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.
Preventing underage drinking
In the United States, where the legal drinking age is 21, MillerCoors have created ‘Respect 21’, a partnership wit the Responsible Retailing Forum and Dr Brad Krevor of Brandeis University and local distributors which gets retailers engaged in improving efforts not to sell alcohol to underage customers.
MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series
MillerCoors has invested in the creation of new businesses and entrepreneurship since the launch of The MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series (MUES) in 1999.