Amcor invests into state-of-the-art printing presses at its units in Switzerland and in the UK. According to the announcement, the company will install a new UV Flexo press at Amcor Flexibles Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, and a digital press at Amcor Flexibles Cramlington, the UK. Both machines are expected to be in operation in 2017.
The investments is targeting the healthcare markets in the UK, Switzerland and Germany.
Luca Zerbini, Vice President, Marketing, R&D and Sustainability, in Amcor’s Flexibles division in Europe, commented:
“Investments will do more than simply expand capacity. We are determined to remain the top provider of printing services to the fast-changing healthcare market. Broadening our technology and high-value services will make us even better able to partner with our customers in areas most important to them: flexibility, speed and total cost.”
Amcor stated that the move to digital printing was a critical enabler to meet the increasing speed of market change as well as the growing requirements towards personalised medicines.
The company is a leading packaging manufacturer with an extensive global footprint. The company consists of Flexible Packaging, Tobacco and Specialty Packaging, Rigid Plastics business. It also holds 47.939% of tobacco packaging AMVIG Holdings Limited. Amcor is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.