Smurfit Kappa Opens New Folding Carton Plant in Tijuana, Mexico
Smurfit Kappa's new Tijuana plant, which began operating last month, uses state-of-the-art technology to produce folding carton packaging solutions including boxes and trays.
Feb. 6, 2019 - Smurfit Kappa announced the opening of a new folding carton plant in Tijuana, Mexico, which will strengthen the company's footprint in the Baja California region and neighboring Northern Mexico states.
The new Tijuana plant, which began operating last month, uses state-of-the-art technology to produce folding carton packaging solutions including boxes and trays. Diverse folding techniques are used to produce both flat and pre-glued products that meet customer's needs in both the supply chain and retail environment.
Speaking at the opening of the new plant, Eduardo Rubio, Vice President of Packaging for Northern Mexico, said, “The inauguration of this important operation reflects the Smurfit Kappa Group´s long- term commitment to Mexico and its confidence in the growth of the country´s economy and its markets.
“We are confident that this plant and the high quality products we produce will contribute to the growth of our customers' business in this region.”
The new Tijuana plant is the third of its type in Mexico, where Smurfit Kappa already operates one folding plant in Cerro Gordo and another in Naucalpan.
Based in Dublin, Ireland, Smurfit Kappa is a leading producer of paper-based packaging with around 45,000 employees across 33 countries. To learn more, please visit: www.smurfitkappa.com.
SOURCE: Smurfit Kappa