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Berry announces hygiene and healthcare investment

Berry Global is investing in a state-of-the-art Reicofil RF5 asset to provide an incremental 20,000 metric tonnes of capacity serving the Asia markets.

7th August 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Evansville, IN

Packaging, Medical/Hygiene

This investment, that will be a part of the company’s Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division, is targeted to meet forecasted market and customer growth, and will be focused on premium applications in the desired Hygiene and Healthcare markets. Berry says it is conducting a search to determine the best location for the investment in China. Current projections are for start-up in 2019.

“This exciting news demonstrates strong commitment to our customers’ growth around the world, as well as the next step in advancing our market leading position in hygiene and healthcare material solutions,” said Scott Tracey, President of Berry’s Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division.

“We are pleased to partner with Berry to bring the first asset with the latest RF5 technology to the China region,” said Dr Bernd Kunze, Managing Director of Reifenhäuser REICOFIL GmbH & Co. KG

Berry partners with its customers to provide them with value-added customised protection solutions. The company’s products include engineered materials, nonwoven specialty materials, and consumer packaging. Berry’s world headquarters is located in Evansville, IN.

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