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Amcor expands capability of its Milwaukee facility

Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA) has announced the addition of a new press in Milwaukee that will allow flexographic printing, gravure coating and slitting to occur in a single pass.

Image credit: Amcor website

Image credit: Amcor website

Chris Cosgrove, VP and General Manager, Amcor Flexibles Americas, said the additional capacity from the press and slitter will support demand for high-quality coated healthcare grade paper and film.

“We are thrilled for this opportunity to continue to support the needs of our medical customers with the best coated products to meet the demanding needs of medical device manufacturers,” Mr Cosgrove said.

“With this expansion our Milwaukee facility is perfectly poised to deliver the value and service that our customers have come to expect.”

Brad Nasgovitz, General Manager, Milwaukee said the “stunning simplicity” of the MP4 Press will allow the company to offer better performance at a competitive cost for its customers.

“Our team is working tirelessly to ensure a smooth transition for our customers,” Mr Nasgovitz added.

“We understand the regulatory requirements and rigor required for any changes within this landscape and take our responsibilities very seriously. Through partnership with our customers, we are ensuring this new equipment will meet all their requirements with the added benefit of providing additional supply redundancy.”

AFA is a division of Amcor, the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging. With 16 plants in 7 countries, the company delivers innovative packaging solutions and provides enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets.

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