Pack Expo 2013: Klöckner Pentaplast showcases 100% PCR content films

After years of exhibiting at Pack Expo Chicago, Klöckner Pentaplast made its exhibiting debut at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas show (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas).

“We have a long-standing history with the Chicago show, and we’ve always had a presence at the Las Vegas one and in the past walked around the show grounds,” said Christopher Findley, director of marketing for Klöckner Pentaplast. “We’ve always been impressed with the turnout with this show and so we decided to exhibit this year.”

At Pack Expo, the company showcased a wide range of packaging materials in booth #6011 including its Pentaform SmartCycle 100% post-consumer-recycled (PCR) content films and blister design services. In addition, the company recently announced it has added to its global production capacity in Asia, the Americas and Europe. The company is investing €45.6 million ($60.25 million) as part of its 2013 and 2014 expansion plans, which include facilities in Cotia, Brazil; Suzhou, China; Newport/Crumlin, Great Britain; and Santo Tirso, Portugal. About 142 employees are being added worldwide.

Klöckner Pentaplast purports to be the only rigid film producer with manufacturing sites located on four continents: Asia, Europe, North America and South America....

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