08 November 2016

Klöckner Pentaplast Thailand starts up new production line

Klöckner Pentaplast, a global leader in rigid plastic film and packaging solutions, has added a new PET production line in Thailand located at Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate, Rayong. 

With this strategic investment, Klöckner Pentaplast in Thailand responds to the rising demand for PET packaging solutions from the food industry. Fifteen employees will work on the new production line in Rayong. “Demand for single and multilayer food packaging is growing very quickly”, stated Giles Peacock, Group Senior Vice President Food and Consumer Packaging. “We invested in the new production line which enables us to fulfill the high expectations for standard and high quality films for the local Thai market.” 

Klöckner Pentaplast has a long experience in food films globally and has added this new production line to serve the rising demand for electronic and food packaging in Thailand. To support the growth of main customers in Asia and the Middle East, Klöckner Pentaplast has more than 200 employees in Thailand. The company has a dedicated sales force working hand in hand with brand owners, packaging experts and converters to help ensure success.


About Klöckner Pentaplast


Focused on delivering its vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging, and specialty film solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, protein markets, amongst others. With a broad and innovative portfolio of packaging and product films and services, kp plays an integral role in the customer value chain by safeguarding product integrity, protecting brand reputation and improving sustainability. kp’s “Investing in Better” sustainability strategy solidifies its commitment to achieving ten clear targets for long-term improvement by increasing recycling and recyclability of products, cutting carbon emissions and continuous improvement in employee engagement, safety, and diversity, equity and inclusion. kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965 kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,900 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations.

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