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Jindal Films to add new metallizer, BOPP lines

Jindal Films to add new metallizer, BOPP lines
December 10
09:36 2015

Jindal Films Europe, a leading manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, announced the start of a broad reinvestment strategy.  JFE will increase Metallizing & Extrusion capabilities at its Brindisi site.

A world-class 10.5m orientation line will be installed by Q4, 2016, increasing capacity by more than 50,000 tons per year and further improving production flexibility. The Metallizer is expected to start-up in Q2, 2016 and will add 10,000 tons of  metallization capacity.

“This investment reinforces our commitment to providing customers with a long term supply strategy and strong technology”, confirms Alessandro Fontanarosa, Brindisi Operations Director. “We have a wide range of quality products, and continue to focus on expanding our reach with next generation solutions”.

“This investment strategy underscores the confidence we have in our employees, our customers  and our suppliers  to aggressively grow the specialty films business – said the CEO & Executive Vice President Jindal Films, Scott Van Winter.  We’re able to leverage exceptional technology and a solid asset base with a global  presence, enabling us to provide solutions everywhere in the world. ”

Jindal Films is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP or OPP) films. The Jindal Films product range includes multi-layer clear, white opaque and metalized films along with water-based coated films. While Jindal Films products are deployed in various end-use applications, the main market segments for our products are Flexible Packaging and Labeling.

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