Guide gives the necessary information on good practice for bottling wines and other products with a CO2 content > 1.2 g CO2/l with an aluminium screw cap on a BVS type glass finish accomodating redraw of the cap on application. Both the cap and the bottle must be foreseen for the ...
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DT23.01 - GLASS CONTAINER NOMENCLATURE
08/12/2015 - Update 06/04/2017
Scope This data sheet gives in different languages the main parts of a glass bottle or jar. 
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EC4.03 - ALUMINIUM SCREW CAPS FOR STILL LIQUIDS ON BVP GLASS FINISHES
10/11/2015 - Update 20/01/2017
Scope This data-sheet gives both specifications and dimensions for aluminium caps designed for the glass finish according to the standard EN15543 – "Glass packaging. Finishes for bottles. Screw thread finishes for bottles for non-carbonated liquids", generally known as ...
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Latest news
HEUFT SYSTEMTECHNIK GmbH joins Cetie
17/07/2017 - Update 17/07/2017
Pet plenary
We are pleased to announce our new member HEUFT SYSTEMTECHNIK GmbH: As a brand new member HEUFT SYSTEMTECHNIK GmbH will start to participate to PET and plastic closures working groups. (see meeting calendar)
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Launch of a new working group
01/06/2017 - Update 06/06/2017
Bar-top closures (Griffkorken)
On request from the cork manufacturers and their respective federations, members of the Cetie, a working group dedicated to “bar top closures” is being created.     The aim of this group will be to set up reference technical documentation specifically dedicated to bottling ...
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New websites / Nouveaux sites
12/01/2017 - Update 06/06/2017
L'Association
Chers utilisateurs des anciens sites Cetie, vous arrivez directement sur notre nouveau site pour un accès aux documents Cetie, et/ou à nos espace membre (Extranet) Dans le cas où vous étiez précédemment enregistrés: vos identifiants de ...
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Cetie and Wine(s)
01/01/2017 - Update 06/06/2017
Guide n° 3
While the Cetie may have been founded at the start of the 1960s to solve the problems caused by the bottling of beer with a crown cap at increasingly high rates, the bottling of wine has since become one of its main fields of activity. The world of wine can be characterised by the number and ...
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Glass Manufacturers Plenary Meeting in Portugal
22/09/2016 - Update 09/11/2016
Glass plenary
The Annual Glass Manufacturers plenary meeting has been held this year in Portugal, on the kind invitation of BA Vidro. From the 22 until the 23, the different Glass working groups of Cetie reviewed all work items in progress at Cetie: Glass 1+4 Field of activity : Legislation and jars ...
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Cetie PET Working Groups Invited to Husky
01/09/2016 - Update 04/11/2016
Pet plenary
The European dynamism for the development of PET bottle closures means that Cetie has become an experts' forum The closure of Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles is an area that necessarily involves numerous players: producers of preforms and moulds, closure manufacturers, ...
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New Vision, New Career Opportunity
01/06/2016 - Update 24/10/2016
L'Association
Cetie's level of activity remains high, with some twenty active working groups, 16 new documents currently under preparation and the ongoing revision of Bottling Guides Nos. 2, 3, 4, and 5. While continuing its main mission of producing technical reference documents for the bottling ...
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PET finish and open innovation at Cetie
01/03/2016 - Update 24/10/2016
Pet plenary
The quest for innovation enables companies to keep and grow their markets by standing out from the competition. Innovation is easily associated with a culture of secrecy and the protection of intellectual property by patents or brands. But the speed at which markets are changing can make it ...
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Headspaces
01/01/2016 - Update 24/10/2016
Glass 1+4
Headspaces   It is a fact of life that, with a few exceptions, substances expand when the temperature rises. Moreover, as a general rule, liquids expand much more than solids for the same rise in the temperature. This is the reason why it is necessary to take account of what happens when ...
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L&C Cetie - questions and answers
01/12/2015 - Update 24/10/2016
L'Association
Cetie is a unique platform that pools expertise in bottling and publishes technical reference documents and specifications, based on this expertise, intended to become European and international standards. By bringing together the expertise from more than 80 member companies and organisations, ...
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