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Wipak Group announces a major investment in most modern high barrier film technology in Nastola, Finland

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
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As part of the Finnish family-owned Wihuri Group, Wipak has in its over 40 years of operation grown to become a leading supplier of packaging materials and services in Europe. With a total value of approximately €20 million, this latest investment in a new production line is a step in Wipak Group’s continuous development program targeting to improve performance and increase Wipak Group service levels.

When completed, the new technology will serve Wipak's customers in both the food and healthcare sectors. The cutting-edge technology used will increase production efficiency and help the Wipak Group to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of high-end barrier film solutions. The new technology will also facilitate a more environmentally friendly process, enabling Wipak to produce functional and safe packaging materials while significantly improving the material yield.

‘This state-of-the-art production is an important step in our continued efforts to provide our customers  increasingly attractive and more sustainable as well as user-friendly packaging solutions supporting the Wipak Group commitment to growth’, says Matti Rovamaa, Vice President & General Manager of Wipak Group.

The Wipak Group specialises in high-performance packaging solutions for food and sterile health care supplies and devices. Wipak's strength lies in its expertise in research and development, which, coupled with an extensive network of production facilities and localized services like PackDesign, Solution Centers, Application Support make the company a leading player in the market for high barrier film solutions. Wipak Group together with their North American sister company Winpak Group are part of Wihuri Packaging Oy and have in total 21 production facilities on 3 continents, as well as a wide network of sales offices for customers around the world.

 

Source:http://www.wipak.com/

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