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

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Latest publications
GME30.25 - PET FINISH 38/33.4-16.5-3/9
01/03/2009 - Update 08/08/2018
Scope This document provides specifications and dimensions of the 38 mm screw finish with three (3) thread starts and a 16,50 mm height for still waters and non-carbonated beverages. This finish can be used for aseptic filling and filling with introduction of nitrogen (1 bar max). It is ...
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DT23.03 - PET FINISHES GLOSSARY AND NOMENCLATURE
10/02/2016 - Update 14/05/2018
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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GME30.10 - BORE SPECIFICATIONS FOR INSERTS FOR 30, 31.5 AND 35 SIZE BVP FINISHES
01/06/2010 - Update 11/05/2018
Scope This data sheet gives the specifications of bore dimensions and profile for BVP finishes according to EN 15543 for 30, 31,5 and 35, standard, deep and extra deep versions, in order to accept pourers or non-refillable inserts, for bottles with a capacity ≤ 150 cl. As with all BVP type ...
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GME13.04 - 29 MM SPARKLING WINE FINISH
01/10/1998 - Update 10/05/2018
Scope This data sheet gives dimensions and specifications of the 29 mm glass finish for bottles intended for sparkling wine produced by a closed tank method. This finish is designed to take a cork closure in natural cork or synthetic material.
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GME13.05 - 29 MM SPUMANTE CROWN FINISH
01/10/1998 - Update 10/05/2018
Scope This data sheet gives dimensions and specifications of the 29 mm crown finish for glass bottles intended for Spumante type sparkling wines. This finish is designed to take a crown closure or a cork closure in natural cork or synthetic material.
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GME13.06 - 29 MM CIDER CROWN FINISH
01/10/1998 - Update 10/05/2018
Scope This data sheet gives dimensions and specifications of the 29 mm crown finish for glass bottles intended for cider. This finish is designed to take a crown closure or a cork closure in natural cork or synthetic material.
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GME13.07 - COMPARISON OF GLASS FINISHES FOR SPARKLING WINES AND OTHER CARBONATED BEVERAGES
23/06/2017 - Update 10/05/2018
Scope This data sheet gives an overview of the main available glass finishes available for sparkling wines and other carbonated beverages with a stopper made of cork or synthetic material, generally maintained in place with a wire cage, with or without the possibility of alternatively receiving ...
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FS07.00 - HEADSPACE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LIQUID PRODUCTS IN BOTTLES AND JARS
01/11/2002 - Update 11/07/2018
Scope This document specifies design headspace recommendations for liquid products in glass containers. It does not concern containers for powders and tablets or flaconnage type bottles. Note that for food products in wide mouth containers with a vacuum seal closure, fill levels determine the ...
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DT15.00 - FLACONNAGE - STANDARD TOLERANCES
20/11/2013 - Update 18/07/2018
Scope This data sheet identifies references to standard tolerances and test methods for flaconnage products made of moulded glass. It also provides a definition of ‘flaconnage’. These values are consistent with those given in standard ISO 12818.
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DT15.01 - FLACONNAGE - BRIMFUL CAPACITY TOLERANCES
01/01/1996 - Update 18/07/2018
Scope This data sheet gives the recommended brimful capacity for flaconnage articles made of moulded glass.
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Latest news
Cetie & test-methods
06/07/2018 - Update 05/09/2018
Guidelines N°9
The control of industrial processes requires carrying out measurements, tests and analyses at each stage of production, generally integrated in quality management procedures. The parameters which characterise the quality objectives for a substance or an object entering or leaving a ...
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Cetie documentation for bottling of home/personal care products and perfume
27/04/2018 - Update 05/09/2018
FEA Plenary
Although Cetie proposes technical documents mainly centred on food and beverages it has also always been active in non-food bottling applications. Increased interest is currently seen for these markets within Cetie. Until recently it has been through the "flaconnage" glassmakers ...
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Prevention of defects in aluminium screw caps
05/03/2018 - Update 10/04/2018
Guide n°11
Prevention of defects in aluminium screw caps The Cetie Bottling Guides are intended above all to help bottlers avoid defects when using the closure systems in question. In reality however, the "zero defects" concept only exists as a goal, even when the best practices are put in ...
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Index marks for PET bottle plastic screw caps and finishes
17/01/2018 - Update 10/04/2018
Pet plenary
Cetie has just published a new recommendation sheet, FS 18, for index marks on PET bottle screw caps and finishes. Developed by the "PET Finishes" working group, these recommendations aim to encourage the adoption of these index marks by the industry in a consistent manner, taking ...
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Bar Top Stoppers - Follow the Guide!
16/11/2017 - Update 10/04/2018
Guide n°14
"Wider consultation within Cetie and among our network of contacts confirmed the interest to set up a Cetie Working Group to produce specific technical reference documentation" For some time now, a number of Cetie members directly concerned by the subject of bar top stoppers have ...
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Cetie at PLASTIC CAPS AND CLOSURES 2017 CONFERENCE
26/10/2017 - Update 06/02/2018
Guidelines N°18
Cetie General Secretary Mr Nicholas Harris,  will participate to the PLASTIC CAPS AND CLOSURES 2017 CONFERENCE on the 8th of november. The two days meetings will be held at HOTEL NOVOTEL AMSTERDAM CITY, on November, the 7th & 8th 2017. See the programme here ...
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New Cetie working group dedicated to the creation of the first Bartop stoppers guidelines
13/10/2017 - Update 13/10/2017
Guide n°14
Mr Crisóstomo Joaquim RIBEIRO FERREIRA  Product Manager at Amorim & Irmãos SA will lead the new Cetie working group dedicated to the creation of the first Bartop stoppers guidelines: New meeting dates: 14/12/2017 – 10h00-17h00 09/03/2018 – 10h00-17h00 At ...
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BUNDESVERBAND GLASINDUSTRIE E.V. invites Cetie glass manufacturers plenary's participants
01/10/2017 - Update 13/10/2017
Glass plenary
BUNDESVERBAND GLASINDUSTRIE E.V. (Federal Association of the German Glass Industry) represented by Mr Stefan Mieth kindly invites Cetie working groups Glass manufacturers plenary meeting in Leipzig, October, 28 & 29 October 2017 Participants : Mr Dany Belouet from GLASHÜTTE FREITAL ...
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Creation of a new working group : PET Personal/Home Care
11/09/2017 - Update 14/09/2017
HPC
Launching of this new working group with an initial meeting to be planned before the end of 2017. Its aim will be to create industry-wide standards 18mm and/or 22mm snap-on PET neck finish for the Personal Care market, and/or a 38mm to 44mm screw-on neck finish for the Home Care market. For ...
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The useful art of compromise
07/09/2017 - Update 06/02/2018
The Association
When we explain to people what we do at Cetie, there is frequently a moment of astonishment. That such a mundane, everyday object as a bottle or a jar should generate so much joint work and reflection, motivating experts from all over Europe to meet in our Paris premises, is beyond the ...
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