Jindal Films announces New Metallizer and New Bopp Line in Brindisi, Italy

Wednesday, Dec 09, 2015

Jindal Films Europe, a leading manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, today announced the initiation of a broad reinvestment strategy.  JFE will increase Metallizing & Extrusion capabilities at its Brindisi site.

A world-class 10.5m orientation line will be installed by Q4, 2016, increasing capacity by more than 50,000 tons per year and further improving production flexibility. The Metallizer is expected to start-up in Q2, 2016 and will add 10,000 tons of  metallization capacity.

“This investment reinforces our commitment to providing customers with a long term supply strategy and strong technology”, confirms Alessandro Fontanarosa, Brindisi Operations Director. “We have a wide range of quality products, and continue to focus on expanding our reach with next generation solutions”.

“This investment strategy underscores the confidence we have in our employees, our customers  and our suppliers  to aggressively grow the specialty films business – said the CEO & Executive Vice President Jindal Films, Scott Van Winter.  We’re able to leverage exceptional technology and a solid asset base with a global  presence, enabling us to provide solutions everywhere in the world. ”

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