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Alpla to build sixth facility in India

By: Satnam Singh

August 12, 2013

MUMBAI – Alpla India Pvt. Ltd. plans to add a sixth plant in India, to make PET preforms, caps and closures.

Currently Alpla has five plants in India – three in Baddi, and one each in Sitarganj and Hyderabad. The company had two plants in Hyderabad, but consolidated them into one facility a few months ago.

R. K. Rao, vice president marketing & sales, said the company will finalize the location for a new plant soon.

Parent company Alpla Holding GmbH of Hard, Austria, has already invested around $25 million in the India market, he said at the recent Injection Molding and Blow Molding Conference in Mumbai.