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ALPLA North America Establishes Kansas City, Missouri, Manufacturing Plant

ALPLA Inc., North America, a leading company involved in plastic packaging, started construction on a new manufacturing plant in Kansas City, Missouri. The project is expected to create 75 new jobs.

The new location will be the company’s fourth site in Missouri and the first dedicated to injection molding. The 246,000-square-foot, rail-served injection molding facility will begin construction in late 2021 with a completion date in late 2022.

“We are excited about our new Kansas City site which represents a key element of our growth strategy and our continued commitment to the expansion of our injection molding capabilities,” said James Rooney, Managing Director, ALPLA, North America. "This is a strategic initiative expanding our volume and footprint."

The site will enhance ALPLA’s scope of innovation and facilitate the demand of recent business. While embracing new markets, the central location will better serve customers in the Midwest.

“The Kansas City region’s strengths in manufacturing and availability of skilled talent will allow ALPLA to experience continued growth in manufacturing, furthering the company’s position as a leader in packaging solutions,” said Tim Cowden, President and CEO, Kansas City Area Development Council.

ALPLA is one of the leading companies in the world in the area of packaging solutions and is renowned for producing plastic packaging of the highest quality. With 20,900 employees at 181 locations across 46 countries, the company produces high-quality plastic packaging for brands in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, oil and lubricant, home, and beauty care industries.

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