ZURICH, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas announces the investment of €6.7 million in its Singen converting plant in Germany. This extends the capacity for the production of pharmaceutical packaging and upgrades the classic converting facility meeting the needs of the Pharmaceutical industry.
The aluminum foil rolling and converting plant, employing 1100 people, has integrated mills and supplies high quality multilayer aluminum-based packaging materials to customers all over the world in the pharmaceutical and food industries.
This investment will enlarge the Pharma Clean Center, LKM24, inaugurated three years ago, with a further production hall housing three additional reel slitting machines. Jean-Marie Bouzendorffer, General Manager of Amcor Flexibles Singen: "With this important investment Amcor improves the overall production environment to further meet our customers' growing needs."
Amcor will continue to upgrade and improve their converting capabilities. In the future, sensitive packaging will be made only in specific production areas in order to meet the high cleanliness and hygiene standards of the pharmaceutical industry.
About Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas
With 73 plants in 23 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas, a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit http://www.amcor.com
Amcor Limited is a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, employing more than 35,000 people worldwide, operating in 43 countries across 300 sites. Amcor supplies a broad range of plastic (rigid and flexible), fiber, metal and glass packaging solutions to enhance the products consumers use in everyday life. Amcor also provides packaging-related services that help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation driven by art and science. Amcor is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. For more information visit http://www.amcor.com
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Amcor Flexibles Singen
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