PACCOR investing in expansion

By Jim Cornall contact

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The investment will be used for capacity increases, automation, logistics, and new technology.  Pic: PACCOR
The investment will be used for capacity increases, automation, logistics, and new technology. Pic: PACCOR

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Packaging company PACCOR is set to invest more than €40m ($48.4m) in 2021.

The demand for sustainable packaging has also increased during the pandemic, and PACCOR said it is responding to this.

The investment will be used for capacity increases, automation, logistics, and new technology.  Increasing the manufacturing capacity at its production site in Ravensburg, Germany, one part of the investment program, will now been finalized.

PACCOR said it is adding new injection molding capacities at its Ravensburg site, and new technology is being installed to produce in-mold labeled polypropylene (PP) cups and bi-colored lids. The injection molding process offers precise dimensional product accuracy, achieving the tightest tolerance levels.

“Our customers have invested in this growing segment and, of course, so have we. We are responding to the demand with additional injection molding and automation equipment and are now able to process newest materials. By applying specific advantages of the injection molding technology, we can fulfil market requirements,”​ said Andreas Schuette, CEO of PACCOR .

“Mono-material and recyclability further contribute to fulfilling our sustainability goals and support our move from a linear to a circular economy.”

Michael Schorn, managing director of PACCOR Deutschland GmbH, said the Ravensburg site, with its test facilities and 24/7 production, can react to fluctuations in demand at any time.

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