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Aseptic carton packaging manufacturer, SIG Combibloc, has announced that it will invest around €40 million to construct a new production plant in Queretaro, Mexico.
The plant will serve the North American market and is expected to open in the first quarter of 2023, creating around 200 jobs.
The €40 million project aims to establish “state-of-the-art” production capabilities for the printing, cutting and finishing of carton packs.
With the investment, SIG hopes to support its continued growth in North America. SIG says that it has been able to forge strong relationships with major dairies in Mexico, and also has a well-established co-manufacturing customer base in the US.
“We are very excited to announce this project, which will enable us to serve our North American customers faster and more efficiently,” said Ricardo Rodriguez, SIG president and general manager Americas.
“Delivery lead times will be reduced and we will be able to respond rapidly to changes in demand. Our new plant will further drive growth in the region while demonstrating our commitment to the highest environmental standards.”
SIG Combibloc recently agreed to acquire the remaining 50% stake in its Middle East and Africa joint venture, SIG Combibloc Obeikan, taking its ownership of the carton packaging and filling machine supplier to 100%.
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