Amcor expands multilayer PP bottle capacity in U.S. and Canada


Amcor Rigid Plastics has announced a significant expansion of its extrusion blow molded PP bottle capacity in the Midwest, Southwest, and Canada.

The "multi-million-dollar" expansion at production facilities in Batavia, IL, Fort Worth, TX, and Brampton, ON, enables Amcor to shift its manufacturing footprint closer to key customers as well as improve logistics and reduce transportation costs, the company stated. The company did not disclose financial details of this expansion.

The new capacity is primarily for production of multilayer (PP) containers, a product line acquired in August 2010 from Ball Plastics Packaging Americas, along with HDPE containers with PCR content for personal care and household uses.
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