Rivercap (Sparflex Group) will be in SIMEI Italy

Thursday, 07 / November / 2013

Rivercap will be present at the International Oenological and Bottling Equipment Exhibition, SIMEI, which will take place in Milano (Italy) from November 12th to 16th.


Located at the French pavilion, Hall 13, Booth # 6, the Basque company, expert in design and production of capsules for wines and spirits, will promote their latest products along with their partners from the Sparflex Group.

Lithobru (Labels), Linea (Design Packaging) and Sparflex (Foils and Wirehoods).

50.000 visitors from 90 countries are the numbers that position SIMEI as the World Leader in wine technology since 1963.

The exhibitors cover all types of machines, equipments, accessories and products for oenology and for the production, processing, bottling and packaging of wines & spirits. That is why Sparflex has a high legitimacy to participate in this show, looking at the various expertises each company provides:


Sparflex: Founded in Epernay (Champagne) in 1984, the founders Michel and Jocelyne Soutiran have discovered that the packaging does not respond only to the criteria of protection, conservation and safety, but the most important should be the expression of the brand. Today, Sparflex proposes a design/creation service to its customers, and produces high end foils and wirehoods for Champagne and Sparkling Wines.

Lithobru: Founded in Cognac in 1865, Lithobru is specialized printer of packaging for Premium brands of wines and spirits; adhesive and wet glue labels, cases, boxes and tubes. Offset printing with hot stamping, embossing, varnishing and UV, Lithobru offers an unlimited number of possibilities.

Linea: Founded in Champniers (“Spirit Valley”) in 1979, Linea is a design agency specialized in the packaging of wines and spirits and the development of visual identities. Linea has participated in many development projects and worked with major beverage groups. Nowadays, Linea is an agency with an international reputation, offering an expert vision of the markets, a modern and passionate approach to packaging design.

Rivercap: Founded in Lapuebla de Labarca (D.O.Rioja) in 1990 by Enrique Echepare, Rivercap is a world leader in designing, manufacturing and distributing capsules for wines & spirits. It has completed the necessary improvements in its processes to exclusively respond the demand of its customers. Rivercap belongs to Sparflex Group since April 2010.