Canadian Plastics

Amcor opening US$80 million PET facility in Virginia

Amcor PET Packaging will open a new custom polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blowmolding plant in Wytheville, Virgin...

May 8, 2006   Canadian Plastics

Amcor PET Packaging will open a new custom polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blowmolding plant in Wytheville, Virginia, the company has announced.
The new facility, being constructed adjacent to a recently built PepsiCo plant, will be dedicated to the supply of PepsiCo heat set containers, primarily for the Gatorade product.
The Wytheville blowmolding operation is scheduled to be in production by March 2007, with an initial annual capacity in excess of one billion units. The overall cost of the project is US$80 million.
Amcor, with global headquarters in Australia, operates a PET packaging facility in Mississauga, Ont.


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