Jindal Films Announces New Metallizer & BOPP Line

BRINDISI, ITALY | Jindal Films Europe, a manufacturer of specialty biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films, is increasing metallizing and extrusion capabilities at its Brindisi site.

Designed to further improve production flexibility, a 10.5-m orientation line will be installed by Q4, 2016, increasing capacity by more than 50,000 tons per year. The metallizer is expected to start-up in Q2, 2016 and will add 10,000 tons of metallization capacity.

"This investment reinforces our commitment to providing customers with a long-term supply strategy and strong technology," confirms Alessandro Fontanarosa, Brindisi operations director. "We have a wide range of quality products, and continue to focus on expanding our reach with next generation solutions."

"This investment strategy underscores the confidence we have in our employees, our customers and our suppliers to aggressively grow the specialty films business," said the CEO and executive VP, Jindal Films, Scott Van Winter. "We're able to leverage exceptional technology and a solid asset base with a global presence, enabling us to provide solutions everywhere in the world."

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