Packaging and tubing materials manufacturer Tekni-Plex has announced plans to invest more than $9m in a bid to improve and expand manufacturing infrastructure at its facility in Flemington, New Jersey, US.
According to Tekni-Plex, the 18-month project is expected to result in new capabilities and additional capacity to meet the company’s growing customer demand and will further improve technology as well as increase the plant’s capacity.
The Flemington facility mainly produces multilayer flexible packaging structures for heat-seal and pressure-sensitive closure liners, which are used for pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cosmetic, automotive and other applications.
The plant also makes lidding foils for pharmaceutical blister packs and medical device packaging, and pouch materials for the pharmaceutical market.
Manufacturing capabilities provided by the facility include extrusion and dry bond lamination, coating, slitting and printing.