Hawthorne, Victoria, Australia 02 June 2015 -- Located in the Guangdong province of Southern China, the acquisition consists of one manufacturing plant specialising in printing and manufacturing multi-layer films for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical end markets. The acquisition also sees approximately 390 skilled talent join Amcor and will bring with them strong packaging expertise to benefit our customers in the South China region and beyond.
Ralf K. Wunderlich, President of Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific says, "The acquisition is testament to our commitment to Amcor's growth in China. As a market leader in flexibles packaging in China, it is also an opportunity for us to further build our innovation expertise and product offering for our customers."
Together with the existing plants, Amcor continues to broaden its capabilities to serve leading local and multinational customers.
About Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific
Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific (AFAP) is one of the Business Groups of Amcor Limited and is a global leader in responsible and innovative flexible packaging solutions. AFAP employs more than 7,000 people across 37 manufacturing plants in eight countries. The largest flexible packaging manufacturer in the Asia Pacific region, Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific provides a range of flexible packaging solutions to customers across the broad Asia Pacific region. This portfolio is also supplemented by products manufactured by Amcor in Europe and the Americas for a range of industries including food, personal care, home care, and healthcare. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
Amcor (ASX: AMC) applies art and science to create responsible packaging solutions that enhance the products people use in everyday life. With global leadership positions in flexibles and rigid plastics packaging, Amcor continually innovates to find new and better ways to protect essential products such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, personal and household goods. Amcor employs 27,000 people worldwide and has operations across 43 countries. For more information, visit www.amcor.com.