FDBusiness.com

Tetra Pak Scoops Top Award For Manufacturing Excellence

 Breaking News
  • PepsiCo Targets African Growth in $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to acquire all the outstanding shares of Pioneer Foods Group of South Africa for approximately US$1.7 billion. Pioneer Foods has a robust, locally relevant product portfolio that complements PepsiCo’s current line-up, with strong positions in cereals, juices, and other African nutritional food staples, including well-known, scaled brands like Weet-Bix, Liqui-Fruit, Ceres, Sasko, [...]...
  • WHO/Europe Studies Find Baby Foods are High in Sugar and Inappropriately Marketed For Babies Two new studies from WHO/Europe show that a high proportion of baby foods are incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of 6 months, and that many of those foods contain inappropriately high levels of sugar. WHO’s long-standing recommendation states that children should be breastfed, exclusively, for the first 6 months. Its 2016 [...]...
  • AB World Foods Selects e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales AB World Foods, the ethnic foods division of Associated British Foods, has selected ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of its products through retailers’ websites. AB World Foods, whose brands include Patak’s, Blue Dragon, Levi Roots and Tabasco, has become a client of e.fundamentals’ retail service, which continuously reports how brands are performing [...]...
  • AxFlow Holding Acquires Induchem Group in Ireland AxFlow Holding, the international fluid handling group that is active in all European markets, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, has acquired the Irish Induchem Group, the specialist provider of fluid handling solutions, which predominately focuses on valves, pipe solutions, mixers and pneumatics. Headquartered in Cork, the Induchem Group has four sites, located in Ireland and [...]...
  • AB InBev to Sell Australian Business For US$11.3 Billion to Asahi Group Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to divest Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), its Australian subsidiary, to Asahi Group Holdings for Au$16.0 billion, (US$11.3 billion) in enterprise value. The transaction represents an implied multiple of 14.9x 2018 normalised EBITDA. As part of this transaction, AB InBev will grant Asahi Group Holdings rights to commercialise the portfolio of AB [...]...

Tetra Pak Scoops Top Award For Manufacturing Excellence

Tetra Pak Scoops Top Award For Manufacturing Excellence
March 23
09:48 2018

Tetra Pak’s packaging material factory in Izmir, Turkey, has received the world’s top award for manufacturing excellence. In doing so, it becomes only the 22nd factory worldwide to win the prestigious award in more than 40 years.

Appraised by the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance​, the World Class Total Production Maintenance (TPM) Award is presented to facilities that have achieved outstanding levels of production quality, reliability, efficiency and environmental performance.

“The TPM Award is tremendous recognition for the hard work, dedication and focus of our Izmir team,” says Eric Baudier, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Operations at Tetra Pak. “The commitment they have shown to ensuring our customers receive products of outstanding quality, while maintaining the highest standards of operational performance and sustainability, is truly reflected in this achievement.”

“Izmir is a strategic location for our global supply chain network. In the last five years alone, the company has invested more than 60 million euros in this plant, and will continue to do so, especially in digitalisation and new technologies,” Baudier adds.

With a capacity of more than 10 billion packs, the Tetra Pak Izmir factory produces 20 different packaging products. Last year, of the 8.2 billion packages produced, 50% were exported to customers in 36 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas, with a delivery lead time of less than one week.

This is the second time in two years that a Tetra Pak facility has received this award, following the 2016 success of its Gornji Milanovac factory in Serbia.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 17, 2019Future Food-Tech
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements