Swiss caps and closures company corvaglia opens first U.S. production plant

Corvaglia GroupSwitzerland-based corvaglia group has completed its first manufacturing facility in the United States in Newnan, GA. The company announced the $25-million investment in a U.S. facility in February 2018; a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening is planned for April 5.

Corvaglia is a manufacturer of 100% recyclable plastic caps and closures for the global food and beverage industry. The new U.S. facility will complement corvaglia’s existing operations in Eschlikon, Switzerland, and Ixtlahuaca, Mexico. The company employs approximately 275 people at its facilities. James B. Fisher is the President and General Manager of Corvaglia Closures USA.

Corvaglia’s business is dedicated to closure design as a vertically-integrated manufacturer and supplier of caps and closures for PET containers, delivering expertise across the value chain, said corvaglia’s announcement.

Founded in 1991, corvaglia customizes one-piece closure technologies that address the particular needs of customers and consumers. This end-to-end market approach is embodied in its slogan, “Think, Shape, Make, Apply.” Corvaglia lightweight technologies are used in bottled water, carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, isotonics, juices, teas, dairy and edible oils around the world.

The new U.S. facility utilizes corvaglia’s in-house proprietary molds to manufacture lightweight one-piece caps and closures for the North American beverage market. Additionally, its U.S. operation offers high-speed digital printing for unique short-run customization and branding opportunities using Swiss-engineered technology that achieves 720 DPI high-resolution print quality using a single-pass CMYK process.

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