- Significant businesses with production operations
- Selling operations and major export markets
MillerCoors is a joint venture with Molson Coors Brewing Company, formed in 2008 by bringing together the US and Puerto Rican operations of both groups. Headquartered in Chicago, MillerCoors is the second largest brewer in the USA, with 29% of the beer market. Our wholly owned Miller Brewing International business is based in Milwaukee, USA and exports our brands to Canada and Mexico and throughout the Americas.
Regional office: Chicago, USA.
Quarterly divisional seminar
Hosted by Gary Leibowitz, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, SABMiller plc
Chief Executive Officer,
Year of investment
Year of creation of MillerCoors LLC
Total number of breweries
Number of employees at 31 March 2011
- Miller Chill,
- Molson Canadian,
- Henry Weinhard’s
- Keystone Light,
- Milwaukee’s Best Light,
- Old English
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SAB acquires 100 per cent of the Miller Brewing Company (the second largest brewery in United States by volume) and changes its name to SABMiller plc. Upon the acquisition, SABMiller becomes the second largest brewer (by volume) in the world.
US subsidiary Miller Brewing Company announces plans to enter into a ten-year licensed-brewing partnership with Foster's Group Limited to brew Foster's Lager and Special Bitter brands in the US.
SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company sign a letter of intent to combine the US and Puerto Rico operations of their respective subsidiaries – Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company – to form a new venture, MillerCoors.
SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company announce the closing of the transaction to create MillerCoors LLC.
Safe rides home
Our US joint venture, MillerCoors is committed to encouraging at least one million consumers a year to be designated drivers or to choose alternative transport and avoid drink-driving. Consumers can be a part of the campaign by pledging to be a designated driver, utilizing 1800TAXICAB services or participating in Miller Lite and Coors Light Free Rides™ programmes. Over the last three years, MillerCoors has engaged 8.7 million people in these ways. Its success so far has led it to set a new target of engaging 10 million people by 2015.
Eliminating unnecessary packaging in the USA
MillerCoors aims to get rid of unnecessary packaging materials and use lighter weight materials. Over the year the company eliminated over 3 million kg of packaging, equivalent to the weight of nearly 43,000 full kegs of beer.