Interflex invests in Sunderland flexible-packaging converting facility

22 February 2019

Interflex Group has invested £1.5m at its flexible-packaging converting facility in the UK, in a bid to optimize its production capabilities.

Interflex has used the investment to install new equipment at its converting facility in Sunderland.

The investment enabled the company to create new jobs in the region, in addition to helping it to increase output by 20%.

With a team of 140 staff at its facility in Sunderland Enterprise Park, Interflex is engaged in the production of flexible packaging for bakery and snack food products.

Interflex also operates a facility in Dalkeith of Scotland. With a turnover of around $63m in the UK, the company serves clients such as Mars, Nestle, Warburtons and various other major businesses in the food, household product and pet food markets.

Interflex Group managing director Graham Tilley said: The new equipment increases capacity and further develops our capabilities in performance packaging and sustainable solutions.

“The business continues to grow, providing quality products to our customers and increasing our scale and scope. At the same time, our workforce has increased by more than 20 per cent over the last seven years.”

Interflex product portfolio is comprised of laminates, pouches and specialty bags, as well as surface print / mono-web solutions.