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Amcor buys flexible packaging plant in Czech Republic

August 28, 2022
Chemical Value Chain

Packaging solutions company Amcor has purchased a “world-class” flexible packaging plant in the Czech Republic.

Amcor says the location of the facility increases its ability to meet strong demand for its flexible packaging and enables further customer growth in Central Europe.

Michael Zacka, president of Amcor Flexibles EMEA, said: “With this acquisition, we are investing to accelerate the organic growth momentum of our flexibles business in Europe in attractive segments. The scalable nature of the acquired site and its attractive location further bolsters our ability to service strong customer demand and generate strong returns for Amcor shareholders.”

The site is a greenfield development, commissioned by DG Pack in 2019. It features specialised equipment for applications such as coffee and pet food.

By Sian Yates

Source: foodbev.com

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