Crown is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products and equipment for consumer and industrial products. Crown's packaging for consumer products include steel and aluminum cans for food, beverage, household and other consumer products, glass bottles for beverage product and metal vacuum closures and steel crowns sold through Crown's sales organization to the soft drink, food, citrus, brewing, household products, personal care and various other industries. Crown's packaging for industrial products includes steel and plastic strap consumables and equipment, paper based protective packaging, and plastic film consumables and equipment, which are sold into the metals, food and beverage, construction, agricultural, corrugated, and general industries.
At December 31, 2018, the Company operated 241 plants along with sales and service facilities throughout 47 countries and had approximately 33,000 employees. Consolidated net sales for Company in 2018 were $11.2 billion with 72% derived from operations outside the US.