Smurfit Kappa has opened a new bag-in-box plant in Ibi, Spain, meeting a growing demand in the Mediterranean region.
The ultra-modern facility, which has seen an investment of €28m by the company, boasts itself as one of the world’s leading bag-in-box plants, integrating the production of taps and bags under one roof.
In addition, it offers a showcase of the world’s newest and some of the best performing features in bag-in-box production, while meeting the highest standards of hygiene, safety and quality.
The plant’s automated production lines and dedicated team produce millions of taps and bags every month in order to meet growing demand in the region.
“The opening of this new plant shows how Smurfit Kappa continuously strives to work with our customers to meet their needs. By investing in such an ultra-modern and high-performing facility, we can ensure a promising future for our customers in this growing market,” said Tony Smurfit, group president and COO. “Congratulations to everyone involved in getting this state-of-the-art facility off the ground.”
“This new plant is a big step up for bag-in-box activities both within our company and within the Mediterranean region. It couldn’t have come at a better time, when the demand for top-class bag-in-box packaging products from a reliable partner is getting bigger,” said Pascual Martinez, general manager.
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