Your ISBT Connection | June 1, 2022
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Featured News
ISBT Announces Emeritus Scholarship for Current ISBT Members/Family Members

It is the objective of the ISBT scholarship program to provide financial support to academically qualified students who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in the beverage industry, either by course work or through an internship with beverage companies or suppliers to the beverage industry.
Beginning in 2019, ISBT added an Emeritus Scholarship option for ISBT members, or any of their immediate family, who are interested in applying for a scholarship.

For general information about ISBT's Scholarship Program, click here. For Eligibility Requirements and Application Details, click the button below.
Emeritus Scholarship Timeline

June 30 — Deadline for ISBT Emeritus Scholarship applications and all supporting documentation to be received.

August 1 — Decisions to be made by the Scholarship Committee and reviewed by the Board of Directors for the Emeritus Scholarship.

August 15 — Checks to be completed and administered to the scholarship recipient(s) or their school(s).

ISBT Scholarship Recipients Are Grateful!

Read a previous newsletter article where we reached out to a few of our more recent scholarship recipients to ask them how their scholarships impacted their time in school and what they’re doing now.
BevTech Latin America 2022
BevTech Latin America® is back and in a hybrid format for 2022! An in-person conference will be held at Expo Santa Fe - Mexico City during EXPO PACK Mexico 2022 on June 15, 2022, allowing many opportunities for networking. We will also offer a virtual meeting on June 24, 2022. Both meetings will be in Spanish.
The BevTech Latin America® 2022 planning committee invites all current and potential members to share their industry insights and innovative technologies at this fantastic annual conference!
BevTech Asia Pacific 2022

The committee for BevTech Asia Pacific is disappointed to announce the postponement of the 2022 event planned for June 16th in Thailand. Existing travel factors impacting both speakers and visitors led to this decision. They hope to reschedule this as a virtual meeting later this year, possibly in October. In the meantime. the BevTech Asia team is looking for committee volunteers for this event, which will focus on sustainability & environment.
Existing ISBT members, we need your help to spread the word to your counterparts and colleagues in Asia Pacific — please encourage them to engage with us to join ISBT, present papers, and grow the ISBT presence in Asia Pacific. Virtual presentations are welcome.  
Member News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from beverage industry supplier members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes only and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT. 
EquipNet Enhances Their Equipment Sustainability Programs - EquipNet has improved its proprietary Asset Management System (ARMS), a web-based tracking software, to not only track idle equipment throughout the enterprise but measure landfill avoidance on a global scale.
Shannon Few Named Vice President and General Manager of The Packaging School - In this newly created position, Few will be responsible for driving profitable growth and overseeing all aspects of day-to-day operations.
Silgan Closures Remix Video - “Begin with closure” for your next food and beverage packaging design.
Discover the World’s First Non-Invasive CO2 Measuring Device! - Looking for a non-destructive method to measure carbon dioxide in filled beverage containers?
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo or upload to the Beverage Industry Resource Guide by June 13. 
Featured Catalogs
Data Key Communications is proud to introduce its Supplier Catalog Library, a great resource for those in the beverage industry who want to see digital catalogs from ISBT suppliers collected in one spot!

If you're a supplier who would like to have your product catalog hosted online in the Catalog Library with a shareable and embeddable link, receive statistics about readership and clicks throughout the year, and be featured in the ISBT Connection, please contact Zach Raynsford for more information.
Beverage Institute by ISBT®
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Gain real knowledge compiled by beverage industry experts at the Beverage Institute!
Get the value of the Beverage Institute and do more with these special offers:

Sign up for and complete a course within 60 days; you can then sign up for a second course within 30 days for extra savings!
  • Up to one year is allowed to complete the second course
  • Second course will be discounted up to 50% off or up to the value of the first course, whichever is lower. 
  • Offer can be used once every six months.
  • Offer is retroactive to Jan.1, 2022 and ends Oct. 1, 2022.

As an ISBT member, you can send a non-member to take a Beverage Institute course.
  • The person can be anyone – on your team, in your company, a supplier or customer - who will benefit from the knowledge.
  • That person will get the course at the member’s discounted price.
  • Send as many people a year as you want!
  • Enter “sendafriend” as the promo code.
Get a full week of learning (39 hours) for only $1,499 - a $2,925 value!
  • 8 courses to choose from: Fundaments of Beverage Technology, Sanitation for Fountain Beverages, Beverage Ingredients Bundle, Introduction to Microbiology, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Sweetener Course, Complete Gases Course, and PET Resin, Preform, and Bottle Technology.
For more information, contact Tom Reimer at or visit
Welcome, New Member!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained a new member since May 15. Please join us in welcoming them to the association! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo. The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is June 13.
Coca-Cola Unveils Brand-New Bottles with Caps Attached, Hoping to Curb Recycling Concerns - Aiming to bolster recycling and curb misplacing nuisances, the Coca-Cola company said that it's changing the way its bottles are manufactured.

Pepsi Will No Longer Sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime Show - The brand is stepping away from TV's most star-studded commercial break.

CoolCola: Russia Launches Coca-Cola, Fanta and Sprite Alternatives After Soda Exodus - A Russian beverage maker has unveiled a new range of soft drinks to replace the iconic brands that have left the Russian market in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine.
Featured Category
In each issue of the ISBT Connection, we will spotlight a "Featured Category" from the Beverage Industry Resource Guide. The Resource Guide's suppliers are broken down by product category in the Guide, making it a great resource for finding companies who sell specific items. Today's featured category is Consultants.
Please note: suppliers are listed alphabetically according to level of sponsorship in the Resource Guide.
ISBT Resource Guide
2021-2022 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021-2022 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the very first guide, which was published in 2020. We are excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms, and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category!

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.