Tjoapack invests in bottle filling capacity in Netherlands

22 September 2017

Contract packaging company Tjoapack has invested in bottling facility at its Etten-Leur facility in the Netherlands to meet increasing demand in Europe.

The company says that it has invested in an additional bottling line and this is expected to triple its bottle packaging capacity.

The expanded production line will feature latest high-throughput technology. With the additional line, the company can now process 13,000 tablets per minute.

Tjoapack manufactures primary packaging for solid dosage forms, secondary packaging and unit dose packaging and it now has a total of 19 packaging lines for blisters, wallets and bottles.
Tjoapack corporate strategy director Dexter Tjoa said: “Our decision to invest has been fuelled by greater demand for bottle packaging services from our customers, particularly in the Nordic markets. The new line will not only help us to meet this demand, but gives us access to the latest technology.”

“As a CPO, we see our role as being more than just packaging product. We strive to improve supply chain efficiencies and reduce time to market for all of our customers. Our new line is twice as fast as our existing line, meaning we can deliver products to our customers faster, while guaranteeing the highest quality bottle packaging service.”?

As per the company, this year, the focus has been on making necessary investments to prepare the company for its growth in 2018 and beyond.

Apart from investing in new machinery to increase its capabilities and capacities in areas which are experiencing full demand, it will also be investing in latest technology.

The company is also looking to revamp the whole software platforms to ensure robust quality and to ensure that documentation management systems.