Constantia Flexibles Group has started up a new laming machine at its manufacturing site in the Krasnodar region of Russia to serve growing demand in the domestic food packaging industry. The new solvent triplex laminator was inaugurated in June to commemorate the 12th anniversary of Constantia Kuban, the Russian subsidiary of Constantia Flexibles.
|The employees of Constantia Kuban, the Russian subsidiary of Constantia Flexibles.|
With an annual capacity of 60 million meters, the machine can simultaneously glue three rolls of different types of material, using glues with a wide grammage range.
“This important investment will serve our customers with high-quality packaging for coffee, dairy and processed food and underlines our credentials as a key player in the local Russian market, which is starting to rebound,” said Friedrich Humer, Executive Vice President of the Food CAA division.
Constantia Flexibles is the world’s fourth largest producer of flexible packaging and labels, according to the company’s information. Approximately 10,000 employees manufacture tailor-made packaging solutions at 55 sites in 24 countries, serving international companies and local market leaders from the food, pharma and labels industries.