Packaging, Bottling & Logistics
—The Third-generation Experience
G3 Enterprises is an industry leader in packaging and logistics.
We provide creative, integrated solutions for our beverage and ag industry partners with quality packaging products and supply chain services.
With proven experience and surprising breadth, we earn your trust.
We exist for you to succeed.
Our Core Business
G3 serves a broad range of customers in the Beverage and Agriculture industries, including:
Wines & Spirits
Cider & Coffee
G3 acquired the Byron Sand mine in 2011 as part of our broader strategy to support the wine and spirits industry. With the Byron Sand mine, the G3 Minerals Division has become integral to major glass bottle manufacturers in Northern and Central California. Today G3 also offers a variety of sand and course materials for golf courses, sport arenas, and large construction projects.
& Technical Solutions
Discover the G3 Difference
G3 provides integrated packaging solutions from grape to glass. Our team utilizes holistic, analytical approaches to provide solutions for everything from new product packaging to process improvement during any stage of production.
We offer the following technical solutions and support services to help our partners succeed:
Pre-bottling equipment check-ups
To prevent possible down time and/or compromised wine quality at bottling, we offer complimentary bottling equipment audits prior to bottling.
Machine condition and setting evaluation
We provide consultation using data and revolutionary analytics to confidently increase bottling line productivity, assess what settings are critical and where lines perform at peak efficiency.
Packaging and bottling troubleshooting
Our full quality lab, technical team, and innovation group work together to investigate “troublesome” bottlings and determine root causes and solutions.
Product qualification assistance
Whether you are starting up new equipment or qualifying new or different material, our team is there throughout the process. Our primary goal is to ensure our customers have optimal equipment and application capabilities to deliver outstanding value, while using any closures or labels they choose for their brand or product.
Advanced services - a holistic, analytical approach
Oxygen Management Consultation and Solutions: We offer oxygen management consultation, oxygen transmission rate (OTR) testing (We have three Mocon Oxtran 2/21s and two Mocon Oxtran 2/61s for testing closures, bag-in-box, plastic bottles and films, and can customize oxygen and relative humidity settings if necessary), Total Package Oxygen studies, wine permeability, closure liner technology and process optimization.
At G3 Enterprises, our commitment to quality, the environment, and food safety includes:
- Continuous improvement of our processes and reduction of pollution using measurable results
- Meeting or exceeding statutory, regulatory and customer requirements
- Involving all team members in a spirit of collaboration, ownership and accountability
- Demonstrating our long-term commitment to the communities in which we operate; and
- Communicating relevant food safety information within the organization and throughout the food chain.
Our Label, Closure and Bottling Divisions are ISO 9001 certified and our Closure Division is food safety-certified under FSSC 22000. Some of our quality tools include statistical process control, capability analysis, control plans and FMEA. Our state-of-the-art test equipment includes online vision systems, color spectrodensitometers, NIR spectrophotometers, GCMS and automated torque gauges.
As a company, G3 is committed to being a positive presence in the lives of our employees, customers and in the communities in which we work and live.
Good for the Earth & Good for Business
G3 is committed to adopting environmentally sound practices and products. Our processes strive to minimize waste, maximize the use of materials and conserve resources. Our belief is that a healthy environment is critical to a successful business. We operate with the highest ethical standards to ensure that we achieve excellence, while nurturing and protecting our land.
Our Label, Closure and Bottling Services Divisions are ISO 14001-certified. To date, we have made significant progress by implementing several initiatives to save energy and decrease potential adverse effects on the environment.
solar panels at G3 corporate campus
kWh of energy saved annually through motion-detecting lights
of waste is recycled at G3 Labels
of processed water is recycled at G3 Mineral
of waste is recycled at G3 Closures
of packaged products are shipped via rail & water
Alternate Energy Use
In 2013, G3 installed a 1MW photovoltaic solar system. This alternative energy system is expected to provide up to 30% of electrical operating cost and save as much as 1.8 million kWh of energy every year.
G3 campus diverted 1,005 tons of waste materials from landfill through well-established recycling programs. Through continued efforts, we seek to set the example in the industry by being stewards of the environment in which we live.
- Agricultural Transportation Coalition
- Almond Hullers & Processors Association
- American Distilling Institute
- Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association
- BNSF/UP Premier Transloaders
- Brewer Association
- California Association of Winegrape Growers
- California Trucking Association
- Council of Supply Chain Management
- European Aluminum Foil Association
- Food Shippers of America
- Fresno County Farm Bureau
- Institute of Packaging Professionals
- International Warehouse & Logistics Association
- Lodi District Grape Growers Association
- Madera County Farm Bureau
- Master Brewers Association of the Americas
- National Industrial Transportation League
- Oregon Winegrowers Association
- Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance
- Sacramento County Farm Bureau
- San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation
- San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association
- San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau
- Sonoma County Vintner’s Association
- Stanislaus County Farm Bureau
- Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association
- UC Davis, Wine Executive Program
- Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance
- Warehousing Education & Research Council
- Willamette Valley Wine Association
- Wine Institute
- Women in Logistics Northern California
- Women of Wine
- Bounty of Yamhill County
- Innovation + Quality
- Institute of Food Technologists
- Livermore Valley Wine Auction
- North Coast Wine Industry Expo
- Oregon Wine Industry Symposium
- Sonoma County Barrel Auction
- Supply Side West
- Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association Annual Conference and Trade Show
- Unified Wine and Grape Symposium
- W&V Packaging Conference
- Willamette: The Pinot Noir Barrel Auction
- WiVi Central Coast Wine & Viticulture Symposium
- Wine Bloggers Conference
- Women, Wine and Cheese by YMCA Sonoma County
- ...And More