Custom Bottles

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Give Your Craft the Package It Deserves

Whether you are a craft spirits creator, a boutique wine maker, or a new NAB producer, a custom glass bottle is the perfect way to convey the quality and uniqueness of your product. From conception to commercialization, we are with you every step of the way.

Our product development consultants have an average of 25+ years of experience in developing custom glass molds. They understand evolving retail and consumer dynamics and know how to balance form and function, creating eye-catching packaging that addresses the operational realities of production.

Your dedicated consultant will lead graphic design and structural engineer resources to work on your behalf. This team will work with you to understand or help develop your product positioning and present you with solutions to tell your brand story within your budget and margin requirements.

Once a design has been approved, your consultant will manage all aspects of production, ensuring the highest quality product and keeping you updated every step of the way.

David Schwandt

Our customers dedicate themselves to their craft and we take great pride helping to bring their vision to life in the perfect package!

— David Schwandt
Director, New Product Development

Can you afford a custom bottle

CAN YOU AFFORD A CUSTOM BOTTLE?

You might be surprised to find out that you can get a custom bottle for little more than you would pay for a similar stock bottle. Not only will you get the benefit of our aggregated demand, but our product development consultants can walk you through the most economical customization options, including customizing an existing bottle mold.

Expertise You Can Trust with Your Craft

Having an experienced and trustworthy partner will ensure that you get to market on time and on budget. Saxco has served the distiller, wine, and craft beverage community for more than 80 years, combining our expertise and commitment to your success with modern packaging technologies.

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Full Turnkey Solution Makes It Easy​​

From supplying standard glass bottles and closures, to completely customized packaging solutions, and with full inventory planning and management, we simplify your procurement as your single source supplier.

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Surety of Supply You Can Depend On​

We stock a suite of glass bottles for your convenience and have a broad, world-class global network of manufacturers to ensure you have the products you need, when you need them.

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Plan Your Growth With Us​

From supplying standard glass bottles and closures, to completely customized packaging solutions, and with full inventory planning and management, we simplify your procurement as your single source supplier.

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Business Built on Trust​

Our business is about people and doing the right thing. We promise full transparency and truthful guidance – your success is our priority.

Tell us your vision and we will help you bring it to life!

Put Our Supply Chain to Work for You

Our long-standing relationships with a global network of manufacturers allows us to find the best match for your product packaging and your budget.

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Packaging That Reflects the Passion Poured into Your Product

Our consultants work closely with you across these considerations to develop your ideal package.

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Shape

Driven by consumer desire for options, from the traditional to exotic

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Decoration

Unique options create a distinctive shelf presence

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Color

Matching your brand to the right color and quality glass

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Finish

Essential to protecting the long-term integrity of the bottle

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Size

Determined by desired price point and usage occasion

With our broad-spectrum custom design options, your packaging will be as unique as your product.

  • Embossing/Cartouche
  • Debossing
  • Unique Shapes
  • Screen Printing
  • Spray Color
  • Spray Frosting
  • Labeling
  • Metal Ornamentation

Standard or custom closures top off your package.

  • Wood Plastic and Aluminum Tops
  • Natural, Agglomerated, and Synthetic Cork Shanks
  • PVC and Polylaminate Capsules
  • Tamper Evident Closures

No need to limit yourself to glass. Ceramic, cans, and plastic packaging can provide unique benefits.

  • Plastic – PET, HDPE
  • Ceramic

How We Work Together

While packaging is where art and passion meet, there is still the operational part of it all. Luckily, our team has a well-traveled process, making it a simple and efficient journey.

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SCOPE AND CONCEPT

Customer and brand needs investigation
Project scoped: quantity, timing, brand positioning, expectations Preliminary price, timing, and supplier alignment

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DESIGN
AND MODEL

Bottle drawings, Deco, Closures, Capsules Models (Lucite, 3-D printed) Design approval, both glass and decoration

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SOURCE

Factory identification: quality, capabilities, capacity. Factory drawing and mold engineering. Refresh pricing/quote to align with final design and source decision

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SAMPLE

Unit sample: factory review, customer/Saxco QC review and approval

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PRODUCE
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Final price quote/review
Order mold tolling and production time, POs sent to factory
Factory production, ocean and inland transportation

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of liquor or alcohol bottle design elements can I choose from?

There are many types of design elements that can be employed in customization. This includes embossing, debossing, medallions, screen printing, spray color or frosting and more. Do you have a design element in mind? We’d love to hear your ideas and help you bring them to life.

How long will it take to get a custom bottle production sample?

With an approved bottle design, it will take 8-10 weeks to receive a production sample. However, we can create a 3D or lucite model in 7-10 days.

What is embossing and debossing?

Embossing is when the surface of the glass is raised, and debossing is when the surfaced is recessed. Both design elements are popular in custom bottle and jar development.

What is the price of a custom bottle?

The price of a custom bottle and jar varies on the complexity of the design as well as the volume of bottles produced. We have experience designing custom bottles for all budget requirements. Let us walk you through options of customization and the translation to premiumization of your product.

What are the different liquor bottle sizes?

Bottles come in many shapes and sizes, including 50 ml bottle, 100 ml bottle, 200 ml bottle, 375 ml bottle, 700 ml bottle, 720 ml bottle, 750 ml bottle, 900 ml bottle, 1 L bottle, 1.75 L bottle, 1.8 L bottle.  See examples of liquor bottle sizes.

What are the parts of a bottle called?

While the finish, neck, shoulder, body, and heel element names of a bottle are consistent across types of bottles, there are nuances to each type.  See each bottle anatomy.

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Whiskey, vodka, rum, tequila, gin and other distilled liquor as well as wine can take a unique place in the market with a custom designed glass alcohol bottle. All size bottles, including 50 ml bottle, 100 ml bottle, 200 ml bottle, 375 ml bottle, 700 ml bottle, 720 ml bottle, 750 ml bottle, 900 ml bottle, 1 L bottle, 1.75 L bottle, 1.8 L bottle, can be easily customized. Count on Saxco to help bring your vision to life and give your craft the package it deserves.

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