William Painter: The Bottle Opener Inventor
There are so many people who are always in love with an ice-cold beer. However, their ultimate focus is always on the beer and not on the bottle top or the tool used to remove or open the bottle. there is need to acknowledge the inventor or the person who invented bottle openers. The points below will explain some fundamental information about William Painter who invented bottle openers.
William was born in 1839 in Triadelphia, Maryland. He had to shift or rather relocate from Triadelphia to Baltimore, Maryland where he established his invention career. There was a remarkable success in the invention career and life of William Painter. It was at the age of 52 that he invented the bottle opener. Generally, William hoped and eyed at inventing something that is highly necessitated which will lead to a lot of sales hence more profits. He had to first develop some bottle caps which were crown cork style. Generally, these caps are closely identical the caps in present life. It was after two years that William invented the Church Keycap Lifter. It was through this lifter that people manage dot remove the bottle caps with a lot of ease. Both the cap lifter and the crown cork caps earned William patents.
William was always wired and aspiring to revolutionize the beer industry by all means. Seven years after inventing the crown bottle caps, William availed or rather invented a foot powered crowner device. This machine was for the bottling companies as well as the retailer who would be using it to seal beer using the crown caps he invented. The invention earned him more as the targeted group found the device more useful and efficient. The reason why so many bottlers and the beer bottling industry embraced this machine is because of the simplified labor, time saving and the speed of excellence it brought in the bottling process. As a matter of facts, William managed to earn a great fortune from these inventions.
The inventions gained tremendous momentum and William eyed international platforms. He was devoted in enlarging his business territories which he managed as in 1906, he was already in some countries. Brazil, Japan and Germany where some of these countries where he was establishing plants. He was always eyeing at making the beer industry revolutionized and better.
William died in the year 1906 at the age of 67 years. It’s through these inventions in the beer industry that William managed to die to wealthy person. Crown Holding’s, Inc. is the company that William established and its operational and overly functional today and is headquartered at Philadelphia. $6.5 billion is the money on sales that the company makes. There are more than 40 countries that the company has reached and established their operations so far. There are more than 25,000 people employed by the company.