Klöckner Pentaplast talks global expansion plans


German plastics manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast is investing $51.8 million to add to its global production capacity in its facilities in Suzhou, China; Cotia, Brazil; and Santo Tirso, Portugal.

About 137 employees will be added worldwide. Klöckner Pentaplast says the company is the only rigid films producer with manufacturing sites located in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Nancy Ryan, Klöckner Pentaplast group director of corporate communications, told PlasticsToday the company's 2013 expansion plans reflect its dedication to servicing customers' needs now and in the future.

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