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Rexam Provides Genesee Brewery with 100-Millionth Can

CHICAGO - Rexam, a global leader in beverage can manufacturing, recently produced its 100-millionth 24 oz. can for The Genesee Brewery - one of the oldest and continually operating breweries in the U.S.

Rexam first began supplying 24 oz. cans for single-serve versions of Genesee, Genny Light, Genesee Ice, Genesee Cream Ale and The Original Honey Brown Lager in 2010, when the brewery installed a new 24 oz. production line.

"We are pleased to see our partnership with the Genesee Brewery reach this milestone as we work together to provide their beers to consumers in this popular package," said Rich Grimley, president and CEO, Rexam Beverage Can North America. "It's another example of how Rexam is serving customers' needs for specialty size beverage cans. We will continue to work closely with our customers and extend our leadership across the specialty category to help our customers realize their growth objectives."

Genesee's 24 oz. cans are available at retail locations nationwide.

About Rexam

Rexam is a leading global consumer packaging company. We are one of the leading global beverage can makers and a major global player in rigid plastic packaging. We are business partners to some of the world's most famous and successful consumer brands.

Our vision is to be the best global consumer packaging company. Rexam's sales from ongoing operations in 2011 were in the region of £4.7 billion. We have more than 80 plants in 25 countries and employ close to 19,000 people. Rexam is a member of the FTSE 100 and its ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX. For further information, visit

About The Genesee Brewery

The Genesee Brewery, based in Rochester, New York, is one of the largest and oldest continually operating breweries in the United States and is part of North American Breweries. The brewery makes the historic Genesee line of beers, Seagram's Escapes, the Original Honey Brown Lager as well as Dundee Ales and Lagers family of craft beers. Additionally, through its Allied Brands division, the Genesee Brewery imports and markets Imperial Cerveza from Costa Rica. The Genesee Brewery also manufactures beer and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages under contracts on behalf of other companies.

For additional information, please contact Katie Rampino at Eric Mower & Associates (for Genesee Brewery) at 716-880-1483 or, or Greg Brooke at Rexam 773-399-3362.


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