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Alpla acquires Amcor preform facility in India

Alpla acquires Amcor preform facility in India

Austria-based packaging/recycling specialist Alpla Group has acquired a PET preform injection moulding plant in India from packaging firm Amcor Ltd.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The plant in Alandi, West India, which employs 50 people, is in the immediate vicinity of Pune. It manufactures preforms for the production of PET bottles for the beverage industry. Customers include Coca-Cola and the Indian dairy company Amul.

With this takeover, Alpla says it is expanding its core business in the PET area in India.

Vagish Dixit, Managing Director Alpla India said: “The newly acquired facility near Pune will primarily help us to better serve the market in the Western Region of India and further expand existing partnerships with customers such as Coca-Cola.”

Alpla Pune is the ninth location of Alpla in India and the second in the west of the country.


(IMA)


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